Business News

Isle of Man signs Memorandum of Understanding with Northern Ireland on economic cooperation and trade

The Department of Economic Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in Northern Ireland. The Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment in Northern Ireland – Arlene Foster MLA was in the Isle of Man recently to sign the MOU alongside the Isle of Man’s Minister for […]

ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY RECORDS ANOTHER INCREASE IN FESTIVAL OF MOTORCYCLING VISITORS

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company saw further growth in passenger numbers during the 2014 Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling. Compared with the 2013 event, there was an 11% increase in the number of motorcycles brought to the Island during the Festival, from 3,324 to 3,697. Passenger numbers were also up, by 1,100 […]

4G software update

Following Manx Telecom’s launch of the first 4G network on the Island, they’re pleased to announce software updates for LG G3, G2, G2 mini and Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones. Customers using these devices can now enjoy the benefits that 4G offers, as long as they’re on a smartphone tariff and have the latest software version, […]

Nerine sees a bright future in a renewed India

Nerine Group of Fiduciaries, the only independent trust company with an office in India, believes the sub-continent is on the brink of an economic boom following the results of the election in May and a renewed sense of investment optimism now sweeping the country. Nerine, which also has offices in the British Virgin Islands, Guernsey, […]

Business News

JTC Group expand service offering by investing in Cayman

JTC Group has recently been granted a licence to provide their full suite of private client, corporate, fund and real estate services in the Cayman Islands. Since 2013 JTC Group has had a presence in the Cayman Islands through an alliance office but is now licenced to deliver its full range of services. The Cayman […]

JTC Group expand service offering by investing in Cayman

JTC Group has recently been granted a licence to provide their full suite of private client, corporate, fund and real estate services in the Cayman Islands. Since 2013 JTC Group has had a presence in the Cayman Islands through an alliance office but is now licenced to deliver its full range of services. The Cayman […]

Collas Crill advises Condor Ferries in successful Operating Agreement bid

Collas Crill has advised Condor Ferries in respect of its acquisition of a new vessel, the Austal 102, and its discussions with the States of Jersey over a long-term agreement to operate the vessel to and from Jersey. Following its entry into the new operating agreement, which allows Condor to sail to and from the […]

Social Security Minister publishes two Reports

The Social Security Minister, Senator Francis Le Gresley, has published the departmental review for 2013. This review provides a complete account of all of the Department’s activities in one publication, combining information on all contributory and tax-funded benefits and services.He has also released the latest five year actuarial review of the Health Insurance Fund. This […]

Events

Interested in starting your own business?

The Department of Economic Development is running a seminar on its Small Business Start Up Scheme (SBSUS) for anyone interested in setting up their own business. This will also coincide with the Scheme’s 100th course since its inception in 1996. The seminar is being held at 5.30pm on Wednesday 10th September at The Forum, Mount […]

WEEKEND OFFERS ARE BACK AT THE SEFTON AND PALACE HOTELS

The Sefton and Best Western Palace Hotel are delighted to once again offer customers the ever-popular Weekend Specials for 2014/2015! Available from 14th September 2014 to 29th March 2015, the Weekend Specials offer guests the chance to book a double occupancy room, with dinner and breakfast included, at either The Sefton or Best Western Palace […]

Grand Jersey hosting ‘Cheese Tasting on the Terrace’ event to celebrate World Jersey Cheese Awards

The Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa is hosting a Jersey cheese tasting event on Sunday 14th September to celebrate the World Jersey Cheese Awards. An organic and artisan cheese tasting stall and a number of other attractions will mark the occasion, showcasing some of the best Jersey cheese produce from one of Grand Jersey’s leading […]

Jersey’s First Island-wide Hackathon at Digital Jersey Hub

Digital Jersey will be supporting the first Island-wide Hackathon, it will take place over a 40-hour period at the Digital Jersey Hub, with attendees invited to attend all, or part, of the event, starting Friday 26th September at 18:00, ending on Sunday 28th September. Digital Jersey are partnering with Collaborate.je and TechTribes.je to host this […]

