Minister: We are creating new jobs
Monday 14th January 2013, 3:00PM GMT.
MORE than 400 job opportunities have been created in Jersey by a major drive to attract investment from outside of the Island.
Economic Development Minister Alan Maclean says that a new States service marketing the Island as a place to set up businesses and for wealthy people to live has generated 120 inquiries in its first year.
His comments come in the wake of the announcement from online retailer Play.com that 147 jobs will go in the coming months, adding to already-record unemployment figures.