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unemployment

  1. steveo

    Tories also responsible for.....

    UK unemployment rate drops to 7.1% IMF increases UK growth forecast Britain's car industry is booming I was hoping to post guardian links but they don't seem to report any good news.
  2. Tangled up in Blue

    Unemployment rises..

    This news is much more important than Thatcher's funeral. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22180300
  3. why i believe that an untargeted slashing of the welfare budget is a false economy.

    I'm going to argue the unpopular. I'm going to argue that the current plans to reform the welfare budget should be scrapped because the problems they cause will cost more to resolve than they will save. I'm not going to argue for no reform. I hate the current system and agree with much of the...
  4. maninasuitcase

    Do you admire his brashness or is this just plain old fashioned stealing?

    A US company has revealed that one of its employees had outsourced his job to someone in China so he could surf the internet and watch cat videos on youtube. Apparently he earned several hundred thousand dollars a year and paid around $50,000 to someone in China to do the 9-5. A clever...
  5. Tangled up in Blue

    Careers and literacy service cuts

    http://gu.com/p/34b9n I can(sort of)understand the Government's logic in cutting back on the Careers service at a time of rising and "record" youth unemployment but what is the reasoning behind cutting literacy services?:unsure:
  6. blues_r_best

    Give a Job for Christmas

    My company has just started an initiative to help to try and reduce unemployment, predominantly youth unemployment by suggesting that companies give a job as christmas present to someone. For just December, we'd like if any of the companies you work for or own, are looking an employee to post...
  7. Cricko

    Unemployment rises again

    Nice to see the government are sorting things and we are on the way back.:sad: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15747103
  8. Is the standard Maths teaching in decline? You decide

    1. Teaching Maths In 1970 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100.. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit? 2. Teaching Maths In 1980 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 80% of the price. What is his profit? 3...
  9. Tangled up in Blue

    Youth unemployment hits record levels

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/share/370774993 Record yoof unemployment.Is this yet another lost generation?
  10. Tangled up in Blue

    Jobless recovery?

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/dec/15/unemployment-rises-unexpectedly
  11. Cricko

    Breaking News ShrimperZone welcomes its latest signing

    It is with great pleasure that we are pleased to announce a new sponsorship deal for the Zone. Dave The Shrimper has joined the merry band of FW Goodson (our main site sponsor) and Kent Shrimper who help us with the running costs of the Zone. As most of you are no doubt aware DTS has taken the...
  12. Napster

    Green shoots?

    Mixed news from a macro and micro perspective: Inflation is now at its highest for 2 years at 3.8% People claiming unemployment benefit rose sharply in January However at work, we are exceeding our targets for the year. How's your work situation?
  13. Tangled up in Blue

    Out of recession?

    Business Recession Out of recession – but how did we get there and what happens next?Despite tomorrow's good news Labour fears economy may slip back again by the time of a May general election Buzz up! Digg it Patrick Wintour, political editor guardian.co.uk, Monday 25 January 2010 22.10 GMT...
  14. Tangled up in Blue

    "Eastern European immigration 'has hit low-paid Britons'

    Influx of 1.5m eastern Europeans means UK's lowest-paid workers are earning less now, report says Jamie Doward, Home Affairs Editor The Observer, Sunday 17 January 2010 Article history An "unprecedented" influx of some 1.5 million eastern European workers into the UK over the past six years is...
  15. Aberdeen Shrimper

    Teaching Maths!!!

    1. Teaching Maths in 1970 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit? 2. Teaching Maths In 1980 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 80% of the price. What is his profit? 3. Teaching...
  16. How to put more companies out of business

    And raise unemployment even higher. http://money.uk.msn.com/investing/news/article.aspx?cp-documentid=148905219
  17. Rusty Shackleford

    X-Files Special: Prince of Wales really is a Charlie

    From Mark Steyn writing on NRO: According to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, we only have 96 months left to save the planet. I’m impressed. 96 months. Not 95. Not 97. July 2017. Put it in your diary. Usually the warm-mongers stick to the same old drone that we only have ten years left...
  18. Interpol Shrimper

    Teaching Maths in the UK

    1. Teaching Maths In 1970 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit? 2. Teaching Maths In 1980 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 80% of the price. What is his profit? 3. Teaching...
  19. Manchester Shrimper

    Clement Attlee

    I'm going away for the weekend but my nomination for British hero is up for the first round this afternoon so here's why you should vote for him: Clement Attlee served as Winston Churchill's deputy in the War Coalition before winning the 1945 election and leading the most...
  20. Southend for the Totalitarian League!

    Don't know how many on hear listen to Danny Baker's show on 5 Live on a Tuesday night. One of the long-running themes of his phone in show is the concept of a Totalitarian League. Danny thinks there are too many football teams and wants to trim the entire British and Scottish leagues down to...
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