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Homeworking and lockdowns benefit e-gaming and finance sectors

DfE support helps create almost 300 new jobs on Island

The Island's finance and e-gaming sectors have benefited from more people being at home, and using their products, during the Coronavirus pandemic.

That's from the enterprise minister after his department provided funding to create 284 jobs in the last year.

The Financial Assistance Scheme gave £6.7m of help to local businesses - separate to Covid-19 support packages.

Dr Alex Allinson admits areas like tourism and retail are still struggling but says office-based industries have flourished:

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