BATH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18:  A street cleaner passes the Jobcentre Plus office on January 18, 2012 in Bath, England. Figures released today show that the UK unemployment rate has risen to a 17-year high increasing by 118,000 in the three months between September and November, taking the total jobless count to 2.685 million.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)