Unemployment rises in July

The number of people out of work on the Isle of Man rose during July.

At the end of last month, 420 were registered unemployed - a rise of 13 compared to June.

However, Government figures show the total is 200 fewer than at the same time last year, and the lowest figures for the month of July since 2004.

853 jobs were posted at the Job Centre during the same period of time, three quarters of which were for full-time positions.