Employment soars in Derbyshire and the East Midlands

George Cowcher, Derbys, Notts and Leics Chamber chief exec. Stadium. 19th March 2014

George Cowcher, Derbys, Notts and Leics Chamber chief exec. Stadium. 19th March 2014

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Employment is soaring in the East Midlands after the region saw the largest rise in employment rate of anywhere in the UK.

More than 100,000 more people are in jobs in the region compared to this time last year, with 62,000 more finding work in the last quarter.

In Derbyshire, 9613 people claimed job seekers allowance in May, 4290 fewer than last year, with a 483 person reduction from April 2014 to May 2014 alone.

 

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