Wednesday, 14 March 2012
Unemployment rate reaches 8.4%
The low interest rates have kept a lid on any real sudden loss of confidence but there are still many risks for UK plc. Of course, as usual, there are large regional differences with areas such as the North East under pressure due to a shrinking public sector.
However it is worth putting it in perspective when compared with some of our European partners.
Greece - 23%, Spain 19%, France 9.4%