Outlook for jobs in UK is weakest in Europe, says report


More employers planning to shed jobs than hire in first quarter of 2021 as Covid continues to hit economy

The threat of a new year surge in unemployment has been highlighted by a labour market report showing that the outlook for jobs in the UK is the weakest in Europe.

After a toughening of Covid-19 restrictions in October and November, the regular ManpowerGroup employment outlook survey reported that the chances of finding a job in retail and hospitality were currently worse than during the first nationwide lockdown in the spring.

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