MHKs call for work permit debate to be stopped amid Tesco takeover

2023-10-10T08:04:29+01:0010 October 2023|

Shoprite sells all nine stores to supermarket giant

Debate on relaxing work permits should be stopped following the announcement that Shoprite has sold its stores to Tesco.

That’s the opinion of two politicians who have responded to the confirmation that the supermarket giant is taking over.

The nine outlets will continue to […]

Is the Isle of Man ready to remove work permits?

2023-09-28T15:18:12+01:0028 September 2023|

Rob CallisterThe Isle of Man government is set to ask for Tynwald approval to scrap work permits for three years as part of efforts to remove ‘perceived barriers’ and entice skilled workers to the Island.

The Department of Enterprise says the jobs market is […]

“We don’t understand the consequences”, says MHK

2023-05-04T10:03:05+01:004 May 2023|

Rob Callister with manx FlagRob Callister discusses government proposals to scrap work permit system

An Onchan MHK says while he’s not against removing some of the ‘complexities’ surround the Island’s work permit system, he is against abolishing it completely.

The Department of Enterprise […]

Work permit laws should be relaxed

2022-08-12T15:05:26+01:0014 September 2018|

Outcome of Immigration debate in Douglas

The Isle of Man should ease its work permit laws.

That’s according to the results of a debate on immigration in Douglas last night.

Middle MHK Bill Shimmins argued to liberalise the Island’s current system.

Whilst Onchan Rob Callister opposed that motion.

These members of the audience told Manx Radio […]

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