JSA + Expenses = Below Minimum Wage?

- DWP, economics, Employment, Employment Law, Internship

Tweet JSA + Expenses = Below Minimum Wage? The governments welfare to work programme seems like a wise idea: get unemployed people back to work, by putting them in work and hence giving them the idea of doing work. After a short while, they move on to doing other better paid work. But yesterday leading […]

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Despite the economists, there are always jobs!

- Careers Advice, credit crunch, economics

Tweet Despite the economists, there are always jobs! Who do you believe in a job search at present? The economists or the reality of the volume of job adverts and job boards? If you believe the former, then you are probably missing employment opportunity. Yet, if you tested the jobs market in the right way, […]

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UK Unemployment statistics, July 2010

- economics, Employment

Tweet UK Unemployment statistics, July 2010 This morning, two things occurred which are of significance to the UK’s employment market: The Bank of England quarterly economic report The Office of National Statistics unemployment report for July 2010 First the good news: the recovery continues, and employment is up. But again, its due mainly due to […]

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UK Unemployment: January 2010

- credit crunch, economics, Employment, recruitment

Tweet UK Unemployment: January 2010 The Office of National Statistics released the UK Unemployment data today, and it contained a small shock: unemployment fell by 7,000, the first fall in 18months. Total unemployment stood at 2.46 million for the three months to November, down 7,000 on the figure for the previous three months. It ends […]

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Industrial Relations: British Airways 1970s style?

- career coaching, economics, Employment, job hunting, Legal, politics

Tweet Industrial relations: British Airways 1970s style? I was going to write a blog entry last week re the industrial relations dispute at British Airways, but decided to wait until the weekend for both the media reaction and reflection of the High Court strike ban on what was deemed an illegal ballot. I thought that […]

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