Tag: Isle of Man Government

Establishment of Financial Intelligence Unit

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man is strengthening is commitment to tackling corruption, money laundering and the financing of terrorism through the creation of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). The FIU became operational today, Friday 22 April 2016 after Royal Assent was granted for the Financial Intelligence Unit Act 2016. The legislation establishes the FIU as a […]

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Agreement on sharing Beneficial Ownership information signed

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government today (12 April, 2016) signed an exchange of letters with the United Kingdom Government confirming its commitment to enhance arrangements for providing  information on the beneficial ownership of companies.  Under the agreement the Isle of Man has committed to establishing and maintaining a central electronic register of information that will […]

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Census forms now being delivered

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Census forms are being delivered this week to all Island households in readiness for completion on Sunday 24 April. Census Project Manager Adam Smith explained: “Census Night is Sunday 24 April.   All households in the Island are asked to complete the census form on the 24th either by filling in the paper version that is […]

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Online survey to gather views on border identity checks for sea travellers

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Department of Home Affairs is conducting an online survey as part of its consultation on the possibility of introducing border identity checks for people travelling to and from the Isle of Man by sea. People seeking to comment on the proposal are invited to answer a series of six questions and provide additional feedback […]

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Recruitment begins for nursing degree course

| January 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Have you considered studying for a degree that leads to a rewarding career in nursing in the Isle of Man? Recruitment is beginning for a Bachelor/Master of Nursing degree course starting in September 2016. The three-year course is delivered by the Isle of Man Government’s Learning, Education and Development division in partnership with the University […]

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Agreement signed to explore potential for offshore wind farm development

| November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Infrastructure has today (Monday 30 November 2015) signed a contract aimed at further unlocking the Isle of Man’s potential to become a leader in offshore energy production. The Agreement for Lease will allow DONG Energy to explore the possibility of developing a wind farm in Manx waters off the north east coast […]

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Licence granted to explore potential for offshore tidal energy

| October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Plans to grow the Manx economy by harnessing the Isle of Man’s natural resources to generate renewable energy have taken a significant step forwards. The Isle of Man Government has granted a survey licence to a local company to explore the possibility of developing a tidal array on an area of the seabed off the […]

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Have your say on the future of sea services

| September 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Infrastructure is seeking feedback about the future of the Isle of Man’s strategic sea services. A public consultation has been launched today, Monday 28 September 2015, and the responses will help to shape any new agreement for the Island’s lifeline ferry operations. People can submit their views via an online survey at […]

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Appointment of new Chief Executive of Department of Health and Social Care

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dr Malcolm Couch has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Health and Social Care. Currently the Isle of Man Government’s Chief Financial Officer, Dr Couch will take up his new post from Monday 29 June 2015. Dr Couch’s transfer to the Department of Health and Social Care has been approved by […]

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Mark Robson joins Isle of Man’s e-Gaming team

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mark Robson has joined the Department of Economic Development as Head of e-Gaming He takes on the job after working for a number of years within the IT and gaming industries in a variety of roles. Peter Greenhill, CEO, e-Gaming, Department of Economic Development said: ‘With over a decade of experience working for and with […]

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