Economic FastResponse unit: UK unemployment rises confirming a recent trend


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Originally published at: http://whichinvestmenttrust.com/economic-fastresponse-unit-uk-unemployment-rises-confirming-a-recent-trend/
The first rise in unemployment in seven months reflects a slowdown in business activity as the new minimum wage increases costs upon employers just as the Brexit debate gets in to full swing. The latest employment statistics, released today, have shown unemployment nudging up and employment growth slowing further. According to the Office for National…