UK payrolls shrink by 649,000 jobs in lockdown

UK payrolls shrink by 649,000 jobs in lockdown

The number of workers on UK payrolls has fallen by 649,000, or 2.2%, between March and June, official figures show. The number of people claiming work-related benefits - including the unemployed - was 2.6 million. Job vacancies fell to 333,000 - almost two-thirds lower than in June last year and the lowest number since the Office for National Statistics began collecting comparable data in 2001.

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