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Sources of help

Role or (where apparent) the name of organisation and contact details
Functions
Agricultural Wages Board for the Isle of Man

G. N. Davison, Secretary
Agricultural Wages Board,
Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture,
Foxdale Road,
St John's,
Isle of Man.
IM4 3AS.
Telephone:+44 1624 695703
Fax:+44 1624 685851
Email: nicky.davison@gov.im
The Board has power to fix minimum rates of wages and minimum holiday entitlements for workers employed in agriculture including horticulture. The Board also defines the value of tied cottages for employees which can be taken as part of their pay.
Benefits

The Treasury
Markwell House
Market Street
Douglas
IM1 2RZ
Tel.: +44 1624 685105
Fax: +44 1624 685120
For information on:

- Maternity Allowance,
- Paternity Allowance,
- Adoption Allowance, and
- other family benefits.
Chamber of Commerce

Chamber Offices
Athol House
Athol Street
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM1 1LB
British Isles
Tel.: +44 1624 674941
Fax: +44 1624 663367
The Chamber supports businesses on the Isle of Man.
Children, Employment of

Department for Education, Sport and Culture
Joanna Callister
Education Liaison Officer
Hamilton House
Peel Road
Douglas
IM1 5EZ
Tel.: +44 1624 685792
Fax: +44 1624 686473
For information on the law concerning employment of children.
Craftsmen's and Craftswomen's skill cards

Training Services
Department for Enterprise
Nivison House
Prospect Hill
Douglas
IM1 1ET
Tel.: +44 1624 687156
Registration on the Register of Craftsmen and Craftswomen is a requirement for any craftsman or craftswoman wishing to work on Government construction contracts. In addition, any craftsman or craftswoman who is not an Isle of Man worker should be registered prior to applying for a work permit.
Disability - Access issues

Crossroads Care
Access Office
Unit B5 & B6
Eden Business Park,
Cooil Road
Braddan
IM4 2AY
Tel: +44 1624 673103
Assistance with any access issues from disability awareness training to building audits.
Disability Employment Service (DES)

Disability Employment Service
Department for Enterprise
Nivison House
Prospect Hill
Douglas
IM1 1ET
Tel.: +44 1624 686209 / +44 1624 687021
The Service assists individuals with disabilities to gain and retain employment, which may be paid or unpaid. DES also assists employers by providing guidance, assistance and equipment where appropriate. DES advisers work closely with the Job Centre which is located in the same building.
Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses

Department for Enterprise
Nivison House
Prospect Hill
Douglas
IM1 1ET
Tel.: +44 1624 682386
Fax.: +44 1624 682388
For information and inquiries concerning the operation of employment agencies and employment businesses in the Island.
Employment Inspectorate

Department for Enterprise
Nivison House
Prospect Hill
Douglas
IM1 1ET
Tel.: +44 1624 682385 / +44 1624 682386
Fax.: +44 1624 682388
For guidance and enforcement in respect of matters such as:

- written statements,
- pay statements,
- paid annual leave,
- work permits,
- the minimum wage, and
- employers’ liability compulsory insurance.
Employment Legislation Policy

Legislation Manager
Department for Enterprise
St Georges Court
Upper Church Street
Douglas
IM1 1EX
Tel.: +44 1624 682371
For enquiries about the employment legislation programme.
Employment Tribunal

The Clerk to the Employment Tribunal
Tribunals Office
Isle of Man Courts of Justice
Deemsters Walk
Bucks Road
Douglas
IM1 3AR
Tel.: +44 1624 685941 (Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm)
Fax.: +44 1624 685573
The Clerk can be contacted where a claim to the Employment Tribunal has already been made.
Persons contemplating making a claim to the Employment Tribunal may wish to seek further advice from the Manx Industrial Relations Service (see below for contact details).
Health and Safety at Work Inspectorate

Environment Safety and Health Directorate
Department of Environment Food & Agriculture
Thie Slieau Whallian
Foxdale Road
St. John's
IM4 3AS.
Tel.: +44 1624 685881 (8.30am to 5pm) / +44 7624 313626 (for urgent matters)
For guidance and enforcement in respect of health and safety issues.
Information Commissioner

