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 Success at top e-Gaming Industry Awards

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

A number of Isle of Man e-Gaming companies were winners at the prestigious 2016 B2B Awards and Marketing and Innovation Awards by eGaming Review Magazine (EGR) this week (1st June). The Isle of Man winners included Playtech, Microgaming, Continent 8 Technologies, PokerStars, BetStars and KPMG Isle of Man. Alfred Cannan MHK, the Department Member with […]

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Recorded crime at lowest level since 1970

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The number of crimes recorded in the Isle of Man has fallen below 2,000 for the first time in more than 45 years. End-of-year statistics released by the Isle of Man Constabulary show the overall level of crime decreased by 14% during 2015-16, compared with the previous year. A total of 1,968 crimes were recorded […]

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Council to offer apprenticeships

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Douglas Borough Council’s department of environment and regeneration is offering seven apprenticeships. Applications are invited for an apprentice electrician, plumber, joiner and mechanic and three gardeners. Environment and regeneration committee chairman Ritchie McNicholl said: ‘The council recognises the need for the island to develop a skilled workforce in order to support a diverse and resilient […]

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App allows users to read the signs

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Motorists can stay up to date with road closures and driving conditions in the Isle of Man by using the readthesigns mobile phone app developed by the Department of Infrastructure. The app allows users to check information being displayed on 13 electronic traffic signs situated at the Villa Marina, Liverpool Arms, Richmond Hill, Bath Place, […]

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ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE CELEBRATES THE CHURCHES OF THE PARISH WALK

ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE CELEBRATES THE CHURCHES OF THE PARISH WALK

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Post Office is pleased to present a set of stamps showcasing the Islands churches on the route of the Manx Telecom Parish Walk using the photography of Manxman Peter Killey. The Parish Walk is an annual event, held on the Island in June and sees walkers of different ages and abilities passing […]

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Final preparations underway for IFB2016

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development will be joining a number of local and international companies at the International Festival of Business (IFB) in Liverpool this month. IFB 2016 is being held over three weeks from June 13th – July 1st. The Department is hosting four events during the month across the Clean Tech, Maritime, Financial […]

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Isle of Man could benefit from research into European Brexit fears

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

With the UK’s referendum on European Union membership taking place this month, new research from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report reveals that the European business community is fearful of the impact a Brexit would have on the continent’s economy. The report says European businesses remain resilient in the face of various economic pressures, but there […]

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Citywing opens booking for TT 2017

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Island may still be echoing to the sounds of TT 2016 but Citywing already has TT 2017 in its sights with flights bookable now for next year’s festival. Citywing’s managing director David Buck said: ‘Our 2016 TT schedule, which saw extra services offered between the Isle of Man and Blackpool, Belfast, Gloucester, Glasgow and […]

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Estera appoints new Directors to Isle of Man Board

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Estera has announced the appointment of six Directors in its Isle of Man office. Ella Pinnock, Gary O’Connor, Les Coates, Rory Farren, Sandra Georgeson and Neil Cain further strengthen the leadership team of the global fiduciary and funds business’ presence on the Island. Commenting on the appointments, Sean Dowling, Managing Director of Estera in the […]

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Promotion follows exam success at Orchard

Promotion follows exam success at Orchard

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dan Gallienne has been promoted to senior account executive at Orchard. The move comes following his success in becoming a full member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations having completed their Advanced Certificate in PR. Mr Gallienne has worked for Orchard since 2014 supporting a wide range of clients in the telecoms, property and […]

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