Responses on the latest ONS figures on 19 July 2022

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics released on 19 July 2022, with comments from experts Responding to the latest ONS figures, Stephen Evans, Chief Executive of Learning and Work Institute, said: On the cost of living rises: “The cost of living crisis is laid bare today as real regular pay saw its biggest […]

ERSA responds to labour market statistics for October to December 2017

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The ONS labour market statistics for October to December 2017 published today show unemployment up by 46,000 on the quarter and the rate rising to 4.4%. The statistics also show that the employment level has increased by 88,000 more than the previous quarter, with 32.15 million people in work in total. There was concerning news […]

ERSA responds to latest labour market stats

ERSA welcomes the latest set of labour market statistics for September to November 2017, which show unemployment down by over 3000 on the quarter and with the rate falling to 4.3% – the lowest since 1975. The statistics also show that the employment level has increased by 102,000 more than the previous quarter, with 32.21 […]

ERSA responds to latest Labour Market Statistics March-May 2017

ERSA welcomes the latest set of labour market statistics for March to May 2017, which show unemployment down by over 152,000 on the year and with the rate falling to 4.5% – the lowest since 1975.  Commenting on the figures, ERSA’s Head of Policy and Communications, Sam Windett, said: “Today’s labour market statistics are in […]

ERSA welcomes the latest Labour Market Statistics

ERSA welcomes the latest Labour Market Statistics published today which show the employment rate at a record high of 74.5%, up 0.7% on the year, and the unemployment rate at 4.8%, the lowest for over a decade. With 49,000 more people in work in the past quarter and 461,000 on the year, there are now […]