Corporate Culture: Is it time to sweat the small stuff?

// for island-based businesses who are striving to build a strong corporate culture on a budget.Corporate Culture is no longer simply a buzzword bandied around in just the boardroom. USP’s of companies and their ethos are not only being rolled out to customers and clients but also internally, so all […]

Angela Clucas; Tips for launching and running a business online

//’s almost one year since Next Level Nutrition launched and what a year… the little business I started via a Facebook page in my student studio apartment has grown into a full time, profit making operation.While I might be pushing it slightly to call myself ‘millennial’, I have always been […]

Isle of Man: The chick’s dig it

The ‘Worlds Happiest Country’ publication shows that Denmark is the happiest nation in the World.But us Manxies don’t only think about ourselves, we campaign for the equal rights of everyone and everything!After extensive research by the ‘World Chicken Appreciation Association’….. we can finally announce to you a world exclusive …… […]

Island News Round

Young men called Callum, Jack or Conor are more likely to be insufferable pr!cks, study finds. An independent research group has carried out an Island-based study to find out if there’s any link between a boy’s name and their general level of tw@ttry.The team from Bangor University spoke to teachers, […]

A guide to planning a kick-ass website

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October on the Rock

October in the Isle of Man means the arrival of autumn, carved turnips and darker nights. But don’t hibernate indoors – there’s too much going on that you won’t want to miss. Get your social life sorted with our handy guide to the best events, activities and spooky Hop-Tu-Naa experiences happening this […]

Dear Paragon. Part One: Surviving your first day in a new job

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Isle of Man Equality Bill 2016: What it means for employers

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Trichef: Crispy Sea Bass with Braised Kohlrabi Sauerkraut and Poached Egg

Crispy Sea Bass with Braised Kohlrabi Sauerkraut and Poached EggAdapted from ‘On Vegetables’ by Jeremy Fox  Kohlrabi Sauerkraut750g Kohlrabi30g Fine sea saltI Small onion chopped130ml Vegetable stock1 tbsp Chopped dill Poached EggWhite wine vinegar2 Large eggs Sea Bass2 Fillets of Sea Bass1 Tsp Sea salt flakes20g ButterPinch of pepper  Cut […]