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TT LEGEND LOUGHER AND YOUNG GUN COWTON SET FOR HEAD TO HEAD IN MOTORSPORT MERCHANDISE FORMULA 2 CLASSIC TT RACE

| July 25, 2014

The Motorsport Merchandise Formula Two Race will be the final race to get underway at this year’s Classic TT presented by Bennetts. Last year’s race featured a battle royal between eventual race winner Chris Palmer and runner-up James Cowton and this year’s race promises to be another thrilling contest. Although Palmer has now hung up […]

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Manx Telecom helps children affected by Chernobyl disaster phone home during Island trip

| July 25, 2014

Children from an area affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are visiting the Island as part of an annual trip organised by the Isle of Man branch of the Friends of Chernobyl’s Children (FOCC) charity. During the visit the youngsters were welcomed as special guests at Manx Telecom’s headquarters where they were given free calls […]

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National Service of Commemoration

| July 25, 2014

A National Service of Commemoration is being held in the Isle of Man to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One. The service will take place during the afternoon of Sunday 3 August at St George’s Church in Douglas. Prayers and readings will be given by Bishop Robert Paterson, Archdeacon Andrew […]

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Banking breakfast looks at Risk Based Supervision

| July 25, 2014

Risk Based Supervision was the focus of a recent Banking Systems User Group breakfast meeting, hosted by C5 Alliance in Guernsey. The event was led by Tim Loveridge, Chief Transformation Officer of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) and invited delegates from Guernsey’s banking sector to consider the changing face of regulatory supervision and its […]

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Grand Jersey encourages Islanders to donate ahead of Champagne region to Champagne Lounge challenge

| July 24, 2014

The general manager and executive head chef of Grand Jersey, who are preparing for a gruelling four-day charity challenge, have so far raised £2,407 for Headway Jersey. Since the announcement of the Champagne Region to Champagne Lounge challenge earlier this year, Grand Jersey and its customers have been organising and delivering a variety of fun […]

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Anti-discrimination law: employers are vicariously liable for actions of employees

| July 24, 2014

Experts have warned an audience of business leaders that they are vicariously liable for their employees’ actions under the new Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 and therefore staff training on the subject is an absolute must. Over 130 owners, managers and HR professionals from businesses of all sizes and sectors heard from a panel of experts […]

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DOGGIELICIOUS LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING INITIATIVE TO FINANCE NEW PREMISES AND EXTRA STAFF

| July 22, 2014

Fast-growing dog treat business Doggielicious is launching a ‘crowdfunding’ initiative as it prepares to expand into new premises and employ extra staff. Crowdfunding is an online phenomenon which sees investors pledge their financial support for new products and projects. Doggielicious founder Alex Kennedy has created a page on leading online direct financing platform Indiegogo as […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY MAKES SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY FOR MOTORCYCLES AT THE TT FESTIVAL

| July 22, 2014

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has announced plans to expand the motorcycle capacity on its fast craft Manannan by 30%, which will provide the capacity for thousands of extra motorcycles during the 2015 TT. A new mezzanine vehicle deck will be fabricated this autumn for Manannan and installed prior to each TT, accommodating […]

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On your marks, get set, Tweet! Manx Telecom give social media tips to Team Isle of Man

| July 22, 2014

A social media expert from Manx Telecom has been giving advice to Team Isle of Man competitors selected for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Games – which begin on July 23 – will have an estimated global TV audience of around one billion, and social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook will be […]

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Photography business focuses on young people’s career development

| July 22, 2014

The team at Andrew Barton Photography have cause for celebration after their latest work experience student, Chantelle Gregson, was voted a category winner in Isle of Man Newspapers’ Young Photographer of the Year competition. 15-year-old Ramsey Grammar School student Chantelle, who spent two weeks working with Andrew Barton and his team, won the Abstract, Objects […]

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