- Thursday, 29 August 2013
- Written by Matthew Wood
With recent figures indicating a small growth in the economy, a number of commentators are once again talking about the "green shoots of recovery". But for the majority of people, this does not feel like a recovery. Unemployment is still high, and those jobs that are being created are low-waged and insecure. Matthew Wood discusses the state of the UK economy and its real effects on living standards.