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Deloitte UK economist comments on today's unemployment figures

17 March 2020

Commenting on unemployment figures released this morning by the ONS, Debapratim De, UK economist at Deloitte, said:

“The UK labour market has shown surprising resilience in the face of economic weakness, with employment growth beating expectations and a continued rise in vacancies over the winter months. The jobs market started the year from a position of strength, before the likely hit to employment and wages from the coronavirus outbreak.”

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