P.O. Box 69
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM99 1EQ
Tel: +44 1624 693260 / +44 1624 693259
Email: ask@inforights.im
For upholding the public's information rights and promoting and enforcing compliance with the Island's information rights legislation, which includes the Data Protection Act 2002, the Unsolicited Communications Regulations 2005; and the Freedom of Information Act 2015 (from 1st February 2016).
Insolvency Claims

The Treasury
Markwell House
Market Street
Douglas
IM1 2RZ
Tel.: +44 1624 685103
Fax.: +44 1624 685120
For claims from the National Insurance Fund due to the employer’s insolvency etc.
Isle of Man Constabulary – Subject Access Requests

Police Headquarters
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 4RG
Tel.:  +44 1624 631409
Email: PoliceVetting@gov.im
For information and assistance concerning applications for police certificates and Data Subject Access Requests relating to criminal records.
Isle of Man Construction Federation

23A The Village Walk
Onchan
Isle of Man
IM3 4EB
Tel.: +44 1624 660188
Fax.: +44 1624 660189
Email: info@iomcf.im
Services to members include advice on employment issues. The Federation also administers the Manx Accredited Construction Contractors Scheme.
Isle of Man Vetting Bureau

Chief Executive’s Office
Department of Home Affairs Headquarters
Tromode Road
Douglas
IM2 5PA
Tel.:  +44 1624 694300
Email: paula.hay@gov.im or generalenquiries.dha@gov.im
For information and assistance concerning police checks for recruitment purposes on the Island.
Manx Industrial Relations Service (MIRS)

5th Floor
Victory House
Prospect Hill
Douglas
IM1 1EQ
Tel.: +44 1624 672942
Fax.: +44 1624 687050
Provision of guidance and advice for both employers and workers on employment rights.
Contact point for persons contemplating making a claim to the Employment Tribunal.
For assistance in resolving disputes between employers and workers; MIRS has certain statutory conciliation functions.
Passport, Immigration and Nationality Office

Ground Floor
Government Office
Bucks Road
Douglas
IM1 3PN 
Tel.: +44 1624 685203
Fax.: +44 1624 685210
For enquiries about the Points Based System, including Sponsorship Licences and Certificates of Sponsorship and other immigration matters (for workers from outside the European Economic Area).
Redundancy Rebates

The Treasury
Markwell House
Market Street
Douglas
IM1 2RZ
Tel.: +44 1624 685103
Fax.: +44 1624 685120
For information and forms on redundancy rebates.
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 2001

Department of Home Affairs
Tromode Road
Douglas
IM2 5PA
Tel.: +44 1624 694305
For advice on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 2001
Trades Union Council

Isle of Man Trades Council 
c/o Transport House
25 Fort Street
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM1 2LJ
Tel.: +44 1624 685759
Fax.: +44 1624 685756
Email: iomtuc@gmail.com
Umbrella organisation for many Isle of Man based trade unions.
Trade Union registration etc

Finance Section
Central Registry
The Registries
Deemsters Walk
Bucks Road
Douglas
IM1 3AR
Tel.: +44 1624 685979
Fax.: +44 1624 685976
For registration of trade unions and employers' associations in accordance with the Trade Unions Act 1991.
Work Permit Appeal Tribunal

The Clerk to the Work Permit Appeal Tribunal
Isle of Man Courts of Justice
Deemsters Walk
Bucks Road
Douglas
IM1 3AR
Tel.: +44 1624 685941 (Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm)
Fax.: +44 1624 685573
The Tribunal is established under the Control of Employment Act 2014. Its principal function is to hear and determine appeals brought in relation to work permits.
Work Permit Office

Nivison House
31 Prospect Hill
Douglas
IM1 1ET
Tel.: +44 1624 682393 (work permit helpline)
Fax.: +44 1624 682388
Applications for online renewals: www.gov.im/onlineservices/

Compliance
 
The Work Permit Inspectorate
Address as above
Tel.: +44 1624 682385 / 682386 / 689344
Fax: +44 1624 682388
For information about work permits under the Control of Employment Act 2014

Page last updated: 12 September 2017

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