Isle of Man News last updated 24 July 2014 20:32:55

Fatal car crash hearing adjourned

POSTED 31 minutes ago by Manx Radio

A Colby teenager has appeared in court today (Thursday) after admitting three charges relating to a fatal car crash. Nineteen year-old Andrew Reeday...

'Enchanted' addition to Wildlife Park

POSTED 33 minutes ago by Manx Radio

The newest attraction at the Curraghs Wildlife Park is officially open. The new Enchanted Wood play area includes four pieces of wooden equipment, as...

Manannan repairs brought forward

POSTED today at 1:36 pm

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company will carry out repairs to Manannan earlier than originally planned to further minimise ongoing inconvenience to passengers. Manannan has been operating on reduced power since suffering a mechanical issue with one of her four engines, adding approximately 20 minutes to each journey and leading to revised departure schedules. It was planned to take Manannan out of service for up to three days in mid-September to allow a full repair to be undertaken. However, the Steam Packet Company believes the time out of service can now be reduced. Steam Packet Company Chief Executive Mark Woodward said: ‘When this mechanical failure occurred,  we estimated the vessel would be out of service for up to three days to...

Nedbank Private Wealth stays ahead of the game

POSTED today at 12:39 pm

Nedbank Private Wealth has ensured that its clients receive the best quality financial advice by encouraging its staff to exceed the minimum standards of professionalism imposed by the regulatory bodies in each of the jurisdictions where it operates. All staff who provide investment advice are qualified to at least the minimum industry standard (Level 4), and over 72% are qualified to a substantially higher level (Level 6). In addition, over half of its private banking team have attained Chartered Wealth Manager status from the Chartered Institute for Securities Investments and, of these, a third hold the Chartered Fellow status. Increased regulation in financial markets puts the onus on individual firms to ensure that the advice they...

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