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Paragon Open Day

The Paragon Team are delighted to announce our open day at the Paragon Offices (St Georges Chambers, 1 Hill Street, Douglas) – Wednesday 22nd April 8am – 6pm.    Our Team of 10 qualified Recruitment Consultants will be available to speak with you whatever your work needs – Temporary and Contract work, Permanent Employment and […]

Heritage Homes continues commitment to the Island’s young female golfers with £5000 fund

Heritage Homes continues commitment to the Island’s young female golfers with £5000 fund

Heritage Homes, part of the Dandara Group, has continued its support for the Island’s girl golfers by donating a further £5,000 to help talented young female players develop their game. Now in its second year, the Heritage Homes Golf Fund for Junior Girls assists with travel, accommodation and meal costs for qualifying Isle of Man juniors who […]

Department looking at ways to reduce travel disruption

The Department of Infrastructure has said that future arrangements for the Isle of Man’s strategic sea services will include a focus on ways to increase resilience on Manx routes. The provision of spare capacity for both passenger and freight services will be considered, along with the types of vessels to be operated and the ability […]

INSOLVENCY PETITIONS DOWN ACROSS MOST OFFSHORE JURISDICTIONS IN 2014

The number of insolvency petition filings in most offshore jurisdictions fell in 2014 when compared to 2013, reflecting positive changes in economic conditions over the course of the year, according to Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administrative services. This was among the findings of the firm’s Snapshot: 2014 […]

Appointments

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management appoints new portfolio manager in the Isle of Man

Richard Batty has been appointed portfolio manager at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management in the Isle of Man. Richard brings close to a decade of experience to his role, advising clients on global investment opportunities and providing investment solutions tailored to their individual financial goals. At Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management, he will be responsible for the discretionary management of a diverse range of client portfolios. Richard will […]

PwC ISLE OF MAN PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE PROMOTION OF SENIOR ASSOCIATE TO AUDIT MANAGER.

Mark Lilleyman has been made a manager in the firm’s audit department. Mark began his career with PwC in September 2008 and qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England Wales in August 2011. During his time with the firm Mark has worked predominantly in financial services with a particular focus […]

APPLEBY LAWYER ALICIA CAIN ADMITTED TO MANX BAR

Appleby lawyer Alicia Cain has been formally admitted to the Manx Bar following a ceremony at the Isle of Man Courts of Justice. Alicia, who is already qualified as a solicitor of England & Wales, joined Appleby’s Isle of Man office in September 2013. She sat and passed the Manx Bar exams last May and […]

New Chief Executive appointed at The Children’s Centre

The Children’s Centre has appointed Fiona Dawson as its new Chief Executive. Fiona has lived on the Island for 16 years and joins the Island’s leading charity for families and children from Zurich International where she worked in Business Change and was also formerly a sessional lecturer at the Isle of Man International Business School. […]

Events

ACSP’s May seminar to examine cyber risk and electronic fraud

The Association of Corporate Service Providers has arranged a seminar for Thursday May 21st on the subject: ‘Cyber Risks and Electronic Fraud – Risk Management for CSPs’. The seminar will be with Julian Brown and Jonathan Pestell of Markel International Insurance Company Limited and Phil Tompsett of Aon, Isle of Man. Julian Brown is a […]

Abacus Aviation Embarking for EBACE

Aircraft ownership specialists, Abacus Aviation, will be exhibiting at the premier business aviation event, EBACE 2015 (European Business Aviation Convention) next month, as part of their ongoing initiative to promote the importance and benefits of luxury asset structuring. Recognised as the annual meeting place for the European business aviation community, EBACE is jointly hosted by […]

The Capital International Group hosts Investment Seminar

The capital International Group is excited about running an investment seminar this Wednesday, 22 April, at 4:15pm in the Salt Bar & Kitchen, with guest speakers Damian Taylor from Legg Mason Asset Management Australia (formerly Martin Currie) and Paul Cooper of Sarasin & Partners. They will be talking about how they have redefined their approach […]

Global investment markets: risks and opportunities

The Junior Chamber of Commerce (“JCC”) has announced that Tom Richards of Thomas Miller Investments will present to its Members and guests on Wednesday 29 April at the Palace Hotel. Guest speaker Tom Richards is a Director and Head of Offshore Private Client Investment Management at Thomas Miller Investment. Tom moved to the island in […]

Editor's Choice

Coming Home for Tynwald Day

Coming Home for Tynwald Day

One of the UK’s leading film critics, Mark Kermode, who has Manx roots, will be among many ‘coming home’ for Tynwald Day. Mark Kermode and his mother Audrey will be joining other guests of the President of Tynwald, Clare Christian, at the Tynwald Day ceremony on Monday July 7th. This year’s national day celebrations will […]

Nationwide International wins Moneyfacts award

A night of success at the Moneyfacts Annual Awards 2014 in London has seen Isle of Man based Nationwide International, the offshore branch of Nationwide Building Society, pick up the “Best Account Offshore Provider” award. Sylvia Waycot, Publishing Director, Moneyfacts, said: “By offering an excellent overall offshore product range across numerous currencies, including no notice, […]

