Aberdeen shares top spot with Glasgow, Norwich and Slough in a league table of UK towns and cities seeing the biggest month-on-month increase in people claiming unemployment- related benefits.
The number of people looking for employment through Nigeria’s biggest recruiting website has jumped five-fold since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, highlighting the struggle faced by many in Africa’s largest economy.
Unemployment in some parts of the north and north-east is falling faster than national trends, new figures showed yesterday.
Unemployment is set to increase amid a slower growth in jobs, a new report predicts.
Norwegian oil service provider Aker Solutions has reduced its total headcount by nearly 5,000 jobs since the start of the downturn in 2014.
Nearly half of oil and gas consultants who were working in the exploration and production (E&P) sector pre-price crash are now unemployed, according to a new study.
Unemployment has fallen by 25,000 in three months, bringing the jobless total in Scotland to the lowest level since 2008.
Unemployment in Scotland rose by 8,000 in the first three months of 2016 and now stands at 169,000.
Norway’s unemployment rate jumped to the highest in more than a decade as a slump inoil prices weighs on an expansion in western Europe’s biggest crude producer.
Norway’s krone slid the most in more than two months against the dollar as a report showed the unemployment rate rate unexpectedly rose in June.