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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Claremont Celebrates Michelin Guide Listing

Claremont Celebrates Michelin Guide Listing

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Claremont and Coast are celebrating its 2015 listing in the world Famous Michelin Guide for Hotels and Restaurants, having undergone a rigorous evaluation process to earn its place amongst the world’s finest establishments. The Michelin Guide for Hotels & Restaurants in Great Britain and Ireland is a 100 year-old annual series that provides a […]

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QC unearths wealth of experience for Caroline Weatherill Memorial Lecture

QC unearths wealth of experience for Caroline Weatherill Memorial Lecture

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The legal complexities of exhumation, the hanging of the Manchester Martyrs in 1867 and the crimes of serial killer Dr Harold Shipman provided much of the material for the 2014 Caroline Weatherill Memorial Lecture given by the Isle of Man Judge of Appeal, Geoffrey Tattersall QC. His Honour first paid tribute to Caroline Weatherill who […]

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New IOMPLC magazine highlights business success stories

New IOMPLC magazine highlights business success stories

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new multiplatform magazine will be published next year to showcase the very best our Island has to offer business. IOMPLC is being produced by MM&C (Mainstream Marketing and Communications), one of the Island’s leading marketing and communications agencies, and will be published in print and digital formats early January 2015 to capitalise on the […]

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IOM Funds Chairman to speak at Leading Hedge Fund Conference

IOM Funds Chairman to speak at Leading Hedge Fund Conference

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

- The Isle of Man Funds Association, in partnership with the Isle of Man Government’s Department of Economic Development, will once again support the Hedge Fund Start-up Forum, an annual leading industry event that targets new ‘start-up’ investment funds and fund managers. As sponsors of the event being held in Zurich on 22 October 2014, […]

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SMP PARTNERS TO ATTEND EXCELLENCE IN iGAMING

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of SMP Partners’ Gaming Development team will attend one of Europe’s largest industry conferences next week. Head of Gaming Development Lorna Coniglio-Burrows and department administrator Kate Reynolds will travel to Berlin for Excellence in iGaming (EiG), which runs from 21st to 23rd October. More than 250 operators will be represented at EiG, including many […]

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First sailors’ survey gives thumbs up to Guernsey Harbours

First sailors’ survey gives thumbs up to Guernsey Harbours

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Harbours conducted its first survey of visiting yachtsmen over the summer and the results indicate the majority were happy with the service. Guernsey Harbours leisure manager, Sally Diamond, said the results were encouraging and gave Guernsey Harbours a clear direction as to what visitors wanted. 10,500 vessels visited Guernsey this season and 388 responded […]

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CITYWING SUSPENDS BLACKPOOL FLIGHTS UNTIL SPRING 2015

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

With Citywing’s last flight to Blackpool taking place yesterday (15 October 2014), and continuing delays in a sale of Blackpool Airport being concluded by outgoing owners Balfour Beatty, Citywing has decided to suspend booking for flights between the Isle of Man and Blackpool until March 2015. Once a sale of Blackpool Airport is confirmed, Citywing […]

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Conference attracts high calibre of presenters and attendees

Conference attracts high calibre of presenters and attendees

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

High profile speakers from the London Bar, the Midlands Bar, London law firms and from the Isle of Man put the latest developments in trusts, estates and personal planning in the spotlight. The Isle of Man branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners’ (STEP) 2014 annual conference was jointly sponsored by Simcocks and […]

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Equiom’s Sheila Dean shortlisted for “Power Women” awards.

Equiom’s Sheila Dean shortlisted for “Power Women” awards.

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Equiom is delighted to announce that Group Managing Director, Sheila Dean has been shortlisted for the Citywealth Power Women Awards in the categories of “Woman of the Year:  Leadership (Professional Services)” and  “Woman of the Year: Business Growth (Professional Services)”. New for 2015, the Power Women awards were introduced by Citywealth to champion women in […]

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New allergy support group launched

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

There’s a chance for anyone affected by allergy to get together with other sufferers at the first meeting of Isle of Man Allergy and Anaphylaxis Support on Friday morning (17th October). The launch event for the support group takes place at the Salvation Army Citadel in Douglas and is open to any allergy sufferers and […]

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