Business News

Carey Olsen’s debt capital markets expertise brought to bear on the Guernsey governments first bond issue

Carey Olsen has worked alongside Clifford Chance, Ernst & Young and the Law Officers of the Crown to advise the States of Guernsey on its debut bond issue and listing on the Channel Island Securities Exchange. Carey Olsen Corporate Finance Limited acted as listing sponsor. The deal follows Carey Olsen’s role in advising the States […]

InfraRed appoints Carey Olsen for Guernsey real estate fund advice

Carey Olsen has advised on the £475 million launch of InfraRed Active Real Estate Fund III which benefitted from Guernsey’s flexible funds regime to offer an investment solution to certain limited partners. Continuing the investment strategy of targeting real estate projects in the UK and selective European markets, Active Fund III follows the success of […]

Department reviewing strategic sea services

The Department of Infrastructure is considering long-term options for the provision of the Isle of Man’s strategic sea services. Expressions of interest are being invited from operators who can provide passenger and roll on/roll off freight ferry services to and from the Isle of Man. The current User Agreement between the Isle of Man Government […]

MICROGAMING DEVELOPS INDUSTRY’S FIRST NATIVE CASINO APP FOR WINDOWS PHONE STORE

ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming continues to spearhead the movement in mobile gaming with the release of the industry’s first real-money casino app on the Windows Phone Store. Released in November, the app is suitable for any device running on either Windows Phone 8.0 or Windows Phone 8.1. Developed from scratch using native code and […]

Business News

Jersey Restaurant Bohemia named in OpenTable’s Top 100 Best Restaurants in the UK

Bohemia Restaurant in Jersey has been named one of the top restaurants in the UK in the OpenTable Top 100 Best Restaurants 2014 , 16 December 2014. Bohemia is the only restaurant on the island to be ranked in OpenTable’s Top 100 Best Restaurants. The Michelin star restaurant stands alongside The Fat Duck, The Ledbury, […]

OFFSHORE INCORPORATIONS UP IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2014, APPLEBY REPORTS

Jersey — 16 December 2014 — The total number of new company registrations increased across offshore jurisdictions in the first half of 2014, according to Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services. In the first half of 2014, there were 46,455 new offshore company incorporations, representing a 4% increase […]

Jersey’s first digital career roadshow

Digital Jersey and industry experts team up today to run a mini school roadshow for year 10 students at De La Salle College. The key focus of the event will be to promote entrepreneurial skills, innovation and explain the variety of careers available in the digital sector. The aim of the roadshow is to inspire […]

Moore Stephens recommended for industry standard certification ISO 9001

Douglas, ISLE OF MAN – Moore Stephens has been recommended for ISO 9001 certification to become the only firm in its industry in the Isle of Man with this prestigious international certification of its Quality Management System. The certificate comes after successfully completing an intensive four day audit by World Certification Services to standards of […]

Events

Business Community Attends KPMG Tax Seminar

Over 200 financial services experts packed out the Sanderson Suite of the Claremont Hotel on the morning of Wednesday 17 December in order to be appraised of substantial changes in the local and international tax environment. The Seminar, hosted by leading tax and advisory firm KPMG, covered a series of changes in property tax, VAT, […]

PwC SPONSORS LATEST ISLE OF MAN ENTREPRENEURS’ EVENT

PwC, in conjunction with co-sponsors Continent 8 and IQE Limited, sponsored the latest in a series of events which encourage off-Island entrepreneurs to pitch their business propositions to Isle of Man investors and local entrepreneurs.  The event also gave an opportunity for local entrepreneurs and businesses to discuss the benefits and opportunities which the Island […]

Counting House sponsors Russian Christmas eClub on 7th January

Local payment solutions consultancy, Counting House is to host a Russian Christmas eClub event at Bar George on Wednesday 7th January, coinciding with the Russian holiday. Flavoured vodka will be on offer to get the event off to a lively start, along with a selection of nibbles including blinis and caviar. Counting House facilitates inbound […]

Deloitte recognised UK employee choice rankings

Deloitte has been ranked as the ninth best place to work in the UK in the Glassdoor Employee Choice Awards. Glassdoor collects company and employee reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports and benefits reviews to determine the ratings. Crucially, this data is all generated by employees and it is widely regarded by graduates as one […]

Appointments

Senior Appointment for Leading Litigation Practice

Specialist Isle of Man litigation practice, Gough Law, has announced the appointment of Chiva Arthurs to the position of Associate Advocate within the firm’s litigation team. A graduate of the University of Manchester’s Manchester Business School with a BA first class in Management, Ms Arthurs gained a Graduate Diploma in Law from the Manchester Metropolitan […]

Equiom appoints London Director

Leading international trust and corporate services provider Equiom has appointed Ken Chapman as its London Director. Ken will join Equiom in January 2015, having previously held the positions of Head of Wealth Planning and Intermediaries for a large international private bank, and Head of Wealth Structuring at one of the world’s leading financial management and […]

