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New Crowdfunding Regime for the Isle of Man

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has worked closely with the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (FSA) and industry to develop a suitable regulatory environment for both Investment and Debt Crowdfunding platforms. The new legislation will provide the regulatory framework to allow crowdfunding platforms to establish their businesses on the Isle of Man. Platforms already […]

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VERY FEW ISLE OF MAN WINDING UP ORDERS DURING 2015

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man continues to have the lowest number of insolvency petitions and orders among six offshore jurisdictions surveyed for a new report from leading offshore law firm Appleby. That was among the findings of Snapshot: 2015 Offshore Company Petition Filings & Court Orders, which examined petition filings and the resulting court orders in […]

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Launch of 2016 TT road safety campaign

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Efforts to promote the 2016 TT road safety campaign will begin long before fans even set foot in the Isle of Man. Visitors travelling by ferry to this year’s festival will receive important safety information with their booking confirmation, thanks to a new partnership with the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. Road safety officers […]

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2016 ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE POSTAGE RATES

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Post Office announced details of its 2016 postage prices in early April which came into effect on 25th April 2016. Despite the announcement some customers are continuing to send items using the old 2015 rates. Mail items found with incorrect postage will either be returned to sender or be subject to the […]

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Nominations Invited for Energy Awards 2016

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has recently launched the 2016 Energy Awards and is now encouraging local organisations to submit entries. This year awards are offered for Best Innovation, Best Practice and Biggest Savings with public sector and private sector organisations each having their own category in respect of these. Previous recipients of awards range […]

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Sir Miles Walker to step down from Manx Telecom Board

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Former Chief Minister Sir Miles Walker CBE has announced that he is to step down from the Manx Telecom Board after 13 years with the Company. He was appointed in 2003 as a Non-Executive Director and served as Chairman from June 2010 until the Company became an AIM-listed PLC in February 2014. Paying tribute to […]

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ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE ISSUES MINIATURE SHEET TO MARK 100 YEARS SINCE THE HEROIC SHACKLETON EXPEDITION

ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE ISSUES MINIATURE SHEET TO MARK 100 YEARS SINCE THE HEROIC SHACKLETON EXPEDITION

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Post Office is honoured to present a special miniature sheet to mark the remarkable survival story of Sir Ernest Shackleton and the crew of the Endurance. The stamps which are due for release on May 10th also remember the late explorer Henry Worsley. The Trans-Antarctica expedition of 1914 – 1917 is one […]

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Claremont invests further £1m in business visitor upgrades

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Claremont, the Isle of Man’s premier luxury 4-star hotel, has announced a further £1m investment in a series of new executive suites and an upgrade to its conference and banqueting facilities. This follows an earlier £2.0m investment in the hotel during 2012-2013 which saw the Claremont firmly established as the Island’s top business visitor […]

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ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE STAMPS CELEBRATE 300 YEARS OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE STAMPS CELEBRATE 300 YEARS OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Post Office in association with the Royal Artillery is pleased to present a set of six stamps celebrating 300 years of The Royal Regiment of Artillery and its remarkable achievements. The stamps are due for release on 9th May 2016. The £2.44p stamp and the supporting material, features Major Kate Philp, a […]

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Establishment of Financial Intelligence Unit

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man is strengthening is commitment to tackling corruption, money laundering and the financing of terrorism through the creation of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). The FIU became operational today, Friday 22 April 2016 after Royal Assent was granted for the Financial Intelligence Unit Act 2016. The legislation establishes the FIU as a […]

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