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Monday 19th of July 2010

News Tag: claimant count

July 14, 2010

UK unemployment rate eases further to 7.8%

by Kay Murchie
”UK
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has today revealed that UK unemployment fell in the three months to May. According to the ONS, the number of people unemployed in the UK fell to 2.468 million, boosted by a record rise in part-time work. The latest figures means the unemployment rate dipped to 7.8% from 7.9% - the lowest since January and ...



December 16, 2009

UK’s unemployment rate up to 13-year high of 7.9%

by Kay Murchie
”UK’s
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has today revealed that UK unemployment rose by 21,000 in the three months to October to 2.491 million, taking the unemployment rate to 7.9% - a 13-year high. However, the increase was slower than expected and was the smallest quarterly rise since March-May 2008 Furthermore, the number of Britons claiming jobseeker's allowance (JSA) ...