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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Trend for onshore captives is a potential challenge for crown dependencies

Trend for onshore captives is a potential challenge for crown dependencies

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

US owned captive insurers are increasingly looking to the USA for vehicle formation in order to reduce costs, according to comments made at the Bermuda Captives Conference held in June.  Over 800 delegates attended this year’s Conference and locally based Barclays captives specialist Colin Freeman/Colleen McHugh were there to see what developments would be affecting […]

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Manx Telecom at global 5G expo

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Manx Telecom was represented at a global conference and exhibition about 5G, the next major development in mobile communications. 5G World took place at Olympia London from June 29th to June 30th and focused on how LTE (Long Term Evolution) networks could evolve to power the ‘internet of things’ (IoT) which has the potential to […]

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Equiom celebrates Powerwomen Awards short listings

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leading trust and corporate services provider Equiom has been shortlisted for two categories in the Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2017. Following last years’ success, which saw the international Group win ‘Company of the Year Female Leadership (Large Institutional)’, Equiom has again been shortlisted for this category. In addition, Global CEO Sheila Dean is shortlisted for Woman […]

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New Alternative Banking Regime approved for the Isle of Man

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tynwald has approved legislation which introduces a new Alternative Banking Regime (ABR) that provides for two additional types of banking licence in the Island. The Department of Economic Development has worked closely with the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (FSA) to develop this new legislation in order to encourage new banks to the Isle […]

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Open data camp to explore digital developments

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

An event exploring the latest developments in open data and digital engagement will be held at the Tynwald Library in Douglas on Saturday. A panel of local and international speakers will provide an insight into progress that will help to shape the future of the digital economy and Government transparency. Participants will have an opportunity […]

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Manx Telecom strengthens Global Solutions division

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Manx Telecom has strengthened its Global Solutions division with the appointment of Gary Clarke as Business Development Manager.The division markets Manx Telecom’s portfolio of smart SIM solutions focused on UK and EU markets. These solutions are designed for strategic partners and resellers who provide connection critical, M2M (machine to machine), and MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network […]

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Manx Telecom appoints Hosting and Managed Networks Technical Specialist

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Manx Telecom has appointed Jack Pye as Hosting and Managed Networks Technical Specialist. Jack said he was delighted to join Manx Telecom where his role will see him providing a complete technical end-to-end service for managed network and hosting customers, and technical support on the implementation of standard and bespoke managed services platforms for customers, […]

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AARDMAN GETS THE STAMP OF APPROVAL

AARDMAN GETS THE STAMP OF APPROVAL

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

On August 12th the Isle of Man Post Office celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Academy Award®-winning studio Aardman with a special collection of stamps, featuring a variety of their most loved animated characters, whilst commemorating six iconic onscreen moments hand-picked by Aardman’s creative team. The collection stars childhood favourites: Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the […]

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New role at Barclays will provide boost for small and start-up businesses

New role at Barclays will provide boost for small and start-up businesses

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dominic Murphy has been appointed as small business manager at Barclays in the Isle of Man. In his new role Mr Murphy will be responsible for providing banking guidance and advice to entrepreneurs, small and start-up businesses based in the island. His main duties will be to help local businesses, charities and clubs with their […]

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Chrystals appoints Dafydd Lewis as Head of Residential Lettings

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dafydd Lewis has been appointed Associate Director, Head of Residential Lettings and Management at Chrystals Estate Agency. It is a welcome return for Dafydd, who previously worked with Chrystals as a Commercial Agent and Valuer in 2010. He has since broadened his experience in the rentals market with another local estate agency and re-joins Chrystals […]

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