UK unemployment falls to 12-year-low

UK unemployment falls to 12-year-low
 

Unemployment has fallen to a 12-year low but pay growth continues to fall behind inflation, new figures show.
The jobless total was cut by 52,000 in the quarter to August to 1.4 million, the lowest since 2005, with women driving the growth in employment.
More than 32 million people are in work after a rise of 52,000, including 15 million women, with the female employment rate reaching a record 70.7%, the Office for National Statistics reported.
The female unemployment rate has reached a joint record low of 4.2%.
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18 October 2017 in Politics, Views: 44
Source: Scotsman
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