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Department reviewing strategic sea services

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Infrastructure is considering long-term options for the provision of the Isle of Man’s strategic sea services. Expressions of interest are being invited from operators who can provide passenger and roll on/roll off freight ferry services to and from the Isle of Man. The current User Agreement between the Isle of Man Government […]

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MICROGAMING DEVELOPS INDUSTRY’S FIRST NATIVE CASINO APP FOR WINDOWS PHONE STORE

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming continues to spearhead the movement in mobile gaming with the release of the industry’s first real-money casino app on the Windows Phone Store. Released in November, the app is suitable for any device running on either Windows Phone 8.0 or Windows Phone 8.1. Developed from scratch using native code and […]

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Moore Stephens recommended for industry standard certification ISO 9001

Moore Stephens recommended for industry standard certification ISO 9001

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Douglas, ISLE OF MAN – Moore Stephens has been recommended for ISO 9001 certification to become the only firm in its industry in the Isle of Man with this prestigious international certification of its Quality Management System. The certificate comes after successfully completing an intensive four day audit by World Certification Services to standards of […]

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Call to accelerate credit union legislation after official report underlines potential

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Manx Credit Union Working Party are urging the Isle of Man Government to speed up their progress on updating credit union legislation after an official Government report has itself recommended the establishment of a credit union for the administration of some social benefits.   The Ci65 Review into the Isle of Man’s […]

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Barclays’ expert highlights importance of fraud awareness

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The challenges facing the global finance industry as a result of fraudulent activity were the subject of a recent seminar hosted by Barclays Wealth and Investment Management.   Sean Hegarty, from the Bank’s corporate banking fraud risk management team, was in the Isle of Man to discuss marketplace trends and the new challenges facing finance […]

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Vannin Capital launches UK’s first bi-annual litigation funding research series

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

In an exciting first for the litigation funding industry, Vannin Capital, the market leading dispute resolution funder, is delighted to announce the launch of its bi-annual research reports which will aim to provide insights into the high growth area of third party litigation funding (TPLF) in the UK. Combining analysis of the latest developments and […]

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Vannin Capital launches UK’s first bi-annual litigation funding research series

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

In an exciting first for the litigation funding industry, Vannin Capital, the market leading dispute resolution funder, is delighted to announce the launch of its bi-annual research reports which will aim to provide insights into the high growth area of third party litigation funding (TPLF) in the UK. Combining analysis of the latest developments and […]

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4G to go live for MTPay As You Go customers on Jan 5th

4G to go live for MTPay As You Go customers on Jan 5th

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

In another first for the Island, Manx Telecom’s Pay As You Go mobile customers will be able to access the Island’s fastest mobile broadband and only 4G service from January 5th, when it’s opened up to all Pay As You Go customers with a compatible SIM card and 4G handset. 4G delivers speeds up to […]

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Former Law Society president receives Deemster Kerruish Endeavour Award

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former Isle of Man Law Society president Jonathan Wild has received the society’s Deemster Kerruish Endeavour Award. Current president Kevin O’Riordan said he felt the award was for the society’s unsung heroes and that Mr Wild had never courted publicity for the work he had undertaken on behalf of the society. The award represented, he […]

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Trends highlight need for action on big ticket issues

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The latest Quarterly Economic Report to the Council of Ministers highlights the continued growth in the number of pensioners in the Isle of Man. The report, for the period 1 July to 30 September 2014, shows a 2,400 increase in the number of people in receipt of pension income over the past three years. The […]

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