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....Grant Atterbury, a former BHS worker, said the deal was “literally the least Green could do”. Atterbury is still unemployed and living on benefits after losing his job at the BHS in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, last August. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Married couple, two children. Both unemployed. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....However, analysts believe the economy should start to pick up from here. The two-year slump has seen the number of unemployed rise by 76% to 12. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Earlier this week the chancellor reversed an increase in national insurance on self-employed workers after critics, many on the Tory backbenches, said it was a tax on the gig economy and budding entrepreneurs. The CIPD, however, found that most people it classified as gig economy workers were permanent employees, students or unemployed people taking jobs to top up their incomes and accepting hourly pay rates averaging between £6 and £7. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. Mckay moved from Cheshire three years ago after his marriage broke down, and although he has found some temporary jobs as a warehouse worker for Marks and Spencer he is currently unemployed. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The idea is that if we work fewer hours then there is greater opportunity for more people to work. But you can see the difficulties – people might wish their unemployed neighbour to have a job, but how many would give up hours to ensure they can?. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... There were 1. 58 million unemployed people, 31,000 fewer than for August to October. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....8% to 4. 7%, and the number of people unemployed for longer than 27 weeks declined slightly. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... This means the rates paid in March 2018 will be the same in April 2015, with no increases to take inflation into account. The younger unemployed face a double hit, as those out of work between the ages of 18 and 21 will not be automatically entitled to housing benefit. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....6% in January, which is the lowest rate since May 2009. Eurostat estimates that the number of unemployed people in the eurozone fell by 56,000 to 15. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The group’s figures show that a couple with one person working, and two children, were going to be £495 worse off each year as a result of the benefit freeze, but will now lose £680 as a result of higher inflation predictions. For a single parent in work with one child the figure lost has risen from £365 to £500; for a single parent out of work from £300 to £415 and for a single unemployed person from £170 to £235. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... . In addition to the unemployed, it includes people who want to work but have given up looking (not counted as unemployed in the headline number) and part-time workers who would like longer hours. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....But it said it was “irrefutable that gaming machines are associated with harms”. The charity also found that problem gamblers and the unemployed were more likely to place a £100 bet than other players, as were loyalty card holders. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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An automated world is coming but can we make sure no-one is left behind? | Greg Jericho image
....The idea is that if we work fewer hours then there is greater opportunity for more people to work. But you can see the difficulties – people might wish their unemployed neighbour to have a job, but how many would give up hours to ensure they can?. ...
Gig economy companies trying to have their cake and eat it, say workers image
....Earlier this week the chancellor reversed an increase in national insurance on self-employed workers after critics, many on the Tory backbenches, said it was a tax on the gig economy and budding entrepreneurs. The CIPD, however, found that most people it classified as gig economy workers were permanent employees, students or unemployed people taking jobs to top up their incomes and accepting hourly pay rates averaging between £6 and £7. ...
Slow burn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 06:27:47 PM
.... . In addition to the unemployed, it includes people who want to work but have given up looking (not counted as unemployed in the headline number) and part-time workers who would like longer hours. ...
Gamblers 'lost more than £10,000' on fixed-odds betting terminals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 03:49:55 PM
....But it said it was “irrefutable that gaming machines are associated with harms”. The charity also found that problem gamblers and the unemployed were more likely to place a £100 bet than other players, as were loyalty card holders. ...
Philip Hammond's budget is a long way from tackling future challenges | Larry Elliot image
.... As Andrew Harrop, general secretary of the Fabian Society, has pointed out, real spending on non-pension social security will fall 6% by 2021, which will translate into lower living standards and less spending power for families. “As a share of GDP welfare spending will fall to the lowest level since 1991, excluding the state pension and support for the unemployed, undoing all the good work new Labour did to tackle child poverty,” Harrop added. ...
Brazil's recession worst on record image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 01:00:14 PM
....However, analysts believe the economy should start to pick up from here. The two-year slump has seen the number of unemployed rise by 76% to 12. ...
