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February jobs figures: A record breaking month, driven by disabled people and full-time work

ONS labour market statistics: businesses hiring again as confidence grows The UK jobs market grew in the three months to December with nearly 33 million people in work, a new record, according to new figures from the ONS. The employment rate grew to a high of 76.5%, 0.6% higher than last year and 0.4% higher than the previous quarter. The unemployment rate remains at 3.8%, 0.2% lower than the same period last year.

To turn UK #productivity on its head we need Britain’s businesses to invest in the skills of their workforce

Sean Farrington, SVP EMEIA at Pluralsight, has issued a comment following yesterday’s report from the Office of National Statistics reflecting a flat UK economic performance in the three months to October.

Help builders train to regain construction confidence

The largest fall in monthly construction growth for almost two years demonstrates the urgent need for the next government to invest in construction skills to support UK builders, says Federation of Master Builders in response to the ONS construction output statistics published today.

Disabled people are more likely to be self-employed than non-disabled people #DisabilityAwareness

Employment among people with disabilities rising but more progress needed New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the gap in employment between working-age people with and without disabilities is closing.

UK labour market statistics: December 2018

Employment and labour market UK labour market statistics: December 2018 UK jobs market continues to tighten amidst continued Brexit uncertainty

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