Business News

RAW Capital Partners launches a new cash fund in conjunction with JCAP Treasury Services

Financial services companies from both Jersey and Guernsey have combined skills to launch a cash deposit fund aimed at Trustees, Company and Fund administrators and private clients. The Fund represents a unitised version of JCAP’s successful cash pooling model utilising their Trident software. The Investment objective of the Fund is to generate a better return […]

RAW Capital Partners launches a new cash fund in conjunction with JCAP Treasury Services

Financial services companies from both Jersey and Guernsey have combined skills to launch a cash deposit fund aimed at Trustees, Company and Fund administrators and private clients. The Fund represents a unitised version of JCAP’s successful cash pooling model utilising their Trident software. The Investment objective of the Fund is to generate a better return […]

Insolvency qualification for Moore Stephens’ Ashley Petty

Ashley Petty has achieved the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI). Mr Petty, who is a supervisor in Moore Stephens’ risk and recovery team in Jersey, said it was a key step to becoming the firm’s second Licensed Insolvency Practitioner. “Undertaking this qualification was a great opportunity for me to expand my knowledge of insolvency […]

Asset Risk Consultants releases details of improved Suggestus platform

Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) has delivered an expansion of functionality and coverage of its SUGGESTUS discretionary investment manager research portal(www.SUGGESTUS.com). The SUGGESTUS website showcases the capabilities of those private client discretionary managers that have achieved ARC’s 3D Due Diligence rating by exhibiting a dedication to the principles of substance, transparency and engagement. The research portal […]

Business News

RAW Capital Partners launches a new cash fund in conjunction with JCAP Treasury Services

Financial services companies from both Jersey and Guernsey have combined skills to launch a cash deposit fund aimed at Trustees, Company and Fund administrators and private clients. The Fund represents a unitised version of JCAP’s successful cash pooling model utilising their Trident software. The Investment objective of the Fund is to generate a better return […]

RAW Capital Partners launches a new cash fund in conjunction with JCAP Treasury Services

Financial services companies from both Jersey and Guernsey have combined skills to launch a cash deposit fund aimed at Trustees, Company and Fund administrators and private clients. The Fund represents a unitised version of JCAP’s successful cash pooling model utilising their Trident software. The Investment objective of the Fund is to generate a better return […]

Asset Risk Consultants releases details of improved Suggestus platform

Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) has delivered an expansion of functionality and coverage of its SUGGESTUS discretionary investment manager research portal(www.SUGGESTUS.com). The SUGGESTUS website showcases the capabilities of those private client discretionary managers that have achieved ARC’s 3D Due Diligence rating by exhibiting a dedication to the principles of substance, transparency and engagement. The research portal […]

SAFETY AND SECURITY REMAINS OF HIGHEST IMPORTANCE TO PRIVATE BANKING CLIENTS

Research conducted on behalf of Nedbank Private Wealth has revealed that, six years on from the start of the financial crisis, the safety and security of a bank remains the most important factor for private banking clients, scoring an average of 9.7 out of 10.  The research was conducted by the Leadership Factor, the UK’s […]

Events

Digital Jersey Hub Resident Appointed as EU Code Week Ambassador

Digital Jersey Hub resident, Jordan Love, co-founder of Codex DLD and National Coding Week has been appointed as EU Code Week Ambassador for the UK. EU Code Week will run from 11th – 17th October, following National Coding Week on the 21st September, the purpose is to engage businesses and adults in learning new and […]

Local recruitment company calls on islanders to go home on time

Local recruitment company Park, is calling on islanders to take part in National Go Home on Time Day on Wednesday 24th September. The awareness day was first launched in the UK by leading work-life balance organisation, Working Families. The initiative takes place during National Work Life Week (22nd – 26th September), an annual five-day event […]

JESSICA CHASTAIN JOINS AL PACINO FOR SALOMÉ & WILDE SALOMÉ LIVE Q&A ON 21 SEPTEMBER

Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain (The Help, Zero Dark Thirty) will join Academy Award winner Al Pacino for the special live Q&A event at BFI Southbank, London celebrating the UK release of his films Salomé and Wilde Salomé. Based on Oscar Wilde’s play, the two films, produced by Barry Navidi (The Merchant of Venice) and Robert Fox (The Hours), will be presented together on Sunday 21st September and followed by […]

STEP Scheme Final highlights local undergraduate talent

The 2014 STEP Scheme Final took place recently with a record number of undergraduate projects being presented. STEP offers undergraduates the opportunity to complete specific projects in paid employment with local businesses, allowing them to put their studies into practice in a real business situation. Administered by the Department of Economic Development and co-ordinated by […]

Appointments

First Names Group makes key appointment in the UK

First Names Group, the world’s leading independent provider of trust, corporate and fund administration services, has appointed Tariq Husain as UK Managing Director and Global Head of Outsourced Business Services (OBS). Tariq will be based in the Group’s new London office in the heart of Covent Garden. His new appointment with First Names Group will […]

