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A2 Micro - Inequality/Labour Market: Company bosses 'earn 120 times more'

A2 Micro - Inequality/Labour Market: Company bosses 'earn 120 times more' | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
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A2 Micro - Poverty: There's poverty in the UK, but we are better off calling it inequality

A2 Micro - Poverty: There's poverty in the UK, but we are better off calling it inequality | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
If you think the world is too divided into those who have the cream and those who don't, you ain't seen nothing yet, says John Lanchester
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A2 Micro - Labour Market: Young people lack workplace skills, firms say in survey

A2 Micro - Labour Market: Young people lack workplace skills, firms say in survey | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
Young people lack workplace skills such as communication and team working, a study among employers suggests.
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A2 Micro - Inequality: Local Schools policy drives inequality in the UK

A2 Micro - Inequality: Local Schools policy drives inequality in the UK | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
I love a story that really can resonate with students and get them 'irked'.  It struck me yesterday that reading about a recent Bristol University research paper that claims that school admission policies lead to greater inequality might strike a chord with some young people.The study suggests that the common.
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A2 Micro - Poverty: Measuring a minimum income standard

A2 Micro - Poverty: Measuring a minimum income standard | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
How much money do you need for an 'adequate' standard of living? This short video from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation considers the levels of income needed to sustain a modest but adequate life-style in the UK in 2014..
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A2 Micro - Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK

A2 Micro - Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
Hopefully the UK economy will turn a corner in 2014 and return to robust growth and good health, raising living standards for some of the poorest people in the UK. It would be very odd if you hadn't reflected on the plight of the poor in the UK over the.
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A2 Micro - Poverty & Inequality: Over 5 million people earn below the Living Wage - Full Fact

A2 Micro - Poverty & Inequality: Over 5 million people earn below the Living Wage - Full Fact | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
Full Fact Live: factchecking in brief from Full Fact and elsewhere.
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Consider the impact upon poverty

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A2 Micro - Povery/Inequality: New UK Living Wage £7.65 New London rate £8.80 | Living Wage

A2 Micro - Povery/Inequality: New UK Living Wage £7.65 New London rate £8.80 | Living Wage | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
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A2 Micro: Inequality 'costs Britain £39bn a year'

A2 Micro: Inequality 'costs Britain £39bn a year' | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
Thinktank puts a figure on the annual cost of the gap between rich and poor and calls for politicians to act
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A2 Micro - Market Structure: The ugly commercial face of the beautiful game

A2 Micro - Market Structure: The ugly commercial face of the beautiful game | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
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Useful for monopolistic competition/oligopoly/monopoly power

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A2 Micro - The Poverty Trap: Panorama

A2 Micro - The Poverty Trap: Panorama | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
Last Monday’s Panorama Worker’s on the Breadline saw Richard Bilton investigating why many families and single people on lower wages are struggling to make ends meet. He interviewed families from across the country who suffer from what we know in economics as the poverty trap.For teachers, there’s a good interactive.
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A2 Micro - Poverty & Inequality: Is income being distributed fairly through benefits and taxation?

A2 Micro - Poverty & Inequality: Is income being distributed fairly through benefits and taxation? | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
52% of households received more in benefits than they paid to the state but the poorest are paying the biggest proportion of their income in tax
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A2 Micro - IFS report on Living Standards, Poverty & Inequality (2014)

A2 Micro - IFS report on Living Standards, Poverty & Inequality (2014) | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
Economics KSF's insight:

Excellent insight into the data on the poverty and inequality levels within the UK.

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A2 Micro - Poverty & Inequality: Tutor2u blog with useful web links

A2 Micro - Poverty & Inequality: Tutor2u blog with useful web links | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
Economics examiners like you to be able to differentiate between two types of poverty. We come out with statements like “of course you don’t get absolute poverty in Britain”. But I’ve just been reminded that it’s not so long ago that some people in the UK lived a very threadbare existence.  Even.
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A2 Micro - Labour Market: Rooney: Less than Madonna, more than Messi?

A2 Micro - Labour Market: Rooney: Less than Madonna, more than Messi? | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
More than US president Barack Obama but less than boxer Floyd Mayweather - a look at the numbers behind Wayne Rooney's new deal
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A2 Micro - Poverty: Report reveals the new face of UK poverty - World Socialist Web Site

A2 Micro - Poverty: Report reveals the new face of UK poverty - World Socialist Web Site | F583 - A2 Labour & Leisure | Scoop.it
Figures for 2011-2012 show 13 million people in the UK are in poverty.
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