Isle Of Man Economy

Prime Minister becomes Minister of Enterprise |

Isle of Man Government Briefing on Covid-19 for Thursday, June 17, 2021 – Pictured Chief Minister Howard Quayle Print and digital download photos available Following the election of Laurence Skelly MLC as President of Tynwald, the Chief Minister assumed the role of Minister of Enterprise. According to the Constitution Act …

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What is your child’s daycare worth? |

Print and digital download photos available not everyone appreciates child care the same as sitting in an office moving money Most of us, if asked to name the most precious thing in our life, would say without hesitation, “Our children”. So how come the preschool child care industry – and …

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Another candidate for Douglas Est |

Pierre Gilmour Print and digital download photos available Another candidate ran for the constituency of Douglas East. Information technology professional Peter Gilmour says he has worked for clients in the online gaming industry, specializing in data engineering and data science. Peter, who lives in Douglas, is one of four generations …

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Strong growth under PNoy Aquino and tax cuts under Duterte

TIt follows last week’s article, “The Economic and Energy Legacy of PNoy Aquino” (June 28). Also good opinion pieces on the administration of the late President Benigno “PNoy” Aquino here at Business world are “PNoy and Inclusion” (June 27) by Dr Raul Fabella, and “PNoy’s Little-Known Contribution: Rapid Industrialization” (July …

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Broadway at The Basie coming this fall

The Count Basie Center for the Arts has announced an upcoming performance series this fall titled “Broadway at the Basie.” The series will debut with “Rain-A Tribute to the Beatles” on October 24; tickets for this show are on sale now. After this show will be “Beautiful: the Carole King …

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Let’s legalize cannabis for recreation

Bob Comish from Ballamaddrell Farm in Grenaby – Print and digital download photos available A farmer wants cannabis to be legal for recreational use on the island. This comes after the opening of license applications for the production, distribution and export of medicinal cannabis from the Isle of Man. Tynwald …

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Obama Says Fox News Viewers See “Different Reality”

Former president Barack obama said that Fox News viewers see a “different reality” compared to readers of The New York Times. © Getty Images Former President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally with then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Belle Isle October 31, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. -Getty Images …

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Craig Allen says: Meet Greg Kihn

The Greg Kihn Band was founded by singer Greg Kihn and bassist Steve Wright. And although the lineup has changed over the years, the band is still touring (before COVID) today. Greg Kihn began his musical career in Baltimore. He started writing songs and performing in local cafes while in …

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Apparent drowning reported in Dakota County

Burnsville, MN (KROC-AM News) – The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office reports an apparent drowning. Officials say MPs responded to a report of a possible drowning in Burnsville late Saturday afternoon. A witness reported that a man jumped from a boat in Crystal Lake to help another person and did not …

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The LibVan chair will represent Ayre & Michael

Liberal Party Chairman Vannin is considering a House of Keys seat later this year. Paul Weatherall has announced his intention to run for Ayre & Michael in the September general election. Announcing the move, he said: “After last year, we all know that we can’t take anything for granted in …

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Adrian bows out after 30 years of journalism

Download of print and digital photos available When I was studying journalism for a postgraduate degree at Glasgow Caledonian University, I did a week of work experience at Isle of Man Newspapers in 2014. During that week Adrian Darbyshire was there as chief journalist, a role he will abandon when …

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Huge support for Carlisle Airport plans

There has been a lot of support for the Carlisle Airport plans. Many readers have commented, suggesting routes they would like to see. Others felt it would be a big boost to the county and its economy, encouraging many more people to come here. The businessman whose company the Carlisle …

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Minimum Wage Review Committee – Energy FM

Fri, 07 May 2021 The Minimum Wage Committee, an independent committee made up of representatives of employers and workers, is seeking the views of businesses and individuals in a review of minimum wage rates in the Isle of Man. Enterprise Minister Laurence Skelly MHK has asked the Minimum Wage Committee …

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Business News: A close eye on UK corporate tax

Kevin cowley Download of print and digital photos available Kevin Cowley, Tax Partner, Partner, PwC Isle of Man, examines the UK budget. In the recent Isle of Man budget, Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan delivered a message of “stability and resilience”. He confirmed the government’s continued support to support the economy …

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