Latest Employment Figures

According to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures employment rose by 248,000 to 31.05 million in the three months to February. This
represents the biggest increase over a three-month period since April 2014.
The number of 16 to 24-year-olds out of work fell by 22,000 compared to the previous quarter, while the number of full-time self-employed workers fell by 27,000.