Unfortunately, the Isle of Man – which imposes higher Aircraft Passenger Duty than flights within the United Kingdom – has been left out. The new EasyJet announcement does not make any mention of any additional flights to replace the Isle of Man FlyBe flights that were cancelled.
International Women’s Day is time for Government Transparency
With today being International Women’s Day, the Manx TaxPayers’ Alliance is calling on all Isle of Man Government Departments to start publishing gender pay gap data. In the United Kingdom and many other developed nations, large organisations are required to publish such data on an annual basis – and the same requirement should be extended […]
Higher income taxes in IOM Government budget to hit low income workers the hardest
People on living wage to see income tax rise over 90%
Positive proposals to introduce in the Isle of Man in 2023
We think the Isle of Man is a great place to live – but can be even better. We think that our community should take action to mitigate the harms of the current fuel crisis, labour crisis and the goods supply crisis.
IOM Government Gender Pay Disparity Revealed
Some Isle of Man Government units are paying men up to £18.90/hour more than women.
Department of Infrastructure maintains secrecy on airport training
The Isle of Man Government’s Department of Infrastructure has rejected a request from the Manx TaxPayers’ Alliance to release the results of its recent training exercise at Ronaldsway Airport.
Taxpayers fork out £7,000 for Curran report
The government has revealed a climate scientist appointed to look into the Island’s net-zero emissions strategy was paid £7,000.
Manx Government to make inflation worse by further stimulating economy
The Isle of Man Government’s latest move to “stimulate economic activity”– at a time of rampaging inflation – is a bone-headed move which not only fails to address the underlying causes of the inflationary crisis, but will exaggerate them. Manx Radio reports: The [LoveIOM] gift card will come with two new incentives: a bonus credit […]
Ashford adds to concerns over teacher recruitment
Manx Radio has reported that Member of the House of Keys, David Ashford, “wants to know how DESC will retain and attract staff,” and says “more clarity is needed over government’s plans to attract more teachers to the Isle of Man.”
Isle of Man unemployment rate is 1.6%
The Isle of Man’s unemployment rate has fallen to 1.6% in October 2022, down from 1.7%* in September 2022, according to the Isle of Man Government.