Shared Equity Schemes – Consultation Response

The Department of Health and Social Care has today published a response to the recent consultation on replacing the current House Purchase Assistance Scheme, with two Shared Equity Schemes. The consultation was launched in March 2014 and sought comments on two new distinct Shared Equity Schemes: First Home Choice aims to assist First Time Buyers […]

Manx Gas Apprenticeships Offer Opportunities for the Future

Manx Gas Apprenticeships Offer Opportunities for the Future

Manx Gas is looking to “invest in the youth of the island” by offering up to three apprenticeships to candidates who can demonstrate their desire to work in an engineering based environment. “After a difficult few years and a major restructure of the business we are now able to provide these opportunities,” said Robert Gardner, […]

Community News

New £4 million neonatal unit opens

The new £4 million Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Noble’s Hospital has opened its doors today.  It is the first major extension to Noble’s Hospital since it opened in 2003. The facility is located on the first floor of the east wing of the hospital, next to the Jane Crookall Maternity Ward.  Enabling works commenced […]

College students given practical construction insight thanks to Hartford Homes

College students given practical construction insight thanks to Hartford Homes

Local house builder Hartford Homes has opened up the doors of its latest super-luxury property in Douglas to a group of local construction students, giving them a practical insight in to the modern building process. The Isle of Man College students and their lecturer visited Belvedere House, a six-bedroom, 16,000 sq ft super-home currently being […]

Council confirms Manx Radio as media partner

Manx Radio is to be the media partner for four of the capital’s largest community events this year, Douglas Borough Council has confirmed. The broadcaster has entered into a partnership with the Council to provide media services for Douglas Carnival on Saturday July 18th, Noble’s Park Fun Day on Saturday August 1st, the fireworks display […]

Hartford Homes boosts community ‘Next Step’ garden project by donating top soil

Hartford Homes boosts community ‘Next Step’ garden project by donating top soil

Isle of Man property developer Hartford Homes has given a local health service facility a major lift by donating tonnes and tonnes of top soil for its therapeutic garden project. The Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Next Step’ team, which manages the scheme at Brunswick Gardens in Douglas, will use the donated soil to […]

Charity News

Passengers’ incredible generosity lifts-on-board collections for Rob Vine Fund past £200,000 mark

Passengers’ incredible generosity lifts-on-board collections for Rob Vine Fund past £200,000 mark

This year’s TT collection on board Steam Packet Company vessels in aid of the Rob Vine Fund raised in excess of £13,000, lifting the total raised by passengers over the years past the £200,000 mark. The annual collection started, as many great ideas do, over a pint in the pub, following a conversation many years […]

Prison officers and inmates complete charity walk

Prison officers and inmates complete charity walk

A group of prison officers and inmates undertook a sponsored walk from Jurby Prison to the old Victoria Road prison site in Douglas earlier this month to raise funds for Rebecca House Children’s Hospice. The route was mostly cross country, ascending the challenging Ballacobb and round the back of Beinn-y-Phott. The group followed the Millennium […]

Microgaming Manx Cancer Help Golf Day raises over £8,000

Microgaming Manx Cancer Help Golf Day raises over £8,000

The inaugural Microgaming Manx Cancer Help Golf Day held last Thursday (19th June), raised a magnificent £8,170 for the charity. Eighteen teams took on the 18 holes of Mount Murray Golf Club and the AM-AM competition proved even hotter than the weather. At the finish, two were tied on 118 points with the winners – […]

A Helping Hand for the Manx Wildlife Trust’s 2015 Calendar

A Helping Hand for the Manx Wildlife Trust’s 2015 Calendar

The Manx Wildlife Trust, the Island’s leading nature conservation charity, is delighted to announce the publication of its calendar for 2015. Showcasing spectacular Manx wildlife and scenes, the calendar has been very generously sponsored by PokerStars through their corporate giving programme, Helping Hands. A longstanding Gold Corporate Member of the Manx Wildlife Trust, PokerStars launched […]

Other News

Isle of Man Government confirmed as anchor tenant of Greenhill Data Centre Phase I

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Manx Telecom Plc (AIM:MANX; the “Company”), the leading communication solutions provider on the Isle of Man, announces that the Isle of Man Government is the anchor tenant for Phase 1 of its Greenhill Data Centre (“GDC”). Phase 1 of the GDC, which is the Company’s third data centre, created an additional 100 racks of storage […]

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Moore Stephens named Most Outstanding Accountancy Firm – Isle of Man

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Moore Stephens have been named “Most Outstanding Accountancy Firm – Isle of Man” by Corporate LiveWire in their 2015 International M&A awards. “This is a wonderful achievement,” said Clive Dixon, partner in Moore Stephens. “We have a great team and I’m proud that their efforts are recognised both on and off the Island.” The Corporate […]

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Jobs Success for Engineering Students

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The first group of students to complete the Foundation Apprenticeship in Engineering at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC) have all been given offers of employment with local manufacturing firms. The 12 students, who started the course in September 2013, were interviewed during the Engineering and Manufacturing Careers event on March 11th. Four manufacturers – […]

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Abacus Continue Voyage to Promote Importance of Luxury Asset Structuring

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Representatives from yacht ownership specialists, Abacus Yachts, are set to continue their voyage in promoting the importance and benefits of effective structuring for luxury assets, during a visit to Monaco at the end of this month. Further to their attendance at the Opportunities in Superyachts and Business Jets events recently held in Malta as well […]

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