UK jobs boom strongest in South Yorkshire and Merseyside, thinktank finds

Resolution Foundation identifies jobs growth hotspots since financial crisis

South Yorkshire and Merseyside recorded the strongest levels of jobs growth in the decade since the financial crisis, according to a report that also finds low-income households have benefited more than richer ones.

The rise in the national employment rate to 75.7%, the highest level on record, has been driven by comparatively low-employment areas of the UK “catching up” over the past decade, according to the Resolution Foundation.

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Source: The Guardian
UK jobs boom strongest in South Yorkshire and Merseyside, thinktank finds