Employment: Demand for UK workers ‘picks up’ in December

But those figures pre-date the November and January national lockdowns in England – and unemployment is excepted to continue to rise, peaking at a rate of 9.7%, according to the Office for Budgetary Responsibility, the government’s independent forecaster.

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Inflation measure shake-up amid Jack Monroe row

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Oatly ads banned over ‘misleading’ environmental claims

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