Ed Lester: Isle of Wight Council Parallels?

Ed Lester: Isle of Wight Council Parallels?

We question whether there are parallels with the story about the head of the Student Loans company, Ed Lester, and the two stories we ran last year about council employees being paid through limited companies.

Thursday, 2nd February, 2012 7:19pm

By Simon Perry with 30 readers' comments

Register Now To Send Your Tax Return On Time

Register Now To Send Your Tax Return On Time

A timely reminder about personal tax returns in from HM Revenue & Customs. In their own words. Ed HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is reminding first-time Self Assessment filers that they need to register for

Tuesday, 17th January, 2012 3:29pm

By Lisa Billard

Minister Opens New £14.8m Isle Of Wight Facility (2 Podcast + Gallery)

Minister Mark Prisk GKN composite funding 2012

We interview the Minister, Mark Prisk, about this significant R&D investment in composites on the Isle of Wight.

Friday, 13th January, 2012 1:00am

By Simon Perry with 12 readers' comments

GKN Aerospace Rolls-Royce Joint Venture Sees £14.8m Plant Open On The Island

GKN Aerospace Rolls-Royce Joint Venture Sees £14.8m Plant Open On The Island

A new £14.8m aero engine pre-production plant in Cowes is to be officially opened by Mark Prisk MP tomorrow. It's a joint venture between GKN Aerospace and Rolls-Royce

Wednesday, 11th January, 2012 2:12pm

By Rachael Brooks with 13 readers' comments

IWC Hope For Additional Funding From Government For Weekly Waste Collection

IWC Hope For Additional Funding From Government For Weekly Waste Collection

Once it's confirmed what 'smelly waste' is, there may be extra money coming from Government to support weekly bin collections

Wednesday, 11th January, 2012 10:53am

By Simon Perry with 14 readers' comments

Warning About Phishing Scam In Run-up To Tax Deadline

Warning About Phishing Scam In Run-up To Tax Deadline

If you're about to do your tax return, beware of phising emails and websites from fraudsters claiming to be the HMRC

Tuesday, 10th January, 2012 2:45pm

By Georgina Myles

Chance For Small/Medium Businesses To Question Government Minister

Chance For Small/Medium Businesses To Question Government Minister

Small/medium businesses - don't miss your chance to question a government minister this coming Thursday morning at Riverside Centre in Newport on the subject of Planning for Economic Growth.

Tuesday, 10th January, 2012 10:09am

By Sally Perry

Mark Prisk: Minister To Speak On Planning for Growth

Mark Prisk: Minister To Speak On Planning for Growth

Mark Prisk, MP, the Government's Minister for Small Businesses and Enterprise comes to the Island on to speak to SMEs (small and medium enterprises), and answer questions, on the subject of Planning for Economic Growth.

Thursday, 29th December, 2011 10:23am

By Andrew Turner's Office

Andrew Turner Critical Of Clegg Stance On EU Veto

Andrew Turner Critical Of Clegg Stance On EU Veto

Andrew Turner says Nick Clegg's claims that the UK will be isolated in Europe are now hollow after his u-turn at the weekend.

Wednesday, 14th December, 2011 9:38am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 10 readers' comments

Britain Out Of Europe – A Good Thing?

Britain Out Of Europe - A Good Thing? Poll results

Have a quick vote on if being in Europe is good or bad thing

Friday, 9th December, 2011 2:22pm

By Simon Perry with 100 readers' comments

Turner Questions PM Over EU

Turner Questions PM Over EU

Andrew Turner, the Island's MP was called yesterday to ask David Cameron a question during the weekly 30 minute session of Prime Minister's Questions.

Thursday, 8th December, 2011 8:53am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 12 readers' comments

Hundreds Of Public Sector Workers Turn Out For Rally

Hundreds Of Public Sector Workers Turn Out For Rally

Hundreds of Island workers went on the public sector march and rally yesterday protesting at changes to pensions

Thursday, 1st December, 2011 4:54pm

By Sally Perry with 87 readers' comments