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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Walter Wannenburgh appointed as Her Majesty’s Solicitor General

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Long-serving advocate Walter Wannenburgh has been appointed to the new position of Her Majesty’s Solicitor General in the Isle of Man. Mr Wannenburgh, who is currently a partner at law firm DQ, will bring a wealth of experience to the role having demonstrated a strong track record of professional achievement since being called to the […]

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Manx Telecom platinum sponsor at Mind The Gap crypto currency expo

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Manx Telecom, the Isle of Man’s leading communications provider and only twin Tier 3 data centre operator, is proud to announce their platinum sponsorship of the Mind The Gap Expo on 10th April 2015, alongside 2.0 Blockchain Technology NXT and featuring speakers from around the world talking about crypto/digital currencies. Described as ‘building the bridge […]

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BLACKPOOL IS BACK, AND IT’S NO APRIL FOOL!

BLACKPOOL IS BACK, AND IT’S NO APRIL FOOL!

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Citywing will be reinstating double daily flights between the Isle of Man and Blackpool from 1st April 2015. Following the sudden closure of Blackpool Airport last October, Citywing and the Airport owners have worked tirelessly to ensure that commercial flights can commence once again between Blackpool and the Isle of Man. Managing Director at Citywing, […]

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Airtime sponsored by Celton Manx benefits five good causes

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Five charities have benefited from airtime donated by Celton Manx. Campaigns for the Alzheimer’s Society, the British Red Cross, Crossroads Care Young Carers Project, Samaritans and Tabitha’s Trust were broadcast on Manx Radio between December 2014 and early March this year, since when the charities have been reflecting on what have been wholly positive outcomes […]

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Zurich appoints new Chief Life Actuary

Zurich appoints new Chief Life Actuary

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Zurich has appointed a new Chief Life Actuary to its Isle of Man-based international business. Neil Costa also assumes the role of Appointed Actuary at Zurich International Life and will lead a team of 15 Actuaries and Actuarial students. A Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and with more than 25 years of industry experience, […]

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SIGNIFICANT GROWTH MAKES SKANCO ONE OF THE ISLAND’S BEST KNOWN IT BRANDS

SIGNIFICANT GROWTH MAKES SKANCO ONE OF THE ISLAND’S BEST KNOWN IT BRANDS

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Professional IT services company Skanco Business Systems Ltd is enjoying steady growth and h over the past 12 months has increased its workforce of engineers to meet the demand from businesses across the island. This year the company celebrates the 30th anniversary of its launch and remains proud of the fact that the Douglas-based company […]

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Trevor Is On Board

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Optimus Fiduciaries Limited are pleased to invite Trevor Kirk onto the board as Non-Executive Director. Trevor joins Optimus with over 28 years’ experience at Lloyds Bank where he served on the board of Blackhorse Offshore and as Trustee Director on the board of Lloyds TSB Offshore Pension Scheme. “It is great to have Trevor’s knowledge […]

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PRESTIGIOUS AWARD RECOGNISES AN ‘UNSUNG HERO’ AT RAMSEY CROOKALL

PRESTIGIOUS AWARD RECOGNISES AN ‘UNSUNG HERO’ AT RAMSEY CROOKALL

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Perry Downward, Director of Operations at Ramsey Crookall, has won a prestigious title at the 2015 City of London Wealth Management Awards. Perry, who has been with the long-established Isle of Man stockbroking and investment management firm for 35 years, was honoured for his ‘Exceptional Performance in the Back Office’ during the ceremony at The […]

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Blooming great rose scented stamps to mark Women’s Institute (WI) centenary

Blooming great rose scented stamps to mark Women’s Institute (WI) centenary

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Post Office has been working in collaboration with the Isle of Man WI Federation to mark the Institutes centenary anniversary celebration with a brand new rose scented stamp issue due for release April 25, 2015. The set of six stamps, marks 100 years of camaraderie and campaigning work, depicts a range of […]

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Dragon’s Den without the Cameras

Dragon’s Den without the Cameras

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

KPMG have taken the role of lead sponsor of the SiliconIOM Entrepreneur Event series, and hosted their first private supper at the Claremont, supported by fellow sponsors IQE and Continent 8, on Tuesday 10 March.  Courtenay Heading attended and represented the Isle of Man Government’s continued support. Bringing together an eclectic group of local business […]

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