Tags: unemployment

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.

Advertised vacancies outstrip jobseekers for first time since the recession

Highlights Total advertised vacancies shoot up to 936,596 in October 2014, growing 3.4% month-on-month and rising by 25.1% compared to October 2013 Advertised vacancies outnumber jobseekers for the first-time since the recession, with 936,596 vacancies and 887,771 jobseekers in October 2014 Salary packets rise above the rate of inflation in October, as average advertised salaries…