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    Construction redundancies remain high while vacancies remain low

    2010-05-12T11:36:00Z

    As the real business of governing the UK begins to wind up again, the latest employment figures will do little to cheer the incoming government as it prepares to put chalk marks on where deep public sector cuts will be made. The overall figures showed the rise of unemployment continuing ...

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    Is an inaccurate measure of foreign workers messing up the construction data?

    2010-02-01T17:33:00Z

    Here’s a couple of graphs for stat-spotters I thought worth placing together. For some while there has been unease about both the workforce jobs figures and the repair, maintenance and improvement (RMI) sector figures in the official construction output statistics. The two sets of data are linked and there's been ...