Isle of Wight Jobs

Below are the articles that OnTheWight has published in connection with Isle of Wight jobs.

Jobs on the Isle of Wight can show seasonal changes as this is a tourist island, but many other vacancies are offered by a wide range of companies.

Isle of Wight council jobs have declined over the years, but vacancies are still offered by them.

OnTheWight publishes monthly statistics showing how many people living on the Isle of Wight are claiming Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) – a rough indicator of unemployment levels.

Number of Isle of Wight residents seeking out of work benefits

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See within for the number of Isle of Wight residents seeking out of work benefits or Universal Credit in the last month, broken down between sex and age groups

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021 8:11am

By Sally Perry

Grants of £30,000-£60,000 available to support getting local people back into work

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Focus is on helping in areas where deprivation and unemployment are high

Monday, 1st February, 2021 3:29pm

By Sally Perry

What can a business do if an employee refuses to take a Covid test?

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Many people have to work physically close to clients - Homecare workers and care homes to name two. But what happens if an employee refuses to take a Covid test? Are they able to? What steps can the business take?

Friday, 29th January, 2021 3:13pm

By Alison Colley with 3 readers' comments

Rise in the number of Isle of Wight residents seeking out of work benefits

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See within for the number of Isle of Wight residents seeking out of work benefits or Universal Credit in the last month, broken down between sex and age groups

Tuesday, 26th January, 2021 8:05am

By Sally Perry

Wightlink: Possible strike action following vote

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RMT members at the ferry company voted overwhelmingly that they were prepared to take strike action to stop changes to their pension and flexible working practices. Breakdown of ballot numbers within

Thursday, 7th January, 2021 6:57pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Understanding whether you can go to work during Covid-19 Lockdown (Updated)

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Not sure whether you can continue to go into work during the third lockdown? See this latest guidance from the Government

Tuesday, 5th January, 2021 5:31pm

By Sally Perry

Rise in the number of Isle of Wight residents seeking out of work benefits

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See within for the number of Isle of Wight residents seeking out of work benefits or Universal Credit in the last month, broken down between sex and age groups

Tuesday, 15th December, 2020 7:24am

By Sally Perry

Wightlink launch consultation with staff following £20m losses since start of pandemic

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Wightlink say they lost £20 million in revenue at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and have launched a consultation with staff. Full details within

Wednesday, 11th November, 2020 1:38pm

By Karen Woods with 5 readers' comments

Number of Isle of Wight residents seeking out of work benefits

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See within for the number of Isle of Wight residents seeking out of work benefits or Universal Credit in the last month, broken down between sex and age groups

Tuesday, 10th November, 2020 7:24am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Changes to the furlough scheme and support for self-employed

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It was all change again yesterday as the Chancellor announced an extension to the furlough scheme and increases for self-employed grants. But still no support for a large number of small businesses

Friday, 6th November, 2020 11:39am

By Sally Perry

Too many excluded from support measures – including company directors and newly self-employed, say Federation of Small Businesses

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The Federation of Small Businesses say "that needs to change" and suggests where measures can be introduced including a Kickstart Start-Up initiative, for those looking to start their own firm

Tuesday, 13th October, 2020 5:54pm

By Nicola Bailey with 2 readers' comments

Number of Isle of Wight residents seeking out of work benefits in September

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See within for the number of Isle of Wight residents seeking out of work benefits or Universal Credit in the last month, broken down between sex and age groups

Tuesday, 13th October, 2020 7:39am

By Sally Perry