• From The BBC:

    More than one in 10 British workers fear the economic slowdown means they will lose their job in the next year, according to union body the TUC.
    A survey of almost 3,000 employees across Britain suggested those in Wales and Scotland felt most vulnerable.
    Workers in east England were most optimistic about employment, followed by those in London, it said.
    Replicated nationwide, the survey would mean about 3.3m people, or 13% of the workforce, feel their jobs are at risk.
    Latest official unemployment data said the number of people out of work rose by 60,000 in the three months to June.
    This took the official unemployment rate to 5.4% – 1.67 million people – the Office for National Statistics said, suggesting that a slowing economy was taking its toll on the labour market.
    “These poll findings show just how many people are getting worried about losing their job in the current economic slowdown,” said TUC general secretary Brendan Barber.
    “Of course this does not mean that…

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