Southern Electric jobs boost

Southern Electric has announced 200 new jobs in the region, after the British Gas announcements of job losses yesterday.

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Good news for south jobs

Britain has entered a double-dip recession and there have been two days of bad news on the jobs front with cuts announced at CSC in Aldershot and British Gas. But today, Southern Electric announced the creation of 200 posts at its customer service centre in Havant.

Nick Harper reports on the job situation in the south and the implications of Southern Electric's announcement. He spoke to Sandy Hopkins from Havant Borough Council, economics lecturer Dermot MaCarthy and Tony Keeling from Southern Electric.

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