Articles tagged Statistics

New report reveals growth for UK heritage crafts

First published on Thu, November 22, 2012.

A major new study of England’s Heritage Craft sector is published today, 22 November, with key findings presented at the launch of the Craft Skills Awards in London. The report entitled, ‘Mapping Heritage Craft’ reveals that: • The total annual turnover generated by the Heritage Craft sector is £10.8 billion,...

New Employment Figures Show Unexpected Decline in Unemployment Levels

First published on Wed, October 17, 2012.

New Government statistics suggest that employment levels have risen unexpectedly over the last quarter. • The overall employment rate was 71.3%, a rise of 0.5% since the last quarter and nearly 1% higher than this time last year. This is also the highest figure recorded since February to April 2009. •...