On Wednesday Osborne is set to announce cutting the 50p tax rate, allowing those who earn most to pay less tax in a move that once again proves he either suffers from dyspraxia or is unwittingly elitist.
Workers under 20-years-old earning the national minimum wage will see their pay packets frozen under government plans published
Even if work-experience were just about shelf-stacking there's nothing wrong with that. t's a valid job; some even make a career out of it. Anything that gives our jobless young people the skills and motivation to start their career is to be celebrated.
The more I read about this welfare cap, the crosser I get.
As a sports fan I was delighted London won the right to host the 2017 World Athletics Championships. Another major athletics event so soon after the Olympics, another chance to use the impressive infrastructure, another opportunity to cement and build on the legacy. What's not to like?
On the day youth unemployment hit the million mark, a Conservative MP has called for the minimum wage to be lifted to help
So this is my thinking: If we brought back national service for a year after school - and by national service, I mean national send-everyone-to-work-in-a-bar-for-a-year-whilst-they-get-paid-nearly-nothing-and-probably-end-up-hoping-to-die service - we would quickly develop into a nation of polite, kind, respectful, super-employable people
A student recently asked me an excellent question: "Your work in emerging markets involves a lot of unemployed people and a lot of poor people. Why is the minimum wage local, while at least one poverty line is global?"