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The unemployment rate for black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) workers has risen at three times the pace of white workers, official UK figures reveal, amid renewed calls for the chancellor to extend the government-backed furlough scheme beyond September.

Tim Hayes, Partner in our employment and immigration team, comments on the latest ONS statistics on the labour market in an article for International Employment Lawyer.

The full article is available, here.

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