Tags: Economy

Pay and jobs jump yet still jobless claimant count stays stubborn

The UK economy continues to grow, new figures have shown with a record number of people working and the amount being paid in salary also on the rise. However the outlook is not all rosy, there was a rise in the number of people claiming job seeker allowance, although the overall number of those out of work fell.

“A positive start, but much more to do”, says BCC to Ministers

A number of positive steps have been taken by the UK government to support British business in the first parliamentary session since the election. However, there are still areas of concern that remain unaddressed, says the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC), one of the UK’s largest and most influential business groups.