West Midlands is UK’s leading employment hotspot

THE West Midlands has continued to be the UK’s employment hotspot with latest figures showing the region leading the way in terms of job creation.

New figures from the Office for National Statistics show the region recorded a 32,000 fall in its jobless total during the October to December 2014 quarter.

The fall, equivalent to a 1.2% decline in the unemployment rate, is way ahead of the UK average – which showed a fall of just 0.3% in the same period.

The region now has 169,000 people cla... 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...