Ian Greenwood

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Comparing British, German and American productivity levels

A lack of productivity is seen as a problem for the modern British economy.<p>It means that amount the UK produces per person, per hour, has been stagnant for some time, and is particularly poor compared to international competitors like Germany and the US.<p>Daily Politics reporter Emma Vardy looks at …

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The French president does not dodge differences with Donald Trump, on climate, Iran and trade.<p>Video<p>The French president received more than one standing ovation in his remarks to Congress on climate change.<p>Police reportedly arrest a suspect over the notorious Golden State murders from the …

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Harry C. Katz, Thomas A. Kochan, Jeffrey H. Keefe, Edward Lazear, George C. Eads, Industrial Relations and Productivity in the U.S. Automobile Industry, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Vol. 1987, No. 3, Special Issue On Microeconomics (1987), pp. 685-727

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Industrial relations and economic performance

Edwards, Paul and Sen Gupta, Sukanya (2010) <i>Industrial relations and economic performance.</i> In: Colling , Trevor and Terry, Michael, (eds.) Industrial …

Black Friday; Oil up; German optimism

<b>1. Black Friday:</b> U.S. stock markets will close early on Friday, but retailers are hoping that shoppers go all day and night.<p>Shoppers are expected to spend more than ever before during the coming weeks -- an average of $967 each, according to the National Retail Federation. That's up 3% from last …

Stock Markets

Buncrana inquest hears how vehicles had slipped off pier before

The pier in County Donegal, Republic of Ireland, where five members of the same family drowned last year was the scene of at least three similar incidents in which vehicles lost control, an inquest has heard.<p>Sean McGrotty; his sons Mark, 12, and Evan, eight; his mother-in-law Ruth Daniels, and her …

Crime

Budget 2017: Stagnant earnings forecast 'astonishing'

<b>The prediction that average UK earnings in 2022 could still be less than in 2008 is "astonishing", according to an independent economic think tank.</b><p>Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, added that the economic forecasts published in the Budget made for "pretty grim reading".<p>He …

Economics

Five things to watch for in the UK budget - Financial News

Chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver his budget to Parliament at 12:30 today<p>The UK Chancellor or the Exchequer Philip Hammond will deliver his …

Industrial Relations and Economic Performance

Abstract<p>Postwar concern about our industrial relations system has been dominated by three issues: pay; performance at workplace, company and national …

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International Conference on Jobs and Skills Mismatch

High and persistent levels of unemployment together with job vacancies that remain unfilled are often attributed to mismatches between jobs and …

Labor Economics

Scotch whisky industry's 'historic expansion' returns £5bn a year to UK economy

Scotch whisky industry employs 40,000 people nationwide and delivered a £3.7bn boost to Britain's trade deficit in goods.<p>Britain's Scotch whisky …

Tata Steel pension scheme's trustee warns deficit could jump to £2bn

Tata Steel is aiming to spin off its pension scheme as part of a proposed merger with Thyssenkrupp.<p>The trustee of Tata Steel UK's pension scheme has …

Tata Steel workers to vote on pension scheme and Port Talbot rescue plans

Tata Steel plans to invest £1bn in its UK business but could replace pension scheme with a defined contribution scheme.<p>Tata Steel UK workers are set …

Apprenticeships scheme risks being being 'poor value' for money

The Institute for Fiscal Studies said the government's plan is too ambitious and poorly targeted.<p>A £2.8bn ($3.5bm) UK government scheme aimed at …

Philippines: 19,000 people risk losing their jobs after Manila orders closure of half its mines

The mines account for about 10% of global nickel supply and half of Manila's annual output.<p>More than 19,000 people are at risk of losing their jobs …

UK says support for Tata's UK steel assets selloff will meet EU rules: Times | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s efforts to help find a buyer for Tata Steel’s UK assets will comply with European Union state aid regulations, Business Secretary Sajid Javid said on Sunday, insisting any deal would not be a bailout or nationalization.<p>A company logo is seen outside the Tata steelworks …

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China tells banks to lend to expand steel exports

BEIJING (AP) — Regulators told Chinese banks on Thursday to finance steel exports to help reduce a supply glut in a move that could worsen trade …

Economy

Europe could block UK's bid to rescue Tata Steel

The European Commission has begun talks with the Government over whether Britain’s proposal to part-nationalise Tata Steel UK amounts to state aid …

United Kingdom

UK Trade Unions Call for Consultation Over Tata Steel's Long Products Division Sale

The National Trade Union Steel Co-ordinating Committee wants Tata to examine 'all the options'<p>The UK's steel trade unions have called for a …

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron Dismisses Jamaican Demands for Slavery Reparations

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has rebuffed demands for his government to pay reparations and apologize for its role in the slave trade during a …

British steel jobs to go as strong pound and cheap imports hit Tata

Tata Steel says it will mothball plant in South Wales with fears for hundreds of jobs as industry suffers another blow<p>Britain’s steel industry has taken another blow with Tata Steel mothballing one of its Welsh mills.<p>The company is shutting its hot strip steel mill in Llanwern, near Newport, in a …

Tata Steel UK: Company to mothball part of Newport plant with 250 job losses

Tata Steel UK is set to put some of its coil processing facilities, including its hot strip mill at its South Wales plant out of production for a …

Tesco faces fresh accusations of 'bullying’ suppliers over price cuts

Number of Tesco suppliers. The troubled supermarket giant says it holds regular talks with them to providing 'great value’<p>Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis’s attempts to heal relationships with suppliers suffered a blow yesterday as it emerged that the <b>troubled supermarket continues to put pressure</b> …

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Buyers Start To Swoop On The Tesco PLC Empire

As it tries to recover from years of falling sales and last year’s profit misstatement debacle, <b>Tesco</b> (LSE: TSCO) is slashing costs and cutting prices …

Moody's: Tata Steel UK Unit's Sale of Long Products Business Credit Positive

Tata Steel has said it has begun negotiations to sell its UK Holdings' long products business to global commodities giant Klesch Group in order to …