How to get back on the market after job loss

There are now 2.67 million people unemployed in the UK, representing 8.4% of the working-age population. The rate has been stealthily growing in the UK and in the three months to January the rate rose by 28,000. This is the highest unemployment rate since 1995.Of course this obscures the number of people who are underemployed and working part time due to recent redundancy and job loss. Many people are taking jobs they are over qualified for purely because they don’t have a choice; with jobs in such short supply competition is fierce and there are both winners and losers.However, the rate is by no means homogenous throughout the country. The unemployment rate in London for example is below the national average except in Hackney South and Tottenham…

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