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The UK unemployment rate fell to an eight-month low in April as pubs and restaurants reopened

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The UK unemployment rate fell to an eight-month low of 4.7% in the three months to April, official figures showed on Tuesday, as the reopening of key parts of the economy boosted the jobs market.
April's figure was below the 5% unemployment rate seen in the previous quarter and was the lowest figure since the three months to August 2020.
Separate data from the Office for National Statistics showed Britons' average total pay for the three months to March rose 4%.
Britain's rollout of coronavirus vaccines has been one of the quickest in the world. It allowed the...
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The UK unemployment rate fell to an eight-month low in April as pubs and restaurants reopened

The UK unemployment rate fell to an eight-month low in April as pubs and restaurants reopened

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The UK economy is gradually reopening from coronavirus lockdowns.
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The UK unemployment rate fell to an eight-month low in April as pubs and restaurants reopened.
Pay also picked up, rising 4% on average in the three months to March.
The Bank of England expects UK unemployment to peak just below 5.5% in 2021.
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The UK unemployment rate fell to an eight-month low of 4.7% in the three months to April, official figures showed on Tuesday, as the reopening of key parts of the economy boosted the jobs market. April's...
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