Isle of Man News last updated 13 February 2016 20:45:33

Number of unemployed rises

POSTED Fri at 1:03 pm by LC

Figures for the Island's labour market have been released showing that as at the end of January 2016 there were 873 people registered as unemployed.This represents an increase of 12 people on the previous month.However, compared to the same period last year, there has been a decrease of 100 persons on the unemployment register and these are the low...

Manx Telecom continues to strengthen Global Solutions division

POSTED Fri at 12:01 pm by LC

Manx Telecom is continuing its drive to strengthen the company’s rapidly growing Global Solutions division with the appointment of Amy Pointon as an Account Manager. This latest appointment is part of an ongoing recruitment campaign for the division which markets the company’s portfolio of smart SIM solutions worldwide. These solutions are designed...

Royal stamp of approval for Isle of Man Advertising & PR

POSTED Fri at 9:50 am

A design project delivered by the team at Isle of Man Advertising & PR has received the royal stamp of approval from Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.The Island’s longest-established advertising and PR agency was entrusted with a very important job by Isle of Man Post Office – to create a stamp issue to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. Following royal protocol, the finished set of eight stamps was sent to Buckingham Palace where Her Majesty approved the design before the stamps went on sale on 6th February.Throughout the design process for the Long to Reign Over Us issue, the team worked closely with Arthur Edwards MBE, who has been royal photographer at The Sun for almost 40 years. Eight of the celebrated snapper’s personal favourit...

Students selected to attend Commonwealth Observance Day

POSTED Fri at 9:46 am

The executive committee of the Isle of Man branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has selected two young people from the Isle of Man to attend this year’s CPA Headquarters Secretariat’s Observance of Commonwealth Day in London on Monday March 14.Nicholas Hawkes, 20, and Alexander Price, 19, both from Onchan and former Ballakermeen High School students, will join around 1000 other young people attending the Commonwealth Day celebrations, the theme for which is ’An Inclusive Commonwealth’.The day’s proceedings will include discussions on the Commonwealth and the CPA attended by visiting and UK parliamentarians, followed by attendance at a celebration of the Commonwealth service in Westminster Abbey at which Her Majesty The...

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