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Grant Thornton expands staff numbers in the Isle of Man

Grant Thornton expands staff numbers in the Isle of Man

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Grant Thornton has announced a number of appointments to its Isle of Man office. Karen Quine, Joe Coyle, Elizabeth Townsend and Charlie Burton have taken on new roles as Associates at the firm as it continues to grow its audit and assurance business following the 2014 merger with BDO (Isle of Man). Managing Director Dennis […]

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Delegation from China visit Manx Telecom data centre

Delegation from China visit Manx Telecom data centre

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

A delegation from the Tianjin Federation of Industry and Commerce in China was given a guided tour of Manx Telecom’s Douglas North data centre as part of a visit to the Island organised by the Department of Economic Development. The delegation was led by Mr Geng Wei, Vice Chairman of the Tianjin Federation of Industry […]

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Isle of Man signs Memorandum of Understanding with Zhongguancun Boya Multimedia Creative and Innovation Park on Economic Cooperation

Isle of Man signs Memorandum of Understanding with Zhongguancun Boya Multimedia Creative and Innovation Park on Economic Cooperation

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Zhongguancun Boya Multimedia Creative and Innovation Park (ZBMCIP).   In 1988 ZBMCIP became the first state-level high-tech industrial development zone authorised by the Chinese State Council. Today ZBMCIP occupies 95 hectares and, along with neighbouring sister parks, is known as the […]

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Greg Ellison joins the Board at the Capital International Group

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Capital International Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Greg Ellison to the Board of Capital International Group Limited and subject to regulatory approval, he will be appointed Group Chief Executive Officer. Greg is without question one of the Island’s most experienced and highly regarded senior executives. His appointment comes at an exciting […]

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Manx students hoping to be on a (Swiss) roll at JA-YE Company of the Year competition

Manx students hoping to be on a (Swiss) roll at JA-YE Company of the Year competition

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Junior Achievement Isle of Man Company of the Year winners Opus, from Queen Elizabeth II High School, will be heading to Switzerland later this month to compete against more than 200 other young entrepreneurs from 35 other countries in the JA-YE Europe Company of the Year competition in Lucerne from July 25 to 28. Across […]

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PwC PROMOTES PHIL MORRIS TO TAX DIRECTOR

PwC PROMOTES PHIL MORRIS TO TAX DIRECTOR

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

PwC Isle of Man has promoted Phil Morris to Tax Director. A Chartered Tax Advisor and member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Phil joined PwC in 2009, and has more than 17 years’ experience within the Big 4/Top 10 accountancy practices. Phil primarily advises on indirect tax matters and automatic exchange of information reporting, […]

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Three sixth-form students set for trip of a lifetime to NASA United Space School – making a total of 30 Island students since first scholarship in 2000

Three sixth-form students set for trip of a lifetime to NASA United Space School – making a total of 30 Island students since first scholarship in 2000

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Three students from the Isle of Man are heading to the US for an out-of-this-world two-week adventure to study with astronauts, engineers, and scientists at the NASA United Space School. This means 30 Island students have won the ManSat scholarships since the competition began in 2000. Rose ten Donkelaar from Ramsey Grammar School, Laurence Couch […]

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THREE NEW LOCAL ARTISTS HAVE BEEN UNCOVERED AT THIS YEAR’S PRESTIGIOUS ART AWARDS

THREE NEW LOCAL ARTISTS HAVE BEEN UNCOVERED AT THIS YEAR’S PRESTIGIOUS ART AWARDS

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Holea Cox, Caitlin Barnett and Lucy Pendlebury each won awards and prizes at this year’s annual Norman Sayle Prize for Art competition on June 16, run by the Archibald Knox Society and sponsored by Isle of Man Post Office. Holea Cox, secured the prize for ‘First Year National Diploma’ – overall body of work, Caitlin […]

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Small business at heart of new Isle of Man partnership

Small business at heart of new Isle of Man partnership

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

BIRKENHEAD Industry trade body Mersey Maritime is announcing a new trade agreement with the Isle of Man Shipping Association (IOMSA) which aims to supercharge bilateral trade, particularly among small to medium sized businesses. The agreement was announced at a special reception during the International Festival of Business in Liverpool UK and has resulted from a […]

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Citywealth recognition for Orchard PR

Citywealth recognition for Orchard PR

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Orchard PR has received silver and bronze recognition in the first Citywealth Brand and Reputation Management Awards. The agency received a bronze award for best PR agency, and a silver award was given to managing director Steve Falla for career achievement. The awards recognise outstanding communications businesses and professionals working within and alongside the international […]

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