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Employment News Stories

UK Unemployment Figures Fall

The Office for National Statistics has revealed that unemployment in the UK has fallen by 45,000. The figures show a drop in unemployment between January and March and is now at 2.63 million. The number of people claiming jobseekers allowance also dropped to 1.59 million.

60,000 Jobs Could be at Risk

According to a recent report by Sky News, 60,000 health care jobs could be at risk in the future. The Royal College of Nursing Study have hinted that community care is in trouble following healthcare reforms. Nurses are currently stretched with duties and are, according…

Clinton Cards In Administration

The news has just been announced that high street retailer Clinton Cards has gone into administration. There are over 600 Clinton Cards stores across the country and administrators have already hinted at store closures, possibly leaving jobs at risk. The retailer currently employs over 8,000…

Banks to Make Staff Cuts

Over 1,000 jobs are set to be cut by Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks. Their owner National Australia Bank announced the news and said the cuts would come into play by 2015. The decision has apparently been made because of the downturn of the UK economy….

UK Economy Facing Recession Again

A report today has outlined how the UK economy is facing a recession…again. The economy has shrunk by 0.2% during the first three months of 2012 after shrinking at the end of 2011. The Office for National Statistics has reported the results. An economy officially…