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Coronavirus: UK payrolls shrink by 649,000 jobs in lockdown

Image copyright Getty Images The number of workers on UK company payrolls fell by 649,000 between March and June, official figures indicate. The number of people claiming work-related benefits last month – including the unemployed – was 2.6 million. The overall jobless rate was unchanged but there are 47,000 more young people unemployed than there were a year ago. Unemployment… Read more →

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UK workers on payrolls fall by 612,000

Image copyright Getty Images The number of workers on UK payrolls dived more than 600,000 between March and May, official figures suggest. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the number of job vacancies in May had also fallen to a record low. The figures reflect the impact of around six weeks of lockdown in the UK, in which almost… Read more →