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Labour still don’t understand basic economics

Labour still don’t understand basic economics

Daniel Pryor October 29, 2013 6

Daniel Pryor exposes the damage that will be caused by Labour’s proposals that force firms to hire apprentices if they employ skilled foreign workers. Socialism is trendy again, thanks to Ed Miliband and the

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A Critical Look at Sweatshops

A Critical Look at Sweatshops

Sam Woolfe July 24, 2013 0

Everyone can agree that sweatshops are not a good thing. They entail long hours with no breaks, terrible working conditions, a disgracefully low pay, abuse from employers and sometimes, worst of all, an abuse

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Wanna kick-start the economy? Bring in a Negative Income Tax.

Wanna kick-start the economy? Bring in a Negative Income Tax.

Alex MacDonald July 23, 2013 1

  No one, not even the most die-hard Tory, should be arguing that the British economy is doing well. Pundits are scarcely using the term ‘Greenshoots’ just in case they are jinxing the somewhat

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Employment Woes: Rage Against the Minimum Wage

Employment Woes: Rage Against the Minimum Wage

Backbencher March 26, 2013 0

  Allrik Birch, The minimum wage is terrible. Aside from the Iraq war (which is still contentious), it is possibly the single worst thing Blair did whilst in office. Minimum wage, like minimum prices

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The Living Wage Fantasy has a viable alternative

The Living Wage Fantasy has a viable alternative

Christopher Gage November 7, 2012 2

  This week in the political schedule is a hectic one. Just over the Atlantic, our colonial cousins are busy electing which representative of Goldman Sachs they would prefer to plunge their decaying society

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The True Costs of Minimum wage

The True Costs of Minimum wage

Olly Neville October 9, 2012 2

We all know the theory of minimum wages. The market reaches equilibrium wage naturally, if a firm can receive £4 in benefit from a job it will offer a wage of anything below £3.99

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