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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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Barclays launches community initiative with grant to the Guernsey Sports Commission

Barclays launches community initiative with grant to the Guernsey Sports Commission

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Barclays has provided the Guernsey Sports Commission (GSC) with £22,000 in funding for their Street Sports programme. The grant is the first act of 2014 by the Barclays Guernsey Community Investment Committee, which has been formed to focus the charitable work of the bank on disadvantaged and under-privileged children and to develop life skills, citizenship […]

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C5 Alliance appoints Cem Bars as client relationship manager

C5 Alliance appoints Cem Bars as client relationship manager

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

C5 Alliance in Guernsey has appointed Cem Bars as client relationship Manager in its growing sales team. Mr Bars is a sales professional with more than 10 years’ experience across the entertainment, media and technology industries. After growing up in Guernsey, he obtained a degree in Marketing and Advertising from the London College of Communications […]

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On your marks for the 2014 Inter-Firm Town Relay

On your marks for the 2014 Inter-Firm Town Relay

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey businesses will take to the streets of St Peter Port for this year’s Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay on Wednesday 6 August. The annual race through the centre of town sees each runner complete a one mile lap starting from the top of Smith Street down the Truchot, along the Pollet, down […]

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Bedell Cristin expands in Guernsey to meet growth

Bedell Cristin expands in Guernsey to meet growth

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bedell Cristin in Guernsey has appointed Vanessa Lawlor as an associate to strengthen the team and to meet the demands of business growth. Vanessa has joined from the BVI where she gained extensive experience advising on a wide range of matters including capital markets and structured finance, acquisitions, private equity, insurance and reinsurance and listing […]

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CICRA awards 4G spectrum in the Channel Islands

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local consumers are set to benefit from access to much faster mobile internet speeds and enhanced capabilities on their mobile phones following the announcement that CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) is awarding 4G spectrum to three successful applicants. In June interested operators submitted bids to the telecoms regulator for the ability to […]

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Uncover Captives with Barclays

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘Captives Uncovered’ is an initiative from Barclays Wealth and Investment Management to offer frank insights into the captives sector from industry experts. Featuring a dedicated website and a LinkedIn networking group, ‘Captives Uncovered’ aims to help Captives professionals exchange views and information online and learn from industry experts. Six new interviews have just been published […]

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EY Channel Islands launches Summer Internship Programme

EY Channel Islands launches Summer Internship Programme

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

FOURTEEN university students from across the Channel Islands are taking part in a four week internship programme designed by EY in the Channel Islands to provide an invaluable insight into the world of professional services. The students, six from Guernsey and eight from Jersey,are taking part in a varied and broad programme of activities, which […]

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Banking breakfast looks at Risk Based Supervision

Banking breakfast looks at Risk Based Supervision

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Risk Based Supervision was the focus of a recent Banking Systems User Group breakfast meeting, hosted by C5 Alliance in Guernsey. The event was led by Tim Loveridge, Chief Transformation Officer of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) and invited delegates from Guernsey’s banking sector to consider the changing face of regulatory supervision and its […]

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First Names Group Increases its Channel Islands Team

First Names Group Increases its Channel Islands Team

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

First Names Group is delighted to announce the appointment of four new directors in Guernsey following the rebrand of Mercator. The acquisition of Mercator on 31 March 2014, provided First Names Group not only with a much sought after pan-island presence in the Channel Islands, but also 59 new ‘First Names’, cementing the organisation’s position […]

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St Sampson’s High pupils walk to Mexico City

St Sampson’s High pupils walk to Mexico City

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

STUDENTS from St Sampson’s High School walked from Guernsey to Mexico City. But instead of needing passports, they walked 5,500 miles – the distance from here to the South American city – with the aid of a comfortable pair of trainers and bottles of water. Around 500 pupils and teachers took part in the West […]

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