UnemployedNet blog in today's online Guardian Society

Wed, 24/09/2014 - 16:16 -- nick

Nick Stephenson's Huffington Post blog has been included in today's Guardian Society Briefing.

This brings together trending topics and articles in areas like the NHS, social care, and benefits.

The blog asks whether the 'no' vote in Scotland opens up more possibilities for better provision for unemployed people, with decision-making on this issue likely to be devolved to Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and potentially the English regions.

UnemployedNet blog in today's Guardian Society Daily

Tue, 04/02/2014 - 12:51 -- nick

UnemployedNet's blog Fake self-employment replaces real jobs in sick UK economy, written by Nick Stephenson, has been published in today's Huffington Post and has been picked up by Guardian Society Daily online.

The blog makes the point that, with more than half of the million jobs created since the recession being self-employment, and earnings among the group dropping by 20% over that period, the government needs to stop crowing about its success in this area.

UnemployedNet quoted in today's Guardian Society Daily online

Thu, 14/11/2013 - 13:16 -- nick

UnemployedNet has been quoted in today's Guardian Society Daily online, the digest that brings together all that is current in the UK's social sector.

A portion of our news article Unemployed claimants go missing from today's figures - sanctions to blame? has been reproduced, making the point that throwing people off benefits for small or non-existent crimes is a terrible way to reduce the unemployment statistics.

UnemployedNet blog in today's Guardian Society Daily

Thu, 27/06/2013 - 14:13 -- nick

The UnemployedNet blog, 'Chancellor's spending cuts - unemployed suffer further', is featured in today's Guardian Society Daily online.

The blog criticises George Osborne's latest assault on jobless people, particularly the increase in the number of conditionality criteria for receiving benefits and the announcement of a second benefits cap.

Quoted extensively in the online Guardian, the blog concludes that:



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