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August Labour Market Update

Paul Swinney

A further 37,100 people claimed JSA over the last month, and the claimant count is now 0.3 percentage points higher this time last year.

Briefing 18 Aug 2011
July Labour Market Update

Paul Swinney

The number of people working part time because they could not get a full time job now stands at a record high of 1.25 million people.

Briefing 12 Jul 2011
June Labour Market Update

Paul Swinney

There is a great deal of excitement about the fall in unemployment - 88,000 people in the three months to April – in the press on the back of June’s labour market statistics.

Briefing 16 Jun 2011
May Labour Market Update

Paul Swinney

Monthly Labour Market Briefing from Paul Swinney - the Coalition one year on.

Briefing 17 May 2011
April Labour Market Update

Paul Swinney

Monthly Labour Market Briefing from Paul Swinney, with an overview of the Work Programme.

Briefing 12 Apr 2011
March Labour Market Update

Paul Swinney

Monthly Labour Market Briefing from Paul Swinney, with analysis of the impact of the recession three years on.

Briefing 16 Mar 2011
Sticking plaster or stepping-stone? Tackling urban youth unemployment

Faiza Shaheen

Youth unemployment has been a problem in the UK for a long time, but is getting a lot worse in the current recession. Over half a million young people were unemployed in February 2008. Now, around 900,000 young people are jobless. During 2010, youth unemployment is likely to exceed 1 million.

Report 24 Jun 2009