US Could Lose 500,000 Jobs if Minimum Wage Rises
20 Feb
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

US Could Lose 500,000 Jobs if Minimum Wage Rises »

According to a new report by the United States Congressional Budget Office, Barack Obama’s choice for raising the United States’ minimum wage could Read more…

EU Economies: France vs. Germany
15 Feb
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

EU Economies: France vs. Germany »

Sluggish economic growth has affected several Eurozone economies over the past three years. In this brief economic comparison, we look at two of Read more…

Government Plans New Long-Term Unemployment Benefit Measures »

New regulations will require individuals on long-term unemployment benefits to work in order to qualify for financial assistance. Chancellor George Osborne used the Read more…

176,000 New American Private Sector Jobs in August
6 Sep
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

176,000 New American Private Sector Jobs in August »

United States businesses added 176,000 new jobs to the economy in August, new data from payroll processing company ADP claims. The new Read more…

Jobseekers Allowance Claimants Reach Record Low
14 Aug
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Jobseekers Allowance Claimants Reach Record Low »

After months of increasing unemployment, the number of people out of work fell by a modest 4,000 in the three months leading Read more…

US Jobless Rate Increases in 28 States, Despite Patchy Growth
23 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

US Jobless Rate Increases in 28 States, Despite Patchy Growth »

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Despite reports of a decline in unemployment in many states, over half of all states polled in a recent Bureau of Labor Read more…

European Youth Most Affected By Unemployment
18 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

European Youth Most Affected By Unemployment »

Growing unemployment in Southern European countries is hurting young people the most, new data from the OECD unemployment survey shows. The latest Read more…

Unemployment Rate Decreases, Along With Average Income
18 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Unemployment Rate Decreases, Along With Average Income »

The Office for National Statistics has released new data that shows a large drop in the number of unemployed. Over 57,000 formerly Read more…

Government: Benefits Cap Will Encourage Job Growth
16 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Government: Benefits Cap Will Encourage Job Growth »

A government cap limiting benefits to £500 per week will increase labour market participation, the government claims. The cap will limit individuals Read more…

Financial Services Firms Face Severe Job Cuts
1 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Financial Services Firms Face Severe Job Cuts »

UK financial services companies have been hit by severe job cuts as ailing revenue figures have prompted many in the industry to Read more…