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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InfraRed appoints Carey Olsen for Guernsey real estate fund advice

InfraRed appoints Carey Olsen for Guernsey real estate fund advice

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has advised on the £475 million launch of InfraRed Active Real Estate Fund III which benefitted from Guernsey’s flexible funds regime to offer an investment solution to certain limited partners. Continuing the investment strategy of targeting real estate projects in the UK and selective European markets, Active Fund III follows the success of […]

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Double listing for Nerine in Citywealth Power Women Top 200

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two senior staff members from Nerine Group of Fiduciaries have been recognised in Citywealth magazine’s IFC Power Women Top 200 list. Senior trust manager at Nerine Trust,Jacqueline Hunter, and director at Nerine Hong Kong,Melanie Ison, haveboth been recognised in Citywealth magazine’s IFC Power Women Top 200 list which celebrates powerful and influential women working in […]

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BOWMEN OF GUERNSEY BENEFIT FROM GENERALI WORLDWIDE BURSARY

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bowmen of Guernsey have invested in new beginner bows and refurbished existing equipment, helping them to continue to run courses for archery novices. The purchase was made possible thanks to a bursary from Generali Worldwide, the Guernsey Island Games Association sponsor.   The club has already made use of the new equipment in their […]

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Deloitte recognised UK employee choice rankings

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Deloitte has been ranked as the ninth best place to work in the UK in the Glassdoor Employee Choice Awards. Glassdoor collects company and employee reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports and benefits reviews to determine the ratings. Crucially, this data is all generated by employees and it is widely regarded by graduates as one […]

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C5 Alliance shortlisted for Innovation award

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

C5 ALLIANCE has been shortlisted in the prestigious Guernsey Awards for Achievement in the Innovation Award category. This category looks to identify and reward local organisations that have demonstrated how the application of an innovative approach to product development, business processes or new technology has enabled business objectives to be exceeded. Marc Lainé, managing director […]

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Investec event funds staffing at young people’s support service

Investec event funds staffing at young people’s support service

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

AN ABBA and 70s tribute evening, sponsored by Investec Private Banking, raised enough money to cover the cost of employing a project worker at a young people’s support service for 10 months. The themed evening, featuring ABBA Sensation – one of the UK’s leading ABBA tribute bands – raised  £19,500 for the charity Young People […]

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Mourant Ozannes funds lawyer ranked in top five offshore private funds experts

Mourant Ozannes funds lawyer ranked in top five offshore private funds experts

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Funds specialist Gavin Farrell, partner at offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes, has continued to be recognised in the top five of global offshore funds experts according to the Who’s Who Private Funds legal market place analysis. The latest Private Funds research, published by Who’s Who Legal, is comprised of 459 practitioners from 164 firms in […]

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Sydney Charles offers Sharia compliant insurance

Sydney Charles offers Sharia compliant insurance

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Islamic finance is growing 50pc faster than traditional banking and with London set to rival Dubai and Kuala Lumpur as the capital for International Islamic Finance, it’s important that we keep pace locally. The Arab Spring led to much of the Muslim world focussing more intently on business behaviour becoming ‘more Sharia’ and within this environment Takaful (Sharia compliant insurance) […]

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Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management fund experts named in Citywire top 100

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management fund experts named in Citywire top 100

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three employees from Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management in the Channel Islands have been included in the Citywire Top 100 Fund Selectors list for 2014. Justin Oliver, deputy chief investment officer; Mark Piper, investment director and Lee Morris, senior investment manager, have been named in the list of most influential people in fund selection across the […]

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Three qualify at Create

Three qualify at Create

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nic Joyce, Sam Parish and Emma Cleal from Create have all recently received their qualification and certificates of registration as architects from the Architects Registration Board (ARB). This achievement follows years of training, university study and a number of work placements. Nic Joyce attended Falmouth College of Art and the University of Wales in Cardiff […]

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