Wednesday, 29 February 2012
Tameside named amongst hardest places to find a job in the country
Tameside has been revealed to be one of the toughest places in the country to find a job.
New figures reveal there are now 11 unemployed people in the borough for every advertised post.
That puts Tameside in the 10 worst council areas in the north of England in terms of employment prospects.
In Trafford, by contrast, there are less than two unemployed people for every advertised job.
The figures were compiled by the Institute for Public Policy Research, an influential think tank.
Overall, the number of unemployed people in the north west has risen by 22pc in the past year – a higher percentage than any other region. Manchester Evening News
What a thoroughly depressing state of affairs this is and it backs up feedback from regular contributors to this site who say getting a job, especially if you are young is nigh on impossible in many cases. Tameside Citizen