MHK Blog 20th to 26th Jan 2020

2020-01-25T08:47:13+00:0025 January 2020|

Blog 26 Jan 20Tuesday this week saw the first sitting of Tynwald in 2020, and it was certainly a bumper sitting with several big items up for discussion, including an £8 million Supplementary Vote from the Department of Health and Social Care, the […]

Government wants us to have fun

2020-01-21T10:06:07+00:0021 January 2020|

Venture Centre, Isle of ManThe government wants residents to have fun by visiting attractions in the island.

But it needs help to make its plan work.

It is appealing to businesses in the tourism industry to offer free or cut-price tickets to their […]

MHK Blog 13th to 19th Jan 2020

2020-01-18T10:19:18+00:0018 January 2020|

Blog 19 Jan 20The Isle of Man Social Attitudes Survey for 2019 has been published, and it certainly makes interesting reading. It is one of the publications that all Tynwald Members should read, and although the information should be considered in the correct […]

If you’re planning to offer holiday accommodation, read this

2020-01-15T10:56:36+00:0015 January 2020|

Rob CallisterThe deadline for businesses to register their visitor accommodation for operation between February 2020 and February 2021 is January 24.

Providers including hotels, self-catering units, guest accommodation, guest houses, bed and breakfasts, farm-stays, inns, restaurants with rooms, serviced flats, campsites and […]

MHK Blog 6th to 12th Jan 2020

2020-01-11T21:12:33+00:0011 January 2020|

Blog 12 Jan 20Still early in January, but you will definitely need to grab a coffee before settling down for this week’s Blog…..

I think people are now starting to accept that the Earth’s climate is changing and that global temperatures are predicted to […]

Affordability always a factor in deciding rents, says Harmer

2020-01-09T08:58:20+00:009 January 2020|

Ray Harmer MHKTenants to pay up to £2.01 more per week from April

The infrastructure minister says a tenant’s ability to pay is considered when setting rents, alongside the need for investment and maintenance in social housing.

It was announced this week that rents for those in […]

MHK Blog 30th Dec 2019 to 5th Jan 2020

2020-01-04T11:43:04+00:004 January 2020|

Blog 5 Jan 20Happy New Year, Happy New Decade – welcome to the 2020s!

The last 10 years have flown by, and on occasion it has certainly been a rollercoaster of a ride for me personally, but overall it has probably been the best […]