Fact Service

Current issue (July 2019)

Issue 29 (18/07/2019) - Retail price inflation cut to 2.9%


; Unemployment falls by a further 51,000


; How industrial change can deliver better jobs
; Welcome boost to average earnings

Issue 28 (11/07/2019) - Economy grows slowly; Courts again deny BT a change to indexation

; Wide pay gaps across various ethnic groups; Just transition to a greener economy; Firms fail to publish parental leave policies

Issue 27 (04/07/2019) - Pay bill for 34 executives comes to £84m; Working in hot weather; Stockpiling distorts UK economic growth data; Gig economy doubles in size in three years; Privatisation of care contract abandoned; Firefighters win in pension dispute

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Fact Service provides a concise update of the latest developments for union negotiators. It gives full details of the latest official statistics on prices, earnings and unemployment, as they appear, as well as coverage of key economic and industrial issues as they happen.

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