Recruitment industry sees mixed signs in latest employment figures

The UK’s employment rate has remained at record levels, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics, despite a slight rise in unemployment.

Wed, 19 Oct 2016

The UK’s employment rate has remained at record levels, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics, despite a slight rise in unemployment.

The figures, published today, reveals an employment rate (the proportion of people aged from 16 to 64 who were in work) of 74.5%, the joint highest since comparable records began in...

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