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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Change of venue for Manx Cancer Help’s Archibald Knox Ball due to great demand

Change of venue for Manx Cancer Help’s Archibald Knox Ball due to great demand

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Archibald Knox Ball in aid of Manx Cancer Help on Saturday September 6th has attracted such overwhelming support a larger venue has had to be secured. Sponsored by Celton Manx the ball, with joint patrons Katie Melua and James Toseland as guests of honour, will now be held in a marquee in the grounds […]

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KPMG comments on new Financial Reporting Standard (FRS) for insurers

KPMG comments on new Financial Reporting Standard (FRS) for insurers

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Financial Reporting Committee (FRC) recently published FRS 103 for Insurance Contracts which supplements FRS 102 and completes the new suite of Financial Reporting Standards replacing the current UK GAAP with effect from 1 January 2015. Commenting on the publication by the FRC Simon Nicholas, Director at KPMG, says it provides further clarity for insurers […]

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Spring into action with the Appleby Sportive 2014

Spring into action with the Appleby Sportive 2014

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entries are now open on-line (via www.ellanvannin.cc) for the 5th annual Appleby Sportive, which will take place on Bank Holiday Monday, 5 May. Starting and finishing at Ramsey Rugby Club, the challenging cycling event consists of timed courses over either 100km or 72km, taking in many roads that are not typically used in local races […]

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Acting Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Northwest Territories completes study visit

Acting Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Northwest Territories completes study visit

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The acting Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Northwest Territories, Ms Colette Langlois, has completed a study visit to Tynwald. Ms Langlois attended a four-day training programme arranged by the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald, during which she studied the parliamentary procedures and administrative functions of Tynwald and observed the Hansard voice recognition system in […]

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Sure Sidecar races set for battle royal at 2014 Isle of Man TT

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

As well as six high quality solo races, the 2014 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, is set to see two highly competitive Sure Sidecar TT races with a stellar line-up of outfits confirmed.. Reverting back to the open regulations, last used in 2010, the entry, again in excess of 60 machines, […]

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2014 Easter operations at Isle of Man Post Office

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

With only days to go before the Easter weekend, Isle of Man Post Office would like to advise its customers of changes to operation and opening times over this period. On Good Friday (April 18), mail will be received from the UK early morning as usual with mail being delivered to customers as normal, there […]

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The Truth About Drugs: A Basis for a Fair and Rational Policy?

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Professor David Nutt is to give a talk at the Manx Museum on Monday 28th April entitled “The Truth About Drugs: A Basis for a Fair and Rational Policy?” 7.30 p.m. Monday 28th April 2014 Manx Museum Theatre, Douglas (doors open at 7.00 p.m.) Admission free – all welcome It was revealed last year that 40% […]

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Buchan pupils triumph in Zurich Schools Mini Tennis Programme Final

Buchan pupils triumph in Zurich Schools Mini Tennis Programme Final

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pupils from the Buchan School have won this year’s Zurich Inter-Schools Mini Tennis Championship. The finals took place recently on the indoor courts at Albany Tennis Club in Douglas, with pupils from eight primary schools taking part in the event following a series of regional heats across the Island. The Championship marks the end of […]

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Chamber CPD Workshops welcomed by employers

Chamber CPD Workshops welcomed by employers

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A series of workshops organised by Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce are helping members keep up to date with the latest advice on issues such as work permits, industrial relations and health and safety. The Chamber’s CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Workshops create an opportunity for employers to get valuable insights from leading experts on […]

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Manx Telecom launches Ramsey Rocket sponsorship for 2014 season

Manx Telecom launches Ramsey Rocket sponsorship for 2014 season

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Manx Telecom is sponsoring TT star Conor Cummins for the third successive season. The ‘Ramsey Rocket’, who holds the TT Mountain Course lap record from a standing start and is the fastest Manxman ever to race the legendary 37.75 mile circuit, is competing with the Honda Racing team this season alongside 20 time TT winner […]

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