Unemployment | 730,000 UK jobs lost during COVID-19 lockdown

730,000 UK jobs lost during COVID-19 lockdown

730,000 workers have fallen from company payrolls since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in March, according to new data revealed by the Office for National Statistics.

Paid employment dropped for the fourth month in a row in July due to the continuing financial strain brought about by the pandemic and the Government’s mandatory lockdown measures earlier in the year.

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