St Ninian’s High School have announced that they have insufficient teachers available to offer a full slate of in-person schooling to Year 9 students today.
The ranks of highly-paid Isle of Man Government staff have swollen in recent years, with unprecedented numbers of Manx Fat Cats – despite the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns. A new analysis by the Manx TaxPayers’ Alliance of Isle of Man Government accounts reveal that the total number of Government staff earning over £50,000 increased from […]
Students at Castle Rushen High School are being told to study from home again due to staff absence.
The Douglas Borough Council budget for the coming financial year means increased taxes and lower services for the Isle of Man.
The Isle of Man Government currently only publishes labour market statistics going back to January 2021 in one central location on its website. Consequently, the Manx TaxPayers’ Alliance is now hosting such records in the interests of improving Government transparency.
A record 2,848 land transactions were completed in the Isle of Man in 2021, according to a new analysis by the Manx TaxPayers’ Alliance of data obtained from the Isle of Man Government. 2021’s record number of 2,848 completed land transactions was an increase of 14% on the 2,501 completed land transactions in 2020, and […]
Freezing the United Kingdom’s BBC license fee will benefit the people of the Isle of Man, and plans to end the regressive tax have the potential to help improve the Manx economy by millions of pounds a year. Under the current regressive tax on live broadcast television in the Isle of Man, millions of pounds […]
The latest inflation figures released by the Isle of Man Government show the annual rate of inflation as measured by CPI for the twelve months to December 2021 has increased to be extremely high at 6%.
The Isle of Man’s unemployment rate was 1.7% in December 2021, the same rate as November 2021.
In 2020/2021 (the most recent completed academic year) the number of staff actually employed by the DESC in the teacher / lecturer category remained precisely steady at 990. However, the number of other staff employed by the DESC had increased by almost 400 extra staff over the last five yars to 1,465 staff – a remarkable increase of 36% extra staff in the non-teacher/lecturer categories.