3.7m redundant since 2008 recession

Press Association


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Around 3.7 million people have been made redundant since the recession in 2008 - one in seven of all employees - according to a new study.

Almost two-thirds of those losing their jobs were men, with most redundancies reported in 2009.

The last two years have been the worst for women losing their jobs, reflecting public sector spending cuts, said The Jobs Economist consultancy.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%