Department of Economic Development concludes strategic review and announces new structure and focus

Department of Economic Development concludes strategic review and announces new structure and focus – Launch of ‘Department for Enterprise’ – New ‘Finance’, ‘Digital’, ‘Business’ and ‘Tourism’ Development Agencies – New ‘Strategy & Policy’ Function – Companies, Central, Ship and Aircraft registries to remain within new Department – Responsibility for some … Continue reading

Consultation on Work Permit Reform

Consultation on Work Permit Reform The Department of Economic Development has issued a consultation on proposed work permit reform for the Isle of Man.   The ‘Proposals for New Secondary Legislation’ consultation lists seven proposals including reforming the current process to a single stage employer only application, simplifying the matters … Continue reading

An Evening with Phaedra Bird and Mark Cavendish!

An Evening with Phaedra Bird and Mark Cavendish! Crowe Clark Whitehill director, Phaedra Bird was invited to an exclusive dinner and evening with Mark Cavendish as part of the 2017 HSBC UK National Road Championships. Phae was delighted with the opportunity to meet one of the world’s best cyclists and … Continue reading

First dedicated mountain bike skills area opens

First dedicated mountain bike skills area opens The Island’s first dedicated mountain bike skills area opened today at South Barrule Forest.   The facility will encourage people to be fit and healthy and use the countryside, in line with the aims of the Programme for Government.   The Manx Mountain … Continue reading

Young people honoured at awards

Young people honoured at awards Young achievers who make a valuable contribution to Manx culture and society were today honoured by the North American Manx Association (NAMA). Each year, NAMA presents awards to under 25-year-olds nominated by the public and schools for their creativity, community involvement and commitment to learning. … Continue reading

Rotary Dictionary 4 Life

The Isle of Man Rotary Clubs are very pleased to announce that they have joined forces with the Department for Education and Children in offering dictionaries to all Year 6 pupils attending Island primary schools for the next 3 years. Approximately 900 dictionaries are being distributed this year to the … Continue reading