UK unemployment falls once again — and Brits are finally getting a pay rise
|04/17/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- UK unemployment rate falls from 4.3% to 4.2%.
- Earnings grew by 2.8%, outstripping inflation for the first time in over a year.
- “The labour market continues to be strong,” senior ONS statistician Matt Hughes said.
LONDON – Unemployment in the UK fell unexpectedly between December and February, according to new data released by the Office for National Statistics on Tuesday.
The headline unemployment rate, which measures the percentage of the British workforce who want a job but don’t have one, fell from 4.3% to 4.2%. It’s the second consecutive month of a falling headline jobless rate.
There were 1.42 million unemployed people in the read more >>>