Business News

MourantOzannes recognised for excellence in client service for a second consecutive year

Leading global offshore law firm, MourantOzannes, has been named Best Offshore Law Firm for Client Service at the HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards 2015.  It is the second consecutive year that the firm has received the award. The HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards 2015 were announced on 16 April 2015 at the Hurlingham […]

NEDBANK PRIVATE WEALTH WINS BEST UK PRIVATE BANK AT THE CITY OF LONDON WEALTH MANAGEMENT AWARDS 2015

Nedbank Private Wealth is pleased to announce that it has won Best UK Private Bank at the prestigious City of London Wealth Management Awards 2015. The awards were announced in March at a Gala Dinner at The Guildhall and were hosted by television presenter, Natasha Kaplinsky. Robert Currie, head of private banking UK, said: “At […]

MourantOzannes recognised for excellence in client service for a second consecutive year

Leading global offshore law firm, MourantOzannes, has been named Best Offshore Law Firm for Client Service at the HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards 2015.  It is the second consecutive year that the firm has received the award. The HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards 2015 were announced on 16 April 2015 at the Hurlingham […]

NEDBANK PRIVATE WEALTH WINS BEST UK PRIVATE BANK AT THE CITY OF LONDON WEALTH MANAGEMENT AWARDS 2015

Nedbank Private Wealth is pleased to announce that it has won Best UK Private Bank at the prestigious City of London Wealth Management Awards 2015. The awards were announced in March at a Gala Dinner at The Guildhall and were hosted by television presenter, Natasha Kaplinsky. Robert Currie, head of private banking UK, said: “At […]

Business News

Elian becomes the first fiduciary business to join the Institute of Customer Service

Elian has become the first fiduciary services business to join the Institute of Customer Service.   The Institute of Customer Service (ICS) is an independent professional body for customer service, which aims to promote the tangible benefits of excellent customer service to organisations and their employees. Elian has joined the Institute on a three-year term […]

Elian becomes the first fiduciary business to join the Institute of Customer Service

Elian has become the first fiduciary services business to join the Institute of Customer Service.   The Institute of Customer Service (ICS) is an independent professional body for customer service, which aims to promote the tangible benefits of excellent customer service to organisations and their employees. Elian has joined the Institute on a three-year term […]

Elian becomes the first fiduciary business to join the Institute of Customer Service

Elian has become the first fiduciary services business to join the Institute of Customer Service. The Institute of Customer Service (ICS) is an independent professional body for customer service, which aims to promote the tangible benefits of excellent customer service to organisations and their employees. Elian has joined the Institute on a three-year term as […]

The Highland Scientific and Manx Graphene Group appoints research and design director and commercial director

Specialist electronics and engineering group Highland Scientific and Manx Graphene has announced the appointment of Professor Marlon Cruz as Group Research and Design Director and Paul Kerruish as Group Commercial Director. These new appointments come at a pivotal moment for the business, which is poised to capitalise on its own recent scientific breakthroughs in the […]

Events

Speakers added to line up for Guernsey Funds Forum 2015

Representatives from PwC, Coller Capital, Dexion Capital, Baring Vostok, Hermes GPE and Metric Capital have been added to the roster of speakers for the Guernsey Funds Forum 2015. It has already been announced that Guy Hands, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s […]

Bransom Bean to chair panel at Antibes superyacht conference

Moore Stephens Crew Benefits director, Bransom Bean, will be chairing a panel discussion during the Antibes Celebrates Yachting event being held on 24 and 25 April as part of the International Superyacht Society’s global YachtInfo® educational series. Entitled “The State of the Superyacht Industry” the panel will discuss historical facts, figures, trends and analysis on […]

ICSA event – “The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (“Ruggie Principles”) 2011 in an offshore context”

Paul Beckett, Head of Corporate and Commercial at Quinn Legal Advocates will give the next presentation for the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) Isle of Man branch. The  event, covering ““The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (“Ruggie Principles”) 2011 in an offshore context” will take place on Tuesday 26 May […]

THE MICROGAMING SOAPBOX RACE IS BACK! EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE 05:09:2015

Last year’s fastest soapbox clocked 25mph. Can you go quicker? The first ever Douglas Soapbox Race took place last September and it was a storming success. Over 25 homemade, non-motorised vehicles took to the course, racing down Upper Church Street to Barrack Street, against the stopwatch. Soapbox designs included the Snaefell Mountain Railway, a rugby […]

Appointments

Practice Manager appointed at Hanson Renouf

The partners at Hanson Renouf are delighted to announce the appointment of Annette Byrne as Practice Manager. Annette has spent much of her career as a Finance Manager within the Finance Industry and the Charitable Sector, in both Jersey and London. Annette joined Hanson Renouf in January 2011 and has brought her qualities of skill […]

Guernsey Finance appoints International Business Development Director

Guernsey Finance has appointed Kate Clouston as its first Director of International Business Development. Miss Clouston, who has joined Guernsey Finance this month, will be responsible for leading additional international business development work, with a particular focus on evaluating and developing new geographical markets. She will also be involved in identifying and implementing development strategies […]

