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.

Another rise in Isle of Wight residents claiming out of work benefits

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There’s been a rise in number of Isle of Wight residents claiming out of work benefits, and a rise since the same time last year.

Tuesday, 16th April, 2019 9:35am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Solent LEP wants your views on a Local Industrial Strategy

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The Solent LEP would like to hear from anyone who could be affected by the survey, including younger and older generations, the general public, private, academic and voluntary sectors and all areas of the Solent.

Friday, 5th April, 2019 12:04pm

By Richard Jones

Solent LEP launches Brexit tool for businesses

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The Solent BREXIT Toolkit will take about 15 minutes to complete and will highlight resources and events available to your business’s specific requirements.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 2:32pm

By Stuart Hunt

Low-skilled jobs at highest risk of automation says Office of National Statistics

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Although this may initially appear foreboding for some, the disruption in the jobs market due to automation may present new opportunities in the future for today's low-skilled workers.

Monday, 25th March, 2019 6:39pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Cowes Enterprise develop cutting-edge curriculum to help pupils win jobs in maritime sector

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The new curriculum will include boat-building, including specifications and designing prototypes; navigation electronics; celestial navigation; tides; admiralty chart conventions; shipping forecasts; practical boat-handling skills; and attending Cowes Regatta to celebrate the production of boats.

Monday, 25th March, 2019 6:32pm

By Yasmin

Number of Isle of Wight residents claiming out of work benefits released

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There’s been a rise in number of Isle of Wight residents claiming out of work benefits, and a rise since last year.

Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 10:03am

By Sally Perry

£60,000 travel scheme for cancer treatment looks set to be saved

Yes on paper

The Isle of Wight council had planned to cut the £60,000 Cross-Solent Travel Scheme funding, but following a 3,000+ strong petition and Healthwatch survey, the Cabinet member is recommending it is retained and gifted to the NHS to administer.

Wednesday, 13th March, 2019 4:54pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Latest figures: Isle of Wight out of work benefits and universal credit

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There’s been another rise in the number of Isle of Wight residents claiming out of work benefits, and a rise of 280 since same time last year. The figures now also include new Universal Credit claimants.

Tuesday, 19th February, 2019 9:38am

By Sally Perry

Britten-Norman to ‘create or safeguard another 50 jobs’ in Lee-on-Solent

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The aircraft manufacturer which also has a base on the Isle of Wight, Britten-Norman, reveals their plans to expand operations on the mainland and 'safeguard or create 50 jobs'.

Friday, 8th February, 2019 10:39am

By Sally Perry

Depression and anxiety highest cause of staff sickness at Isle of Wight NHS Trust

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A third of staff absences at the Isle of Wight NHS trust are due to depression and anxiety a report to the Board reveals.

Thursday, 7th February, 2019 11:11am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Isle of Wight apprentices seeing early successes

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These Isle of Wight Woodland Apprentices are quickly developing the skills and gaining the practical on-the-job experience that will provide a valuable step-up to securing full-time permanent employment.

Wednesday, 6th February, 2019 9:22am

By Peter Fellows with one comment

Cheaper bus travel for Isle of Wight apprentices

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A project to promote work-based sustainable travel – has agreed deal with Southern Vectis to enable apprentices to benefit from an 80 per cent discount on 30-day, multi-day Key Card.

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019 3:15pm

By IW Council Press Office