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Where do we find 2.5 million jobs? In this multimedia project we tackle the biggest question facing the UK economy

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article 18 April 2012 UK
Are jobs being created in your city?
The Channel 4 Jobs report will be tracking eight UK cities to see how many jobs are being created. But we want to hear from you - tell us the jobs story in your city here.
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The Channel 4 Jobs Report tracks eight UK cities and regions to get a snapshot of how many jobs are being created. But we want to hear from you - tell us the jobs story in your area here.

article 13 March 2012 Business
What does it take to create just one job?
What does it take to create just one job?
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To kick off the Channel 4 Jobs Report, Business Correspondent Sarah Smith looks at what happens behind the scenes to create just one job out of the 2.5 million that are needed.

article 14 March 2012 UK
Q+A: What the latest jobs figures mean for the UK
Q+A: What the latest jobs figures mean for the UK
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As job creation becomes a crucial issue in 2012, Channel 4 News looks behind the headlines at how the UK is faring in the first quarter of the year.

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article 06 November 2012 Business
Apprentice firms profit at public's expense - govt report (Getty)
Apprentice firms profit at public's expense - govt report

The government is paying too much money, too easily, on apprenticeship schemes, leading to "excessive" profits being made at the public's expense, according to a new report.

article 24 October 2012 Business
A4e received 46m from the taxpayer in the first year of the governmen's flagship Work Programme - despite failing to meet minimum targets for getting the long-term unemployed into work.
46m payout for A4e - despite missing Work Programme targets

A4e received 46m from the taxpayer in the first year of the government's flagship Work Programme - despite failing to meet minimum targets for getting the long-term unemployed into work.

post 20 September 2012
Plastic apprenticeships and jobs-hogging

It's less of a jobs market, more of a jobs battlefield for Channel 4's Class of 2012. Faisal Islam takes 10 insights from an event bringing job seekers, CEOs and politicians together.

article 06 September 2012 UK
Planning permission will only now be needed for those beyond six or eight metres (Getty)
Planning rules could be relaxed to unlock growth

Extensions to houses and business properties will be made easier as part of a package of government measures to help kick start the economy.

article 21 August 2012 UK
Students waiting for their GCSE results this week have seen the  most
by Teenagers' hopes hit by 'economic deterioration'

Students waiting for their GCSE results this week have seen the most "dramatic" changes to their prospects than any other secondary school year group for 70 years, according to a report.

article 15 August 2012 UK
Commuters in London (Reuters)
Why recession plus labour hoarding means more jobs

As latest government figures show a drop in the number of people without work - despite the recession - Channel 4 News speaks to one of the economists who are scratching their heads to explain why.

article 15 August 2012 UK
Unemployment falls by 46,000 between April and June to 2.56 million, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Much of the fall was recorded in London, suggesting an Olympics boost.
UK unemployment falls by 46,000 to 2.56 million

Unemployment falls by 46,000 between April and June to 2.56 million, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Much of the fall was recorded in London, suggesting an Olympics boost.