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Employment rates rise while job vacancies fall, ONS report reveals

Statistics from the Office for National Statistics show that the UK’s employment rate has risen to a new high of 76.3 per cent, largely due to a record number of women in full time work.

Urgent staffing solutions required to help providers like Chapter Care amid ageing population

Late last year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published its national population projections. The findings showed that the number of over 85s in the UK is set to double within the next 25 years, adding fuel to industry fears of a looming social care crisis.

Retail sales fall by 0.6% in December

Despite hopes of a Christmas boost, retail sales fell in December according to the Office for National Statistics.

ONS: UK unemployment lowest since 1975

In the three months to October 2019, the unemployment rate in the UK fell to its lowest recorded level since January 1975 according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.

Growth of UK economy at slowest rate for almost seven years, according to ONS figures

Official figures published by the Office for National Statistics show that the UK economy grew at its slowest annual rate for almost seven years during October.

Total household financial debt rises by £12 billion

According to a study from the Office for National Statistics, total household financial debt rose by 11 per cent between April 2016 and March 2018 compared to the previous two years.

ONS: Disabled workers paid 12.2% less

According to figures published by the Office for National Statistics, disabled workers are paid 12.2 per cent less than their non-disabled colleagues on average.

FuseMetrix’s approach to productivity reflected in Government press release

Productivity can be famously hard to measure, but the ONS recorded the April to June quarter as producing the fastest falling figures for five years. Measured by output per hour these numbers are always relatively crude, but the two quarters prior to this one had also seen zero growth.

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