Hammond urged to tackle 'catastrophic' effect of rising inflation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 01:13:37 PM
....The group’s figures show that a couple with one person working, and two children, were going to be £495 worse off each year as a result of the benefit freeze, but will now lose £680 as a result of higher inflation predictions. For a single parent in work with one child the figure lost has risen from £365 to £500; for a single parent out of work from £300 to £415 and for a single unemployed person from £170 to £235. ...
Seven things we already know will happen in the 2017 spring budget image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 06:59:08 AM
.... This means the rates paid in March 2018 will be the same in April 2015, with no increases to take inflation into account. The younger unemployed face a double hit, as those out of work between the ages of 18 and 21 will not be automatically entitled to housing benefit. ...
Eurozone inflation above European Central Bank's target image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 11:32:34 AM
....6% in January, which is the lowest rate since May 2009. Eurostat estimates that the number of unemployed people in the eurozone fell by 56,000 to 15. ...
Philip Green agrees to pay £363m into BHS pension fund image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 02:42:06 PM
....Grant Atterbury, a former BHS worker, said the deal was “literally the least Green could do”. Atterbury is still unemployed and living on benefits after losing his job at the BHS in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, last August. ...
Greek debt: will EU and IMF finally offer light at the end of the tunnel? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 07:00:27 AM
.... But Greek pensions have already been slashed since 2010, with 43% of pensioners living on €660 a month, compared with an average annual income of €20,000 for over-65s in other eurozone countries, according to government figures. Many Greek pensioners are also supporting unemployed children and grandchildren, as other benefits have been cut. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:56:12 AM
...."They're rustic and they're more in tune with the way my brain will allow my hands to work," he says. After spending some time unemployed Anthony said making the leap from benefits to business-owner was difficult. ...
Betting turf war is torpedoing efforts to help problem gamblers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 07:00:02 AM
....One of the most comprehensive studies, by research group NatCen, looked at whether people who hold loyalty cards with bookmakers changed their behaviour over time, in an attempt to show whether FOBTs coincide with a slide into addiction. It found a correlation between the use of machines in bookmakers and a descent into problem gambling, with the unemployed and ethnic minority groups worst affected. ...
What use is sovereignty when MPs deny their conscience over Brexit? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 06:59:00 AM
.... Restricting foreigners will not mean more jobs for locals. ” Again, Nick Houghton, managing director of a Nottingham food manufacturing company, said: “There isn’t a pool of unemployed workers sitting there waiting for the EU workers to go back, ready and able to take up these jobs. ...
Jobcentre staff at risk amid plans to close one in 10 offices image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 03:10:11 PM
....The Public and Commercial Services union said it would oppose the plans. Mark Serwotka, general secretary said: “Jobcentres provide a lifeline for unemployed people, and forcing them to travel further is not only unfair it undermines support to get them back to work. ...
Skills and infrastructure top priority in industrial strategy, say UK firms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of January 2017 08:00:30 AM
....“It is painful to watch established businesses fail, but the government should be very sceptical of its power to keep struggling companies going through cash payments. Instead, the focus should be on retraining anyone who becomes unemployed, so that communities can adapt to changes in the economy. ...
Direct Line turns its back on homeowners trying to help refugees image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of January 2017 07:00:28 AM
....Many major lenders and insurers have clauses in their contracts which expressly forbid landlords from accepting tenants who are on benefits. Direct Line’s website, where it boasts it has provided insurance to 240,000 landlords, includes an FAQ section where the question “Do you cover properties that have DSS tenants?” is answered: “No, we don’t currently cover properties where all of the tenants are unemployed and claiming benefits. ...
Whistleblower wins 13-year campaign against HSBC image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of January 2017 01:17:13 PM
....The announcement represents a victory for 59-year-old Nicholas Wilson, who has devoted years to pursuing this issue. Wilson said that in 2003 he told HFC that what it was doing was “illegal”, and that as a result of the ongoing campaign he had subsequently “lost everything” – he is unemployed and last month was facing repossession proceedings. ...
