News from the Isle of Man (isleofman.com) http://www.isleofman.com/News/local News from the Isle of Man en-gb Copyright 2012 Business News Isle of Man Dot Com RSS Generator 60 Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:24:35 GMT Ben-my-Chree records 97 per cent reliability http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87175/ben-my-chree-records-97-per-cent-reliability- news@isleofman.com Business News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87175/ben-my-chree-records-97-per-cent-reliability- Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:24:35 GMT

The Ben-my-Chree was 97 per cent reliable over the last 13 months. That’s according to the Steam Packet Company which says the boat had a technical reliability of 97.17 per cent. During 2018, and January 2019, the Ben-my-Chree completed 1,321 sailings and clocked up around 88,500 miles. Her main...

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Technology behind MT clearSound up for GLOMO awards http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87170/technology-behind-mt-clearsound-up-for-glomo-awards- news@isleofman.com Business News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87170/technology-behind-mt-clearsound-up-for-glomo-awards- Tue, 26 Feb 2019 18:08:14 GMT

The company which pioneered the technology behind Manx Telecom’s ground-breaking MT clearSound product has been shortlisted for three global awards. Goshawk International Ltd is in the running in the mobile industry’s equivalent of the Oscars. It’s received nominators for the Best Mobile Service...

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Island company makes Sunday Times list http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87162/island-company-makes-sunday-times-list news@isleofman.com Business News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87162/island-company-makes-sunday-times-list Mon, 25 Feb 2019 09:13:24 GMT

Isle of Man based plan.com, has been named one of the best places to work in the UK.The Sunday Times has placed the company at number seven in the list of 100 best small companies to work for.The ranking is based on feedback surveys where staff are asked to rate their employer across a wide range of...

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MT welcomes government support for telecoms strategy http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87156/mt-welcomes-government-support-for-telecoms-strategy news@isleofman.com Business News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87156/mt-welcomes-government-support-for-telecoms-strategy Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:19:04 GMT

Manx Telecom says it's encouraged by government’s support for a new telecoms strategy. This week Treasury revealed £2 million will be put aside in the new Budget subject to negotiation with potential private sector providers. Chief Financial Officer Iarla Hughes says: "Fibre is at the top of Manx...

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Manx Telecom urges women to consider tech careers http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87150/manx-telecom-urges-women-to-consider-tech-careers news@isleofman.com Business News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87150/manx-telecom-urges-women-to-consider-tech-careers Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:24:42 GMT

Manx Telecom says it’s continuing a drive to encourage more women to pursue careers in technology. It comes after the company appointed the first woman to its senior leadership team in the Technical Division. Susannah Harrison is now Head of Integrated Service Management and is responsible for the...

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Post Office thanks customers affected by strike action http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87149/post-office-thanks-customers-affected-by-strike-action- news@isleofman.com Business News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87149/post-office-thanks-customers-affected-by-strike-action- Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:22:29 GMT

The Post Office says it delivered more than 500 bouquets of flowers on Valentine’s Day – despite more than 200 of its workers being on strike. It says plans to mitigate the impact of the three-day strike, which was staged by members of the Communication Workers Union, worked well. Non-striking...

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Homestay website activity doubles ahead of TT http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87147/homestay-website-activity-doubles-ahead-of-tt news@isleofman.com Business News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87147/homestay-website-activity-doubles-ahead-of-tt Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:14:12 GMT

Homeowners are being urged to open up their houses to motorsport visitors as demand increases. Registration for Homestay, which is operated by MiQuando, is open until April 30th. Director Nigel Jones says: “It’s shaping up to be a very busy year for Homestay with over twice the website activity...

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National Insurance holiday to attract people back to Island http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87125/national-insurance-holiday-to-attract-people-back-to-island news@isleofman.com Business News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87125/national-insurance-holiday-to-attract-people-back-to-island Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:40:14 GMT

More money is being made available to attract people to work on the Isle of Man. Treasury Minister Alf Cannan announced a National Insurance Holiday Scheme as part of the 2019 Budget yesterday. It will come into effect this year and will be open to anyone who has not been a tax resident here for...

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Good call - Douglas has a new Customer Service Champion http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87124/good-call-douglas-has-a-new-customer-service-champion news@isleofman.com Business News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87124/good-call-douglas-has-a-new-customer-service-champion Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:38:16 GMT

Douglas has a new Customer Service Champion. Sales and Technical Consultant Jaico Garcia has been crowned the winner of a competition run to highlight good customer service. The Manx Telecom employee beat off competition from eight others in the initiative run by Douglas Town Centre Management...

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Government makes 'errors' with immigration rules http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87122/government-makes-errors-with-immigration-rules news@isleofman.com Business News http://www.isleofman.com/news/details/87122/government-makes-errors-with-immigration-rules Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:34:11 GMT

Government says it has made ‘errors’ with immigration rules it planned to lay before Tynwald this month. The Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules was revoked by the Council of Ministers. It’s after some members of Tynwald found it contained mistakes. Chief Minister Howard Quayle says: "The...

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