Don’t hide from the recession, embrace it
THE global economic downturn saw 138,000 Britons lose their jobs in the three months leading up to July, with another 300,000 expected to be made redundant over the next year.
Along with a slumping housing market, soaring energy prices, increasingly pricey foodstuffs, and lowered consumer spending, unemployment is expected to top two million by December 2009 - the highest rate since 1999.
While the Chamber of Commerce highlights that this current economic crisis shouldn’t be considered as bad as the 1990s recession, a lot of us are worried.
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