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Cath Kidston To Bloom In £250m New Year Sale

Cath Kidston To Bloom In £250m New Year Sale | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y12 Econ Comm: Demand? Supply? Elasticity? Diagram? COMMENT! The retailer with a cult following in recent years will be put up for sale for more than £250m next year, Sky News learns.
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JCB To Create 2,500 Jobs In £150m Expansion

JCB To Create 2,500 Jobs In £150m Expansion | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Comm: Demand for labour? Diagram? Wage determination? Monopsony? Comment! The digger firm announces a huge expansion plan for facilities in Staffordshire as part of a five-year growth programme.
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Nestle boss on youth employment

Nestle boss on youth employment | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Econ: Market failure? Diagram? Solutions? Government intervention? Nestle UK chief executive Fiona Kendrick explains the firm's drive to employ almost 2,000 young workers in the UK and Ireland.
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Airbus Strikes Two Major Deals In Middle East

Airbus Strikes Two Major Deals In Middle East | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y12 Econ: Demand? Supply? Price elasticity of demand? Diagram? David Cameron hails a "great day for the British aerospace industry" as Airbus strikes two deals with Middle Eastern airlines.
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McCririck Loses C4 Age Discrimination Case

McCririck Loses C4 Age Discrimination Case | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Discrimination at work? Diagram? Statistical discrimination? Becker? Tribunal rules the presenter's "bigoted and male chauvinist views" were to blame for his sacking, not his age.
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Jobless Rate At Three-Year Low Of 7.6%

Jobless Rate At Three-Year Low Of 7.6% | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Demand for labour? Diagram? Supply? Elasticity? ASL? AFL? There is more good news for the labour market as the UK's economic recovery slowly gathers strength but pay awards remain miserly.
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Miliband: 'Pay Living Wage For £1,000 Tax Break'

Miliband: 'Pay Living Wage For £1,000 Tax Break' | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Econ: Demand for labour? Diagram? Some of the UK's worst-paid workers could get significant pay rises under plans to be unveiled by Labour leader Ed Miliband.
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Tata Steel Cutting 500 Jobs Amid Weak Demand

Tata Steel Cutting 500 Jobs Amid Weak Demand | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Econ: Derived demand? Elasticity of demand for labour? Diagram? Company says it must make its UK business sustainable as major construction projects across Europe remain elusive.
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Recruitment Drive For 11,000 New Army Reserves

Recruitment Drive For 11,000 New Army Reserves | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Demand for labour? Derived? Elasticity? Comment? Ministry of Defence hopes to increase the number of soldiers in the Army Reserve from its current size of 19,000 to 30,000.
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US Economy Adds 148,000 Jobs In September

US Economy Adds 148,000 Jobs In September | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Econ: Demand for labour? Derived demand? Supply of labour? Diagram? L3? US employers added fewer workers than expected last month, but the unemployment rate fell to nearly a five-year low, figures show.
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Union Loses EU Battle Over Pilot Hours

Union Loses EU Battle Over Pilot Hours | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Econ: Union power? How does this influence a labour market? Balpa loses a challenge against an EU plan to bring in flight time regulations which it claims will put passenger lives at risk.
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Why are footballers paid so much?

Why are footballers paid so much? | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Econ Comm: Why? Demand? Supply? Elasticity? Comment! Clarke Carlisle, Chairman of the Professional Footballer's Association, says footballers' pay is linked to the market like other businesses.
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A century of the car assembly line

A century of the car assembly line | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Econ: How has the labour market changed since Henry Ford's day? Elasticity? Supply and demand of labour? Diagram? A century ago, Henry Ford implemented an idea that revolutionised manufacturing, the car assembly line.
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Youth unemployment will lead to widespread poverty in old age – OECD

Youth unemployment will lead to widespread poverty in old age – OECD | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Comm: Poverty? Causes? Income inequality? Gini? Lorenz? Solutions? Decisions? Pensions built on monthly contributions will be undermined if workers are unemployed for long periods, says thinktank
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US Jobless Rate At Lowest For Five Years

US Jobless Rate At Lowest For Five Years | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Comm: Demand for labour? Diagram? COMMENT? Elasticity? Supply? There is more good news for the United States' economy, with unemployment at the lowest rate since November 2008.
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Airbus Strikes Two Major Deals In Middle East

Airbus Strikes Two Major Deals In Middle East | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Econ: Demand for labour? Diagram? Elasticity? Comment! David Cameron hails a "great day for the British aerospace industry" as Airbus strikes two deals with Middle Eastern airlines.
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Straw Admits 'Spectacular' Immigration Mistake

Straw Admits 'Spectacular' Immigration Mistake | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
How would this influence the labour market? Diagram? Pros? Cons? #econ3 The former home secretary admits Labour wildly underestimated the number of eastern Europeans that would come to the UK to work.
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Tendulkar Set For Mumbai Farewell

Tendulkar Set For Mumbai Farewell | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Inelastic supply of labour! No substitution for the little master! #econ3 Tendulkar Set For Mumbai Farewell
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BAE Announces 1,775 Shipyard Job Losses

BAE Announces 1,775 Shipyard Job Losses | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Econ3: Derived demand for labour? Diagram? Elasticity? BAE Systems says shipbuilding will end at Portsmouth dockyard with the loss of 940 jobs as the Scottish shipyards are saved.
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Business & Economics Education

Business & Economics Education | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
To increase the understanding of Business and Economic students at all levels via online, one to...
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PM: 'Migrants Take Jobs Our Young Cannot Do'

PM: 'Migrants Take Jobs Our Young Cannot Do' | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Aggregate supply of labour? Aggregate labour force? Diagram? David Cameron says immigrants are getting jobs because Britain's schools are failing to produce young people with proper skills.
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Grangemouth's Future Saved In Last-Minute Deal

Grangemouth's Future Saved In Last-Minute Deal | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Lots of F583 in this. Can you spot the topics? Some 800 jobs are saved at the Scottish plant following a frantic 48 hours of negotiations, with "limited redundancies" expected.
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Prince Charles Warns Of Pensions Crisis

Prince Charles Warns Of Pensions Crisis | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Econ: Problems with Pensions? The Prince of Wales calls for an "imaginary leap" to change the pensions sector to help savers in Britain's ageing population.
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Monopsony Power: Migrant Workers Exploited in Qatar

Monopsony Power: Migrant Workers Exploited in Qatar | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Econ Comm: Monopsony? Diagram? Implications? The deeply troubling report featured here in the Guardian. Qatar, one of the richest countries on the planet, will be hosting the World Cup in 2022.
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England lags on young adult literacy

England lags on young adult literacy | OCR Economics F583 | Scoop.it
Y13 Econ Comm: Demand for labour? Market failure? Skills shortage? Diagram? Excess demand? Comment! Young adults in England and Northern Ireland have performed poorly in international tests of literacy and numeracy.
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