Author Archive: James Qualtrough

James Qualtrough (Jamesq) is the Founder and Editor of Isle News and is based on the Isle of Man. Isle News is a news site for the UK offshore jurisdictions of the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey.

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ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE ONLY GB POSTAL ADMINISTRATION TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR TEAM GB RIO 2016 ATHLETES

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Monday evening Team GB’s Manx Olympian Mark Cavendish achieved a Silver medal in a hard fought race at the end of the Men’s Omnium event in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Isle of Man Post Office recently released a vibrant Team GB Rio 2016 stamp collection in recognition of Team GB’s participation in the […]

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Manx Telecom appoints HR Transformation Manager

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Manx Telecom has appointed Alex Gibson as Human Resources Transformation Manager. His role will be to help facilitate the development of infrastructure and resources to provide a platform which allows for changes to be implemented that are necessary for Manx Telecom to achieve its strategic goals. Alex, who is originally from New Zealand,was HR Manager […]

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NEW DOUGLAS POST OFFICE OPENS NEXT WEEK

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The new Douglas Post Office, housed within the former Carnival site in Strand Street, Douglas, will be open for business for the first time next Monday (15th August). The new post office, which is bigger than the current location, will provide customers with a modern facility and will be fully accessible for disabled customers, those […]

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Consultation on Proposals for Economic Growth

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has issued a consultation paper on a range of proposals to grow the Island’s workforce. The ‘Proposals to Accelerate Economic Growth’ consultation is open until Friday 30th September and offers people the chance to submit their views and suggestions on the Department’s plans for economic growth. Laurence Skelly MHK, Minister […]

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First Names Group appoints new Chief Executive Officer

First Names Group appoints new Chief Executive Officer

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leading trust, fund, real estate and corporate services provider, First Names Group has promoted Mark Pesco to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The appointment is effective immediately.   This change in leadership reflects the evolving needs of the business as it begins to consolidate after a period of accelerated expansion. Mark has taken up the reins as […]

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ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE ISSUES STAMPS WITH EXCLUSIVE IMAGE TO CELEBRATE THE WORK OF ARTIST AND DESIGNER ROGER DEAN

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Post Office is pleased to present a set of stamps showcasing the artwork of internationally renowned artist and designer Roger Dean. The issue which includes an Isle of Man inspired image marks a significant collaboration between Isle of Man Post Office, Manx National Heritage and Roger Dean himself with a landmark exhibition […]

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Equiom (Isle of Man) Limited announces key promotions

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

International trust and corporate services provider, Equiom, has announced the appointment of Edward Leigh to its Equiom (Isle of Man) Limited Board of Directors, in addition to the promotion of Dawn Ashall to Senior Manager. As Director of Yachting & Aviation, Edward is responsible for leading the growth of Equiom’s yachting and aviation business lines […]

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10 out of 10 – Top Award Ten Years Running

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Capital Treasury Services Limited, a leading provider of treasury services on the Isle of Man and part of the Capital International Group, is celebrating the Capital Liquidity Account being awarded the AAAf/S1+ rating by Standards & Poor’s for the tenth consecutive year across all three major currencies. When the Capital Liquidity Account was launched in […]

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Financial Assistance now available for Customer Service Excellence Accreditation

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has increased the suite of ongoing business support by providing assistance with a Customer Service Excellence accreditation for local companies. The accreditation is a new addition to the Department’s successful Business Support Scheme (BSS). The BSS provides funding (of up to 50%) of development projects designed to improve local companies. […]

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Consultation on ‘Code of Conduct’ for Isle of Man Insurance Companies

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man may be the first Crown Dependency to introduce a ‘Code of Conduct’ for Insurance providers on the Island. The consultation, issued by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (IOMFSA), sets out a number of proposals for developing the Island’s existing regulatory framework in order to enhance the fair treatment of […]

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