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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ARX and MBS Band Together to Offer CoSign Digital Signatures in the UK

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

ARX, the global leader in digital signature solutions, is pleased to announce that it has signed a strategic reseller agreement with Manx Business Solutions (MBS), an award-winning Laserfiche Gold Certified Reseller specializing in document management services and solutions. As document management specialists, MBS recognizes the tremendous value that digital signatures provide organizations. By seamlessly integrating […]

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Jersey’s AA+ Credit Rating Reaffirmed

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey Finance has welcomed the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) international credit rating announcement for Jersey, one of the best that the credit ratings service awards. Standard & Poor’s Rating Services has affirmed its initial credit rating of ‘AA+ / A-1+ long and short-term sovereign credit rating with a stable outlook’ including its highest level ‘short-term […]

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MPN’S NEW ‘FUN VIEW’ AVAILABLE WITH BETSSON GROUP

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Microgaming announces the launch of a brand new software feature for the MPN – Fun View. Fun View is the industry’s first online poker table designed for today’s widescreen devices. It features high resolution 3D-rendered graphics, clearer fonts, chips and cards, and a slew of new features for both casual and experienced players. Players can […]

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IoM Funds Annual London Luncheon Recognises Industry’s Continued Success

IoM Funds Annual London Luncheon Recognises Industry’s Continued Success

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Funds Association hosted their esteemed annual Autumn Luncheon in London on Thursday 13th December 2014, at the prestigious venue of the Clothworkers Hall, Mincing Lane in London. The annual event, which has grown to be a key date in the Island’s Fund industry’s calendar, welcomed over 160 guests ranging from senior […]

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Two new members appointed to JA board

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Helen Pitchford and Chris Allen have been appointed to the board of Junior Achievement Isle of Man. Chris Allen, who was educated in England and holds an Honours degree in mechanical engineering, moved to the Isle of Man in 1999 to join the aerospace manufacturing sector, first working for Ronaldsway Aircraft Company in Ballasalla then […]

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Noble’s Hospital holds first patient safety conference

Noble’s Hospital holds first patient safety conference

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Island’s first ever patient safety conference was held yesterday (20 November) for staff from Noble’s Hospital.  The conference had the aim of maintaining the already high profile focus on good patient safety and its role as a means of ensuring high quality care and outcomes for patients. The conference comes following the appointment of […]

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Department publishes guidance for marine development

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Infrastructure has published guidance for parties interested in developing within the Isle of Man’s territorial seas. The Guide for Developers provides important information about the legislative framework and the consenting processes currently in place. It fulfils a commitment given by the Department at the June sitting of Tynwald to produce an overview […]

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CAINS ASSISTS WITH TAPI PIPELINE COMPANY

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cains, the Isle of Man-based law and professional services group, has acted for Asian Development Bank (ADB) in incorporating an Isle of Man company which will build, own and operate the planned 1,800 kilometre Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) natural gas pipeline. ADB is the transaction advisor to the TAPI state gas companies, each of which own equal […]

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Celton Manx sponsors Heart of Gold award

Celton Manx sponsors Heart of Gold award

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

A remarkable seven-year-old girl has won the Heroes in the Community 2014 Heart of Gold award sponsored by Celton Manx. Cici Reed, from Peel, has raised more than £2,500 for ‘Big H’, the former TT rider Paul Hunt seriously injured while serving as a marshall in the 2014 TT. The St John’s Primary School pupil […]

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Calligo and Manx Telecom announce cloud hosting partnership

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. Helier, Jersey, 20thNovember 2014–Calligo, the only global offshore cloud service providerand Isle of Man based Manx Telecom, today announced that they are partnering to provide pan-jurisdictional cloud services supporting the growing demand from developing markets such as offshore crypto-currency. Andrew Wicks, Chief Commercial Officer at Calligo, said “It was critically important for us that […]

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