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Deloitte Chief Economist comments on this morning's unemployment figures

11 June 2019

Commenting on the latest unemployment figures, published this morning by the Office for National Statistics, Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte, said:

“These are another strong set of jobs numbers. But with businesses cautious and spending slowing the glory days of job-creation are behind us. From these ultra-low levels it’s hard to see unemployment rate falling much – and easy to imagine it nudging higher in the next year.”

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