Jobs still on offer despite gloomy unemployment outlook

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The team at Leicestershire's Jobcentres says there are still opportunities out there – despite new figures showing the unemployment rate still rising.

As the rise in Covid-19 cases threatens further lockdowns, and the end of the furlough scheme draws closer there are fears the UK unemployment rate will worsen.

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics showed that 695,000 UK workers have disappeared from the payrolls of British companies since the start of the lockdown in March.

Since the start of September alone Lloyds Bank has announced 865 job cuts, Pizza Hut said it was losing 450 jobs, Virgin Atlantic 1,150 and Costa 1,650.

The ONS figures suggest people aged 16 to 24 have

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