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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Guernsey returns to Zurich to host ILS masterclass

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Following the success of its inaugural ILS Insight event in Zurich in 2014, Guernsey Finance is returning to the Swiss city to host its annual ILS masterclass. The ‘ILS Insight’ event moved to London last year but will return to the Park Hyatt Zurich for the 2016 instalment. Taking place on Thursday 7 July, the […]

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C5 Alliance Wins Four Year Andium Homes IT Contract Against Local and International Businesses

C5 Alliance Wins Four Year Andium Homes IT Contract Against Local and International Businesses

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

C5 Alliance Limited (C5) has been awarded the contract to supply Andium Homes with the implementation and support of a hosted IT infrastructure over the next four years. Andium Homes chose C5 over a number of Off-Island businesses and other local suppliers looking to attain the contract. Following a detailed review of Andium Homes’ requirements, […]

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IT’S TIME FOR GUERNSEY’S BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO GO QUACKERS

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Big yellow ducks are back on the business agenda as this year’s Harbour Carnival looks to Guernsey’s companies to purchase and enter their very own duck into the event’s Corporate Duck Race.   Sponsored for the ninth year by RBC Wealth Management, this year’s Harbour Carnival will take place on Friday 22 July, with 50% […]

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Condor ‘Design A Mascot’ winner’s Olly the Octopus debuts on board Condor

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Olly the Octopus, the winning design from last year’s Condor Ferries Design a Mascot competition, has been made into a soft toy which is now available on board in Condor’s duty free shops. Caroline Carter, age 12, won the pan-Channel Islands competition which was run through both the Guernsey Press and the Jersey Evening Post […]

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Counting down to Skipathon

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

With just a week to go until Bowel Cancer Guernsey’s first Skipathon, islanders are being reminded to sign up for the event at Beau Sejour. The charity hopes that people of all ages and fitness levels will take part in the skipping session on 7th May. ‘We hope the event will be lots of fun,’ […]

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Does your organisation have a false sense of security?

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

C5 Alliance is urging businesses to rethink how they secure their networks and encouraging boards to ask IT heads to demonstrate how they can determine that they have not been compromised, following the spotlight which has been shone on data security in the wake of the Panama Papers scandal. The warning coming from the technology […]

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RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ten local environmental good causes will receive £500 each, as RBC Wealth Management launches its RBC Green Grants. The organisation took the decision to set up the grant programme, as an addition to its main local charitable donations fund, to support meaningful and important environmental projects in the island.  Francis Binney, RBC’s Environmental Officer said: […]

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Guernsey Electricity sponsored team to take part in international robotics competition.

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Guernsey Electricity sponsored team is set to take part in an international robotics competition this weekend.   The competition, which is run by the University of Southampton and charity Student Robotics, will see a team of two Ladies’ College students pit their robot against teams from all over Britain as well as France and […]

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Imperium Trust expands into Malta

Imperium Trust expands into Malta

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Local fiduciary company, Imperium Trust Company Limited has been granted a fiduciary licence by the Malta Financial Services Authority to open an office on the island. This expansion forms part of the company’s longer term growth strategy and will enable Imperium to continue to provide the products and services to address the current and future […]

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SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE YOUNG BUSINESS GROUP GUERNSEY’S BILL GREEN AWARD

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Entries are in for the 2016 Bill Green Award for Entrepreneurial Spirit, and the judges have announced a shortlist of three companies. CT Plus Guernsey Limited, Donkeylogic Limited and Dorfmeister Studios impressed the judging panel, comprised of members of Startup Guernsey, the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce and the Young Business Group (‘YBG’).  YBG president Lindsey […]

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