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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Appointment of new Chief Executive of Department of Health and Social Care

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dr Malcolm Couch has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Health and Social Care. Currently the Isle of Man Government’s Chief Financial Officer, Dr Couch will take up his new post from Monday 29 June 2015. Dr Couch’s transfer to the Department of Health and Social Care has been approved by […]

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Hartford Homes site manager wins a second prestigious ‘Pride in the Job’ award

Hartford Homes site manager wins a second prestigious ‘Pride in the Job’ award

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hartford Homes site manager Dominic McGreevy has scooped a coveted ‘Pride in the Job’ award for the second time is his career, recognising his work on a super-luxury property in Douglas. The National House Building Council has named Dominic as a Single Home Commendation Award winner in the first round of its annual awards programme, […]

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Key Appointment for Optimus Pensions

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Optimus Pension Administrators Limited are delighted to announce the appointment of Dave Thomas as Head of Pensions. “We welcome Dave to Optimus and are excited about his new role” said Mark Schofield, Director in Optimus, “He has demonstrated throughout his career his ability to lead, develop and grow teams and we are looking forward to […]

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Sure achieves Ofcom-recognised metering and billing certification

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sure has achieved the Total Metering and Billing System (TMBS) certification issued by the Isle of Man Communications Commission and recognised by Ofcom, the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries. The TMBS certification is designed to monitor communications providers’ metering and billing systems with the main focus of ensuring the accuracy […]

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MARY GAFFNEY APPOINTED AS CUSTOMER SERVICES MANAGER AT ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Post Office is delighted to welcome Mary Gaffney to the position of Customer Services Manager. Mary joined the Post Office following the retirement of Ken Christian after more than 40 years of service. As part of her position, she will also take on responsibility for customer service for vehicle licensing and the […]

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Two new MD appointments at LJ Group signal intent to grow

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

LJ Group, the London based independently owned multi family office with seven offices worldwide has announced the appointment of two new managing directors with responsibility for trust and fiduciary services in Switzerland and the Isle of Man. LJ Group’s trust and fiduciary service provides on and off-shore fiduciary, and trust and corporate administration services centred […]

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Guernsey’s fund industry saw growth during Q1 of 2015

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Figures issued today show that the value of investment fund business in Guernsey grew by £2.8 billion (1.28%) during the first quarter of this year. It means the net asset value of all funds under management and administration in Guernsey now stands at £222.2 billion. Statistics from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) also show […]

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New corporate paralegal for Cains’ London office

New corporate paralegal for Cains’ London office

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Law and professional services group Cains has expanded the corporate team at its London office with the appointment of Taranah Blake as a paralegal. Taranah’s areas of practice will include general corporate, funds, asset finance and corporate finance, including capital markets. Cains director Mike Edwards, who heads up the London corporate department, said: “We are […]

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Capital International Group l Investment Breakfast Seminar

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Capital International Group is delighted to announce their second Investment Seminar following April’s success. We will be running a breakfast seminar on Friday 3rd July at 8:00am for 8:30am start at the Salt Bar & Kitchen where breakfast refreshments will be served. The seminar will be open to everyone from financial advisers, to corporate […]

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Microgaming’s Blockbuster Terminator 2™ Launching On Multi-player Platform

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Microgaming is releasing a trio of multiplayer games, together with some exciting player tournaments. Centre Court is a five reel, nine payline slot set at one of the most prestigious tennis championships on the planet. Available as a tournament slot on the download and Flash platforms from 24th June, the game will be utilised for […]

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