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Unemployment falls again as self-employment surges

Unemployment falls again as self-employment surges

Unemployment fell to 6.9% between December and February, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.…

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Unemployment falls due to rise in self-employment

Unemployment falls due to rise in self-employment

Unemployment fell by 63,000 in the quarter to January, due to growing numbers of self employed people, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.…

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Self-employed up by 367,000

Self-employed up by 367,000

The number of self-employed workers has risen by 367,000 in the last four years, mostly since 2011, with women accounting for 80% of the rise between 2008 and 2011, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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Unemployment figures fall

Unemployment figures fall

Unemployment fell by 49,000 to 2.51 million between July and September with the number of people in full-time jobs rising by 51,000 and the number in part-time jobs increasing by 49,000, according to statistics from the Office for National Statistics.

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Women over 50 'have fared best in jobs recession'

Women over 50 'have fared best in jobs recession'

Women over 50 have fared the best in terms of finding jobs in the current recession, according to the latest Work Audit report, published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).…

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