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Paul Kneen attends International Festival for Business 2014

| July 30, 2014

Paul Kneen, Chief Executive Officer of Abacus Financial Services Group, recently returned from the ‘Knowledge, Professional & Financial Services Week’ which formed part of the seven week International Festival for Business 2014 (IFB) in Liverpool. During his visit he joined a panel of expert speakers for the Isle of Man Department of Economic Development’s ‘Managing Your Family Office with Confidence’ […]

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Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce publishes Q2 Business Barometer survey

| July 30, 2014

Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce has revealed the results of its second ‘Business Barometer’ survey which provides data on a broad cross-section of the Island’s business sectors. The Chamber members who responded to the latest survey represented business services, finance, retail, construction, eBusiness, manufacturing, marketing, transport and tourism. The Business Barometer provides up to […]

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GLOBAL INNOVATION AWARD FOR JERSEY’S NEW SECURITY REGISTER

| July 28, 2014

The Jersey Companies Registry, which is part of the Jersey Financial Services Commission (the “Commission”), has won a leading international award for its recently introduced Security Interests Register. The International Association of Commercial Administrators (“IACA”), the leading global forum for international registries, presented Jersey with the award for ‘outstanding achievement in secured transaction registry innovation’. […]

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Surge in Jersey private placement registrations as AIFMD transitional periodcomes to an end

| July 28, 2014

A strong surge in applications in the lead up to the end of the AIFMD transitional phase has seen the number of funds notifying the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC)of their intention to privately place into Europe under AIFMD rules break through the 150 mark. Figures collated bythe JFSC show that, as at 22 July, […]

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First investment by Jersey Innovation Fund into local company

| July 28, 2014

The Advisory Board to the Jersey Innovation Fund are delighted to announce the first ever investment from the Fund, into Jersey-based company Stumpydog Innovations Limited, to help support the growth of the company over the next three years. The Jersey Innovation Fund (JIF) – one of the key priorities contained within the States 2012 Economic […]

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Sure Broadband Statement

| July 28, 2014

SURE is aware that some of its customers have recently been affected by an ongoing disruption to their fibre broadband service.  Sure takes these matters very seriously and understands that this must have been very frustrating for its customers. Sure can confirm that the problems encountered have been fixed.Engineers from Sure, JT and Cisco (the […]

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SPACE SCHOOL SCHOLARS EN ROUTE TO HOUSTON

| July 28, 2014

Two sixth-form students are en route from the Isle of Man to Houston for a trip of a lifetime to attend NASA’s United Space School. Caitlin Pinder from St Ninian’s High School and Kitto Maddrell from Castle Rushen High School won the annual ManSat scholarships for the two-week space school in Houston, Texas, which gets […]

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DEFA political delegations announced

| July 28, 2014

Richard Ronan MHK, Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture, has today (24 July 2014) announced the delegations for the newly appointed political Members of the Department. Chris Thomas MHK will take responsibility for Environment, Safety and Health Directorate, while Zac Hall MHK will be responsible for Forestry, Amenity and Lands, as well as the Wildlife […]

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MANANNAN REPAIRS BROUGHT FORWARD

| July 28, 2014

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. […]

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Minister announces department delegations

| July 28, 2014

Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne MHK has today (24 July 2014) announced the delegation of Department duties to his newly appointed political Members. Chris Thomas MHK: Planning and Building Control. Juan Turner MLC: Local Authorities. The Minister will retain responsibility for Ports and Waste Management. Mr Thomas and Mr Turner joined the Department of Infrastructure last […]

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