Posts Tagged ‘CEBR’

Workers In For A Tough Five Years As Earnings Growth Runs At A Trickle

Even by 2017, earnings are likely to grow by far less than their pre-financial crisis average New Cebr forecasts show that employee earnings growth will be incredibly weak for years to come. The forecasts are released as part of the economics consultancy’s quarterly UK Prospects report. While tomorrow’s GDP figures are expected to show that […]

Expect A Flurry Of Policy Announcements After Today’s Unemployment Numbers

Data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) this morning showed the ILO rate of unemployment in the UK stood at 7.9% for the three months to July, up 0.3 percentage points on the quarter and the largest quarterly increase in unemployment since the three months to August 2009, when the UK was still […]

Wage Bargaining Weakens As Labour Market Slack Continues

New data released by the Office for National Statistics has shown that unemployment held steady at 7.7% in the three months to April – unchanged from the previous month to March. However, the claimant count – a timelier measure of unemployment -rose by 19,600 over April, above consensus expectations of a 7,000 increase. This reflects […]