1. ITV Report

Over 1,000 people given licenses to work in Jersey in 2017

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Over 1,000 licenses were given to businesses to allow employees to live and work in Jersey in 2017.

New figures from Jersey's Population Office reveal that in the last year 1,780 staffing applications were made.

Applications made to the States of Jersey for staff licenses.
Applications granted by the States of Jersey for staff licenses.

The majority of licenses were given to people working in finance, education, health and construction.

Credit: States of Jersey

Just over half of all registered (including permanent, seasonal and contract work) applications were granted.

Of the 1,413 applications for registered (permanent, seasonal and contract work) status was granted.
Of the 367 applications for licensed status was granted.