Christian-based employment organisation gives cautious welcome to unemployment figures

Wed 22 Jan 2014
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Seven point one percent of people are now out of work, after 167,000 people found jobs in the three months to the end of November.

The unemployment rate has fallen to just a whisker above the threshold at which the Bank of England says it'll consider raising the interest rate.

Seven point one percent of people are now out of work, after 167,000 people found jobs in the three months to the end of November.

Pecan is a Christian organisation that helps people get back into employment.

Its Managing Director Chris Price told Premier's News Hour the figures are a good sign, but it depends on the type of contracts being offered:

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