Workforce increased 39,000 in April driven by the steep rise in...
While the number of people in work increased by 39,000, there are an additional 278,000 people looking for more work...READ MORE
The strong employment growth of last year should continue for some time in light of the continued growth of job vacancies. But while overall the opportunities are better now for those looking for work than have been for some time, the picture remains extremely varied, depending on where you live and what type of work you are looking to do.
Last year certainly was a good year from employment. Over the year, total employment grew by 3.4% – the best annual growth since September 2005, and the number of hours worked grew by 3%, the best since 2010. And while the growth levels do seem to have come off their peak a bit in the start of this year, employment is still growing very solidly.
Read the full article on The Guardian.