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.

Fall in number of ‘out of work benefits’ claimed on the Isle of Wight

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An unusual trend given the Island's seasonal work, but it may have been down to sanctions. Less people were claiming 'out of work benefits' in September than August 2016.

Wednesday, 19th October, 2016 9:42am

By Sally Perry

August saw a rise in Isle of Wight out of work benefit claimants

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Unusually for August, there was a rise in the number of Isle of Wight residents claiming out of work benefits.

Wednesday, 14th September, 2016 9:47am

By Sally Perry

Number of Isle of Wight JSA claimants for July 2016 released (updated)

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The figures for the recorded number of Isle of Wight residents claiming Job Seekers Allowance in July 2016 has been released.

Wednesday, 17th August, 2016 10:54am

By Sally Perry

Solent LEP submit ambitious £2bn proposal

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The LEP has put in a proposal for improvements for our neighbours across the water in Portsmouth and Southampton, as well as a proposal for a dedicated Isle of Wight infrastructure taskforce fund.

Tuesday, 2nd August, 2016 12:13pm

By Amy Grinstead with 3 readers' comments

Exploitation of seasonal workers to be tackled on the Isle of Wight

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To mark UN World Day against Trafficking in Persons (Saturday 30 July), Hampshire and Isle of Wight Modern Slavery Partnership is highlighting labour exploitation of seasonal workers.

Thursday, 28th July, 2016 6:06pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Don’t miss the Tax Credits renewal deadline

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If you claim Tax Credits, you have until this Sunday, 31 July, to renew your claim otherwise your payments may stop.

Thursday, 28th July, 2016 5:41pm

By Lisa Billard

Local growth opportunities prioritised by Solent LEP

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BAE Systems Marine Engineering Workshop in Portsmouth is just one of three projects being prioritised for investment to drive growth in the Solent area.

Thursday, 21st July, 2016 11:43am

By Amy Grinstead with 2 readers' comments

Number of Isle of Wight JSA claimants released

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The figures for the recorded number of Isle of Wight residents claiming Job Seekers Allowance in June has been released.

Wednesday, 20th July, 2016 9:42am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Looking for something rewarding to do in your spare time?

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Volunteers with Home-Start give practical and emotional support to parents who may be struggling to cope. This rewarding work makes a positive difference to the lives of many parents and children.

Friday, 8th July, 2016 1:00pm

By Feature Writer

Number of Isle of Wight JSA claimants drops

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Not surprisingly as we enter the holiday season, the Isle of Wight sees a drop in the number of JSA claimants in the last month. OnTheWight has the stats.

Wednesday, 18th May, 2016 9:37am

By Sally Perry

Chance for a modern day ‘Mary Poppins’ to earn some extra cash


If you're interested in earning some extra cash over the summer for a couple of hours work on Saturday mornings, get your rubber gloves at the ready and make that call today.

Monday, 25th April, 2016 12:12pm

By Sally Perry

Anxious time for BHS staff as company collapse imminent (updated)

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Staff will hear at a meeting this morning that the company will go into administration unless a rescue package can be found before 11am.

Monday, 25th April, 2016 8:38am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments