COVID-19: Omicron takes out 3% of the workforce while a fifth of firms are hit by higher cancellations

Thursday 13th January 2022 13:15 GMT

An estimated 3% of the UK workforce was off work in late December while a fifth of businesses reported increased cancellations over the past month amid the surge in the Omicron variant, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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