UK unemployment rises by 10,000

UK unemployment rises by 10,000
 

UK unemployment increased by 10,000 to 1.66 million in the three months to August, figures show.
The unemployment rate was unchanged, however, at a near 11-year low of 4.9%, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.
"These figures show that employment continued to grow over the summer and vacancies remain at high levels, suggesting continuing confidence in the economy," the ONS said.
Wage growth was steady at 2.3%.
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19 October 2016 in Business, Views: 31
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