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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SAFETY AND SECURITY REMAINS OF HIGHEST IMPORTANCE TO PRIVATE BANKING CLIENTS

SAFETY AND SECURITY REMAINS OF HIGHEST IMPORTANCE TO PRIVATE BANKING CLIENTS

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Research conducted on behalf of Nedbank Private Wealth has revealed that, six years on from the start of the financial crisis, the safety and security of a bank remains the most important factor for private banking clients, scoring an average of 9.7 out of 10.  The research was conducted by the Leadership Factor, the UK’s […]

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First Names Group makes key appointment in the UK

First Names Group makes key appointment in the UK

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

First Names Group, the world’s leading independent provider of trust, corporate and fund administration services, has appointed Tariq Husain as UK Managing Director and Global Head of Outsourced Business Services (OBS). Tariq will be based in the Group’s new London office in the heart of Covent Garden. His new appointment with First Names Group will […]

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SMP PARTNERS MAKE DIGITAL CURRENCY HISTORY

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

SMP Partners has made history by becoming the first corporate service provider in the Isle of Man to accept Bitcoin payment from its clients. The decision to allow invoices to be settled with Bitcoin is part of the firm’s commitment to embrace digital currency. SMP Partners already has an established Digital Currency team, led by […]

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Multiple IoD Successes for Boston Directors

Multiple IoD Successes for Boston Directors

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man based multi-family office, Boston Group, is celebrating multiple successes following the conferral of no fewer than four Diplomas in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors. Phil Knop, Director of Tax and Compliance, Katherine Ellis, Director of Business Development, Ruth Robinson, Director of the Family Office and Chris Borg, Managing Director of […]

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New Production Print Machine for Cannell Print

New Production Print Machine for Cannell Print

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Argon, working with Konica Minolta, the company’s copy and print partner, is delighted to have supplied Cannell Print with a new Konica Minolta C6000L Production Print Device. This is the first of these Konica Minolta digital presses to be installed on the island and Argon is pleased to have worked with Cannell Print on this […]

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Minister details Douglas Station plans

Minister details Douglas Station plans

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne MHK today (15 September 2014) met with transport enthusiasts to discuss details of plans to refurbish and redevelop Douglas Station. Minister Gawne explained: ‘The railway station was erected around 1890 and put on the Protected Buildings Register in 1984. Although it was not deemed to be a good example of such […]

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CUBBIN & BREGAZZI ANNOUNCE PETER KELLY AS WINNER OF VOLUSPA CANDLE PRIZE DRAW

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cubbin & Bregazzi is delighted to announce Manx historian Peter Kelly as the winner of its recent prize draw. Mr Kelly is highly regarded for his work with the Isle of Man Victorian Society and his extensive knowledge as an architectural historian, as well as being the present Captain of Onchan Parish. His prize, presented […]

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Marine garden dedicated to Archibald Knox

Marine garden dedicated to Archibald Knox

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Douglas Borough Council has dedicated one of the marine (sunken) gardens on Douglas promenade to Archibald Knox to mark this year’s 150th anniversary of the birth of the Manxman who was one of the foremost figures in the British art nouveau movement. A granite plaque in the garden commemorating the dedication was unveiled by Douglas […]

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STEP Scheme Final highlights local undergraduate talent

STEP Scheme Final highlights local undergraduate talent

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 STEP Scheme Final took place recently with a record number of undergraduate projects being presented. STEP offers undergraduates the opportunity to complete specific projects in paid employment with local businesses, allowing them to put their studies into practice in a real business situation. Administered by the Department of Economic Development and co-ordinated by […]

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Hamblin Launches Crypto Currencies Training

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hamblin Employment Group, the Island’s largest recruitment, training and HR consultancy, has announced the launch of a twin series of training courses designed to help uninitiated and advanced professionals gain an insight into the contentious and fascinating world of cryptocurrencies. Due to take place at The Forum, Douglas on Tuesday 14th October, 2014, the series […]

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