5 Reasons to Relocate to the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man has so much to offer its residents- from exceptional employment opportunities to a vibrant cultural scene, here we countdown our top 5 reasons to consider a relocation.
5 Reasons to Relocate to the Isle of Man

1. Great Employment Opportunities


In May 2016 the Isle of Man had 954 full time vacancies across a variety of sectors. With many large companies operating from the Island and a growing economy, there are many opportunities for candidates with the right skills, experience and qualifications. Click here to find out more and search jobs.

2. Amazing Work-Life Balance


The Isle of Man's stunning coast line and beautiful mountains offer the perfect antidote to a hard day's work. The Island is an active place and there are opportunities to indulge almost any interest. In addition, the Isle of Man has a vibrant cultural scene with local theatre groups, choirs and more.


3. Welcoming Locals


The Manx are a people proud of their heritage, yet outward looking and progressive. The people are open, friendly and often found conversing with total strangers. In fact, crime statistics in previous years have revealed the Isle of Man is one of the safest places to live in the British Isles.

4. Superb Manx Produce


With over 40% of the Island uninhabited and 12 nautical miles of surrounding waters we have plenty of space to grow and catch some amazing local produce. The Island is particularly known for cheeses, speciality beers, beef, kippers and queenies. Tight legislation means that many local delicacies are totally devoid of artificial additives, giving a full and fresh taste.

5. Town and Country Living


Work in town, live in the country and have only a 25 minute commute into the Island's business centre. Work life balance on the Island isn't just about opportunities outside of work, it reflects your whole lifestyle down to where you live. For those that prefer country life, but work in the towns, then Douglas is a short commute with all major roads on the Island leading to it. For those that prefer living in town, flats and houses in Peel, Douglas and Ramsey give you great access to shops and restaurants, with all your amenities on your door step.

  • A Special Place to Live...

  • 86% of residents say they have an excellent quality of life
  • 19% higher average annual salary on the Isle of Man than the UK
  • Safest place to live in the British Isles
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