NEW POLITICS, OLD PROBLEMS
- Government must take radical action to meet poverty target. // Education (14637073);3/20/2009, Issue 348, p3
The article discusses comments by Brendan Barber, general secretary of the British union organization Trades Union Congress (TUC) regarding the British government's goal to reduce child poverty by half in Great Britain by 2010. Barber commented that he hoped a budget would be created that would...
- Another planet. Marr, Julian // Money Marketing;10/28/2010, p51
In this article the author discusses the implications of the comprehensive spending review by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to the economy of Great Britain.
- Economic review. Chamberlin, Graeme // Economic & Labour Market Review;Jun2009, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p7
Latest data reports a contraction in the UK economy for the third successive quarter. Output in the first quarter of 2009 was 1.9 per cent lower than in the previous quarter, and 4.1 per cent lower than the same quarter in 2008. Manufacturing and the other production industries have made the...
- Sun today, cloud tomorrow? Stewart, Alistair // Director;Jun2003 Supplement, Vol. 56, p34
This article presents a panel discussion on the economic position of modern Great Britain. Members on the panel are David Frost, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, Digby Jones, DG at the CBI, Brendan Barber, general secretary elect of the TUC, and the IoD's George Cox....
- Britain needs a new deal. Brown, Gordon // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);01/26/98 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 131 Issue 4, p11
Focuses on the chancellor of the exchequer's plan to reduce unemployment in Great Britain in 1998. The government's commitment to high and stable levels of employment; The New Deal program for young unemployed people; A strategy of tax and benefit reform. including a Working Family Tax Credit.
- VIEW FROM THE CIPD. // People Management;Aug2011, p7
The article reports on the nearly 8% unemployment rate and stagnant economy in Great Britain, as well as the latest survey which showed that 99% of managers keep communicating with their office while on holiday.
- Tough year, yes, but 2009 likely to be tougher. Berry, Mike // Personnel Today;12/9/2008, p12
The article presents the author's views on the economic condition of Great Britain in 2009. Citing the suggestion of human resource (HR) educator Dave Ulrich that the recession is the appropriate time to remove poor performers, the author states that 2009 is going to bring a tougher economic...
- Charities will have to adapt to cope with the cutbacks. Hildebrand, John // Third Sector;7/27/2010, Issue 625, p21
The article discusses the outlook for the British economy for 2010, the case of government cutbacks, and their implications for charities in Great Britain.
- SWOT Analysis. // United Kingdom Food & Drink Report;Q1 2012, Issue 1, p9
The article offers an analysis of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) of the political, economic and business environment in Great Britain. It notes that the food industry in the country has been responsive to consumer trends. It adds that the immense power of modern...