Energy prices are ‘bigger threat’ than unemployment

UK consumers believe rising energy prices are the “biggest threat” to their finances and standard of living. That’s according to YouGov’s new ‘Household Economic Activity Tracker’ (HEAT), which found people are more concerned about energy bills going up than they are about unemployment, inflation and taxes. On a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 […]

Energy security ‘less worrying than unemployment’

A tiny fraction of Brits think energy security is a big issue in the UK compared with unemployment. That’s according to a new government-commissioned poll which found 43% of people believe unemployment is the top concern compared with a mere 3% who chose energy supply. Climate change was seen as even less of a worry […]

Green sector bucks the US jobless trend

The green sector is bucking the US trend for unemployment, it has been suggested. According to North American gas and electricity supplier Mxenergy, growth in the industry is driving up demand for trained workers. Unemployment in the United States currently stands at 9.1%, with thousands jobless in some sectors. But the green sector can expect […]