UK job growth slows but labour market withstanding Brexit shock - ONS



Job creation in Britain slowed in the three months to August although there was little sign of a big hit to the labour market from the country's decision to leave the European Union, official data showed on Wednesday.
The number of people in work rose by 106,000 between June and August, down from gains of more than 170,000 in each of three previous readings.
The unemployment rate held at a nearly 11-year low of 4.9 percent, in line with a forecast in a Reuters poll of economists.
The data follows previous signs that Britain's labour market has largely weathered the initial shock of the... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Business, Views: 35
Source: Reuters
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