It’s good news to see yet another increase in the number of people in work and to see unemployment fall again. The fall in youth unemployment is particularly welcome, although we’re not complacent about the scale of the challenge still facing us.
We’re working hard to help the long-term unemployed back into a job. That’s why we’ve committed to supporting the hardest-to-help people over a two year period through the Work Programme so that we can help them overcome their barriers to work and get them into sustainable jobs.”
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Mainly dry and cloudy today, rain on and off, some bright spells. Milder than of late but breezier
League One Bradford City have dumped Premier League leaders out of the cup, despite going two goals behind at Stamford Bridge.
After the recent snow and very cold temperatures, we see a return to the sort of weather we would normally expect for the UK in January