First Names Group makes key appointment in the UK

First Names Group, the world’s leading independent provider of trust, corporate and fund administration services, has appointed Tariq Husain as UK Managing Director and Global Head of Outsourced Business Services (OBS). Tariq will be based in the Group’s new London office in the heart of Covent Garden. His new appointment with First Names Group will […]

Marc Cleeve promoted to director at Deloitte

Marc Cleeve has recently been promoted to become a director at Deloitte in Jersey.   Marc has been with Deloitte for over 12 years and he will focus on leading the organisation’s banking and debt fund offering across the offshore group. In addition, Marc is responsible for the recruitment of experienced staff in the Jersey […]

Moore Stephens welcomes back Chris Nicholls

Chris returns to yachting and aviation team Douglas, ISLE OF MAN – On 1 September 2014 Chris Nicholls took on the Client Service Manager role at Moore Stephens, leading a team specialising in EU VAT, ownership and management structures for superyachts and business aircraft. He re-joins the firm after four years absence from Moore Stephens. […]

Community News

Minister details Douglas Station plans

Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne MHK today (15 September 2014) met with transport enthusiasts to discuss details of plans to refurbish and redevelop Douglas Station. Minister Gawne explained: ‘The railway station was erected around 1890 and put on the Protected Buildings Register in 1984. Although it was not deemed to be a good example of such […]

CUBBIN & BREGAZZI ANNOUNCE PETER KELLY AS WINNER OF VOLUSPA CANDLE PRIZE DRAW

Cubbin & Bregazzi is delighted to announce Manx historian Peter Kelly as the winner of its recent prize draw. Mr Kelly is highly regarded for his work with the Isle of Man Victorian Society and his extensive knowledge as an architectural historian, as well as being the present Captain of Onchan Parish. His prize, presented […]

Marine garden dedicated to Archibald Knox

Douglas Borough Council has dedicated one of the marine (sunken) gardens on Douglas promenade to Archibald Knox to mark this year’s 150th anniversary of the birth of the Manxman who was one of the foremost figures in the British art nouveau movement. A granite plaque in the garden commemorating the dedication was unveiled by Douglas […]

Residents helped to share memories of wa

The centenary of the First World War has been commemorated during an afternoon event at Reayrt ny Baie Resource Centre for older people, in Douglas. Residents, their families and invited guests enjoyed an afternoon of reminiscence featuring a talk, which explored how the Isle of Man endured the ordeal of the First World War, given […]

Charity News

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 […]

Rain doesn’t stop the footy fundraising

Manx Cancer Help and the Mifumi School project in Uganda are both to benefit following the Standard Bank charity football tournament on 12th July which raised £2,000. Despite heavy rain throughout the event which prompted organisers to cancel the family fun element of the day, the football carried on and was enjoyed by everyone who […]

2014-2015 mayoral charity appeal launched

Douglas Mayor Councillor Stan Cain has selected three charities for his mayoral charity appeal.   Three charities will benefit: Cruse Bereavement Care, Douglas Live At Home Scheme and St Mary’s Lourdes Youth. The selection was announced at a reception at the town hall for the charities’ representatives and supporters. Rebecca Watson of St Mary’s Lourdes […]

Charity Sky Dive raises over £1,400

MBS are proud sponsors of the recent Charity Sky Dive undertaken on the 31st May at Jurby, Isle of Man by Jimmy McGuire and Leanne Kelly from the Bernard Schulte Ship Management company. Jimmy had wanted to undertake a parachute jump for many years. When the Lancaster based “Black Knights” advertised an island visit earlier […]

Other News

SMP PARTNERS MAKE DIGITAL CURRENCY HISTORY

| September 16, 2014

SMP Partners has made history by becoming the first corporate service provider in the Isle of Man to accept Bitcoin payment from its clients. The decision to allow invoices to be settled with Bitcoin is part of the firm’s commitment to embrace digital currency. SMP Partners already has an established Digital Currency team, led by […]

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Multiple IoD Successes for Boston Directors

| September 16, 2014

Isle of Man based multi-family office, Boston Group, is celebrating multiple successes following the conferral of no fewer than four Diplomas in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors. Phil Knop, Director of Tax and Compliance, Katherine Ellis, Director of Business Development, Ruth Robinson, Director of the Family Office and Chris Borg, Managing Director of […]

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New Production Print Machine for Cannell Print

| September 16, 2014

Argon, working with Konica Minolta, the company’s copy and print partner, is delighted to have supplied Cannell Print with a new Konica Minolta C6000L Production Print Device. This is the first of these Konica Minolta digital presses to be installed on the island and Argon is pleased to have worked with Cannell Print on this […]

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Hamblin Launches Crypto Currencies Training

| September 15, 2014

Hamblin Employment Group, the Island’s largest recruitment, training and HR consultancy, has announced the launch of a twin series of training courses designed to help uninitiated and advanced professionals gain an insight into the contentious and fascinating world of cryptocurrencies. Due to take place at The Forum, Douglas on Tuesday 14th October, 2014, the series […]

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