Recruitment expert and Chairman of the rec firm REED, James Reed, has announced stark warnings for businesses up and down the UK today, following the recent ONS results on the labour market. According to figures, for the three months ending April 2020, the highest employment rate estimate in the UK was in the South East (79.5%) and the lowest was in Northern Ireland (71.6%). It also discovered that for the three months ending April 2020, the highest unemployment rate estimate in the UK was in the North East (5.2%) and the lowest was in Northern Ireland (2.3%); a joint record low unemployment rate. These figures have indicated that millions of jobs are at risk, undoubtedly due to the impact the coronavirus crisis has had on the economy and businesses. As such, Reed has revealed that he believes...
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