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Poverty figures: Extra million people in absolute poverty since coalition came to power

Poverty figures: Extra million people in absolute poverty since coalition came to power | GCSE Economics | Scoop.it

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AS Micro: Market Failure and Policies to correct: Asda to send surplus chilled foods to charity after Bogof waste warning

AS Micro: Market Failure and Policies to correct: Asda to send surplus chilled foods to charity after Bogof waste warning | GCSE Economics | Scoop.it
Asda is to start sending unsold chilled food to food banks, a day after the former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott called on British supermarkets to re-think their buy-one-get-one-free (Bogof) promotions because of the increase in food...

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United Kingdom Unemployment Rate

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Unemployment Rate in the United Kingdom remained unchanged at 7.80 percent in April of 2013 from 7.80 percent in March of 2013. Unemployment Rate in the United Kingdom is reported by the UK Office for National Statistics.
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Unemployed people to get free bus travel in attempt to help them find work

Unemployed people to get free bus travel in attempt to help them find work | GCSE Economics | Scoop.it
Up to 800,000 jobless could benefit from scheme covering 70% of bus routes in Britain...

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Minimum wage to increase to £6.31

Minimum wage to increase to £6.31 | GCSE Economics | Scoop.it
The national minimum wage will rise by 12p an hour to £6.31 for adults and by 5p to £5.03 for 18-to-20-year-olds from October.

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Episode 13: Supply

What motivates the supplier? What factors will alter supply? "Episode 13: Supply" by Dr. Mary J. McGlasson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-N...

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Episode 12: Change in Demand vs Change in Quantity Demanded

Price is an important determinant in whether we buy (or how much we buy), but there are many other determinants as well. What happens when price changes? Wha...

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Economy tracker: GDP

Economy tracker: GDP | GCSE Economics | Scoop.it
Economy tracker: GDP - measuring UK economic growth
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UK economy moving into growth

UK economy moving into growth | GCSE Economics | Scoop.it

The Conferderation for British Industry (CBI), says in its latest economic forecast that the UK economy will continue to grow this year along with the strength of exports.

Indeed, the outlook for manufacturers has brightened, with the latest ITS showing that export orders are expected to rise at the strongest rate in a year, which is great news for industry.


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AS Micro - Information Failure & Government Intervention: Food labels system to be rolled out

AS Micro - Information Failure & Government Intervention: Food labels system to be rolled out | GCSE Economics | Scoop.it
A new consistent system of front-of-pack food labelling is to be introduced in the UK, the government says.

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AS Micro - Negative Externalities: Alcohol and England: what do we know?

AS Micro - Negative Externalities: Alcohol and England: what do we know? | GCSE Economics | Scoop.it
Weekly alcohol consumption is down but alcohol related hospital admissions are up. What are the key numbers on alcohol?

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Revision notes for GCSE Economics

Free economics revision notes for students and teachers
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E-books added to inflation basket

E-books added to inflation basket | GCSE Economics | Scoop.it

E-books have been added to the basket of goods used to calculate the UK's rate of inflation, but champagne loses its fizz.


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Benefit cap 'will encourage work'

Benefit cap 'will encourage work' | GCSE Economics | Scoop.it
The government says imposing a cap on benefits will "encourage people into work", as it is introduced in four London boroughs ahead of its roll-out across England, Scotland and Wales.

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Episode 11 - Demand

The basics of the buyers' side of the market - what motivates the buyer to purchase (or not)? "Episode 11: Demand" by Dr. Mary J. McGlasson is licensed under...

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With free money, why would anyone work in America?

Wasting American Tax Dollars - This is how our hard earned tax dollars are being wasted. Benefits should be about the absolute necessities. Not letting these...

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