Tag: unemployment

Unemployment rises in the North East

WITH the region having the highest unemployment rates in the UK, SR News investigates as unemployment reaches its highest since January 2017. DATA released by the Office for National Statistics showed unemployment in the North East on the rise, resulting in a job crisis for the region. Figures from the […]

North East employment rate at record high

The number of people employed within the North East is at a record high. Between November 2015 to January 2016, 70.6 per cent of people over the age of 16 were employed. And now there are 33,000 more people in work than from the last period, with 23,000 more people […]