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Go with the lateral flow

Government are encouraging individuals to take lateral flow tests before Christmas parties. This advice is intended to help to enable events to go ahead safely, and to help minimise disruption to hospitality businesses this festive period. The Government are recommending that individuals do the following: Take an LFD test twice […]

Changes at DEFA

Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture have announced that their Chief Executive Officer Richard Lole is leaving his role after 10 years to become Director of Climate Change Transformation in the Cabinet Office. He has worked with the Climate Change team in recent years alongside his DEFA role and the […]

Yes, Minister!

Justice Minister Jane Poole-Wilson has taken the unusual step of tabling written Tynwald questions for a cabinet colleague. JPW last week tabled three questions for Health and Social Care Minister Lawrie Hooper. One was even answered the same day it was tabled (Friday), which coincidentally – or perhaps not –  […]

Flumes are Back!

Gov have announced the much anticipated flumes (Serpent and Reef), leisure pool and splash zone will open at the NSC in Douglas tomorrow (Tuesday). It follows a multi-million pound revamp of the swimming area and a series of successful preview events attended by school children and members of the NSC […]

FSA Slaps Bridgewater With £225,000 Fine

The Financial Services Authority has fined Bridgewater (IOM) Limited £225,085 after it identified a ‘number of regulatory failings’ and removed a number of company directors.  The company, based on Victoria Street in Douglas, specialises in financial services and offers corporate and trust services and fund administration to collective investment schemes. […]