Commenting on today’s ONS Labour Market figures, Ian Brinkley, Acting Chief Economist at the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, comments:
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“These are positive figures overall, reflecting a resilient labour market. The further fall in unemployment for young people is encouraging, but there are some less positive underlying trends.
“Firstly, the number of migrants in work continues to edge down, especially those coming into the UK from the A8 countries, suggesting that continuing uncertainty about the future status of EU citizens in the UK is already having an impact.