The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has warned that the world’s consumption of raw materials will rise sharply, putting greater pressure on the environment.
A major international organisation has downgraded its forecasts for UK economic growth over the next two years, amid warnings of the uncertainty created by the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.
One in four UK graduates reports being overqualified for their jobs, with the OECD saying this may partly be down to some of them lacking basic numeracy and literacy skills.
Almost half the value of student loans will never be repaid, a report has suggested.
UK household income growth has lagged behind its international peers for the last eight years, with fresh data showing Britain has the largest gap between economic expansion and pay.