Tag: Department of Economic Development

Budding Engineers of the future

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of the Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce’s Awareness of Careers in Engineering (ACE) programme, the Engineering & Manufacturing Sector, in conjunction with the Department of Education and Children (DEC), held its annual GCSE and A Level/International Baccalaureate Design & Technology coursework awards evening at the Isle of Man Airport on the 25th […]

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Launch of Energy Awards 2015

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has launched the 2015 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. Tony Wild MLC, the Department’s Political […]

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Exhibitors sought for Island’s largest careers event

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Organisations representing the broad spectrum of career opportunities available in the Isle of Man are being invited to participate in Employment and Skills 2015, the largest event this year highlighting career and training opportunities for Isle of Man residents. The event takes place on Thursday 12th November at the Villa Marina, Douglas and is jointly […]

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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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New Cruise Consultant Appointed

New Cruise Consultant Appointed

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has appointed local maritime company, Neptumar (IOM) Ltd, a subsidiary of Döhle (IOM) Ltd, as its Cruise Consultant as part of a new strategy to drive forward cruise business in the Isle of Man. The three year contract will see Neptumar (IOM) Ltd build on the considerable success in attracting […]

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Learn from industry experts at Visitor Economy Networking Day

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development is hosting this year’s free Visitor Economy Networking Day at the Villa Marina on Wednesday 25th March 2015. The free event is an opportunity for anyone involved in the Island’s Visitor Economy, within sectors such as tourism, hospitality and retail, to find out what is happening over the coming year […]

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Minister highlights support for improving skills and reducing unemployment

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Minister for Economic Development Laurence Skelly MHK today highlighted the support that his Department provides to improve skills and reduce unemployment. Minister Skelly said: ‘We are committed to job creation, job security and developing a highly skilled workforce for the Isle of Man and so I was delighted to see the Island’s unemployment rate […]

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Demand for engineers in the spotlight

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man’s manufacturing sector, supported by the Department of Economic Development, is encouraging local residents interested in a career in engineering to attend the 2015 Engineering and Manufacturing Careers event. It is being held on Wednesday 11th March 2015 between Noon and 8pm at the new Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC), Peel Road, […]

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Department of Economic Development’s response to the Isle of Man Budget 2015

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the Treasury Minister’s Budget speech the Minister for Economic Development Laurence Skelly MHK commented: ‘I am confident that this Budget will help us drive further economic growth and job creation. ‘Protecting and creating jobs is our priority – and we are seeing growth in the number of jobs in both our export sectors (such […]

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Minister highlights growth in quality tourism accommodation

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Minister for Economic Development Laurence Skelly MHK has highlighted that a number of enquiries have been received by his Department from parties wanting to invest in new hotel and related developments within the Isle of Man’s Visitor Economy. Since the unfortunate closure of the Mount Murray complex last week attention has been increased on […]

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