Get the facts: Jobs

9 March 2018

32,000 people work in the British steel industry

32,000 people worked in steel in 2016. More than half of these jobs are in Wales, and Yorkshire and Humber.

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32,000 people work in the British steel industry
9 February 2018

More people are in work since the Brexit vote

Employment has increased since the Brexit vote, and the unemployment rate is 4.3%.

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More people are in work since the Brexit vote
10 October 2017

Are British businesses struggling with recruitment?

52% of businesses surveyed by Lloyd’s Bank in June were struggling to recruit skilled labour.

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Are British businesses struggling with recruitment?
25 September 2017

10,000 finance jobs lost since Brexit?

There is no evidence we’ve seen showing that 10,000 jobs have already been lost in financial services following the EU referendum.

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10,000 finance jobs lost since Brexit?
30 June 2017

How many jobs are dependent on the single market?

Figures on this subject don't tell us how many jobs would actually be lost if we left the EU.

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How many jobs are dependent on the single market?
21 June 2016

Ask Full Fact: Would jobs be lost as a result of leaving the EU?

Ask Full Fact: So many claims and counter claims - will jobs be lost as a result of leaving EU?

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Ask Full Fact: Would jobs be lost as a result of leaving the EU?
9 June 2016

Has the UK created more jobs than the rest of the EU combined?

It's true that Britain has seen a larger net increase in employment than the rest of the EU combined, and that Yorkshire has seen a larger net increase in employment …

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Has the UK created more jobs than the rest of the EU combined?
2 June 2016

How much of your paid holiday is down to the EU?

The EU does give workers the right to a minimum 20 days of paid leave, but it was a decision of the British government to increase that to 28 days.

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How much of your paid holiday is down to the EU?
23 May 2016

Stronger In "facts" leaflet: jobs

Factchecking the Stronger In "facts" leaflet.

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Stronger In "facts" leaflet: jobs
20 May 2016

19 May's BBC Question Time, factchecked

We factchecked the panel's claims on the cost and benefits of the EU, non-British workers in the UK, free movement and reoffending.

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19 May's BBC Question Time, factchecked

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