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  1. A friend of mine is a traffic officer in the UK, and I've asked him previously about this. He says that if the infraction is minor and he sees a foreign plate (or iom) he has in the past just not bothered, he's done this for both roadside stops and when he has been dealing with Gatsos. The police guidelines for issuing a ticket are 10% + 2 miles an hour - so if it is a 50mph zone, its 57mph for example. The police guidelines for a summons is 76 mph Here are the CPS guidelines - Car speedos aren't super accurate either, so you may be ok. YMMV etc.
  2. get in touch with the guys at
  3. This thread isn't all about you - although a casual observer could come to that misapprehension.
  4. I think the level of gearing has got a lot to do with it (in general don't know about this company in particular). If there are no unencumbered assets to secure then this limits the options - even if property conversion is possible there won't be the cash to do so.
  5. Isn't that what a community is all about? being polite and helping each other?
  6. It's been quite a long thread, how about you post to say how you managed to sort it? Where did you get etc. Might save the next person needing some tools on the Island some time, and would be the polite thing to do after you've received extensive advice and guidance from the forum members.
  7. I don't disagree that some of the board members didn't appear to have relevant experience, but I do consider that any system or selection procedure which precluded those with current active sector experience from holding a position would result in less effective governance at the regulator.
  8. Your superficially relevant comparison fails to recommend how one can ensure that people with relevant qualifications and industry experience are part of the effective supervision. Comparing policing to authorisation and supervision shows a lack of knowledge of the regulators' role.
  9. I'm not saying that it made it OK, I'm just saying how it was. You also do need to consider in a small jurisidiction how you ensure that those on a supervisory or regulatory authority can keep current business domain knowledge if they are precluded from holding positions in that sector. There are well established systems of governance for dealing with and declaring conflicts of interest, and it is my view that if these are correctly applied then this permits there to be experienced members of a board or committee with current sector experience to be appointed, which I think would improve that board or committee's effectiveness and should help make better decisions.
  10. Not having access to ones savings for a number of months/years would certainly have been inconvenient. If I was affected then I would have caused a fuss I think.
  11. Not correct. One was serving as a Commissioner for the FSC, the other on the IPA - details matter ;-)
  12. I'm always happy to help people and be nice ;-)
  13. You seem to miss alot. Would assist here and improve the community of this site I think if you sought answers for your problems elsewhere I think.
  14. Only on manxforums 1. Someone asks for help in hiring some tools. 2. Someone with knowledge offers hellp 3. Someone asks for further details to clarify 4. Sarcastic response by original poster
  15. What kind of post and why not ?