Politicians have ignored the working class for too long | Phil McDuff image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 10:00:20 AM
.... Behind the headline unemployment figures there are deeply troubling trends in underemployment and the growth of the “precariat” – a class of people whose relationship to work is one of insecurity and stress, shuffling between part-time and temporary contracts and unable to plan for the future. I have never been counted as “unemployed”. ...
ILO warns of rise in social unrest and migration as inequality widens image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 09:00:07 PM
....The report also highlighted disparities between men and women in the world of work. For example, in northern Africa, women in the labour force were twice as likely as men to be unemployed in 2017. ...
Sony closes Guerrilla Cambridge video games studio image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 06:23:21 PM
.... . She added that all staff were at risk of being made unemployed. ...
E-made it image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 12:37:18 AM
....Lira spent the last few years earning 3,000 reais ($880; £700) per month in the weeks that he could find work. Some years he spent up to seven months unemployed. ...
The Scottish pioneer whose plan for a basic income could transform Britain image
.... We are entitled to any benefits we may require throughout our lives because they have already been paid for. The view favoured by the right, however, is that the postwar welfare state has, in places, created a damaging dependency culture among generations of the unemployed: the state therefore has a duty to incentivise people to get off benefits. ...
US jobs growth slows to 156,000 during December image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 02:39:54 PM
.... . And there's a case for saying that wider measures of labour market problems (people who want to work longer hours or have given up looking for work and are not counted as unemployed) are still somewhat on the high side. ...
What’s wrong with spending your benefits on prosecco? Nothing | Phil McDuff image
....” The disagreement on this issue is not on the misery of poverty and unemployment, but on the idea that alleviating that misery is a good thing. If the unemployed do not earn their money through hard labour, then they should be expected to earn through suffering. ...
Retail pay drops sharply in 2016 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 2nd of January 2017 12:01:09 AM
....5% according to the Office for National Statistics. However, the number of people classed as unemployed dropped by 16,000 to 1. ...
'Our kaftans are like us' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of December 2016 01:07:38 AM
....Now that kaftans are moving from the domestic into the international market, their success is pulling women into the workforce. It is a good way to earn a respectable income, given the fact that a third of women in the country are unemployed. ...
Venezuelans rush to ditch 100-bolivar bills after president's sudden ban image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 08:08:50 PM
....“This country is chaotic and every day it gets worse. What’s the point?” said Walter Castagnoli, 43, an unemployed driver with a 13-year-old son lining up to deposit a satchel full of bills at a bank in Caracas. ...
Problem gambling costs UK up to £1.2bn a year, says report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 08:00:51 AM
....Up to 1. 1% of the adult population are believed to have a gambling problem, according to the report, with the prevalence higher among homeless people, the unemployed and black or Asian people. ...
Happiness depends on health and friends, not money, says new study image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 12:01:40 AM
....The report supports the arguments put forward by Layard over several decades that social and psychological factors are more important to the wellbeing of individuals than income levels. “Having a partner is as good for you as being made unemployed is bad for you,” he said. ...
Banks could face more PPI payouts as FCA delays deadline decision image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 10:44:26 AM
....Banks sold highly profitable PPI alongside mortgages, loans and credit cards from the late 1990s. PPI was meant to repay borrowings if a customer became ill or unemployed but policies were often structured to limit payouts, imposed on customers as a condition of a loan or sold to people who would not qualify for a claim. ...
Wolfgang Streeck: ‘Look at London – it’s a second Rome. This is what an empire looks like’ image
....The great disillusionment came upon returning to Germany in 1995, after years teaching industrial relations in the US. It was the era of Germany being labelled “the sick man of Europe”, when one in five east German workers were unemployed. ...
'Easy money' schemes a risk to young image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 10:56:43 AM
Will Trump herald a US economic boom? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 11:57:31 AM
.... If US productivity really has collapsed as much as many scholars believe, additional stimulus is likely to raise prices a lot more than output; demand will not induce new supply. On the other hand, if the US economy really does have massive quantities of underutilised and unemployed resources, the effect of Trump’s policies on growth could be considerable. ...
