Unemployment on the Increase

Unemployment on the Increase

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The jobless number climbed 146,000 for the three-month period, data from the Office for National Statistics showed.

For January, the number of those getting jobseeker’s allowance added 73,800 to reach 1.23 million.
The unemployment rate hit 6.3%, the highest since 1998, and comes as The Bank of England recently warned of a “deep recession” for 2009.

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Nick Cooper
Nick is NCC's resident blog author and covers a range of subjects, including teaching and health & social care. NCC is an international learning provider with over 20 years’ experience offering learning solutions. To date, NCC has engaged with over 20,000 employers, and delivered quality training to over half a million learners.
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