Britain is back in recession and the real coalface of the downturn are job centres like the one in Swansea, where ITV News spoke to 25 year-old Kelly Whittle, a graduate who lost her job at Nursery earlier this year.
She sums up the psychological effect the word 'recession' has on those already struggling to make ends up. Asked about today's GDP figures, she said it is "bleak and I don't know where my next job is going to come from". She says she isn't too proud to take cleaning work but is not getting anywhere.
The UK's shrinking economy has left many business owners unsure of where the economy, the government and their livelihoods are going next.
ITV News has been speaking to people in Swansea where the economic outlook is no brighter than the weather
A point here or there doesn't signal disaster. It is a statistical event. However you phrase it the fact is - the economy is stuck