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UK payrolled employment rises by record 241,000 in August By Reuters


LONDON (Reuters) – British employers added record a 241,000 staff to their payrolls last month, taking the total number of payrolled employees above their level in February 2020, just before Britain first went into COVID-19 lockdown, government figures showed on Tuesday.

Separate official data showed the unemployment rate was 4.6% in the three months to July, in line with economists’ expectations in a Reuters poll.

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