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Unemployment figures have fallen

Posted in Employers, Candidates on Jun 26, 2012 by Rejuvenate Productions

Figures released last week by the Office For National Statistics have confirmed that UK unemployment figures have fallen by 51,000 to 2.61 million in the three months to April compared with the previous quarter.
Figures also revealed that the Jobless rate has now fallen to 8.2% and that the number of 16-24 year olds looking for work has fallen by 29,000 in May, but still remains over one million however excluding those in full-time education, the figure is closer to 20.5% of the workforce. All of which signals encouraging movement for businesses and job seekers alike.

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