interview shoes watched an interesting report from Channel 4 News last night. the report looked at research from The Work Foundation which points to a steady decline in middle-income jobs in the UK.

as a consequence of this trend, more and more skilled and experienced job seekers are faced with bumping down to unskilled, low-paid work with no prospects or benefits. bumping down has long-term effects on the economy, reverses social-mobility, and is expected to sharply polarise British politics in the future.

Gary Gibbon’s report is here.

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