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Employment rates are rising, but is it good news?

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Employment rates are rising, but is it good news?

The latest report released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that despite economic and financial uncertainty, the UK employment rate is currently ranked at its highest ever percentage since records began at 76.1%.

This currently puts it on par for top place along with 1971. Estimates for April to June 2019 show 32.81million people in employment – this is 425,000 more than one year earlier. People working full-time increased by 262,000 to reach 24.11million.

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