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Lack of skilled workers 'inhibiting' Island's growth

More than 900 job vacancies being advertised

The lack of skilled people on the Isle of Man is ‘inhibiting’ economic growth.

It's the message from the treasury minister as the Island’s unemployment rate currently stands at 0.7 per cent.

Two-hundred-and-eighty-five people are out of work and at the end of June there were 979 job vacancies being advertised.

Alex Allinson says his department is trying to tackle the need for more workers through the Manx Reskill Scheme:

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