Has Ed Balls scored an own-goal over benefits ‘big stick’?

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Owen Jones thinks the LP has scored an own goal: The big problem is – and my apologies for the politico jargon – “framing”. The Guardian headline reads “Balls: work for six months or no dole”…. It’s quoted as a … Continue reading

The Future Jobs Fund: One of the most ineffective job schemes there’s been?

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The Future Jobs Fund: One of the most ineffective job schemes there’s been? Posted on November 26, 2012 by alittleecon The Future Jobs Fund (FJF) was an employment subsidy brought in by the last Labour Government at the height of the recession to help … Continue reading