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UK Unemployment Still Rising

ukunemploymentDuring the end of last year UK unemployment figures reached a high – with 2.67 million people out of work.

The figures, reported by the BBC, indicate that 48, 000 more people were unemployed during the build up to Christmas. The current unemployment rate in the UK is 8.4%.

The unemployment rate is at its highest since 1995 and over 1.5 million people are claiming Jobseekers’s Allowance.