The latest ONS data covers the period from May to July 2021, providing a snapshot of labour market activity during the reopening of the economy. The update covers employment-related statistics such as employment, unemployment, and economic inactivity for the UK, as well as experimental PAYE and hours worked data.
Highlights from this month’s labour market update show:
- Continued signs of recovery, with employment increasing, unemployment decreasing, and vacancies at a new record high
- Young people who were particularly affected by the pandemic saw a