Area has lowest unemployment benefit claims

THE COUNCIL area of Fermanagh and Omagh has the lowest number of people claiming unemployment benefit in the North, according to latest figures. The data from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) which, details how many people are claiming universal credit for the purposes of being unemployed up until the end of May, […]

Unemployment down, but where are all the jobs?

THE number of people claiming unemployment benefits in Fermanagh has decreased for yet another month, and is down by over a quarter in the past year. Despite these very positive government figures, questions have been asked as to where all these claimants have gone as there are no corresponding figures, nor anecdotal evidence, to suggest […]

Massive jump in jobless figures

FERMANAGH’S employment landscape has been dealt another blow after figures show the council area suffered a dramatic rise in the number of benefit claimants.