Tag: Isle of Man Government

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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New addition to the Isle of Man’s e-Business team

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Elissa Morris has joined the Department of Economic Development as e-Business Manager following successful roles in Sales and Account Management within local ICT firms specialising in datacentre services, network, cloud, managed hosting and security solutions. Peter Greenhill, Director of e-Business, Department of Economic Development said: ‘Elissa’s strong background in sales within the e-Business sector means […]

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Passenger Survey shows 13% increase in leisure visitors in 2014

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has responded to the 2014 Isle of Man Passenger Survey which revealed a 13% increase in leisure visitors to the Isle of Man in 2014 over the previous year. The survey also revealed that on average visitors spent £388 per visit, with an estimated total expenditure of around £108 million […]

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Department looking at ways to reduce travel disruption

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Infrastructure has said that future arrangements for the Isle of Man’s strategic sea services will include a focus on ways to increase resilience on Manx routes. The provision of spare capacity for both passenger and freight services will be considered, along with the types of vessels to be operated and the ability […]

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Extension of Telecommunications Contract

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government has renegotiated and extended its major contract with Manx Telecom plc for the provision of telecommunications and network services. The Cabinet Office says the new contract will generate significant cost savings, recognise the expertise and capability in Manx Telecom’s core services, and optimise the opportunity for competitive tenders where competition […]

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Economic Development Minister offers confident outlook for 2015

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Minister for Economic Development Laurence Skelly MHK today offered a confident outlook for the Isle of Man’s economy.  The Minister commented: ‘2014 was another good year for the economy with continued growth of around 3% and unemployment falling by nearly a quarter – and the prospects for 2015 are as good if not better. […]

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Proposal to progress reform of rating system

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Proposals are being drawn up to progress the reform of the Isle of Man’s domestic rating system. The move is in response to a recommendation made at the October sitting of Tynwald during a debate on a Select Committee report into the issue. Tynwald Members will be asked to support a Treasury motion in January […]

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Trends highlight need for action on big ticket issues

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The latest Quarterly Economic Report to the Council of Ministers highlights the continued growth in the number of pensioners in the Isle of Man. The report, for the period 1 July to 30 September 2014, shows a 2,400 increase in the number of people in receipt of pension income over the past three years. The […]

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ISO CERTIFICATION SUCCESS FOR REGISTRIES

ISO CERTIFICATION SUCCESS FOR REGISTRIES

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Companies Registry and Isle of Man Ship Registry have announced the renewal of their ISO 9001:2008 certification after successful audits of their quality management systems. Minister for Economic Development Laurence Skelly MHK presented the certificates to Director of the Ship Registry, Dick Welsh and Companies Registrar, John Wilkinson. The Minister commented: […]

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Significant fall in unemployment over past 12 months

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The number of people registered as unemployed in the Isle of Man has fallen by 253 over the past 12 months. The total for the end of November 2014 stood at 864, compared with 1,117 for November 2013. The current figure is also 2 less than October (866). The most notable reductions in unemployment have […]

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