The UK employment rate had reached a joint-record high of 76.6% before the coronavirus crisis hit the UK according to the latest Labour Market Statistics update published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The employment rate was 0.6 percentage points higher than a year earlier
The UK Government borrowed £62.1 billion in April, marking the highest monthly figure on record as it tried to navigate the country through the coronavirus crisis, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Between January and March 2020, Scotland’s employment rate dropped to 74.7% and the unemployment rate estimate rose over the quarter to 4.1% according to the latest Labour Market Statistics Update by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Jamie Hepburn, Scotland's business, fair work
The Bank of England has warned that the coronavirus pandemic will force the UK economy towards its deepest recession on record. The bank has revealed that the economy was on course to shrink 14% this year, based on the lockdown being relaxed in June.
The employment rate in the UK reached a record high in the three months to February before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) Labour Market update.