Unemployment falls to 0.9%

The Island's unemployment rate fell to 0.9% last month.

393 people were registered unemployed at the end of August - 17 fewer than in July.

The figure is also down by 203 compared with August last year, and the first time the figure has been below 400 since September 2004.

Meanwhile, 986 jobs were posted at the job centre last month, more than 70% of which were for full time positions.