Business News

Premier Gateway International hosting the betting pools for Dubai racing season

Isle of Man-based Premier Gateway International Ltd (PGI) are working with the Emirates Racing Authority as the host of the international horse race betting pools for this year’s Dubai racing season, which includes the Dubai World Cup Carnival – the richest race meeting in the world. The Dubai World Cup Carnival is a series of […]

Equiom (Isle of Man) named Trust Company of the Year

Continuing its record of prestigious award successes in recent years, leading international trust and corporate services provider, Equiom, is celebrating its first award of 2015. Equiom (Isle of Man) Limited, part of the Equiom group, has been named ‘Trust Company of the Year – Isle of Man’ at the renowned annual Citywealth International Financial Centre […]

CAINS NAMED AS LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR IN THE ISLE OF MAN

Cains Advocates has been named as Law Firm of the Year in the Isle of Man at the Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards. The accolade recognises Cains as a winner that has “excelled in achievement, innovation, expertise and service”. The award was announced on Wednesday at a dinner held at the Grange City Hotel in […]

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management wins Investment Management Company of the Year, Isle of Man

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management has been named Isle of Man Investment Management Company of the Year at the 2015 Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards. The business was also runner up in the Channel Islands Investment Management Company of the Year category. This is the second year the company has been successful in the Isle of […]

Business News

DEVELOP Is A New Brand For The New Year At Typhoon House

Leading print and business services company Typhoon House is celebrating a major coup by signing an exclusive contract to supply the Konica Minolta DEVELOP range of multi-functional printing devices (MFD) on the Isle of Man. The contract win by what is recognised as one of the island’s most charismatic and go-ahead companies, means that Douglas-based […]

Julie Wins £1000 Holiday in Facebook ‘Get Away from Home’ Competition

Julie Watterson is the first to admit that when it comes to winning competitions she has always been something of a loser but it seems her luck has changed and as a result she and her family will be enjoying a £1000 holiday prize later this year. “My Gran died on January 7 and five […]

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management wins Investment Management Company of the Year

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management has been named Isle of Man Investment Management Company of the Year at the 2015 Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards. The business was also runner up in the Channel Islands Investment Management Company of the Year category. This is the second year the company has been successful in the Isle of […]

NEW ‘BABELFISH’ TECHNOLOGY A GAME CHANGER FOR POKER

Microgaming announces the launch of a revolutionary new technology for poker software. Babelfish, named after the fictional creature which performed universal translation, is a brand-new API which allows any software developer to create poker client software and run it securely on the MPN. Operators can develop software in any programming language, and using the Babelfish […]

Events

Launch of Manx History App for Secondary Schools

Culture Vannin are pleased to announce the release of a new app that has been developed to encourage students in secondary schools to find out more about our unique history. Available for download at: http://www.manxhistory.com/ the app has been developed by Officers at Culture Vannin in conjunction with Jo Ewan formerly Head of History at […]

Jeremy Paxman to pose the questions at Jersey funds event in London

Former BBC Newsnight anchor, Jeremy Paxman, will be asking the questions about the prospects for the international funds industry when he is the moderator at this year’s Jersey Finance funds conference in London on March 19. Entitled ‘Winning Moves,’ the annual conference will provide an analysis of the current global funds marketplace, the changing regulatory […]

EY ITEM Club shows positive forecast for 2015

The economic growth outlook for 2015 is largely positive, with consumer-facing firms looking to benefit the most, delegates heard at the EY ITEM Club’s Winter Forecast presentation this week. The presentation was led by guest speaker Scott Livermore, Managing Director of International Macroeconomic Forecasting at Oxford Economics and senior economic advisor to the EY ITEM […]

Manx Telecom sponsors Tough Mann Adventure Challenge

Manx Telecom is supporting the growth of the Tough Mann Adventure Challenge with a three year deal as headline sponsor starting with the 2015 event. Tough Mann began in 2013 and has attracted hundreds of competitors from on and off-Island wanting to take on the demanding 10km assault course race which includes 25 obstacles such […]

