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Permit move 'will make difference' - lawyer

Exemptions aim to help e-business and ICT

A relaxation of work permit requirements for the Island's e-gaming sector came into effect at the start of this month.

The measure was approved by Tynwald after e-business companies said they were experiencing problems recruiting qualified workers.

The exemption, aimed at skilled, qualified or experienced workers offered a salary of no less than £25,000, also applies to potential recruits for ICT businesses.

Associate advocate at Gough Law Chiva Arthurs told Howard Caine the move is designed to help grow a vital part of the Manx economy:  

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