Country is still moving forward despite Brexit problems

Once again the Office for National Statistics has issued details of another record for employment in the UK.

Tuesday, 29th January 2019, 9:31 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th January 2019, 9:35 am

The number of job vacancies has risen by 10,000 to a record high of 853,000.

At the same time average earnings, excluding bonuses, increased again as wages continuing to outstrip inflation.

Even the left leaning Guardian had a heading stating “UK pay growth surges as employment hits record high”.

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It added “Average weekly earnings were up 3.4% – The biggest rise since 2008.”

Average weekly pay is now £494.

I think this demonstrates that despite the intense and continuing Government involvement around Brexit negotiations the country is still moving forward.

Alan Wright