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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BVCA launches Channel Islands Working Group

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is pleased to announce the formation of the Channel Islands Working Group (CIWG). The new group, chaired by Andrew Whittaker, Managing Director at Ipes, is comprised of senior professionals from the private equity and venture capital industry and will seek to enhance BVCA engagement with the […]

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Investec’s lending teams grow in Jersey and Guernsey

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

INCREASED activity and client demand has led to the expansion of the lending teams at Investec Private Banking in Guernsey and Jersey. The bank’s lending activity remains strong with £150m new lending business being written in the first 10 months of 2014. Andy Smith has joined the bank as head of trust and fiduciary lending […]

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EY welcomes its 2014 trainee associates to the firm

EY welcomes its 2014 trainee associates to the firm

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

EY in the Channel Islands has appointed 22 trainee associates who will begin developing and shaping their careers whilst studying for a professional qualification. During the first week the associates from Jersey and Guernsey joined together and attended an induction programme designed to deliver key messages and demonstrate how their role and EY’s business in […]

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Landmark decision in the Guernsey Employment Tribunal

Landmark decision in the Guernsey Employment Tribunal

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Employment Tribunal has, for the first time, chosen not to hear a claim of constructive dismissal on the grounds that the claim was vexatious. Adrian McManus, former science teacher at Elizabeth College, resigned with immediate effect on 3 March 2014 alleging that timetabling changes had breached his trust and confidence. For the first […]

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2014 SET TO BE PEAK YEAR FOR OFFSHORE DEALMAKING

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

GUERNSEY — 19 November 2014 — Despite a dip in the value and volume of offshore deals in the third quarter of 2014, the year as a whole is on track to be among the best showings for offshore M&A in the past decade, according to a report released today by Appleby, one of the […]

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Students blog on Guernsey’s key issues

Students blog on Guernsey’s key issues

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three students have won the opportunity to attend next year’s Institute of Directors (IoD) Annual Convention in London. Eden Francart from the Grammar Sixthform Centre, Scott Bougaize from Elizabeth College and Natalia Tanser from Ladies’ College all ‘blogged’ for their place on the all-expenses paid trip to London to attend next year’s conference, taking place […]

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Launch event for Global Entrepreneurship Week prompts Digital Greenhouse discussions

Launch event for Global Entrepreneurship Week prompts Digital Greenhouse discussions

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE FIRST in a series of Global Entrepreneurship Week events organised by Startup Guernsey saw more than 60 delegates from the island’s business and technology communities gather to discuss plans for an innovation centre in the island. The event, titled “The Digital Greenhouse: what does it mean to you?”, was led by Guernsey’s Commerce and […]

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Third consecutive win for Deutsche Bank Channel Islands custody business

Third consecutive win for Deutsche Bank Channel Islands custody business

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Deutsche Bank’s sophisticated custody business in Jersey and Guernsey has been recognised for the third consecutive year at the Custody Risk European Awards, which were held in London last week. The Bank was awarded the accolade of ‘Channel Islands Custodian of the Year 2014’ at the Custody Risk European Awards 2014 ceremony which took place […]

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Upcoming Doggy events with the GSPCA – Scottish themed Fun Dog Show Sunday 30th November at the Last Post

Upcoming Doggy events with the GSPCA – Scottish themed Fun Dog Show Sunday 30th November at the Last Post

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the GSPCA we are always planning fun events for families and dogs and our next two are only weeks away. The first is the St. Andrews Day Scottish Themed Fun Family Day on Sunday 30th November at the Last Post. As part of the entertainment there will be a Scottish Themed Fun Dog Show. […]

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Liberation Group goes soft on drink drive campaign

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the festive party season just around the corner, Liberation Group is once again working to support the anti-drink drive Christmas message with the launch of its 2014 Soft Drink Drive Campaign. The annual road safety awareness campaign offers free soft drinks to designated drivers from 22nd November until 4th January 2015 in an effort […]

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