Appointments

MICHELLE BREHAUT JOINS MONTAGU EVANS AS COMMERCIAL SURVEYOR

COMMERCIAL surveyor Michelle Brehaut has joined Montagu Evans Channel Islands Ltd to focus on the company’s growing commercial property portfolio. Mrs Brehaut, worked at Long Port for six years until 2010, when she took a career break to raise her two young children. ‘I felt the time was right to return to my career in […]

MICHELLE BREHAUT JOINS MONTAGU EVANS AS COMMERCIAL SURVEYOR

COMMERCIAL surveyor Michelle Brehaut has joined Montagu Evans Channel Islands Ltd to focus on the company’s growing commercial property portfolio. Mrs Brehaut, worked at Long Port for six years until 2010, when she took a career break to raise her two young children. ‘I felt the time was right to return to my career in […]

Manx Telecom appoints new Corporate Sales Account Manager

Manx Telecom has appointed John Corrigan as Corporate Sales Account Manager. He has over 16 years’ experience in national and international sales, operations, and managerial roles in the enterprise, ICT, and aviation sectors. Prior to joining Manx Telecom he worked as an independent consultant focusing on sales and go to market strategies for companies operating […]

High Calibre Appointment at Coast

Douglas based bar and brasserie, Coast, has announced the appointment of Marie Danby to the position of General Manager in a move which completes the next stage in the establishment’s development strategy. Ms Danby joins the Coast team with 10 years’ experience in retail and hospitality management, including three years working in a senior role […]

Community News

Radisson Blu Waterfront team help out Jersey Trees for Life with tree sickleing

On Monday 4th August, a team of nine staff from the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel joined the Jersey Trees for Life charity team in St Clements to begin their physically demanding task of sickleing. This activity formed part of the Hotel’s continuing partnership with Jersey Trees for Life as part of their 2 year pledge […]

A chance for girls and young developers to join Jersey’s only teenage coding club

Jersey Coders is re-starting in September after the summer break. The Club, which is staffed by volunteers and sponsored by JT and Digital Jersey, is the only club in Jersey supporting teenagers with their computer coding and IT skills. After the summer holidays it is restarting on September 10th with an increased membership of around […]

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 […]

Island DEC collection for Gaza raises over £4,600

A street collection held in the Isle of Man last weekend for the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal for Gaza has raised over £4,600. The money, collected by volunteers in Douglas, Ramsey, Peel, Castletown and Port Erin, has gone directly to the DEC to be distributed to aid agencies working to provide humanitarian support to the […]

Charity News

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 […]

DOUGLAS RUFC TEAM WINS CITYWING CHARITY PLANE PULL

Douglas RUFC claimed victory at the Citywing Plane Pull event, held at its hangar at Ronaldsway on Sunday 6th July, with teams raising money for Citywing’s 2014 charity of the year, Manx Cancer Help. The entrants flexing their muscles were Triumph Group, Southern Police, Robinson’s Fresh Foods, Southern Nomads RUFC, Western Vikings RUFC, Douglas RUFC, […]

Other News

New relationship managers appointed at Barclays in Jersey

| August 29, 2014

Barclays Wealth and Investment Management has appointed Kris Moors and Zena Whiteley to senior roles within the Jersey business. Mrs. Whiteley has taken up the post of premier relationship manager with a focus on local clients. She has worked for Barclays for 28 years in retail banking in Oxford and since her move to Jersey […]

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Landmark Judgment: Outlook Contacts and Mailboxes Protected, but care needed with LinkedIn Accounts.

| August 26, 2014

In a landmark judgment the Royal Court has found that contact information stored in Microsoft Outlook Contacts can be protected by the law of confidentiality even where the individual contact details are available on the internet or on social media sites. Furthermore, a collection of email folders can constitute a database protected by copyright. However, […]

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LIQUID APPOINTS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

| August 26, 2014

LIQUID has appointed a new non-executive director with more than 30 years’ industry experience. The communications consultancy, which has offices in Birmingham, Jersey and Guernsey, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The appointment of Adrian Wheeler to the role of non-executive director is part of the company’s plan for further expansion. ‘Liquid has managed […]

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States Members Remuneration Review Body News Release

| August 26, 2014

The States Members Remuneration Review Body has today released its recommendations on the level of remuneration that should be paid to all elected members of the States for the lifetime of the next States Assembly, namely the period from November 2014 to May 2018. The Review Body has recommended – No change in States members’ […]

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