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UK employment reaches record high

Comments Off | 02-21-2016

There are now a record 31.4 million people in work – up 521,000 compared with this time last year, fuelled by a rise in full-time employment – and there are a record 776,000 job vacancies, reflecting the economy’s strong performance.
The unemployment rate is the lowest in a decade, at 5.1%, and the proportion of young

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Unemployment drops below 7%

Comments Off | 04-18-2014

Unemployment has dropped below 7% for the first time since the recession and employment has seen the biggest annual jump in a generation, figures published by the Office for National Statistics today (16 April 2014) show.
Unemployment fell by 77,000 in the last 3 months, taking the unemployment rate to 6.9% for the first time since

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