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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Nothing to Fear as FATCA Draws Closer Says EY

Nothing to Fear as FATCA Draws Closer Says EY

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s financial services businesses were told that they have nothing to fear from FATCA – yet, at a presentation given by EY’s Executive Director for Tax, Wendy Martin. EY’s Guernsey Head of Tax, David White welcomed the audience of 150 local professionals to the presentation and introduced Wendy Martin who joined EY last year from […]

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Saffery Champness Rotary Walk extends charity application deadline

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Saffery Champness Rotary Walk committee is giving Guernsey charities a few more weeks to apply for a portion of the funds it will raise at this year’s event. Charities and voluntary organisations seeking financial support for a specific project or initiative now have until the end of April to submit their applications to the […]

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CICRA release findings into tobacco prices in Jersey

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following a request from the Economic Development Department (EDD) CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has reviewed the level of pricing, costs and profit of tobacco products in Jersey. CICRA has identified contributing factors towards the price difference of tobacco compared with the UK and Guernsey. The EDD requested the market study into […]

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Offshore 2014 CPD Seminars

Offshore 2014 CPD Seminars

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Offshore have this week announced its 2014 programme of training courses to be held in Jersey. The series of four seminars, which are aimed at experienced individuals who wish to maintain their CPD requirements, will be run at The Club Hotel and Spa at lunchtimes, from 12 until 2pm, over four sessions and will cover: […]

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Running and catching for MUG

Running and catching for MUG

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Goldridge Estate Agents has announced its latest fundraising effort in aid of local charity Male Uprising Guernsey (MUG). Island cricketer, David Hooper, is being sponsored £1 for each run he scores and £10 for each wicket he takes in the KRyS Global Premier Evening League 1. ‘Hoops’, as he is known, plays for Goldridge Griffins. […]

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Cobo Bay Balcony Gigs 2014

Cobo Bay Balcony Gigs 2014

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Channel Islands leading mobile phone operator is once again backing the Cobo Bay Balcony Gigs as part of its commitment to community-centric initiatives across the islands. JT has supported the Cobo Bay gigs for a number of years in an effort to bring free live music to Guernsey and this is just one example […]

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Are you sure that you are sitting comfortably?

Are you sure that you are sitting comfortably?

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Due to popular demand, Prime Practice is now focusing more on offering professional ergonomic advice in postural seating and individual workstation assessments. ‘With over 20 years experience in this field already and practicing as a manual therapist, I understand how the body works so can ensure that seating posture and workstations are correctly set up,’ […]

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Carey Olsen advises on first registration of Airbus A319 on CI registry

Carey Olsen advises on first registration of Airbus A319 on CI registry

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has acted as the legal adviser to a major international aircraft leasing and finance business and the first registration of an Airbus A319 on the Channel Island’s recently launched Aviation Registry, the 2-Reg. The registration formed part of a larger financing and leasing transaction undertaken on a tight time frame., The matter was […]

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AO Hall corporate team lawyer Kim Paiva promoted to senior associate

AO Hall corporate team lawyer Kim Paiva promoted to senior associate

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

AO HALL has promoted corporate lawyer Kim Paiva to the role of senior associate. Miss Paiva, who was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2006, joined AO Hall as an associate in 2010 and specialises in all aspects of corporate law, including investment funds. Group partner and team leader […]

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Another fantastic Volunteer Induction Evening at the GSPCA

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday another 13 new volunteers joined the GSPCA team. Every 8 weeks or so the GSPCA hold Volunteer Induction evenings and this week we welcomed the newest group to the team. With well over 340 volunteers helping the Animal Shelter every year and over 60 new helpers since the beginning of the year we […]

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