Tag: Department of Economic Development

New TV deals for Isle of Man TT Races set to deliver increased revenue and profile

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has announced that North One TV has confirmed new TV deals with major international broadcasters which are set to deliver increased revenue and profile for the TT Races and the Isle of Man. In the UK, ITV has agreed a new five-year deal to screen fifteen one-hour TT Races highlights […]

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New TV deals for Isle of Man TT Races set to deliver increased revenue and profile

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has announced that new TV deals have been confirmed by North One TV with major international broadcasters which are set to deliver increased revenue and profile for the TT Races and the Isle of Man. In the UK, ITV has agreed a new five-year deal to screen fifteen one-hour TT […]

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Department secures additional resources to drive economic growth

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has secured additional funding of £2million over three years to help drive additional economic growth in a number of key areas. Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin MHK commented: ‘Through the important work that was done to help develop the Vision2020 strategy we have identified the key priorities and opportunities […]

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Memorandum of Understanding signed with Foster City

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Foster City, which is near ‘Silicon Valley’, California, USA. Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin MHK commented: ‘With Foster City being home to a number of well-known global corporations in the software, financial services and biotech sectors, I am hopeful that this […]

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Review of Minimum Wage to be conducted

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has announced that the Minimum Wage Committee is shortly to invite evidence from interested parties concerning changes to the rate of the Minimum Wage in the Isle of Man. Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin MHK said: ‘The Minimum Wage represents an important part of Government’s aim to protect the […]

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Interim Director of Civil Aviation announced

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has announced that Brian Johnson will take up the role of Director of Civil Aviation (DCA) from May 2nd 2014 on an interim basis until a replacement for the outgoing Director Hartley Elder is found. Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin MHK commented: ‘The Isle of Man Aircraft Registry is […]

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North West ties strengthened with signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Liverpool Vision

North West ties strengthened with signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Liverpool Vision

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Liverpool Vision which will assist in the promotion and development of economic co-operation and overseas investment between the Isle of Man and Liverpool City Region. Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin MHK and Chief Executive for the Department of Economic Development Chris Corlett […]

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Department elects not to seek additional practice road closure following consultation process

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following the consultation process that invited responses and feedback from interested parties, the Department of Economic Development has decided not to request the proposed additional road closure for a TT Races practice on Thursday 30th May or Friday 31st May 2014. The process was initiated by ACU Events Ltd (ACUE), the race organiser for the […]

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Minister announces new political delegations

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin MHK has announced the new delegations for the Department of Economic Development following the arrival of its new political Members. The Minister commented: ‘I am delighted to welcome Graham Cregeen, David Cretney and Leonard Singer to the team. They will each bring valuable experience and assistance to the Department […]

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Local firms encouraged to participate in Employment Land Review Study

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development, in conjunction with the Department of Infrastructure, is preparing an Employment Land Review Study to inform future allocations of employment land across the Island. In order to help facilitate this, local firms are encouraged to complete a short survey to provide views on the suitability of their existing accommodation along […]

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