Post it image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of December 2016 12:40:29 AM
.... I have a box at home where these letters live - some are from old friends, some are from now long dead loved ones, and some mark momentous occasions in my life. A few months ago I spotted - on Facebook, ironically enough - a friend posting about a business set up to help unemployed tour guides in Mali make money, be active and tap into a letter-writing community which appears to be seeing a bit of a revival. ...
US unemployment rate falls to nine-year low image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of December 2016 01:33:12 PM
....The marked decline in the unemployment rate is a little misleading. It partly reflects people who are no longer looking for work - they are counted as "not in the labour force" rather than unemployed. ...
Families on tax-credit harassment: 'a massive headache and real worry' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 10:52:18 AM
....Anna Mee, 38, from Leicestershire spent hours on the phone trying to find out why she was being chased by a debt collector when she had been paying a direct debit to HMRC for more than a year, to clear overpayments in working tax credit and child tax credit. The mother of three, who works in catering, said: “In the tax year 2014-15 I started the year as a single mum, unemployed. ...
Young women 'shut out of jobs market' by lack of support image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 03:08:28 AM
....". A government spokesman said: "There are more women in work than ever before - up by well over a million since 2010 with fewer than 5% of all young women unemployed and not in full-time education. ...
The UK rise in Neets: those not in education, employment or training image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 11:33:18 AM
.... The Neets problem is another facet of the fact that the skills needs of businesses up and down the country are not being met, and is of course a tragedy for a generation of young people as well,” said Hill, external engagement director at the Open University. The Office for National Statistics said nearly half, or 43%, of all young people in the UK who were Neet were looking for work and available for work and therefore classified as unemployed. ...
The Guardian view on workers’ representation: May’s U-turn is a betrayal | Editorial image
.... Then the financial crash in 2008 illustrated two important things: first, what catastrophic decisions were taken in some bank boardrooms, and then how industrial relations had been transformed. Pay freezes and cuts in hours largely took the place of the kind of devastating jobs shakeout that led to more than three million unemployed after the 1981 recession. ...
Employment not hit by Brexit vote – but there may be clouds ahead image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 11:44:27 AM
.... Another is the rise of almost 10,000 in the claimant count measure of unemployment in October. The claimant count is by no means a perfect measure of joblessness since it only picks up those who are unemployed and eligible for certain state benefits. ...
We are living in a depression - that's why Trump took the White House image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 03:29:04 PM
.... Globalisation was seen as an unstoppable force that ruled out the interventionist policies of the past. Instead, the Democrats in the US and Labour in the UK limited themselves to topping up poverty wages and argued that the answer to jobs being shipped overseas was for the newly unemployed to get better qualifications. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of October 2016 05:59:12 AM
....I have worked in the relentless business of employment advice so long that I have become disillusioned about what transferable skills I have. I’ve dealt with customers who have been unemployed for decades, and helped those with severe disabilities or that are suicidal and in need of mental health assessments. ...
Lost riches image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of October 2016 11:07:39 PM
....In just under two years, this city of 239,000 saw about 22,000 jobs disappear. Many of the unemployed who did not buy food trucks or venture into new business simply left town. ...
I want to leave my recruitment job but I am told I am 'too nice' – what should I do? image
....I have worked in the business of employment advice so long I have become disillusioned about what transferable skills I have. I have dealt with customers who have been unemployed for decades, and helped those with severe disabilities and that are suicidal and in need of mental health assessments. ...
Student start-ups are 'next big thing' in Tanzania image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of October 2016 11:38:12 PM
.... . In Nigeria, for example, it is thought that nearly a quarter of graduates are unemployed when they leave university. ...
iPhone 7? You're fired! image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 1st of October 2016 11:10:06 PM
....Some Weibo users have pointed out that boycotting the iPhone7 might actually be counter productive to the national economic interest, as Apple manufacturing is carried out at Foxconn factories based in China. One user called Bibibidou commented: ""This could cause the Foxconn company to collapse and thousands of people would be unemployed. ...
