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The scandal of the gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is one of the most misunderstood areas of British public policy statistics. The only question is the extent to which this is accidental or deliberate obfuscation by pressure groups. 1,662 more words

UK manufacturing - reasons to be cheerful

It’s now over a month since the UK made the decision to say goodbye to the EU and while it remains early days for gauging the full extent of the impact upon manufacturing and the wider economy, the… 772 more words

UK Manufacturing

UK Jobless Total Falls Again

Total UK unemployment dropped between April and June, official figures indicate.

The UK’s jobless total fell by 52,000 to 1.64 million, and the unemployment rate remained at 4.9%, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. 45 more words


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Dubious Data, Questionable Facts and Enlightened self-interests: BREXIT runs amuck with the Truth.

Preface: Enlightened self-interest  n. the principle or practice of furthering one’s own interests while simultaneously benefiting others

Body: The recriminations of the recent Brexit Vote continue to reverberate throughout the world with many in both camps lamenting; “How did this happen?”. 719 more words


E-tail: Big, getting bigger... but pureplay stores are BIGGEST says ONS

I read a few reports this morning claiming that UK shoppers are now buying more online than in-store. Now, I know that’s not true. But looking past the misleading headlines, there was some interesting info about how the internet has changed shopping in Britain. 452 more words


ONS Reports Hike in Cyber Crime Figures

Last week the BBC reported that last year saw nearly six million instances of cyber crime in England and Wales.

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), cyber is fast-becoming the most common type of crime – with 3.8 million fraud offences and 2 million instances of computer misuse recorded between March 2015 and 2016. 319 more words