Tag: Isle of Man

Call to accelerate credit union legislation after official report underlines potential

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Manx Credit Union Working Party are urging the Isle of Man Government to speed up their progress on updating credit union legislation after an official Government report has itself recommended the establishment of a credit union for the administration of some social benefits.   The Ci65 Review into the Isle of Man’s […]

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Barclays’ expert highlights importance of fraud awareness

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The challenges facing the global finance industry as a result of fraudulent activity were the subject of a recent seminar hosted by Barclays Wealth and Investment Management.   Sean Hegarty, from the Bank’s corporate banking fraud risk management team, was in the Isle of Man to discuss marketplace trends and the new challenges facing finance […]

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4G to go live for MTPay As You Go customers on Jan 5th

4G to go live for MTPay As You Go customers on Jan 5th

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

In another first for the Island, Manx Telecom’s Pay As You Go mobile customers will be able to access the Island’s fastest mobile broadband and only 4G service from January 5th, when it’s opened up to all Pay As You Go customers with a compatible SIM card and 4G handset. 4G delivers speeds up to […]

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Moroccon mountain trekkers raise £16,205 for children’s charity

Moroccon mountain trekkers raise £16,205 for children’s charity

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of fundraisers made it to the top of the highest mountain in North Africa as part of a charity challenge which raised £16,205 for The Children’s Centre. The group of 17 trekkers set off for the summit of Mount Toubkal in Morocco which is 4,167metres (around 13,600 feet) summit above sea level and […]

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New kit for Laxey under-16 footballers thanks to Heritage Homes

New kit for Laxey under-16 footballers thanks to Heritage Homes

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Players from Laxey Football Club’s under-16 Miners team are not only celebrating winning all seven of their junior league games this season, but are also proudly sporting a new kit courtesy of Heritage Homes. The local company, which is part of the Dandara Group, has continued its long-running support for the club by providing them […]

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Celton Manx sponsors Heart of Gold award

Celton Manx sponsors Heart of Gold award

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

A remarkable seven-year-old girl has won the Heroes in the Community 2014 Heart of Gold award sponsored by Celton Manx. Cici Reed, from Peel, has raised more than £2,500 for ‘Big H’, the former TT rider Paul Hunt seriously injured while serving as a marshall in the 2014 TT. The St John’s Primary School pupil […]

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Top prize for Heritage Homes site manager in regional ‘Pride in the Job’ awards

Top prize for Heritage Homes site manager in regional ‘Pride in the Job’ awards

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Heritage Homes site manager has picked up a top prize in the regional stage of the prestigious construction industry ‘Pride in the Job’ awards. Mark Patton has been named as a regional winner for Northern Ireland and Isle of Man in the Single Home category for his work on the unique three-storey residence ‘Wardfell’ […]

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MannVend sucess in ISO re-acreditation

MannVend sucess in ISO re-acreditation

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Continued investment in systems and processes has enabled refreshment specialists MannVend to be awarded ISO 9001:2008 accreditation for the fifth time. Following a rigorous examination of its standards and procedures, MannVend has exceeded the exacting demands of the accreditation, which is only awarded to companies that demonstrate the highest quality management systems. Managing Director, Tracey […]

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Abacus employee receives Carter Jones McDonald Award 2014

Abacus employee receives Carter Jones McDonald Award 2014

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Donna Richards, Trust and Corporate Administrator at Abacus Trust Company Limited, has been presented the Carter Jones McDonald Award 2014 for her results in the recent Corporate Secretarial Practice exam of the Chartered Secretaries Qualifying Scheme. The Isle of Man branch of the Institute for Chartered Secretaries and Administrators has been presenting awards to students […]

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Local nursery and school to showcase Montessori preschool education this weekend

Local nursery and school to showcase Montessori preschool education this weekend

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Parents of preschool children are being invited to learn about Montessori education, a unique approach which promotes independence, at this weekend’s Isle of Man Bump, Baby and Toddler Show. Aspirations Montessori School, which follows the teaching method, will exhibit at the Villa Marina arcade from 11am to 4pm on Sunday, November 2. Mary Lyons, […]

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