With robots, is a life without work one we'd want to live? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of September 2016 07:21:21 AM
.... She feared that a variety of economic forces had effectively changed the way people saw themselves so that it was their labour that defined them. Given the central role work plays in psychological wellbeing – unemployed people report feeling less satisfied with their lives than those who have jobs – it seems Arendt might have been on to something. ...
Avoid paying a premium for car insurance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of September 2016 06:00:24 AM
.... Many journalists argue that insurers seem to think they spend their time whizzing around in their car in pursuit of criminals and emergency service vehicles when, in reality, they hardly ever get out of the office. Oliver also says that if you are retired or a homemaker/housewife/househusband, select one of those options and not just say that you are unemployed, as the latter can face substantially higher insurance costs. ...
Bonanza for Bosnia image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of September 2016 11:07:07 PM
....After prayer time at the 16th Century Gazi Husrev-bey Mosque, Sarajevo's largest, Adnan Ducic is passing the time smoking rough Drina cigarettes. With a neatly trimmed beard, Ducic, 34, is unemployed - like 44% of Bosnians. ...
Your Money: Drive a hard bargain when it comes to car insurance image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 18th of September 2016 12:01:00 AM
.... . Sanders says you must give accurate and honest information, but be careful how you phrase it: “If you are retired or a homemaker, you should select those options from the insurer’s list, rather than saying you are unemployed or out of work. ...
Back home and in debt: life after university tuition fees image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of August 2016 06:15:23 AM
....Rachel Kreuder, 22, graduated from Anglia Ruskin University with a 2:1 degree in psychology. She is back home, unemployed and planning her next move: “I was working so hard in my final year that I didn’t get to apply for jobs so I thought I would give myself a year to earn some money and learn to drive. ...
Flatsharing is a pleasure wasted on the young | Nell Frizzell image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 29th of August 2016 11:00:04 AM
....We’re living for longer with our parents, we’re taking in lodgers, we’re renting out spare rooms, or inviting in friends, strangers and distant relatives to help cover the bills. Not to mention all those under- or unemployed workers who grind from hostel to unstable renting situation to short-term let. ...
Jury service: what are your chances of being called up again and again? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 20th of August 2016 05:59:06 AM
.... “They gradually got much tougher about it because everyone was doing it. You can understand why – I think the problem was that juries started to be largely made up of retired people and the unemployed. ...
Tough lessons image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of August 2016 11:44:14 PM
.... . Four years ago, with a growing number of unemployed youth just outside the gates of the university, and the hungry and hopeless in flight from Boko Haram flooding into our small city, the American University of Nigeria (AUN) began to implement our vision of a "development university. ...
Muslim women 'economically disadvantaged' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 11th of August 2016 01:06:42 AM
....Ministers must introduce a plan to tackle the inequalities before the end of the year, the Women and Equalities Committee said. Figures suggest they are three times more likely to be unemployed jobseekers than women generally, and twice as likely to be economically inactive. ...

South Africa election sees ANC suffer its worst defeat since end of apartheid
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.... . “We cannot go to bed without worrying that so many South Africans are unemployed, so many of them face the worst kind of poverty you can find, so many of them don’t have services,” he said. ...

Man charged with Russell Square knife murder
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 5th of August 2016 09:34:31 PM
....Neighbour Parmjit Singh Bhamra described Mr Bulhan as a "quiet, academic boy who was a bit of a loner" who liked football, basketball and music. He said Mr Bulhan, who is unemployed, lived at the flat with his younger brother and his elder sister and their mother. ...

One in 10 women ‘sexually assaulted as children’ – first official estimate
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....9 per cent of those in “routine” or manual jobs and only 6. 8 per cent of unemployed people. ...

