Deloitte’s chief economist labour market figures comment
17 April 2018
Commenting on the latest labour market figures, published this morning by the Office for National Statistics, Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte, the business advisory firm, said:
“The squeeze on real wages is, like the awful weather, drawing to an end. For the first time in a year, earnings growth has outstripped inflation. With more people in work than ever, and three quarters of a million unfilled jobs, the stage is set for further rises in earnings through this year.”
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