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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Equiom team talk VAT importance at Monaco Yacht Show

Equiom team talk VAT importance at Monaco Yacht Show

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Equiom, a leading international yachting services provider will once again be exhibiting at Monaco Yacht Show to showcase their in-house VAT expertise and market-leading services from September 24th to 27th. “Yacht owners and operators are faced with the ongoing challenge that VAT and regulatory issues vary greatly from one country to another, and not fully […]

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Final round of MBL sponsored Senior Open this week

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The third and final round of the prestigious KHG Funds Senior Open golf tournament – which has MBL Financial as principal sponsor – takes place this Thursday [September 4] at Ramsey Golf Club. The Island’s premier Seniors event comprises three rounds – the first was held at Douglas Golf Course in July, and the second […]

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Regulatory update for ACSP’s September seminar

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Association of Corporate Service Providers’ seminar on Tuesday September 23rd will take the form of a regulatory update with Paul de Weerd of the Financial Supervision Commission. Sponsored by Dougherty Quinn the session will be at the Upper Hall, Loch Promenade Church, Douglas, with registration at 12noon for a prompt 12.30pm start. Subject to […]

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An exciting new cultural initiative for the Island

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Funded by the Isle of Man Arts Council and supported by Manx Litfest and Isle of Man Poetry Society, the Manx Bard is a new post to which the Island’s most worthy poet will be appointed each year. The Manx Bard will officially launch on the opening night of Manx Litfest, Wednesday 24 September, at Jabberwocky in Duke […]

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KNOX-INSPIRED WEARABLE ART TO BE AUCTIONED BY MANX CANCER HELP

KNOX-INSPIRED WEARABLE ART TO BE AUCTIONED BY MANX CANCER HELP

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

A piece of wearable art designed by a local artist and inspired by Archibald Knox is to be auctioned at Manx Cancer Help’s Annual Ball next month. The dress is being designed and made by fast-rising star Sarah Hendy for charity Patron and singer-songwriter, Katie Melua, with whom she did a fitting in London last […]

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Grant Thornton appoints new Audit Senior

Grant Thornton appoints new Audit Senior

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Grant Thornton has appointed a new Audit Senior to its team in Douglas. Emma Latham has joined the firm after more than three years with PwC. She is the latest recruit to Grant Thornton in the Isle of Man following the recent appointments of four trainees and a new Senior Tax Manager Raj Nandha. The […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY RECORDS ANOTHER INCREASE IN FESTIVAL OF MOTORCYCLING VISITORS

ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY RECORDS ANOTHER INCREASE IN FESTIVAL OF MOTORCYCLING VISITORS

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company saw further growth in passenger numbers during the 2014 Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling. Compared with the 2013 event, there was an 11% increase in the number of motorcycles brought to the Island during the Festival, from 3,324 to 3,697. Passenger numbers were also up, by 1,100 […]

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Manx Telecom appoints new Corporate Sales Account Manager

Manx Telecom appoints new Corporate Sales Account Manager

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Manx Telecom has appointed John Corrigan as Corporate Sales Account Manager. He has over 16 years’ experience in national and international sales, operations, and managerial roles in the enterprise, ICT, and aviation sectors. Prior to joining Manx Telecom he worked as an independent consultant focusing on sales and go to market strategies for companies operating […]

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4G software update

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following Manx Telecom’s launch of the first 4G network on the Island, they’re pleased to announce software updates for LG G3, G2, G2 mini and Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones. Customers using these devices can now enjoy the benefits that 4G offers, as long as they’re on a smartphone tariff and have the latest software version, […]

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Interested in starting your own business?

Interested in starting your own business?

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development is running a seminar on its Small Business Start Up Scheme (SBSUS) for anyone interested in setting up their own business. This will also coincide with the Scheme’s 100th course since its inception in 1996. The seminar is being held at 5.30pm on Wednesday 10th September at The Forum, Mount […]

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