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First Names Group appoints new Chief Executive Officer

First Names Group appoints new Chief Executive Officer

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leading trust, fund, real estate and corporate services provider, First Names Group has promoted Mark Pesco to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The appointment is effective immediately.   This change in leadership reflects the evolving needs of the business as it begins to consolidate after a period of accelerated expansion. Mark has taken up the reins as […]

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It’s the Invasion of the Buggy Snatchers!

It’s the Invasion of the Buggy Snatchers!

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here’s a welcome sight for golfers who want to speed up their rounds – or who find the prospect of 18 holes on foot a bit challenging! This gleaming new fleet of state-of-the-art electric golf buggies has just been teed up at Mount Murray Golf Club – to help players navigate the undulating championship course […]

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Distinction for Richard in STEP Qualification

Distinction for Richard in STEP Qualification

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Optimus Fiduciaries Limited’s Client Administrator, Richard Parkinson has successfully passed his final exams with distinction resulting in him now being STEP qualified. “It is a great feeling to finally receive this qualification after two years of hard word” said Richard, “This will help with my career development at Optimus and will benefit my portfolio of […]

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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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Grant Thornton expands staff numbers in the Isle of Man

Grant Thornton expands staff numbers in the Isle of Man

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Grant Thornton has announced a number of appointments to its Isle of Man office. Karen Quine, Joe Coyle, Elizabeth Townsend and Charlie Burton have taken on new roles as Associates at the firm as it continues to grow its audit and assurance business following the 2014 merger with BDO (Isle of Man). Managing Director Dennis […]

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Delegation from China visit Manx Telecom data centre

Delegation from China visit Manx Telecom data centre

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

A delegation from the Tianjin Federation of Industry and Commerce in China was given a guided tour of Manx Telecom’s Douglas North data centre as part of a visit to the Island organised by the Department of Economic Development. The delegation was led by Mr Geng Wei, Vice Chairman of the Tianjin Federation of Industry […]

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Isle of Man signs Memorandum of Understanding with Zhongguancun Boya Multimedia Creative and Innovation Park on Economic Cooperation

Isle of Man signs Memorandum of Understanding with Zhongguancun Boya Multimedia Creative and Innovation Park on Economic Cooperation

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Department of Economic Development has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Zhongguancun Boya Multimedia Creative and Innovation Park (ZBMCIP).   In 1988 ZBMCIP became the first state-level high-tech industrial development zone authorised by the Chinese State Council. Today ZBMCIP occupies 95 hectares and, along with neighbouring sister parks, is known as the […]

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PwC PROMOTES PHIL MORRIS TO TAX DIRECTOR

PwC PROMOTES PHIL MORRIS TO TAX DIRECTOR

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

PwC Isle of Man has promoted Phil Morris to Tax Director. A Chartered Tax Advisor and member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Phil joined PwC in 2009, and has more than 17 years’ experience within the Big 4/Top 10 accountancy practices. Phil primarily advises on indirect tax matters and automatic exchange of information reporting, […]

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Greg Ellison joins the Board at the Capital International Group

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Capital International Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Greg Ellison to the Board of Capital International Group Limited and subject to regulatory approval, he will be appointed Group Chief Executive Officer. Greg is without question one of the Island’s most experienced and highly regarded senior executives. His appointment comes at an exciting […]

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Manx students hoping to be on a (Swiss) roll at JA-YE Company of the Year competition

Manx students hoping to be on a (Swiss) roll at JA-YE Company of the Year competition

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Junior Achievement Isle of Man Company of the Year winners Opus, from Queen Elizabeth II High School, will be heading to Switzerland later this month to compete against more than 200 other young entrepreneurs from 35 other countries in the JA-YE Europe Company of the Year competition in Lucerne from July 25 to 28. Across […]

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