Tag: Department of Economic Development

Department maintains Gold status for Investors in People

Department maintains Gold status for Investors in People

| December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has maintained its Investors in People (IIP) Gold status following a recent assessment. IIP is the national standard which provides a framework to help organisations transform their business performance through its people. The practical benefits of working towards IIP accreditation include an in-depth examination of an organisation’s strengths and weaknesses, […]

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CIM students receive awards

CIM students receive awards

| December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students successful in achieving the CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing were congratulated on their success by Minister for Economic Development Laurence Skelly MHK at the recent Employment and Skills 2015 event. A total of 9 students were recently awarded the hard earned qualification by the world’s leading marketing body, the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Richard […]

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New website to promote the Isle of Man’s quality of life

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new website which aims to promote the benefits of living and working in the Isle of Man has been launched. www.locate.im has been designed specifically to highlight the Isle of Man’s quality of life as well as providing visitors to the site with an impression of what it is like to work here with […]

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New Work Permit Online Service

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Government is pleased to announce the launch of a new online service for making work permit applications. Employers will now find it easier to make work permit applications and will be able to track applications online throughout the process. The Department of Economic Development, supported by Government Technology Services (GTS), has launched […]

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Key roles to further economic growth being advertised

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

To aid its efforts to grow the economy, the Department of Economic Development is advertising for two key roles, a Director of Marketing and a Director of Finance and Development. Minister for Economic Development Laurence Skelly MHK commented: ‘The best way to maintain effective and affordable public services is to grow our economy and so […]

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Isle of Man and Liverpool join forces in China

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man’s Department of Economic Development has been working with Liverpool’s economic development agency, Liverpool Vision, as part of a new partnership approach to promote the two regions in China. Department representatives and Liverpool Vision presented recently at 3 major business events in China including the China-Britain Business Council’s Outbound Investment Conference, the […]

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Strong interest in TT promoter role

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

There has been strong interest from organisations seeking to become the promoter for the Isle of Man TT and Classic TT. Expressions of Interest were issued from 6th November and to date nearly 30 organisations have requested a Bid Guide and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. Minister for Economic Development Laurence Skelly MHK commented: ‘Independent surveys conducted into […]

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hip Registry recognised for promoting ‘green’ agenda

hip Registry recognised for promoting ‘green’ agenda

| November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Ship Registry has been awarded certification to the internationally recognised Environmental Management Standard ISO14001 following external assessments by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance. Approval to ISO14001 validates the Ship Registry’s commitment to pursuing and promoting a ‘green’ agenda as it undertakes its day to day business activities. Globally, there is growing pressure […]

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Chance to meet a large number of employers at the  Employment and Skills Event 2015

Chance to meet a large number of employers at the Employment and Skills Event 2015

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

This year’s Employment and Skills event will be taking place at the Villa Marina, Douglas on Thursday 12th November between 9am and 6pm. The event offers residents the chance to find out more about career skills and employment opportunities in the Isle of Man. Employment and Skills 2015 is a free event, hosted by the […]

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New Director of e-Business appointed

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jonathan Mills has been appointed the Isle of Man’s new Director of e-Business with immediate effect. He has over 30 years of experience within e-Business and is already familiar with the Isle of Man. He has held several chief executive positions in e-Business and has international experience of both starting a successful business as well […]

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