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Unemployment falls to 4.8% as jobs market shows signs of recovery


THE jobs market has shown early signs of recovery as unemployment fell 4.8% between January to March this year.

The fall even though England was in its third national lockdown due to the Covid crisis.

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Unemployment fell over England's third national lockdown

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Unemployment fell over England’s third national lockdownCredit: PA

Official figures from the Office for National Statistics showed this was the largest quarterly decrease since September to November 2015.

The UK’s employment rate increased for the first time since December 2019 to February 2020 as well.

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