Record employment figures

According to new data released today (20/01), more than half a million people in Britain found employment in the last twelve months. Employment figures are consequently at a new record high: 31.4 million Britons are now in work.

“There were 22.96 million people working full-time, 436,000 more than for a year earlier. There were 8.43 million people working part-time, 152,000 more than for a year earlier,” reports the Office for National Statistics.