Articles from Office for National Statistics (ONS)

ONS Labour Market Figures Feb 2021- unemployment rate over 5% and nearly 200,000 young people unemployed for over 6 months – Sector Reaction

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) Labour Market information has been released today (23rd February 2021), the day after Boris Johnson gave his four step Roadmap to recovery from Lockdown 3.

Coronavirus and the impact on students in higher education in England

@ONS have examined trends in COVID-19 transmission with case studies from @UniofExeter and Loughborough University (@LboroUniversity) and research from other higher education institutions in England.

Emotional fitness provider eQuoo urges businesses to equip employees with tools to build resilience in order to prevent mental health crisis

@ONS reports that 1 in 5 adults have experienced some form of depression during the pandemic With the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reporting that one in five adults have experienced some form of depression during the coronavirus pandemic, a rate which has doubled since the beginning of the year, mental health support for employees is more critical than ever.  In addition, the Carnegie UK Trust found that the wellbeing of people in England was in ‘free fall’ in their latest report on Gross Domestic Wellbeing.

Employment rate continues to fall, but vacancies are beginning to recover

UK labour market: December 2020  Early estimates for November 2020 suggest that there is a slight drop over the month in the number of payroll employees in the UK. Since February 2020, the number of payroll employees has fallen by 819,000; however, the larger falls were seen at the start of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Unemployment in 2021 is anticipated to rise to 4 million

UK labour market: November 2020 – more measures needed to support jobs recovery as weak labour market figures driven by continued fall in hiring and spare capacity  Sector response to November ONS Labour Market Stats Release:

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