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Covid job losses hitting young people hardest in UK, study finds

Young people in the UK are more than twice as likely to lose their jobs compared with older workers, according to a study that documents the growing divisions in the workplace since the Covid-19 pandemic hit in March.

Covid job losses hitting young people hardest in UK, study finds
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  • Shared by the Guardian
  • October 27, 2020
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In the past two months, the proportion of people to lose their job aged 16 to 25 was 11.1%, compared with 4.6% for those aged 26 and over, academics at the London School of Economics found.

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