DfE says small businesses must check guidelines
Taxpayers could be left with a £3million black hole to fill if government doesn’t act on TT copyright infringement, according to the Department for Enterprise.
This comes after company Looney’s of Ramsey was stopped from selling T-shirts with the TT initials on them.
A similar instance occurred in 2017, when the former Department of Economic Development threatened to sue Bushy’s brewery over its use of the letters in 2017.
Member of the DfE, Rob Callister, says these instances don’t mean the department is against small Manx businesses:
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Callister concerned using sailings could lead to more overnight stays
An MHK fears using the Steam Packet Company for patient transfers could lead to increased costs.
The Department of Health and Social Care recently confirmed it would use the Government-owned ferry operator along with easyJet for those travelling to the UK for a medical appointment, along with current transfer provider Flybe.
Onchan member Rob Callister is concerned using sailings would mean more patients have to stay off Island overnight because of the increased journey time.
He believes this would make the process more expensive.