Tag: Department of Economic Development

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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Successful conference sets out Island’s clean energy plans

Successful conference sets out Island’s clean energy plans

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development hosted a successful breakfast seminar at the recent Rushlight Show, a leading event for the clean tech energy industry. Over 170 people registered to attend the Isle of Man business breakfast event in London. Dr Ken Milne, Director of Energy at the Department of Economic Development, hosted the event and […]

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London seminar will highlight offshore energy opportunities

London seminar will highlight offshore energy opportunities

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development will be hosting a seminar in London for the Clean Tech/Energy industry later this month to highlight the opportunities within offshore energy that the Isle of Man offers. The seminar, part of the Rushlight Conference, will feature presentations from the Isle of Man Government’s Director of Energy Policy, Dr Ken […]

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Major Isle of Man development projects to be driven by new team

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development is leading a new team which has been established to deliver an increased focus on getting Government working together better to deliver development of some of the major development sites across the Isle of Man. The team is being co-ordinated by the Department but also includes existing members of the […]

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UK Regional focus for new Business Development Manager

UK Regional focus for new Business Development Manager

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has announced the appointment of Paul Maddocks as Business Development Manager to its Financial Services team. John Garland, Head of Corporate Financial Services, Department of Economic Development commented:   ‘Paul will be responsible for managing the development and implementation of a programme designed to generate additional business for the Isle […]

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