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Britons facing a grim future as job losses soar

If Britons thought the news last week that unemployment figures had leapt by 140,000 in the three months to September was bad, it looks like worse is to come.

15th November, 2008

If Britons thought the news last week that unemployment figures had leapt by 140,000 in the three months to September was bad, it looks like worse is to come.

Since those figures were announced last Wednesday, some of the best-known companies in the country have outlined big job cuts. Royal Bank of Scotland is cutting its global workforce by 3,000 people, BT plans to axe 10,000 jobs worldwide, and GlaxoSmithKline, Virgin Media, Yell, JCB and house-builder...

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