New Director joins the team at Asset Leverage Consultants

Asset Leverage Consultants (ALC) has this month bolstered its expertise with the appointment of Carey Ann Scott who joins its growing team as Director. Carey Ann has fifteen years experience in the finance industry. Her most recent role was with Standard Chartered Bank where, as Credit Risk Officer, she had the task of reviewing a […]

RAMSEY CROOKALL APPOINTS NEW CONSULTANT

Experienced and respected stockbroker Richard Wild has joined Ramsey Crookall as a Consultant. Since moving to the Isle of Man in 1970 Richard has developed a wealth of experience, including becoming a member of the London Stock exchange in 1987 and a Chartered Fellow of Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment in 2011. He now […]

Community News

Conister Bank sponsor Youth Scholarship

The Youth Scholarship – Development and Leadership Program, (delivered by Adventurous Experiences), is now sponsored by Conister Bank. Recently endorsed as a finalist in the Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence (Corporate Social Responsibility)the program enables young students from the Isle of Man to rise to be part of a team embarking in a […]

Parents reminded about Reception places for September 2015

Parents who have not yet registered for a Reception place in a States’ primary school for September 2015 need to contact the Education Department before Friday 19 December 2014 to ensure their child has a place. Information on how to register is available from the government website at: http://www.gov.je/Education/Schools/FindingSchool/Pages/Admissions.aspx If applications are received after 19 […]

Department highlights potential for tidal flooding in 2015

The Department of Infrastructure is advising Isle of Man residents to prepare for the possibility of flooding in coastal and harbour areas next year. High tides in January, February, September and October 2015 could cause disruption, particularly if combined with strong winds and low atmospheric pressure. While more accurate weather forecasts can only be issued […]

King William’s College hosts Christmas truce football match

For its final Centenary event of this term, King William’s College pupils took part in last week’s “Football Remembers” national initiative to commemorate the Christmas Truce of 1914 with a football match. As King William’s College have students from more than 20 different nationalities, they were able to field a German team from among their […]

Charity News

Onwards and upwards for Deloitte

Continued growth has led to an office move for Deloitte in Jersey and the business can now be found on the top floor of 44 Esplanade in the centre of St Helier. The move brings the 100-strong team together onto one floor of a bright, spacious and modern office building that will enable easy collaboration. […]

Grand Jersey challenge raises over £4,000 for Headway

A team from the five-star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa has raised over £4,000 for local brain injury charity, Headway. The team, which comprised of key members of Grand Jersey and Headway staff, embarked on a challenge in August to row 22 miles from Jersey to Carteret in Normandy, before cycling 317 miles in three […]

Family Nursing & Home Care charity golf day raises £10,000

The sixth annual Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) Golf Day, sponsored by Premier Contractors, took place on Friday 29th August 2014 at La Moye Golf Club. The Golf Day raised £10,000 for the charity and was won by a team from the sponsor Premier Contractors, led by Richard Brocken. The winning team of four […]

Local trust company to take on the ice bucket challenge

The team at local trust company, Hawksford, will this week be nominating colleagues to take on the famous ice bucket challenge for the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association Jersey branch. The soaking, which will take place on Hawksford’s terrace on Friday 29th August, has been organised to raise money for the charity as a valued […]

Other News

Call to accelerate credit union legislation after official report underlines potential

| December 17, 2014

Members of the Manx Credit Union Working Party are urging the Isle of Man Government to speed up their progress on updating credit union legislation after an official Government report has itself recommended the establishment of a credit union for the administration of some social benefits.   The Ci65 Review into the Isle of Man’s […]

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Barclays’ expert highlights importance of fraud awareness

| December 17, 2014

The challenges facing the global finance industry as a result of fraudulent activity were the subject of a recent seminar hosted by Barclays Wealth and Investment Management.   Sean Hegarty, from the Bank’s corporate banking fraud risk management team, was in the Isle of Man to discuss marketplace trends and the new challenges facing finance […]

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Vannin Capital launches UK’s first bi-annual litigation funding research series

| December 17, 2014

In an exciting first for the litigation funding industry, Vannin Capital, the market leading dispute resolution funder, is delighted to announce the launch of its bi-annual research reports which will aim to provide insights into the high growth area of third party litigation funding (TPLF) in the UK. Combining analysis of the latest developments and […]

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Vannin Capital launches UK’s first bi-annual litigation funding research series

| December 17, 2014

In an exciting first for the litigation funding industry, Vannin Capital, the market leading dispute resolution funder, is delighted to announce the launch of its bi-annual research reports which will aim to provide insights into the high growth area of third party litigation funding (TPLF) in the UK. Combining analysis of the latest developments and […]

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