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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2016 ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE POSTAGE RATES

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Post Office announced details of its 2016 postage prices in early April which came into effect on 25th April 2016. Despite the announcement some customers are continuing to send items using the old 2015 rates. Mail items found with incorrect postage will either be returned to sender or be subject to the […]

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Launch of 2016 TT road safety campaign

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Efforts to promote the 2016 TT road safety campaign will begin long before fans even set foot in the Isle of Man. Visitors travelling by ferry to this year’s festival will receive important safety information with their booking confirmation, thanks to a new partnership with the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. Road safety officers […]

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VERY FEW ISLE OF MAN WINDING UP ORDERS DURING 2015

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man continues to have the lowest number of insolvency petitions and orders among six offshore jurisdictions surveyed for a new report from leading offshore law firm Appleby. That was among the findings of Snapshot: 2015 Offshore Company Petition Filings & Court Orders, which examined petition filings and the resulting court orders in […]

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New Crowdfunding Regime for the Isle of Man

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has worked closely with the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (FSA) and industry to develop a suitable regulatory environment for both Investment and Debt Crowdfunding platforms. The new legislation will provide the regulatory framework to allow crowdfunding platforms to establish their businesses on the Isle of Man. Platforms already […]

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Andrew Hunter joins Grant Thornton as Senior Tax Consultant

Andrew Hunter joins Grant Thornton as Senior Tax Consultant

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Grant Thornton has appointed experienced tax advisor Andrew Hunter as Senior Tax Consultant in its Isle of Man Tax Department. Born and educated in Scotland, Andrew has more than two decades’ tax and accountancy experience and is a Fellow of the Association of Taxation Technicians. After graduating with a degree in accountancy from Abertay University, […]

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ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE REPRESENTATIVES TO ATTEND 2016 INFORMATION & RECORDS MANAGEMENT SOCIETY CONFERENCE

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Representatives from Isle of Man Post Office’s communications division, Integrated Mailing Solutions (IMS), will be attending and taking a stand at the 2016 instalment of the Information & Records Management Society Conference held at The Hilton Metropole in Brighton from 15 – 17 May. This year’s conference promises an action packed few days filled with […]

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Equiom appoints Monica Dixie as Senior Tax Consultant

Equiom appoints Monica Dixie as Senior Tax Consultant

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Equiom Solutions Limited, the tax and VAT business of Equiom Group, has appointed Monica Dixie as a Senior Tax Consultant. With more than 12 years’ experience in accountancy positions and tax consultancy, Monica will provide support to Equiom’s clients to manage their UK and Isle of Man tax in a compliant and effective manner. She […]

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Citywing invites teams to go ‘on the pull’ in aid of charity

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Citywing is inviting strong-armed teams to go ‘on the pull’ on June 26 to raise money for two local good causes. For the third year in succession Citywing will be holding its sponsored plane pull at Isle of Man Airport in aid of its joint charities for 2016, Cruse Bereavement Care Isle of Man and […]

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Sir Miles Walker to step down from Manx Telecom Board

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Former Chief Minister Sir Miles Walker CBE has announced that he is to step down from the Manx Telecom Board after 13 years with the Company. He was appointed in 2003 as a Non-Executive Director and served as Chairman from June 2010 until the Company became an AIM-listed PLC in February 2014. Paying tribute to […]

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ESTERA SPONSORS ISLE OF MAN BUSINESS NETWORK EVENT

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Estera, formerly Appleby Fiduciary Business, has been announced as sponsor of the Isle of Man Business Network annual ball drinks reception. The black tie ball, a highlight in the IOMBN’s events calendar, takes place at the Palace Hotel in Douglas on 20 May and will be attended by leading members of the Island’s business community. […]

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