This week’s title draws on the most popular words being used to describe 2020 and 2021 according to a recent survey. Well barring the expletives! The fight against the virus has left the world worn out but this has not prevented households and businesses from hoping for a better future, even when new challenges continue to arise. So it’s a hopeful note that we end our year on.Continue reading
The health crisis has focused on the R-number. In the labout market, the R-number to watch is redundancies and the latest figures show a considerable increase.
The number of people claiming unemployment benefits has decreased by 10,300 in the last 12 months, according to the latest Northern Ireland Labour Report. The report which was published today (February 17), includes latest statistics on employment, unemployment, inactivity, jobseekers, vacancies and redundancies. Key findings included;