Sectors struggling with 'severe' lack of staff
People on the Isle of Man are being encouraged to take up second jobs to help ease staff shortages across the retail and hospitality sectors.
The Chamber of Commerce there’s a 'severe' workforce shortage and believes it's an opportunity for people who're struggling with the cost-of-living.
Mitch Sorbie, owner of Just Pizza and Pasta, says more could be done to make second jobs more appealing:
Treasury Minister Alex Allinson acknowledged the problems with recruitment in hospitality but says now's not the time to make any changes to tax rules:
Manx Radio spoke to people in Strand Street in Douglas about whether they've been looking for additional work:
Manx Radio invited the Chamber of Commerce to discuss its comments, but the request was declined.