Unemployment figures show ‘vulnerability’ of East Midlands

The number of people in work across the East Midlands rose in the three months to the end of April compared to the previous quarter, according to latest figures Office for National Statistics data showed there were 2,343,049 in work, 31,713 more than during the three months to the end of January. Over the same periods, the number of people recorded as unemployed fell by 8,421 to 105,124, giving an unemployment rate of 4.3% - a 0.4 percentage point improvement. Scott Knowles, chief executive at East Midlands Chamber, said: “... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...
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