JTC BOLSTERS GUERNSEY OFFICE WITH DIRECTOR APPOINTMENT

Independent fund, corporate and private client services provider JTC has appointed Steve Bougourd as a director in its Guernsey office. Having joined JTC in November 2014, Steve was appointed to the board of JTC (Guernsey) Limited in March 2015. As Head of Fiduciary Services, he will have responsibility for private client and corporate services provided […]

C5 Alliance Group Welcomes New Non-Executive Director

The C5 Alliance Group has announced that Susie Crowder will be joining them as a new Non-Executive Director.  Susie will sit on the group board, drawing upon her extensive experience in both the private and public sectors to provide an independent strategic perspective which will support C5 to continue its development of market share and […]

Community News

Isle of Man Squash to compete in European Team Championships

The Isle of Man men’s squash team will travel to Slovenia this week to compete in the European Team Championships. The event takes place in Ljubljana from April 22 to 25 and the Island’s first matches will be against Lithuania and Slovenia. The six-man team for 2015 includes Robin Crease, Ashley Sandyford-Skyes, Dewald Joubert , […]

Two well-known actors will take part in Liberation concerts

Trevor Eve and Sharon Maughan have been confirmed as special guests at the pan-island concerts, which take place on 8th May in Guernsey and 9th May in Jersey, featuring the Berlin Philharmonic Octet. The husband and wife team will be narrating the events, reading from never-before-seen materials from the occupation. These include letters and diaries […]

Two well-known actors will take part in Liberation concerts

Trevor Eve and Sharon Maughan have been confirmed as special guests at the pan-island concerts, which take place on 8th May in Guernsey and 9th May in Jersey, featuring the Berlin Philharmonic Octet. The husband and wife team will be narrating the events, reading from never-before-seen materials from the occupation. These include letters and diaries […]

Heritage Homes continues commitment to the Island’s young female golfers with £5000 fund

Heritage Homes, part of the Dandara Group, has continued its support for the Island’s girl golfers by donating a further £5,000 to help talented young female players develop their game. Now in its second year, the Heritage Homes Golf Fund for Junior Girls assists with travel, accommodation and meal costs for qualifying Isle of Man juniors who […]

Charity News

Local charity launches new online donation scheme in response to falling memberships

A local charity has lost over a third of its memberships in two years, resulting in the loss of over £100,000 funding for vital frontline services. FNHC updated its membership model in January 2013, making membership voluntary. As a result, all islanders are now able to access the Charity’s services without becoming members first. FNHC’s […]

MUG men take on the world’s ‘toughest footrace’.

Known as the ‘toughest footrace on earth’, the Marathon des Sables is a supreme physical and mental challenge that two men from Guernsey will face in just one month’s time. Rob Newton and Tim Coates will be attempting to run 156 miles across the Sahara Desert, all to raise money for local cancer charity Male […]

COACHES AND COMMUNITY SPORT BOOSTED BY DONATION TO SPORTS COMMISSION

Generali Worldwide has continued its support of the Guernsey Sports Commission’s work on the Island by pledging more funds to the charity. A donation of £90,000 has been made to the Commission and the funds will be used over a three-year period to benefit coaching and community sport participation at all levels. Generali Worldwide has […]

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. […]

Other News

C5 Alliance Group Welcomes New Non-Executive Director

| April 27, 2015

The C5 Alliance Group has announced that Susie Crowder will be joining them as a new Non-Executive Director.  Susie will sit on the group board, drawing upon her extensive experience in both the private and public sectors to provide an independent strategic perspective which will support C5 to continue its development of market share and […]

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NEDBANK PRIVATE WEALTH WINS BEST UK PRIVATE BANK AT THE CITY OF LONDON WEALTH MANAGEMENT AWARDS 2015

| April 27, 2015

Nedbank Private Wealth is pleased to announce that it has won Best UK Private Bank at the prestigious City of London Wealth Management Awards 2015. The awards were announced in March at a Gala Dinner at The Guildhall and were hosted by television presenter, Natasha Kaplinsky. Robert Currie, head of private banking UK, said: “At […]

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7 Star Reviews for Manx Hospitality Day

| April 27, 2015

“The Isle of Man has a heart, and the heart of the Isle of Man is its people” was the message that over 180 of the Island’s hospitality professionals were left with on 16th April at the Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Manx Hospitality Day. Taking place at the Best Western Palace Hotel & Casino and […]

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New Head of Banking Propositions

| April 27, 2015

Sanshia Tumblety has been appointed to the role Head of Banking Propositions, International Personal Banking, Standard Bank, Isle of Man. The appointment recognises Sanshia’s extensive marketing experience and strategic planning skills. Sanshia was promoted from her position as Product Manager, Deposits and Banking at Standard Bank in the Isle of Man. Chris Till, Chief Executive […]

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