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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Advocate John Rimmer Listed in Global Who’s Who

Advocate John Rimmer Listed in Global Who’s Who

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Advocate John Rimmer is celebrating his nomination in one of the legal industry’s most prestigious global listings having been nominated amongst the Most Highly Regarded Individuals for offshore litigation in the Who’s Who Legal: Private Clients 2014. The listing recognises John Rimmer as one of the world’s leading practitioners in his field, describing him as […]

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Ruth Robinson Shortlisted for the Power Women Awards

Ruth Robinson Shortlisted for the Power Women Awards

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boston is delighted to announce that Ruth Robinson, Director and Head of Boston Family Office, has been shortlisted for the Citywealth Power Women Awards in two categories: “Woman of the Year: Leadership (Professional Services)” and “Champion of the Year: Mentoring”. The Power Women awards were introduced by Citywealth to champion women in the wealth sector […]

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Super users of Instagram hit the Isle of Man

Super users of Instagram hit the Isle of Man

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Some of the leading users of social media site Instagram have returned to the Isle of Man for a second time to photograph the wildlife, panoramas, towns and people in all their glory. With just under 1.5 million followers between them, Finn Beales (@finn), Jiri Siftar (@jeera), Dan Rubin (@Danrubin) and Adrienne Pitts (@hellopoe) are […]

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BOAL & CO WINS EMPLOYER AWARD FROM QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY BELFAST

BOAL & CO WINS EMPLOYER AWARD FROM QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY BELFAST

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boal & Co has received a prestigious award from Queen’s University Belfast in recognition of its support over the last six years with Queen’s undergraduate placement programme. Based in Isle of Man Business Park, Boal & Co recently took on two more Actuarial Science placement students from Queen’s for the third year of their four-year […]

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UK Regional focus for new Business Development Manager

UK Regional focus for new Business Development Manager

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has announced the appointment of Paul Maddocks as Business Development Manager to its Financial Services team. John Garland, Head of Corporate Financial Services, Department of Economic Development commented:   ‘Paul will be responsible for managing the development and implementation of a programme designed to generate additional business for the Isle […]

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Island’s first off-road triathlon this Sunday!

Island’s first off-road triathlon this Sunday!

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Granite Mann – the Island’s first ever off-road triathlon – takes place this Sunday (October 26) at Cringle Plantation. The event is being organised by The Children’s Centre and sponsored by PwC, one of the leading firms of chartered accountants on the Island. So far, more than 50 individuals and 30 teams have entered with […]

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2014 WINTER SCHEDULE STARTS IN NOVEMBER

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Manannan’s final sailing of the 2014 summer season will be her Liverpool service on Sunday, November 2nd, marking the start of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s winter schedule. The winter schedule will see Ben-my-Chree operate two Heysham services per day from Monday to Friday, with Saturdays and Sundays seeing her carry out one […]

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King William’s College Invites 2014 Sixth Form Scholarship Applications

King William’s College Invites 2014 Sixth Form Scholarship Applications

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

King William’s College has opened invitations for its annual Sixth Form Scholarship examinations, which is open to all school pupils due to enter lower sixth, or Year 12, in September 2015. Academic Scholarships, as well as Music, Drama and Sports Awards are available. This year’s examinations are to be held on Saturday 15th November, with […]

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Equiom Group Appoints FATCA Specialist

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading international trust and corporate services provider, Equiom, has announced the appointment of Andrew Halsall as FATCA and Regulatory Reporting Manager. The new position has been created in response to the increasing complexity of requirements around FATCA and the Common Reporting Standard and is intended to ensure the highest standards of compliance and client care […]

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Barclays grows business banking team

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Barclays has appointed Gareth Rowlands as head of business banking in the Isle of Man and has made seven other appointments to the business banking team. Mr. Rowlands will manage the team of relationship managers that look after a diverse portfolio of local and international businesses. The team offer a range of business products from […]

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