Job vacancies increased by 20,000 to a record high of 829,000, while average earnings increased by 2.4% in the year to June.Read the full story ›
Employment increased by 137,000 in the quarter to May to 32.4 million, the highest since records began in 1971, new figures show.Read the full story ›
Employment increased by 197,000 in the quarter to March to the highest figure since records began in 1971, giving a record rate of 75.6%.Read the full story ›
The employment rate has reached record levels - but wages are increasing below inflation, leaving many households struggling.Read the full story ›
The unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since the summer of 1975, with a record number of people in work.Read the full story ›
Unemployment figures from the ONS are also positive.Read the full story ›
Unemployment has fallen to a 10-year low in the latest official figures from the Office for National Statistics
The number of people seeking work dropped by 16,000 to 1.62 million - or 4.8% - in the three months to October.
The UK now has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the EU, with only Germany and the Czech Republic having a lower figure.
Average earnings also edged upwards by 0.1% on the previous month, with workers seeing an average increase of 2.5% in the year to October.
The ONS also reported a rise of 76,000 in the number of people classed as economically inactive - a category of people who are of working age but are not currently in or actively seeking work.