Top ten questions for charitable trustees

Top ten questions for charitable trustees Charity fundraising has been under a great deal of scrutiny in recent times, particularly in the light of the high-profile case of Olive Cooke – an elderly lady who committed suicide after receiving countless letters and phone calls from people representing charitable organisations. Talking … Continue reading

Work permit changes come into effect

Work permit changes come into effect The Department for Enterprise is today (Monday 15th January) introducing further changes to the Island’s work permit system, simplifying the application process and introducing a new register of exempt persons. The changes follow Tynwald approval of seven proposed reforms to the Island’s work permit … Continue reading

Why more people are buying in to buy-outs

Why more people are buying in to buy-outs Management buy outs are a realistic alternative to trade sales for many vendors, however there are some pitfalls to be aware of before commencing discussions, writes Debbie Clague of accountancy firm Crowe Clark Whitehill.  So what are the key issues to address? Management … Continue reading

The Easy Way to Grow Business!

Projects – The Easy Way To Grow Business | QuickBooks The new feature in Quickbooks Plus lets businesses manage their finances like they manage their work – tracking time and expenses on a job-by-job basis. The new Projects feature gives a crystal-clear view of your business. Projects lets you track income and … Continue reading

Department for Enterprise approved by Tynwald

Department for Enterprise approved by Tynwald The Department of Economic Development will today officially become the Department for Enterprise (DfE) after being approved by Tynwald earlier this week. Laurence Skelly MHK, Minister for Enterprise, commented: ‘The approval from Tynwald was a big milestone in the development of our new Department, … Continue reading

2015-16 National Income Report

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2015-16 National Income Report The Island has a buoyant economy, despite a slight drop in national income for 2015/16. National Income 2015-16 report The national income report for the year, published today, shows that the Island’s gross domestic product (GDP) stood at £4.45 billion – a decline of 0.9%.   … Continue reading