South Africa voters set to deliver biggest shake-up to ruling African National Congress since Mandela took power
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....“I think we have now reached an unprecedented level of disenchantment and that’s evident from the amount of protest action and also because of the time elapsed since apartheid,” she said. “Every year the situation has got worse, more people are unemployed. ...

'Betel nut checkpoints' set up as Papua New Guineans defy ban 
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of August 2016 12:27:37 PM
.... Some sellers have reportedly been beaten by authorities but have continued to trade. “It is simple - betel nut  cannot be stopped by imposing such fines as it is the daily income for unemployed youths and families that are struggling to survive in the city," Peter Rasta, a seller in Port Moresby, the capital, told the newspaper. ...

Zuma in last-ditch plea for votes as ANC risks major losses in local elections 
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....But more recently it has been rattled by corruption scandals and allegations of mismanagement, which have left South Africans deeply frustrated. A quarter of the country's workforce is unemployed, while millions of voters claim that their lives have barely improved since the ANC came to power in 1994. ...

Mother and drug-taking boyfriend found guilty over toddler's death after she admitted she loved her man more than her child
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....Noah would have been severely brain-damaged if he had survived. The unemployed couple began living together shortly after Tayler-Morrison separated from Noah's father in July last year. ...
'High price' for the lost savings habit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 22nd of July 2016 09:06:49 PM
.... . Nearly half (46%) of manual workers and the unemployed would not be able to afford paying for an unexpected bill of this kind, it said. ...

Insurance scandal: Up to three million shoppers could get compensation over 'rip-off' warranties 
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.... . It was designed to cover the cost of  loan repayments if someone become unemployed, or unable to work but was often overpriced and often did not cover people in the way they would have expected. ...
Northern Powerhouse image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of July 2016 02:41:38 AM
....So has the Northern Powerhouse policy made a difference?. The government says foreign investment in the north of England has doubled over the past two years, with the number of unemployed dropping by 127,000. ...
Bakersfield blues image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 10th of July 2016 11:10:29 PM
.... His stepfather is also an oil man and was forced into early retirement. Several other family members are unemployed and living off their savings. ...
In a jam image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 8th of July 2016 09:40:51 PM
.... . So far, unemployed people in the UK have proven reluctant to take on these jobs. ...
Poorer families would shoulder heavier burden of Brexit costs - report image
.... “Even when the welfare budget bears just 25% of the fiscal adjustment to fill the fiscal shortfall due to Brexit, this group stands to lose £1,386 a year in 2020. “As a percentage of gross annual household income, unemployed individuals stand to lose the most from changes in welfare spending due to Brexit. ...
‘I burst into tears and ran’: our worst summer jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of June 2016 05:14:56 PM
.... We all destroyed a few for good measure, swept them up and hid them. So ingrained was the summer job tradition then that, when I quit that factory to spend more time actually studying over the summer, the dole pursued both me and the factory boss over the issue of whether I was “voluntarily unemployed”. ...
Number of UK 'Neets' increases for second consecutive quarter image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of May 2016 02:04:59 PM
....Related: More youngsters shut out of work or training, study finds. Of the young people in the UK who were Neet between January and March, 44% were classed as unemployed because they were looking for work and available. ...
Worsening economies threaten to undo gains against poverty – ILO image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of May 2016 11:01:12 PM
....In a report last year, the UN warned that slowing economic growth since 2008 was reversing decades of improving employment levels, with young people having borne the brunt of the financial crisis. In 2015, the number of unemployed people was 28 million higher than it had been in 2007, and an estimated 39 million people had dropped out of the labour market. ...
Plan to force workers on universal credit to take second jobs 'is risky' image
....Under the proposals, people in low-paid employment, including about 200,000 lone parents, would be expected to attend jobcentre meetings to prove they are seeking more hours, better paid work or additional jobs, as a condition of receiving tax credit-style top ups. It will make claimants earning less than the equivalent of 35 hours a week at the national living wage subject to sanction penalties currently imposed only on the unemployed, putting them at risk of fines amounting to hundreds of pounds. ...

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