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Future of enterprise scheme under review

POSTED yesterday at 10:43 am by TH

The future of the Island's Enterprise Development Scheme is under review. That’s the message from Enterprise Minister Laurence Skelly who says the...

Extra two million to be spent on relocating staff to IOM

POSTED Tue 22-05-2018

Two million pounds will be spent on helping people relocate to the Isle of Man. The Department of Enterprise says it is investing in a 'targeted relocation initiative' to encourage employers to bring new staff to the Isle of Man. The Employee Relocation Incentive allows employers who are unable to secure local workers to receive up to 20 per cent of the first year's salary costs for an off-Island worker. Assistance will be available to all export sectors including financial and professional services, digital and e-Business businesses, and manufacturing businesses. Minister Laurence Skelly says: "We remain committed to attracting new business and nurturing talent and providing skills development for our local workers, and this will...

HSBC adopts LGBT+ work scheme

POSTED Tue 22-05-2018

HSBC is adopting a new 'Ally' scheme to help support the LGBT community. It's the first firm in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man to adopt a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Plus scheme. HSBC says it will create a more open, comfortable environment for staff and customers. Employees will have the option to be trained to ensure the working environment is inclusive for all colleagues – regardless of their orientation. Head of Middle Office Claire Slonimski says:"For a business to be effective its employees need to be absolutely comfortable in their own skin and HSBC prides itself on providing an open, inclusive and supportive environment where everyone feels they can be their true self at work. "The Ally programme is an important...

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