The number of people in work in Britain fell for a second time in a row in the three months to November, official data showed on Wednesday, a latest suggestion that the Brexit vote may be making employers nervous about hiring.
Reflecting the largely resilient picture in Britain’s labour market since the shock decision to leave the European Union last year, the unemployment rate held at an 11-year low of 4.8 percent, in line with the median forecast in a Reuters poll of economists.
The employment rate held at all-time record high of 74.5 percent and wage growth picked up pace.
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