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Average UK weekly earnings edge above inflation as unemployment falls

The Office for National statistics (ONS) released its latest statistical bulletin for UK Labour Market Statistics on Wednesday, which confirmed that annual growth of 1.7% in UK average weekly earnings, including bonuses, is overtaking the current inflation rate of 1.6%. […]

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