UK unemployment rate jumps to 5.1%

Published on February 23, 2021 - Duration: 01:09s

UK unemployment rate jumps to 5.1%

New figures from the Office for National Statistics show that Covid-19 continues to damage the UK economy.

The number of workers on UK payrolls has fallen by nearly 730,000 since the start of the pandemic and the jobless rate has surged to its highest level since 2016.

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