Tag: Isle of Man Government

New Alternative Banking Regime approved for the Isle of Man

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tynwald has approved legislation which introduces a new Alternative Banking Regime (ABR) that provides for two additional types of banking licence in the Island. The Department of Economic Development has worked closely with the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (FSA) to develop this new legislation in order to encourage new banks to the Isle […]

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Open data camp to explore digital developments

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

An event exploring the latest developments in open data and digital engagement will be held at the Tynwald Library in Douglas on Saturday. A panel of local and international speakers will provide an insight into progress that will help to shape the future of the digital economy and Government transparency. Participants will have an opportunity […]

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Minister to take part in Twitter Q&A

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne MHK will be hosting a live question and answer session on Twitter later this month. Using the hashtag #askphil, people will be able to tweet questions to @PhilGawne on a wide range of topics. Minister Gawne will be online for 45 minutes from 2pm on Friday 15 July. Twitter is an […]

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Government issues ‘Call for Sites’ to inform Area Plan for the East

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government has today (Friday 8 July 2016) issued a ‘Call for Sites’ which will help inform the preparation of the Area Plan for the East. The Area Plan will set out detailed proposals and identify development sites in line with the broad policies set out in the Isle of Man Strategic […]

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Chief Constable’s annual report highlights successes and challenges

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Constabulary is tackling an increasingly complex range of vulnerability and public protection matters as part of its efforts to keep people safe. While the Manx force has driven down recorded crime to a level last witnessed in 1970, the operational demands on its services remain as high as ever. The Chief […]

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Vigilance vital to defend Island’s interests following EU exit vote

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK says the Island will need to draw on the strength of its external relationships to protect its position in the wake of yesterday’s referendum vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. The outcome means the Isle of Man will have to seek a replacement for its Protocol […]

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Tax net closes in on over £4 million of undeclared income

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Treasury Minister Eddie Teare MHK has warned that time is running out for Isle of Man taxpayers who have failed to declare income totalling more than £4 million. Mr Teare said the growing international network of automatic tax information exchange agreements will identify income received by Island residents in other jurisdictions.  And he gave notice […]

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Recorded crime at lowest level since 1970

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The number of crimes recorded in the Isle of Man has fallen below 2,000 for the first time in more than 45 years. End-of-year statistics released by the Isle of Man Constabulary show the overall level of crime decreased by 14% during 2015-16, compared with the previous year. A total of 1,968 crimes were recorded […]

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Launch of 2016 TT road safety campaign

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Efforts to promote the 2016 TT road safety campaign will begin long before fans even set foot in the Isle of Man. Visitors travelling by ferry to this year’s festival will receive important safety information with their booking confirmation, thanks to a new partnership with the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. Road safety officers […]

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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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