Labour market coming out of stasis, with unemployment and redundancies on the rise | Pertemps



The latest ONS data covers the period between May and July 2020, providing the first snapshot of labour market activity in the aftermath of a more substantial easing of lockdown at the start of July and the introduction of greater flexibility within the Job Retention Scheme. 

The impact of COVID-19 on the labour market is becoming more pronounced and is starting to feed through to headline labour market indicators.