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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SIGMA ACQUIRES GLOBAL COMPUTING

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sigma, the pan-Channel Island company has recently acquired Guernsey based software development and consultancy business, Global Computing. The combined Sigma business will employ over 150 staff throughout the islands, with software teams based in both Jersey and Guernsey, enabling the company to continue its high levels of customer service, development and support. Sigma’s merged payroll […]

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Deloitte reports on real estate

Deloitte reports on real estate

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The recent Deloitte real estate seminar focused on a number of hot topics and industry trends that service providers and their clients need to be aware of as 2015 gets underway in the real estate sector.   Deloitte is the preeminent service provider to the UK real estate sector and a number of UK experts […]

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Guernsey closes year just short of 800 international insurers

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) licensed 85 new international insurers during 2014. This includes eight limited companies, three Protected Cell Companies (PCCs), 54 PCC cells, five Incorporated Cell Companies (ICCs) and 15 ICC cells. Further data on the 85 licensed entities shows that their owners’ originate from a range of locations, including the UK […]

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EY ITEM Club shows positive forecast for 2015

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The economic growth outlook for 2015 is largely positive, with consumer-facing firms looking to benefit the most, delegates heard at the EY ITEM Club’s Winter Forecast presentation this week. The presentation was led by guest speaker Scott Livermore, Managing Director of International Macroeconomic Forecasting at Oxford Economics and senior economic advisor to the EY ITEM […]

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Saffery Champness named Guernsey’s Trust Company of the Year

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries has been named Guernsey Trust Company of the Year at the Citywealth International Financial Centres Awards. The awards ceremony, which took place last night (21 January) at the Grange City Hotel in London, saw the firm beat nine other local firms to the accolade, while its Swiss office was the runner […]

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Guernsey funds technical masterclass proving popular

Guernsey funds technical masterclass proving popular

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

More than 300 delegates have signed up to attend the Guernsey funds technical masterclass in London at the end of the month. The event, which takes place at the British Museum on Wednesday 28 January, will showcase Guernsey’s funds offering and demonstrate how the Island is positioning itself amid the latest regulatory issues. The event […]

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Marketing Awards Ceremony Goes Pan-Island

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

THE Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has announced that it will be staging its annual awards ceremony in March and for the first time welcoming entries from all Channel Islands-based marketers and organisations. Previously only available for Jersey-based entrants, the awards event – ‘The 2015 Channel Islands Marketing Awards’ – will celebrate excellence in marketing […]

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Four corporate lawyers promoted at Carey Olsen

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has promoted four lawyers to senior associate bringing the number of senior associates in its Channel Islands corporate team to29. The New Year promotions include John Scanlan in the Guernsey office and Rose Clements, Emma German and David Taylor in the Jersey office. John Scanlan advises corporates, institutions and private equity sponsors and […]

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Travelmaker scoops two national awards

Travelmaker scoops two national awards

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

CO-OPERATIVE Travelmaker has taken top prizes at two national tour operators’ awards in recognition of its excellent customer service. The company, which has Guernsey and Jersey branches that have been arranging travel for Channel Islanders for many years, was named the Travelsphere Travel Agent of the Year at the All Leisure Group awards. The ceremony […]

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RBS International announces new senior management leadership team

RBS International announces new senior management leadership team

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

RBS International has announced a new senior management structure for its operations in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Gibraltar. Led by Adrian Gill, Chief Executive Officer, RBS International, the business heads are: Stephen Reilly, Managing Director, Corporate & Markets, who has responsibility for Institutional, Corporate, Business and Commercial customers across the four jurisdictions. […]

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