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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Four at Saffery Champness are Citywealth Future Leaders

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Four employees of Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries in Guernsey and Switzerland have been listed in the 2016 Citywealth Future Leaders 100. The list is the publication’s second annual compilation of rising stars under the age of 40 in the wealth management sector globally. Greta Allman and Nick Ford are both trust managers in the Saffery […]

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A record year for Saffery Rotary Walk

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

This year’s Saffery Rotary Walk attracted over 650 participants and is expected to raise over £50,000 in sponsorship money; both records in the walk’s history. Even though a considerable amount of money has already been collected, organisers are still expecting more to come and are urging walkers to finish collecting their sponsorship money and to […]

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Emerald Technology Ventures launches innovative fourth venture fund

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey firms Carey Olsen and Northern Trust have assisted Emerald Technology Ventures, a global pioneer in industrial technology investments, on the launch of its fourth venture fund, Emerald Industrial Innovation Fund LP(EIIF). EIIF will invest in parallel with Emerald’s other active fund, Emerald Cleantech Fund III, in early and expansion stage companies in the energy, […]

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PPBF to benefit from Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc challenge

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Experienced ultrarunner Gareth Corbett will be taking part in what is considered to be the world’s most extreme ultramarathon on 26 August to raise money for the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation. Those running the annual Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc will leave Chamonix to cover 100 miles of mountainous terrain through France, Italy and Switzerland. Runners have […]

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Open Castle Swim Back With a Splash

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two young islanders will benefit from the return of the Guernsey Swimming Club’s Open Castle Swim on Sunday 28th August. Proceeds from this year’s swimming event will go towards the medical treatment needed for Anthony McMahon and Jonah Gillingham. 10-year-old Anthony McMahon requires a second operation as part of his reconstructive leg surgery and 17-year-old […]

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Karen Girdlestone promoted to commercial manager at AFM

Karen Girdlestone promoted to commercial manager at AFM

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

AFM’s business development and PR manager has been promoted to commercial manager. Karen Girdlestone has a varied background, having worked for both Sure and Specsavers in Guernsey, as well as running her own property rental and boating business and working in several sales and marketing roles. Ms Girdlestone also spent a number of years as […]

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CIOB award for CCD’s Rob Lowe

CIOB award for CCD’s Rob Lowe

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rob Lowe has gained a first class honours degree in Building Surveying from Nottingham Trent University as well as being awarded the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Student of the Year Award for the East Midlands. The CIOB Student of the Year Award considers hundreds of students each year at universities and colleges across the […]

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Islands partner with Floral Guernsey and Guernsey Prison for La Vallette Challenge

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

New cast iron and timber benches for the bathing pools and historic promenade have been installed at La Vallette following the completion of a community project between Guernsey Prison, Floral Guernsey and sponsors Islands Insurance.   The eleven benches, whose artwork has been designed by metalsmith Elaine Green, were assembled, painted and finished by a […]

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Record numbers enter the 13th Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay

Record numbers enter the 13th Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

56 teams took part in the annual Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay, on Wednesday 27 July, beating last year’s record of 45 teams. The Butterfield Bolts claimed the top spot in the men’s competition for the fifth year running. The team, which included Tom Swain, Danny Fooks, Rob Smart and Ben Wilen, crossed […]

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Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. reports first quarter fiscal 2017 results

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

As Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. reports first quarter fiscal 2017 results, we are pleased to report that our Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management operations in the UK & Europe have continued to increase assets under management during the quarter in local currency terms, a testament to the world class product offering and commitment to clients demonstrated […]

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