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blogsThis page brings together the latest posts from across a number of TUC blogs and blogs to which the TUC contributes. It includes:
Frances O'Grady at CommentIsFree, ToUChstone blog, Stronger Unions, workSMART blog, and TUC posts at Left Foot Forward.

So far this week we’ve outlined the main challenges facing the Chancellor as he prepares his budget, and looked at the sharp rise in insecurity at work, and the hole it’s punching in the public...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 16 February 2017 by Kate Bell
Yesterday’s Budget  blog focused on challenges facing the Chancellor as he prepares for the last Spring Budget. New TUC research  out today shows why tackling the rise of insecure work should be high...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 14 February 2017 by Kate Bell
Today Lord Kerslake (the head of the home civil service, 2012-2014) published his independent review of the Treasury, with launch events in London and Manchester. The report was commissioned by...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 13 February 2017 by Geoff Tily
The new(ish) Chancellor’s first Budget, due on 7th March, would normally be seen as a key political moments in the year. It’s an opportunity for Government to dominate the headlines and give a cash...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 13 February 2017 by Kate Bell
In 2015 there were 4,133 €-millionaire bankers in UK. This figure is up 20% on 2,926 the previous year. In the rest of Europe, the increase was more modest from 934 to 1002 (+7%). The sharp eyed...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 06 February 2017 by Kam Gill
The days of the credit crunch can seem to be well and truly behind us. 2016 was the second successive year when bank lending to the economy was in positive territory – that is the total loans issued...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 06 February 2017 by Geoff Tily
Last month, the Prime Minister announced the government’s new industrial strategy through a green paper, inviting responses via a consultation. In a 132-page document, tax was mentioned just 14 times...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 02 February 2017 by Caroline Macfarland
  How to respond to the populism and protectionism of Donald Trump will be one of the biggest challenges facing mainstream economists and politicians in 2017. A good starting point for...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 01 February 2017 by Tim Page
It would seem digitisation is occurring, at a greater or lesser pace in different countries. There are ever-more sophisticated computers, robots and advances in AI. Whether we are on the tipping...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 27 January 2017 by Helen Nadin
Today 2016 Q4 GDP figures showed growth of 0.6 %, and the economy continuing to survive the Brexit vote. But we should not lose the wood for the trees. The economy is still bearing serious scars of...
ToUChstone - Economy: on 26 January 2017 by Geoff Tily

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