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Thirty-plus job losses at Mount Murray

POSTED yesterday at 4:07 pm by Joanne Clague

The Mount Murray Hotel will close next Friday, February 6. The building owned by Albert Gubay was devastated by fire 14 months ago. Managing director David Lyons said: 'Given the protracted negotiations with the company’s insurers, lasting over a year, and the prospect of a further year at arbitration the company was forced to agree a settlement. ...

JCC IOM announces next event: Treasury Minister’s Budget Breakfast

POSTED yesterday at 3:59 pm by MT

The Junior Chamber of Commerce’s (JCC IOM) has announced that its annual Treasury Minister’s Budget Breakfast will take place on the 18th February at a venue to be confirmed.Kate Parrish, Chairman of JCC IOM, said “We are all aware that the Budget is the Isle of Man Governments’ most important economic policy tool that translates Government policie...

Blanket coverage: Sefton Hotel ‘gets into bed’ with local good causes

POSTED yesterday at 10:06 am

Two local good causes are set to benefit after the Sefton Hotel refurbished a number of its guest rooms.The Sefton Group’s marketing manager Nicola Wilkinson explained: ‘We recently gave some of the bedrooms a light refresh, replacing blankets with duvets and introducing some new decorative fittings.‘All these items were still serviceable so, as a group committed to “Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.”, we decided to donate the blankets to the ManxSPCA to provide bedding for the animals in their care and the fittings to Crossroads Care to add to the stock in their charity shops.’ManxSPCA’s Margaret Mansfield said: ‘The ManxSPCA is delighted to have the support of staff and management at the Sefton Hotel who have donated unwanted blankets to the societ...

Equiom’s Sheila Dean named Citywealth’s ‘Woman of the Year: Leadership’

POSTED yesterday at 9:59 am

Equiom Group is celebrating its second award success of the year after attending the ‘Citywealth Power Women Awards’ in London last week.Group Managing Director, Sheila Dean, was announced winner of the award for ‘Woman of the Year: Leadership’ in the professional services category. Commenting on her achievement, Sheila said: “To be recognised in my position as a female leader of an expanding global business is an absolute honour and I am delighted to play my part in championing women in the private client sector. It is gratifying to be recognised by both the public and professional judging panel and I would like to extend my thanks to everyone who showed their support by voting for me.”Sheila’s passion for business developed at an early ag...

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