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UK Employment Sky High

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The employment rate in the UK is at a record 74.6% – the highest employment rate since records began in 1971. Unemployment rate remains at 4.8% which is the lowest rate for 11 years while wages grew by 2.6%. Secretary of State, Damian Green said “With employment at its highest rate since records began, and unemployment at its lowest in over a decade, we remain in a position of strength. With youth unemployment down, women in work at record levels and number of disabled people in work increasing too, we’re delivering on our pledge to build a country that works for everyone.” Click here to read more.

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