Jobs

Unemployment Falls Again

More good news on the economy came this week with news that unemployment has again fallen. The national unemployment rate is currently 7.7%, which is a drop of 240,000 in unemployment.

Labour's Hypocrisy on Zero-Hour Contracts

Greenwich Labour Councillors have attacked the use of zero hour contracts, despite the fact that Labour-controlled Greenwich Council itself uses them.

104 jobs lost to fat cats

Greenwich Council has been allocated £7m to boost employment in the Borough. But Labour chose to use £4m to create 250 new positions lasting just one year. Of the remaining £3m, over half went on management and contingency fees. This means every new job has cost £17,200 to create and a further £4,160 to manage.

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