Business News

Equiom celebrates Powerwomen Awards short listings

Leading trust and corporate services provider Equiom has been shortlisted for two categories in the Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2017. Following last years’ success, which saw the international Group win ‘Company of the Year Female Leadership (Large Institutional)’, Equiom has again been shortlisted for this category. In addition, Global CEO Sheila Dean is shortlisted for Woman […]

Manx Telecom at global 5G expo

Manx Telecom was represented at a global conference and exhibition about 5G, the next major development in mobile communications. 5G World took place at Olympia London from June 29th to June 30th and focused on how LTE (Long Term Evolution) networks could evolve to power the ‘internet of things’ (IoT) which has the potential to […]

New Alternative Banking Regime approved for the Isle of Man

Tynwald has approved legislation which introduces a new Alternative Banking Regime (ABR) that provides for two additional types of banking licence in the Island. The Department of Economic Development has worked closely with the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (FSA) to develop this new legislation in order to encourage new banks to the Isle […]

AARDMAN GETS THE STAMP OF APPROVAL

On August 12th the Isle of Man Post Office celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Academy Award®-winning studio Aardman with a special collection of stamps, featuring a variety of their most loved animated characters, whilst commemorating six iconic onscreen moments hand-picked by Aardman’s creative team. The collection stars childhood favourites: Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the […]

Business News

Equiom celebrates Powerwomen Awards short listings

Leading trust and corporate services provider Equiom has been shortlisted for two categories in the Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2017. Following last years’ success, which saw the international Group win ‘Company of the Year Female Leadership (Large Institutional)’, Equiom has again been shortlisted for this category. In addition, Global CEO Sheila Dean is shortlisted for Woman […]

Collas Crill advises on launch of innovative virtual reality studios

Collas Crill’s UK real estate team has acted for Vizuality Studios UK Limited on the lease of its first chain of virtual reality arenas, designed for professional and corporate use. Vizuality, based in Jersey, opened its first studio in Liverpool earlier this month and is looking to open next in Culver City, California – home […]

Equiom celebrates Powerwomen Awards short listings

Leading trust and corporate services provider Equiom has been shortlisted for two categories in the Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2017. Following last years’ success, which saw the international Group win ‘Company of the Year Female Leadership (Large Institutional)’, Equiom has again been shortlisted for this category. In addition, Global CEO Sheila Dean is shortlisted for Woman […]

GTA University Centre and Guernsey Press to boost home-grown talent in Guernsey

A SCHEME to bring out the best of Guernsey’s home-grown talent and give them jobs has received support from the business community. The 7% Talent Club,which is in partnership with the Guernsey Press, aims to fill a skills shortage in sales jobs. The goal is to grow at least 7% of talent from within Guernsey […]

Events

Open data camp to explore digital developments

An event exploring the latest developments in open data and digital engagement will be held at the Tynwald Library in Douglas on Saturday. A panel of local and international speakers will provide an insight into progress that will help to shape the future of the digital economy and Government transparency. Participants will have an opportunity […]

Summer Professional Seminars at Moore Stephens

Training is “in season” during July and August at Moore Stephens with basic business topics and compliance. Starting the first week of August, Moore Stephens’ Compliance Officer and MLRO, Becky Galvin will be hosting a series of lunchtime compliance seminars covering Fraud, AML/CFT, Information Security and the Bribery Act and Anti-corruption. Each session provides 1 […]

10th anniversary means a classy outfit for the Barclays Duck

The Barclays Duck will wear a top hat for the 2017 Barclays Jersey Boat Show. The design, which will feature at the 10th anniversary of the Show, is the work of Tegan Clapham (age 9) and was chosen in a public vote on the Barclays’ Facebook Page.   Tegan completed her design after collecting a […]

Prestigious speaker line-up for Benest Corbett Renouf Family Law conferences, 2016

Jersey law firm Benest Corbett Renouf is to welcome a stellar line-up of speakers from the world of family law at two conferences it is hosting at The Hotel de France on 6th and 7th October, 2016. On Thursday 6th October, there will be a one day conference on the theme of “disclosure”in divorce proceedings, […]

Appointments

Manx Telecom appoints Hosting and Managed Networks Technical Specialist

Manx Telecom has appointed Jack Pye as Hosting and Managed Networks Technical Specialist. Jack said he was delighted to join Manx Telecom where his role will see him providing a complete technical end-to-end service for managed network and hosting customers, and technical support on the implementation of standard and bespoke managed services platforms for customers, […]

New role at Barclays will provide boost for small and start-up businesses

Dominic Murphy has been appointed as small business manager at Barclays in the Isle of Man. In his new role Mr Murphy will be responsible for providing banking guidance and advice to entrepreneurs, small and start-up businesses based in the island. His main duties will be to help local businesses, charities and clubs with their […]

Manx Telecom strengthens Global Solutions division

Manx Telecom has strengthened its Global Solutions division with the appointment of Gary Clarke as Business Development Manager.The division markets Manx Telecom’s portfolio of smart SIM solutions focused on UK and EU markets. These solutions are designed for strategic partners and resellers who provide connection critical, M2M (machine to machine), and MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network […]

Rowlands Welcomes New Recruitment Consultant

Rowlands Recruitment has recently welcomed new Recruitment Consultant Katie Stevens to their Permanent Desk team.  In her new role as Recruitment Consultant, Katie will be responsible for facilitating Rowlands’ recruitment services by establishing relationships with both candidates and clients, and she will continue to build on the company’s client portfolio. Katie joins Rowlands from her previous […]

Community News

MUG Bermuda Shorts Week – support the shorts!

