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Tynwald approval sought for Minimum Wage changes

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tynwald approval is being sought at its July sitting for changes recommended by the Minimum Wage Committee to introduce a new age bracket applicable to 18 to 20 year olds and to increase the Isle of Man’s Minimum Wage by 25p per hour, an increase of 3.9%, for those aged 21 and over. Subject to […]

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New recruitment firm links Isle of Man to international job markets

New recruitment firm links Isle of Man to international job markets

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new specialist recruitment firm has opened its doors, with the intention of creating a link between the Island’s job market and opportunities in London and Malta, as well as other offshore jurisdictions. Boston Link aims to address the needs of an increasing number of companies with a multi-jurisdictional reach, particularly those in financial services […]

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Notice of changes to the work permit process for skilled Engineering and ICT workers

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development is pleased to announce details of a streamlined work permit process for applications for skilled ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and Engineering workers. Currently, all applications for work permits in respect of people arriving in the Isle of Man are passed to the Work Permit Committee for their scrutiny which […]

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Marshals’ recruitment drive on board Manannan

Marshals’ recruitment drive on board Manannan

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man TT Marshals’ Association will be staging a recruitment drive on board Manannan in the run-up to the Festival of Motorcycling, which gets underway on August 17th and incorporates five events, including the Classic TT and Manx Grand Prix. IOMTTMA representatives will travel on several sailings, starting with the 19:15 Liverpool-Isle of […]

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Department announces additional funding to halve number of long term unemployed

| May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

ADDITIONAL funding of £300,000 is being committed this financial year to fund plans to halve the current number of long term unemployed people in the Isle of Man by 2015. This follows discussions between the Departments of Economic Development, Social Care and Treasury. A long term unemployed person is one who has been claiming Job […]

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Progress being made on dental waiting lists and recruitment

Progress being made on dental waiting lists and recruitment

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Progress is being made as the Department of Health continues to respond to the challenges of providing NHS dental care following recruitment difficulties. In October 2012 the Department of Health invited those people who had, up to 9 October, enquired about being allocated an NHS dentist to an oral health screening. The screening was carried […]

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New roles to support growth in the Isle of Man’s financial services sectors

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE Isle of Man Department of Economic Development is seeking to recruit two additional talented business development professionals to help support economic growth and to pursue new business opportunities in financial services. The Isle of Man’s Parliament, Tynwald, this week gave its approval for the Department to recruit for such positions outside of Civil Service […]

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Isle of Man seeks new Head of e-Gaming

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE Isle of Man Department of Economic Development is advertising for a new Head of e-Gaming to help promote and maintain the Island as a centre of excellence in the rapidly growing e-gaming sector. The Isle of Man’s Parliament, Tynwald, this week gave its approval to enable the Department to recruit for such positions outside […]

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Work permit exemption proposed for secondary school teachers

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE Department of Economic Development (DED) has announced that it is bringing forward an Order under the Control of Employment Act 1975 for Tynwald approval, which will add secondary school teachers to the list of employments which are exempt from the requirement to have a work permit in the Isle of Man. Currently, a number […]

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Sleepwell Group launches new training academy for Manx jobseekers

Sleepwell Group launches new training academy for Manx jobseekers

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sleepwell Hotels has announced the launch of a specialised Training Academy designed to furnish unemployed persons with the experience and entry level qualifications necessary to gain access to the Island’s tourism and hospitality industry. Based at the Rutland Hotel, the academy will cater for an intake of 13 unemployed Manx workers and provide departmental training […]

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