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The TUC publishes regular expert analysis of the UK economy & our place in the world. Listed below are our most recent economics briefings and reports. 


The All Together for the NHS campaign believes that the public deserves a quality NHS with staff that are well motivated and properly rewarded for the vital work they do. The government is seriously under-funding the NHS at a time when demand is rising; NHS workers are being asked to...
28 August 2014
Women working part-time across the North West are struggling on low pay as research published today (Thursday) by the TUC shows that at least a third of women working part time earn less than the living wage. In parts of the North West, the problem is even greater, with nearly...
28 August 2014
The majority of women working part-time in Flintshire earn less than the living wage – the highest proportion in Wales and the ninth highest in Britain – according to research published today (Thursday) by Wales TUC. Today (28 August, which marks two-thirds of the way through 2014) is effectively the...
28 August 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
Responding to new analysis published today (Friday) by XpertHR of recent data on pay awards, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “It is good to see some signs of better pay awards for some in the private sector, but public sector workers continue to suffer from cuts to their living...
22 August 2014
The majority of social security cuts announced by the government will fall on working families, who will suffer twice the level of benefit losses as out of work families, according to a new report published today (Friday) by the TUC.
22 August 2014
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20 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
Commenting on new research published today (Tuesday) by the Department for Work and Pensions showing that three quarters of the population are aware of automatic enrolment into workplace pensions, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
19 August 2014

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