Employment

Employment figures are a double dose of good news

Commenting on this morning's ONS employment figures, Change Britain spokesperson Chloe Westley said: ‘With record high employment and wages on the up, it is a double dose of good news for British workers. ‘Despite the naysayers, our economy remains robust following the vote to leave the EU. ‘A clean Brexit - where we can strike our [...]

February 15th, 2017|Brexit, Economy, Employment|

Trading opportunities outside the customs union could create 400,000 new UK jobs

New research by Change Britain shows: Leaving the EU’s customs union and striking trade agreements with just eight economic partners could result in the creation of up to 400,000 new UK jobs, according to the European Commission’s own figures. Over 100,000 of these would be in manufacturing (including car, ships and aircraft production) and over [...]

January 3rd, 2017|Brexit, Customs Union, Economy, Employment|

Strong economic growth and job creation belie pessimistic assumptions

Responding to the Autumn Statement, Change Britain Chair Gisela Stuart said: ‘The previous Chancellor claimed a vote to leave the EU would result in an immediate recession and a rise in unemployment of 500,000. Today we see that the opposite is true - over half a million more jobs are set to be created and [...]

November 23rd, 2016|Brexit, Economy, Employment|