NI Unemployment Rates Lower

The Department for the Economy reported this week that unemployment in Northern Ireland reached its lowest level in over a decade, figures show the unemployment rate at 3.8% for the period September to November 2017, falling below the UK rate of 4.3% for the same period. While it may seem as though we are out…
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Blue Monday

  Today is Blue Monday, the day that has been dubbed ‘The most depressing day of the year’, everything seems to be pointing towards the negative, the weather, Christmas is over, your new year’s resolutions are broken and you’re back to work. However, as many of us know, feelings of depression aren’t simply limited to today,…
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ERSA Report: Work Programme Success

ERSA this week published the latest Work Programme performance report, the report contains the most up-to-date statistics available in the public domain with official statistics being posted in March 2018. The main points from the report include: Over 59,967 job-seekers on Employment Support Allowance have gained work. Over 205,225 18-24 year JSA claimants found work…
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