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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Saffery Champness directors recognised in 2014 Citywealth Leaders’ List

Saffery Champness directors recognised in 2014 Citywealth Leaders’ List

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four directors of Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries in Guernsey have been recognised in the Citywealth Leaders List 2014. The ninth annual leaders list features prominent figures from across the legal and private wealth management sectors. The list is compiled annually after extensive research and consultation with global peers and private client recommendations including references and […]

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Carey Olsen doubles BVI office with new appointments

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has appointed three lawyers in its British Virgin Islands (BVI) office in a move that significantly extends the firm’s banking, corporate and investment funds client offering. Investment funds specialist Philipp Neumann and banking and corporate specialist Elizabeth Killeen have joined as senior associates and Sharon Mungall has been appointed as a legal associate […]

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Saffery Champness Rotary Walk stalwart urges walkers to register

Saffery Champness Rotary Walk stalwart urges walkers to register

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Organisers of the Saffery Champness Rotary Walk are reminding islanders that there is still time to register for the 39 mile challenge. The 2014 walk takes place on Saturday 7 June and walkers can register at www.scrwalk.org.gg. This year will be the ninth year Chris Russell, the finance and operations manager at Saffery Champness, has […]

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KGV Reception Showcases Progress

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A reception, showcasing the progress of the KGV development to date is being held at the OGH on Thursday 24 April. Hosted by KGV director, Jo Wyatt. The event will begin with an introduction from The Bailiff, Richard Collas, followed by an address by Stuart Falla, MBE. Guests Attendees will then have the chance to […]

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New sponsor for popular Alderney charity event

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A NEW sponsor for a charity walk and run around Alderney will enable more money to be raised for the island’s new swimming pool and gym. The long-standing plans to build a community swimming pool and gym at St Anne’s School are close to fruition with more than £500,000 already raised and an additional £75,000 […]

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Undersea Cable laying starts on new link to France

Undersea Cable laying starts on new link to France

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The laying of the cable is underway as part of the installation of Normandie 3, the third undersea cable linking the Channel Islands to France. The new cable will run from Periers in France to Long Beach in Jersey. Its 100MW capacity will be utilised by both Jersey Electricity and Guernsey Electricity. The cable forms […]

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Future business leaders offered opportunity to study for MBA on-island

Future business leaders offered opportunity to study for MBA on-island

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

FUTURE business leaders wanting to develop business understanding and effectiveness will be able to undertake a two year Masters in Business Administration with the GTA University Centre from September. The GTA is running the MBA in partnership with the University of Southampton and hopes to attract students from across the Channel Islands. ‘The MBA course […]

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“AML/CFT Primer” workshop for regulated sector staff

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Susan Grossey – a familiar face in Guernsey anti-money laundering circles – is running her popular “AML/CFT Primer” workshop once again this year, on Wednesday 11 June 2014. The full-day event is designed for new Money Laundering Reporting Officers and new deputy MLROs, as well as anyone in compliance (or perhaps a new-and-blissfully-unaware director?) who […]

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With Palm Oil once again spotted along the English South coast Guernsey Dog Owners Warned of Substance on Beaches

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last October the Environment Department warned dog owners to keep pets away from any white substance they may find on local beaches and with the same substance spotted once again along the South Coast of England the GSPCA are asking dog owners to take care over the Easter break. The substance which is Palm Oil […]

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The Channel Islands Co-operative Society is financially secure while UK announces losses

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE Channel Islands Co-operative Society has reassured members that it remains in a strong financial position, despite its UK counterpart announcing losses today. The Society has no financial ties with the UK Co-operative and its assets are locally owned and secure. A strong performance during 2013 means that the Society, which will be celebrating 60 […]

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