Labour Market and Economic Reports

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The TUC produces a monthly Labour Market Report, providing ongoing analysis of labour market trends and forecasts, and some of the facts behind the headlines. In our bi-monthly Economic Reports we also consider the wider economic context, with a special focus on a different policy issue every month.

You can also read TUC policy officers' comments on the issues in the report series and the ongoing economic situation at the TUC public policy blog: www.touchstoneblog.org.uk

Commenting on the latest labour market statistics published today (Wednesday) by the Office for National Statistics, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Last week the Governor of the Bank of England said the fall in real wages is the worst since the 1920s and today’s figures show it getting worse...
17 September 2014
Commenting on the latest inflation figures published today (Tuesday), which show CPI inflation at its lowest level for five years, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “With inflation well under control there is no case for raising interest rates any time soon. It would dump higher mortgage costs on households...
16 September 2014
The shift in employment from higher to lower paying industries, combined with rising levels of under-employment have helped push earnings growth to a record low, according to a new report published today (Thursday) by the TUC.
04 September 2014
The majority of women working part-time in Malvern earn less than the living wage – the highest proportion in the Midlands and the third highest in Britain – according to research published today (Thursday) by the TUC. Today (28 August, which is two-thirds of the way through 2014) is effectively...
28 August 2014
The majority of women working part-time earn less than the living wage in over 50 local authority areas across Britain, according to research published today (Thursday) by the TUC.
28 August 2014
Commenting on a new analysis of self-employment published today (Wednesday) by the Office for National Statistics, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
20 August 2014
Midlands TUC comments on the latest Office of National Statistic figures and the quarterly inflation report from the Bank of England
13 August 2014
Commenting on the latest labour market statistics published today (Wednesday) by the Office for National Statistics, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
13 August 2014
Inner London is the only area of the country to have a higher rate of job starts than before the recession, while job creation in some parts of the country is down 31 per cent on pre-recession levels, according to a new TUC report published today (Monday).
23 June 2014
The latest TUC economic quarterly report provides an analysis of UK economic and labour market developments over recent months, and includes an extended feature on self-employment. In this issue we find • GDP growth has been strong since the start of 2013. • But GDP per capita is less impressive...
06 June 2014

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