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Deloitte’s chief economist: UK’s job-rich recovery continues

11 November 2015

Commenting on the latest labour market statistics, published this morning by the Office for National Statistics, Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte, the business advisory firm, said:

“Today’s numbers suggest there is momentum behind the growth in the UK economy and, despite external uncertainties, the UK is continuing to see a job-rich recovery.

“The strong growth in wages points to further gains in consumer firepower in coming months.”

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Notes to editors

About Deloitte
In this press release references to Deloitte are references to Deloitte LLP, which is among the country's leading professional services firms.

Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (“DTTL”), a UK private company limited by guarantee, whose member firms are legally separate and independent entities. Please see www.deloitte.co.uk/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of DTTL and its member firms.

The information contained in this press release is correct at the time of going to press.

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Stephanie Dobbs
Deloitte LLP
+44 20 7303 2636
stdobbs@deloitte.co.uk

 

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