Workers in the UK, Sweden and Germany may all need to reduce their work to less than ten hours a week per person to limit global warming.
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‘It is hard to imagine a recipe better designed to exacerbate inequality and poverty.’
‘The country is sleepwalking into a second lost decade by default.’
‘To meet the challenge of growth post-Brexit and to harness the latent power of technology, there is growing recognition that we have to turn the dial to accelerate knowledge-led innovation.’
New report warns the UK is so bad that it is in danger of following the US, where wages for non-college-educated men have not risen for five decades.
‘Economic growth in even the fastest growing cities is set to slow in the year after Brexit.’
The National Audit Office warns the government has made ‘no effort’ to evaluate the value for money of the £12 billion allocated to LEPs.
‘In too many areas they are unwilling to make the radical change required that reflects the realities of modern commerce.’
‘Low pay and high costs as well as serious regional inequalities are forcing many people into a corner.’
‘Rural communities face many significant challenges, including cuts to local authorities’ budgets, a lack of affordable housing, and an ageing population.’