Monthly Archives: December 2011

UK unemployment increases to 2.64m!

UK unemployment rose by 128,000 in the three months to October to 2.64 million, the highest level since 1994. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the jobless rate was 8.3%, up from 7.9% in the previous quarter. Youth unemployment … Continue reading

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Job index hits a 23 month high!

The Reed Job Index has risen by 4 points this month to stand at 133. The figure is up by 20 per cent year on year and has hit a 23-month high. This means employer demand for new staff has … Continue reading

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