The amount of people without work on the island has continued to decrease to 349.Read the full story ›
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Unemployment in the North West fell by 6,000 in the three months to December, official figures have revealed.Read the full story ›
Unemployment in the region is down 24,000 according to official figures.
The rate currently stands at 270,000, a decrease of 7.9% between September and November last year.
Unemployment in the North West increased by 24,000 in the three months to August. Official figures have revealed it's the worst area in the UK.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed that a total of 294,000 people were unemployed in the region between June and August.
Nationally the number of people in work has reached a record high of almost 30m after a new fall in unemployment. Just under 2.5m people were out of work in the three months to August, down by 18,000 on the previous three months.
The figures showed the biggest monthly fall in jobseeker's allowance claimants for 16 years.
But the new data from the ONS also showed that 1.45 million people were working part-time because they could not find full-time jobs, the highest figure since records began in 1992.
Unemployment in the North West decreased by 28,000 in the three months to April, official figures have revealed.Read the full story ›
Latest figures show unemployment has fallen in the North West more than any other part of the country.
The last three months has seen a 6% drop in people looking for work in the region.
Unemployment in the North West fell by 18,000 in the three months to March, official figures have revealed.Read the full story ›