The UK’s employment rate has hit another record high, rising to 74.1%.

March 18, 2016   //   No Comments

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 people who have left full time education and are unemployed has fallen to 5.6% – the lowest on record.  Read more on the government’s website.

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