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Braintree district: Unemployment at lowest level in four and a half years
5:42pm Friday 16th August 2013 in News
Unemployment in Braintree district dropped to its lowest level in more than four and a half years last month.
Official statistics show 2,208 people claimed Jobseekers’ Allowance (JSA) in July, the fewest claimants since December 2008.
The district’s unemployment rate of 2.4% compares favourably to the national average of 3.4%.
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