Appointments

Minerva strengthens Global Business Development team

Minerva Trust & Corporate Services Limited (‘Minerva’), a family-owned fiduciary business that has been in existence for over 35 years, is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Sean Costello to its Global Business Development team. Based in the UK and traveling to both India and the Gulf regularly, Sean’s prime responsibility will be to […]

Deloitte opens 2015 Bursary Scheme to applicants

As the application process for the 2015 Deloitte Bursary Scheme opens to Guernsey students, the three current bursary recipients have spoken about how the scheme has helped them. Holly Cutter, Polly Thompson and William Stephenson were all awarded a three-year bursary from Deloitte, which includes financial support and four weeks of paid employment for each […]

Enhance Group Announce New Managing Director For Jersey

The Enhance Group, a leading provider of investment oversight services in the fiduciary sector, is delighted to announce Barry Hardisty’s promotion to Managing Director of Enhance’s Head Office in Jersey amid the company’s continued global growth. Barry has 19 years experience in the finance sector and has specialised in the management and oversight of investment […]

Kleinwort Benson strengthens Fund Administration offering in Jersey with addition of senior personnel

Kleinwort Benson has recruited Susan McCabe into its Corporate Secretarial team in Jersey. Susan has over 30 years’ experience in financial services and has held a number of senior investment management and corporate secretarial positions.  She is a Chartered Fellow of the Securities and Investment Institute and holds the I.O.D. Diploma in Company Direction as […]

Community News

Hartford Homes helps local nursery raise life-saving allergy awareness

Hopes & Dreams Nursery, which has facilities in Castletown, Douglas and Ramsey, has become the first on the Island to offer potentially life-saving allergy awareness training to its entire staff thanks to Hartford Homes. The local building firm sponsored the bespoke childcare-specific course for all 42 Hopes & Dreams nursery staff across its three sites, […]

Guernsey Football Association launches film about pitchside communication

The Guernsey Football Association has made a film to show coaches, parents and other adults that excessive or negative pitchside communication has no positive impact for the children playing football. Steve Sharman, GFA Director of Youth Development, organised the film, which was sponsored by Deloitte. Steve demonstrates, via a simple exercise using a jigsaw puzzle, […]

Exhibition celebrating ’70 Years Remembered’

To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Channel Islands, CCA Galleries International is proud to host an exhibition of war memorabilia supplied by The British Red Cross and sponsored by Nedbank.   The exhibition  opens at CCA Galleries International from Friday 16th until Saturday 31st January 2015.   On display will be […]

MANX CANCER HELP RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS

Why not make 2015 your year to volunteer with Manx Cancer Help? On Saturday 24th January the prominent local charity will be holding an open day at its base, the Lisa Lowe Centre in Tromode, for anyone considering becoming part of the team. As well as helping out at events organised by Manx Cancer Help’s […]

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

Guernsey enhances its leading position for non-UK LSE listings

| January 27, 2015

Guernsey has more non-UK entities listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) than any other jurisdiction globally, according to new figures from the market authority. LSE data shows that at the end of December 2014 there were 122 Guernsey-incorporated entities listed on the Main Market, the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) and the Specialist Fund Market […]

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Citywealth names Carey Olsen Law Firm of the Year in Guernsey

| January 27, 2015

Leading wealth management magazine Citywealth named Carey Olsen the Guernsey Law Firm of the Year for 2015 at its International Finance Centre Awards in London on 21 January. From a shortlist of other island firms, Carey Olsen was selected for the accolade having worked on a number of large and ground-breaking cases during 2014. The […]

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Deloitte reports on real estate

| January 27, 2015

The recent Deloitte real estate seminar focused on a number of hot topics and industry trends that service providers and their clients need to be aware of as 2015 gets underway in the real estate sector.   Deloitte is the preeminent service provider to the UK real estate sector and a number of UK experts […]

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Saffery Champness recognised in new Power Women awards

| January 27, 2015

Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries has been recognised at the inaugural Citywealth Power Women awards. The firm received a bronze award in the ‘Company of the year award: Female Leadership (Professional services)’ category at the awards ceremony last night (22 January) hosted by Baroness Margaret Prosser and Dame Esther Rantzen. The award was collected by Saffery […]

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