Capital to bear brunt of job cuts

Phillips, Lucy
November 2008
People Management;11/27/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 24, p9
The article predicts that London, England will be most affected by the recession, with 370,000 jobs likely to be lost by the end of 2010, according to the Local Government Association (LGA). LGA forecasted that while 7.9 per cent of all jobs in London could be lost, areas such as the north-east and south-west will fare much better at 5.7 per cent and 5.1 per cent respectively. In Scotland up to 50,000 people are expected to lose their jobs over the next two years, according to leading economists.


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