Jobs boost as unemployment drops

The unemployment rate has fallen below two million for the first time in nearly six years, according to new figures.

The Office for National Statistics said that number of people out of work dropped by 154,000 to 1.97million in the three months to the end of August.

It’s the lowest since the end of 2008 and means the unemployment rate is just 6 %.

In another boost, Sir Ben Ainslie has announced the first jobs at his America’s Cup sailing base in Portsmouth.

According to the Portsmouth News, 50 of the 100 jobs will go to local people. Some 1,000 indirect jobs are expected to be created locally from the multi-million pound project, with the effects felt in local shops, restaurants and the local supply chain.

We’ve also seen the welcome uplift in the economy this year – our 25th anniversary year – as we have been expanding and employing more staff.

With our recent acquisition of the well known Veness Chartered Surveyors, it means we have even more expertise at our fingertips to supply the whole range of property related services.

Our friendly and experienced team can provide detailed land and property surveys, as well high quality architecture, design, project management and related property services for homebuyers, homeowners, business, landowners and developers.

Don’t forget you can call us on 02392 697193 or email [email protected] for a informal conversation or visit the services section of our website.

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