Isle of Man News last updated 30 April 2018 00:00:11

New Vice Chairman for Post Office

POSTED yesterday at 9:36 am by TH

Isle of Man Post Office has appointed a new Vice Chairman. MLC Tanya August-Hanson takes up the role after successfully being elected to the...

Economic impact of the TT to be assessed

POSTED Tue at 9:50 am by TH

Benefits of the TT and Festival of Motorcycling will be reviewed as part of a new economic impact assessment.   The Cabinet Office wants to hear from...

Bank warns of another 'smishing' attack

POSTED Fri 23-03-2018

People are being warned not to fall victim to a 'smishing' attack doing the rounds on the Isle of Man.Isle of Man Bank says it's aware of an issue and is urging residents to be vigilant.A spokesperson says: "The current attack is similar to previous attacks recently whereby fraudsters are targeting people via their mobile phones."The text message still asks the recipient to ring a number about a fraudulent transaction but, unlike previous attacks, doesn't look like it comes from the bank."Please only contact your bank on published numbers and share the following tips with your friends and family to ensure they are aware of these scams and can practice good fraud prevention."People are being urged to follow these precautions: Check the...

Students urged to STEP forward

POSTED Thu 22-03-2018

Students are being urged to gain business experience by applying for the 2018 STEP Programme. Run by the Department of Enterprise it offers undergraduates work experience with small and medium sized businesses on the Island during the summer. Students undertake specific projects before showcasing their findings at the end of the eight-week period. MHK Lawrie Hooper has responsibility for Enterprise Support – he says: "Feedback from students and hosts in the past has been very positive. "The STEP Programme supports the Isle of Man’s Programme for Government’s policy to ensure that young people on the Island have the skills and knowledge to be ready to enter the workplace. "The Programme continues to be a fantastic opportunity for...

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