UK unemployment and employment statistics

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Inflation surge and labour market boom may spur UK rate hike, warns economist
Bank of England’s Huw Pill says ‘burden of proof’ now in favour of December interest rate rise

Phillip Inman

19, Nov, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Nord Stream 2 certification suspended; Security probe into Nvidia’s Arm deal launched;– as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest UK jobs report

Graeme Wearden

16, Nov, 2021 @6:19 PM

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UK jobs market booms despite end of furlough scheme
Unemployment rate drops to 4.3% as businesses recruit after removal of Covid restrictions

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @12:03 PM

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UK economy begins to emerge from Covid but old problems remain
Analysis: End of furlough has not driven up unemployment, but issues such as low productivity still exist

Larry Elliott Economics editor

16, Nov, 2021 @8:40 AM

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End of furlough scheme had smaller than feared impact on unemployment
Supported workers still more likely to lose jobs, but sector shortages cushion worst anticipated effects

Michael Savage

14, Nov, 2021 @6:01 AM

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UK job adverts at record in Christmas buildup; inflation knocks US consumer sentiment to 10-year low – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

12, Nov, 2021 @6:03 PM

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UK companies ‘must offer more to workers or face exodus’
Thinktank says higher pay, shorter working week or better benefits can help solve labour market crisis

Larry Elliott Economics editor

01, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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IMF warns supply disruptions and inflation threaten recovery; UK vacancies and payrolls at record– as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

12, Oct, 2021 @6:04 PM

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Budget signs look good for Sunak, but is the jobs market unhealthy?
Analysis: Economy appears to have avoided worst Covid damage, but most vacancies are in low-paid roles

Richard Partington

12, Oct, 2021 @11:32 AM

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UK job vacancies hit record amid Brexit and Covid staff shortages
Rise matched by steep fall in unemployment and rise in staff on payrolls to 29.2 million

Phillip Inman

12, Oct, 2021 @9:48 AM

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‘Missing workforce’ could ease Britain’s labour market crisis
Vacancies are at record levels, so why are millions of people looking for jobs and what can be done to help them?

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

02, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Generation X are heavy, risky drinkers. Will anything ever persuade us to stop?
Alcohol’s allure was powerful when we were growing up and those born after us consume far less. Now booze is falling out of fashion, is it time to assess old habits?

Zoe Williams

22, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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