Employers in the region are becoming increasingly reluctant to take people on.
A survey looking at whether companies plan to recruit in the next three months reveals more firms in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire want to reduce their workforce than hire new workers.
Smaller businesses say they're waiting to see what happens with the financial situation in Europe before taking on new staff. We have spoke to James Hick from recruitment firm Manpower about it.
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Emma Jesson brings you Sunday evening's forecast for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
Wet and windy spells, interspersed with drier interludes this week. Wintry showers and variable temperatures. Gales and a weather warning
Mainly dry and cloudy today, rain on and off, some bright spells. Milder than of late but breezier