UK unemployment falls once again — and Brits are finally getting a pay rise

LONDON – Unemployment in the UK unexpectedly fell between December and February, according to new data released by the Office for National Statistics on Tuesday.

The headline unemployment rate, which measures the percentage of the British workforce who want a job but don’t have one, fell from 4.3% to 4.2%, marking a second consecutive month of a dropping headline jobless rate.

There were 1.42 million unemployed people in the UK over the period, according to the ONS. That marks a…

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