FactCheck: Work Programme still under pressure to prove its worth
The government’s back-to-work programme is praised by ministers but damned as a failure by the unions. FactCheck referees.
FactCheck: What Unison isn’t telling you about jobs
There are four jobseekers competing for every vacancy, according to one of Britain’s biggest unions. But are things getting better or worse? FactCheck finds out.
Unemployment: why it really is good news
Growth is down but employment is up. It’s a conundrum for economists. Can we rely on the jobless figures or is the government cooking the books? FactCheck finds out.