There were more positive signs for the economy today as official figures showed that unemployment dropped by a further 5,000 between February and April.
But other research showed that those people in work are having their living standards eroded as many face wage cuts or freezes.
ITV News' Economics Editor Richard Edgar reports from a brewery in Somerset:
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