Coronavirus: Local lockdowns ‘stifling jobs recovery’

The think tank’s analysts said in general, the lag in hiring was concentrated in sectors exposed to Covid-19 restrictions, such as retail, arts and leisure.

Stricter coronavirus rules are now in force for nearly six million Britons.

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