Tag: Unemployment

No Government boost for Eastleigh

Department for Business Innovation & Skills

The Deputy Prime Minister and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills have jointly announced today, an investment of £950m  to “Create and safeguard more than 200,000 jobs across England”. But none of that investment is targeted at Eastleigh. The bids that have been successful in the South East Region are: Portsmouth Naval Base Property…

Local jobless figures edge up

The latest employment figures released today show that unemployment in Eastleigh is remaining obstinately high although the number of available vacancies has increased. Nationally, the jobless rate jumped by 80,000 to 2.51 million with 1.58 million claiming Job seekers allowance at a £96 million per week cost to the government. In Eastleigh the number of…