About 2.7m jobs have been created in the UK since the financial crisis of 2008, helping the rise in the national employment rate to 75.7%, the highest on record. This exceeds many European economies who still have high unemployment levels. And the strongest levels of growth in job creation have been in some unlikely areas, with the biggest regional increase coming from South Yorkshire with Merseyside next in line. But questions have been raised over the type of work, contracts and pay. https://bit.ly/2Cnn1WM