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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DOGGIELICIOUS LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING INITIATIVE TO FINANCE NEW PREMISES AND EXTRA STAFF

DOGGIELICIOUS LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING INITIATIVE TO FINANCE NEW PREMISES AND EXTRA STAFF

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fast-growing dog treat business Doggielicious is launching a ‘crowdfunding’ initiative as it prepares to expand into new premises and employ extra staff. Crowdfunding is an online phenomenon which sees investors pledge their financial support for new products and projects. Doggielicious founder Alex Kennedy has created a page on leading online direct financing platform Indiegogo as […]

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Sarah joins Simcocks

Sarah joins Simcocks

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sarah Wolter has joined Simcocks as a paralegal. Her duties will include providing support to the Private Client team at Simcocks and carrying out research for Advocates. Sarah, 22, a former student at Queen Elizabeth II High School, returned to the Island after gaining a First Class Honours degree at Northumbria University in Law. Chief […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY MAKES SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY FOR MOTORCYCLES AT THE TT FESTIVAL

ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY MAKES SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY FOR MOTORCYCLES AT THE TT FESTIVAL

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has announced plans to expand the motorcycle capacity on its fast craft Manannan by 30%, which will provide the capacity for thousands of extra motorcycles during the 2015 TT. A new mezzanine vehicle deck will be fabricated this autumn for Manannan and installed prior to each TT, accommodating […]

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On your marks, get set, Tweet! Manx Telecom give social media tips to Team Isle of Man

On your marks, get set, Tweet! Manx Telecom give social media tips to Team Isle of Man

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A social media expert from Manx Telecom has been giving advice to Team Isle of Man competitors selected for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Games – which begin on July 23 – will have an estimated global TV audience of around one billion, and social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook will be […]

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Limited edition Manx Ark Rare Breeds cover marks Centenary of Southern District Agricultural Society

Limited edition Manx Ark Rare Breeds cover marks Centenary of Southern District Agricultural Society

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Stamps and Coins is delighted to present a special postmark cover, limited to just 100 editions, to mark the Centenary of the Southern District Agricultural Society and showcase the work of the Manx Ark Project. This year’s Centennial show will be held on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th of July at Great […]

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Photography business focuses on young people’s career development

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The team at Andrew Barton Photography have cause for celebration after their latest work experience student, Chantelle Gregson, was voted a category winner in Isle of Man Newspapers’ Young Photographer of the Year competition. 15-year-old Ramsey Grammar School student Chantelle, who spent two weeks working with Andrew Barton and his team, won the Abstract, Objects […]

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Tynwald agrees new Shared Equity Schemes for first time buyers

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tynwald last week approved the Department of Health and Social Care’s Shared Equity Schemes which have been designed to modernise and improve assistance for first time buyers following public consultation. The new schemes will launch on 31 July and will replace the current Grant and Top-Up Loan assistance available under the House Purchase Assistance Scheme […]

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SENIOR STOCKBROKING FIGURES MADE LIFE MEMBERS OF LEADING PROFESSIONAL BODY

SENIOR STOCKBROKING FIGURES MADE LIFE MEMBERS OF LEADING PROFESSIONAL BODY

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two leading figures in the Island’s finance sector have received life membership of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment in recognition of 55 years in stockbroking. Ramsey Crookall & Co. Chairman Neal Crookall and Dursley Stott, a consultant to Ramsey Crookall, received the CISI life membership in acknowledgement of their long-standing membership of the […]

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Charity Sky Dive raises over £1,400

Charity Sky Dive raises over £1,400

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

MBS are proud sponsors of the recent Charity Sky Dive undertaken on the 31st May at Jurby, Isle of Man by Jimmy McGuire and Leanne Kelly from the Bernard Schulte Ship Management company. Jimmy had wanted to undertake a parachute jump for many years. When the Lancaster based “Black Knights” advertised an island visit earlier […]

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New appointment for Moore Stephens Crew Benefits Jackie Baker

New appointment for Moore Stephens Crew Benefits Jackie Baker

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Douglas, ISLE OF MAN – Moore Stephens are pleased to announce the appointment of Jackie Baker, adviser in the Crew Benefits advisory team. “We’re really pleased to welcome Jackie to the Moore Stephens family,” said Clive Dixon, managing partner in Moore Stephens. “She has a wealth of experience working with yacht crew and will certainly […]

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