The impact of the pandemic is felt in the labour market, with unemployment and redundancies rising | Pertemps

 

 

The latest ONS data covers the period June to August 2020, providing a snapshot of labour market activity at the start of greater flexibility within the Job Retention Scheme and the introduction of employers' contribution to the scheme in August. 

The latest labour market data shows the ongoing divergence in labour market data which is a result of the success of the government's furlough scheme.