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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Private Investment Manager Expressions of Interest

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government Treasury is seeking private investment managers for the proposed Enterprise Development Fund. The closing date for Expressions of Interest will be 12pm Thursday 3rd September. This £50 million Enterprise Development Fund has been proposed to support job creation in the Isle of Man and grow the economy. Private investment managers […]

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Isle of Man Post Office celebrates Norton at the TT races

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Post Office has unveiled a special stamp sheet celebrating the longstanding relationship between Norton motorcycles and the TT road races. The iconic British manufacturer has been part of the TT legend from the very beginning, taking victory in the Twin Cylinder race at the first meeting in 1907. Today it remains […]

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Grant Thornton survey reveals business leaders are renewing appeal for clarity on ‘acceptable’ tax planning

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

A global survey by Grant Thornton has discovered that 74% of businesses are willing to pay more tax in return for greater clarity from tax authorities. The International Business Report, which listened to the views of leaders from 2,580 businesses in 35 economies, also showed that while few expect a global agreement on taxation any […]

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Carol is honoured for 40 years’ service

Carol is honoured for 40 years’ service

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

A senior conveyancing manager at Simcocks was treated to a special lunch with colleagues in recognition of achieving the remarkable milestone of 40 years’ of loyal and dedicated service. Carol Quayle joined the law company in 1975 when it was known as Lay Allen & Simcocks. She worked and trained in the conveyancing department alongside […]

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Sure Opens Doors to New Interactive Store

Sure Opens Doors to New Interactive Store

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sure has opened the doors to its revolutionary new-look store on Strand Street offering a completely new shopping experience in Douglas. An event to celebrate the opening took place on Tuesday 25th August and John McGuinness, the TT legend, attended to launch the store and meet with fans. The new-look store gives customers a new […]

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Flying the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man will be supporting Merchant Navy Day on Thursday 3rd September by flying the British Red Ensign from public buildings. Merchant Navy Day celebrates the role of the British Merchant fleet during the two world wars and their continued work around the globe today. The Isle of Man is participating in this […]

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Old Mutual International launches Trust tool

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Old Mutual International, the cross-border business of Old Mutual Wealth, announces the launch of a new Trust Decision Tool and Trust Form Finder, to help strengthen its compelling Trust proposition. The new tools will provide advisers with additional support and improved navigation, helping to make the choice of which trust to use simpler and easier. […]

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Evolution Accounting celebrates five years in business

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Evolution Accounting celebrates five years in business To celebrate Evolution Accounting reaching the milestone of operating for five years, founding directors Leigh Kennaugh and Toby Smith recently hosted informal drinks and canapés at the Tickethall. Clients, friends, family and others who had assisted to establish Evolution as one of the Island’s leading accounting and business […]

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Evolution Accounting celebrates five years in business

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

To celebrate Evolution Accounting reaching the milestone of operating for five years, founding directors Leigh Kennaugh and Toby Smith recently hosted informal drinks and canapés at the Tickethall. Clients, friends, family and others who had assisted to establish Evolution as one of the Island’s leading accounting and business advisory providers were invited. “When we started […]

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Sure launches pre-order registration for landline service

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The decision by the Isle of Man Communications Commission to allow competition in the fixed line telephone market means that islanders will finally have a choice of telecoms provider for their landline service; as a result, Sure is now able to provide landline services to complement its existing portfolio of broadband and mobile products for […]

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