Isle of Man News last updated 03 May 2016 19:55:51

A Manx Child in the Eighteenth Century

POSTED yesterday at 3:33 pm by LC

Next week’s lecture in the Isle of Man College’s History & Heritage lecture series takes place on Wednesday 11th May, when Dr Mike Hoy of the Universities of Liverpool and Huddersfield will be talking about “A Manx Child in the Eighteenth Century”. In his lecture, Mike will explore the life of children on the Isle of Man during the 18th century...

Steam Packet supports tall ship experience for 40 local students

POSTED yesterday at 12:01 pm by LC

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is once again supporting an initiative which will see Island students embark on a potentially life-changing adventure. Manx charity The Children’s Centre is coordinating a trip which will see 40 youngsters help crew Stavros S Niarchos, a 60 metre-long square-rigged brig ship, this month. The week-long experienc...

Crowe Clark Whitehill financial reporting update seminar hailed a success

POSTED yesterday at 10:42 am

A seminar organised by Crowe Clark Whitehill to provide an update on the changing Financial Reporting Standards required under the new UK GAAP, (Generally Accepted Accounting Practice in the UK), has been hailed a success. More than 150 accountancy professionals gathered at the Claremont Hotel for the seminar which built on the firm’s introductory UK GAAP ‘call to action’ session held in May 2015. Director Debbie Clague said: ‘Crowe Clark Whitehill strongly believes in supporting clients and industry in whatever way we can. We saw this seminar, which we offered free of charge, as a means to help clients and professionals alike with the complexities of these latest FRS (Financial Reporting Standards) requirements.  You want to be able to r...

Two new roles at Mannvend

POSTED yesterday at 10:40 am

Local refreshment specialists Mannvend continues to expand their workforce and develop the business. They have created two new roles and in doing so now welcome a brand new staff member and celebrate an internal promotion at their headquarters in Ailsa House, Spring Valley. Peter Richardson, IT and Media SupervisorPeter lives in Ramsey, he originally trained as a PE teacher and continues to enjoy athletics outside of work to keep fit. He began working at Mannvend 3 years ago and has worked in a variety of roles from warehouse operative to engineer. His aptitude for technology has shaped his new role, where he is responsible for overseeing the creation, uploading and monitoring of their 66 digital screens as well as producing video content f...

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