MALE Uprising Guernsey (MUG) is asking office workers to swap their suits for the traditional Bermuda summertime wear of shorts and long socks. The charity hopes that businesses will allow their workforce to support the cause and don shorts for the week commencing 15th August. Gavin Ferguson, MUG council member, said: ‘It’s an easy idea that everyone […]

NUMBER OF POST PEOPLE ATTACKED BY DANGEROUS DOGS CONTINUE TO RISE

Over the last year, twelve incidents of post people being attacked and physically injured by dogs on the Isle of Man have been reported; however, many more “near misses” and stand offs with dogs are often never formally accounted for. Isle of Man Post Office will not put its delivery and collection staff in a […]

Barclays Community Award for “Jersey Sings!” gives young people vital skills for employment

The recent “Jersey Sings!” project, which saw 1400 primary school children perform at Fort Regent, has been hailed as a great success.  However, projects such as this don’t happen without a considerable amount of hard work and commitment from those behind the scenes. Organising charity Music in Action,  received financial support from the Barclays Community […]

Top films on the line-up for Sure Big Screen 2016

Sure’s popular Big Screen event will return to Cobo this month and showcase a range of free films. Titles confirmed include big-budget Bond film Spectre and all-star cast musical Into the Woods. The event has always been family friendly and this year will be no different as the week of films kicks off with The […]

Charity News

Row24 – record attempt raises money for local charities

Two local oarsmen will try to break a world record and raise money for charity when they attempt to row nonstop for 24 hours in February. Simon Johns and James Coquelin are attempting to break the world 24-hour indoor rowing record for the men’s 30-39 years, lightweight category on the Concept-2 rowing machine. The current […]

The Burrow is £60,000 closer to becoming a reality

2015 saw the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation raise £60,000 for their latest project. The aim of The Burrow is to purchase a property next to Southampton Hospital that families across the Bailiwick can use if their newborn baby or child requires critical off-island treatment. A fantastic number of donations and fundraising efforts by individuals and […]

The Burrow is £60,000 closer to becoming a reality

2015 saw the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation raise £60,000 for their latest project. The aim of The Burrow is to purchase a property next to Southampton Hospital that families across the Bailiwick can use if their newborn baby or child requires critical off-island treatment. A fantastic number of donations and fundraising efforts by individuals and […]

Jersey Directors gather to raise money for The Jersey Cancer Trust

The Jersey Association of Directors and Officers (“JADO”) holds a variety of CPD and networking events throughout the year for its members.  The next event is ‘Speed Quizzing which is being held on Thursday 12th November at the Royal Yacht Hotel.  Money raised from this event is being donated to the Jersey Cancer Trust. Colin […]

Other News

Trend for onshore captives is a potential challenge for crown dependencies

| July 28, 2016

US owned captive insurers are increasingly looking to the USA for vehicle formation in order to reduce costs, according to comments made at the Bermuda Captives Conference held in June.  Over 800 delegates attended this year’s Conference and locally based Barclays captives specialist Colin Freeman/Colleen McHugh were there to see what developments would be affecting […]

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Trust Corporation International shortlisted for Citywealth awards

| July 28, 2016

Trust Corporation International and one of its directors, Andrea (Andie) Daley Taylor, have been shortlisted for 2017 Citywealth Awards. The firm is one of eight shortlisted for the Trust Company of the Year Guernsey award at the Citywealth International Financial Centre (IFC) Awards 2017. Andie Daley Taylor has been shortlisted in the Woman of the […]

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Trend for onshore captives is a potential challenge for crown dependencies

| July 28, 2016

US owned captive insurers are increasingly looking to the USA for vehicle formation in order to reduce costs, according to comments made at the Bermuda Captives Conference held in June.  Over 800 delegates attended this year’s Conference and locally based Barclays captives specialist Colin Freeman/Colleen McHugh were there to see what developments would be affecting […]

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AO Hall Joins Walkers Group as Walkers (Guernsey) LLP

| July 28, 2016

Leading international law firm Walkers has today announced that AO Hall, a specialist Guernsey-based provider of legal services has joined the Walkers Group and is now operating as Walkers (Guernsey) LLP. Walkers (Guernsey) LLP provides an integrated range of services to clients in jurisdictions around the world, covering the following key practice areas: finance, corporate, […]

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