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Flagship £1bn youth unemployment scheme branded a failure

Flagship £1bn youth unemployment scheme branded a failure | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Government’s flagship scheme to tackle youth unemployment has been branded a failure by its own advisers, who have urged ministers to offer a “work guarantee” to jobless under 25-year-olds.

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Minimum wage could be frozen or cut if it starts to cost jobs or damage economy, Government suggests - Telegraph

Minimum wage could be frozen or cut if it starts to cost jobs or damage economy, Government suggests - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The minimum wage for millions of people could have to be capped or frozen in future if it risks damaging jobs or the economy, the Government has said.
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Tory job cuts 'biggest change since 1980s' - Morning Star

Tory job cuts 'biggest change since 1980s' - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Con-Dem job cuts have caused a "seismic shift" in Britain's jobs market, an economist said yesterday.

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Patients are at risk as hospitals axe 5,000 nurses, warns union

Patients are at risk as hospitals axe 5,000 nurses, warns union | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Royal College of Nursing claims switch to healthcare assistants is putting lives in danger
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Trade unions unite to save workers' rights - Morning Star

Trade unions unite to save workers' rights - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

A major campaign to defend trade union rights will be launched at the weekend with a rally in central London.

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Public sector pay capped for fifth year as 95,000 strike over Whitehall reforms - Telegraph

Public sector pay capped for fifth year as 95,000 strike over Whitehall reforms - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
More than a million civil servants, teachers and NHS staff were today told their pay will be limited for a fifth year in a row to bring down the public sector salary bill.
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AstraZeneca to cut 2,300 jobs in George Osborne's constituency

AstraZeneca to cut 2,300 jobs in George Osborne's constituency | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Drug firm's closure of Alderley Park comes just five months after chancellor helped secure £5m grant to develop research centre
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Tories accused of sneaking through laws making it easier to sack workers - UnionNews

Tories accused of sneaking through laws making it easier to sack workers - UnionNews | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Unite warns government will today reduce period for collective redundancies from 90 to 45 days
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Tories take another swipe at the weakest - Morning Star

Tories take another swipe at the weakest - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Britain's lowest earners face losing their "last protection" under Con-Dem government plans to cut or freeze the minimum wage, the Unite union warned today.

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1,200 people apply for just NINE jobs at new Longwell Green store

1,200 people apply for just NINE jobs at new Longwell Green store | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
MORE than 1,200 people applied for just nine jobs at a new shop opening in Longwell Green.Nationwide retailer DFS were inundated with applications, receiving an average of 130 for every role.One...
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Patients are at risk as hospitals axe 5,000 nurses, warns union

Patients are at risk as hospitals axe 5,000 nurses, warns union | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Royal College of Nursing claims switch to healthcare assistants is putting lives in danger
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could be our family members  disgusting

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Blockbuster is sold: 2,000 jobs saved as DVD rental chain is bought by Gordon Brothers

Blockbuster is sold: 2,000 jobs saved as DVD rental chain is bought by Gordon Brothers | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Administrators from the accountancy firm Deloitte have announced that restructuring specialists Gordon Brothers Europe have bought the company for an undisclosed sum.
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Trade unions unite to save workers' rights - Morning Star

Trade unions unite to save workers' rights - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

A major campaign to defend trade union rights will be launched at the weekend with a rally in central London.

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250,000 public servants to strike for pay and pensions - Morning Star

250,000 public servants to strike for pay and pensions - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Civil servants in government departments, driving test centres, museums and galleries will stage a 24-hour strike tomorrow in a bitter row over pay, pensions and working conditions.

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Civil servants reveal further strike at end of tax year - Morning Star

Civil servants reveal further strike at end of tax year - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Civil servants announced they will hold a half-day walkout on April 5 as part of their three-month programme of action.

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Fall in permanent job placements

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The number of new permanent jobs in Scotland has fallen for the first time in six months, according to a leading study.
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