About Tony Wilson

Tony Wilson is Director at the Institute for Employment Studies

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Mixed messages in labour market, but signs of trouble ahead

Mixed messages in labour market, but signs of trouble ahead

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There are mixed signals in today’s jobs figures for the UK. Optimists will point to continued record employment, a slight fall in unemployment and earnings growth higher than at any point since the recession – despite everything, the labour market is still going strong. For pessimists though, there are strong signs of things slowing down: […]

Rise in employment led by self-employed and older workers

Rise in employment led by self-employed and older workers

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As with the last few months, the latest UK employment figures look like a sea of tranquillity. The number of people in work is up ever so slightly (setting another record), unemployment down slightly again (ditto) and earnings continuing to grow. After a couple of months where there were hints that the labour market might […]

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