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More people now saving for retirement

New figures show that 11,000 more people in East Hampshire are now saving more for their retirement, due to changes made to workplace pensions.

Record vacancies offer employment opportunities

The latest employment numbers from the Office for National Statistics show that the number of vacancies has reached a record high – 823,000 – offering more opportunities for individuals to join the 32.15 million people now in work.

Damian said:

Holocaust Memorial Day

Last week Damian signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day, and honouring those who were murdered and the survivors who work to educate young people today.

Damian welcomes latest employment numbers

The latest employment numbers from the Office for National Statistics show that the rate of unemployment remains at 4.3% - the lowest since 1975 - and the employment is now at 75.3%, which is a joint record high.

Commenting on the numbers, Damian said:

Unemployment rate ends 2017 at 40 year low

Today’s employment numbers from the Office for National Statistics show that the rate of unemployment remains at 4.3% - the lowest in 40 years. Damian welcomed the news, saying:

 

Damian welcomes the Autumn Budget statement

With announcements that will deliver a major house building programme, offer more help for small businesses and boost the income of working families, Damian welcomes the Autumn Budget statement.

Damian said:

Unemployment remains at 40 year low

The latest employment numbers released by the Office for National Statistics show that the rate of unemployment remains at 4.3% - the lowest in 40 years.

Low unemployment record stays on track

The latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that the rate of unemployment remains at 4.3% - the lowest since 1975 – and are welcomed by Damian.

 

Employment data continues to break records

Damian welcomes the latest figures published this week by the Office of National Statistics which shows the rate of unemployment is now at its lowest level since 1975 - at 4.3%, with a record 32.14 million people in work.

Damian, who is also Minister for Employment, said: