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Enhance Announce New Office Location In Singapore

| August 28, 2015

Enhance Group, the FinTech and investment oversight company with headquarters in Jersey, have opened their new offices based at the Hong Leong Finance Building, a skyscraper in the central business district of Singapore. The move into the new offices follows the group’s continued rapid growth, having opened offices in London and The Cayman Islands in […]

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Private Investment Manager Expressions of Interest

| August 28, 2015

The Isle of Man Government Treasury is seeking private investment managers for the proposed Enterprise Development Fund. The closing date for Expressions of Interest will be 12pm Thursday 3rd September. This £50 million Enterprise Development Fund has been proposed to support job creation in the Isle of Man and grow the economy. Private investment managers […]

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Isle of Man Post Office celebrates Norton at the TT races

| August 28, 2015

The Isle of Man Post Office has unveiled a special stamp sheet celebrating the longstanding relationship between Norton motorcycles and the TT road races. The iconic British manufacturer has been part of the TT legend from the very beginning, taking victory in the Twin Cylinder race at the first meeting in 1907. Today it remains […]

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Alternative funds underpin stable second quarter finance industry performance

| August 27, 2015

Banking and funds activity in Jersey has remained stable with the latter being underpinned by a strong alternatives sector, according to the latest figures for Jersey’s finance industry. Collated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) for the second quarter of the year (June 2015), the latest statistics show that, whilst the net asset value […]

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Grant Thornton survey reveals business leaders are renewing appeal for clarity on ‘acceptable’ tax planning

| August 27, 2015

A global survey by Grant Thornton has discovered that 74% of businesses are willing to pay more tax in return for greater clarity from tax authorities. The International Business Report, which listened to the views of leaders from 2,580 businesses in 35 economies, also showed that while few expect a global agreement on taxation any […]

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Sure Opens Doors to New Interactive Store

| August 27, 2015

Sure has opened the doors to its revolutionary new-look store on Strand Street offering a completely new shopping experience in Douglas. An event to celebrate the opening took place on Tuesday 25th August and John McGuinness, the TT legend, attended to launch the store and meet with fans. The new-look store gives customers a new […]

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Carol is honoured for 40 years’ service

| August 27, 2015

A senior conveyancing manager at Simcocks was treated to a special lunch with colleagues in recognition of achieving the remarkable milestone of 40 years’ of loyal and dedicated service. Carol Quayle joined the law company in 1975 when it was known as Lay Allen & Simcocks. She worked and trained in the conveyancing department alongside […]

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C5 partners with network optimiser Riverbed

| August 25, 2015

C5 Alliance in Guernsey has partnered with network optimisation company Riverbed Technology to help local businesses benefit from cloud-based enterprise computing platforms without high bandwidth costs. Riverbed’s solutions focus on network management and optimisation, particularly across hybrid cloud architectures – where a business has an on-premise network but also uses cloud-based services. Matt Ferbrache, head […]

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‘Convertibles’ lead a buoyant half-year for the CISE

| August 25, 2015

Convertible bonds were prominent among the 203 newly listed securities on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE) during the first half of 2015. The number of new listings is up 14.7% on the same time last year and takes the total number of listed securities on the CISE to 2226 at the end of June […]

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Guernsey’s international insurers total more than 800

| August 25, 2015

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) licensed 45 new international insurers during the first six months of this year. This comprised six limited companies, two Protected Cell Companies (PCCs), 30 PCC cells, one Incorporated Cell Company (ICC), two ICC cells and four life policy cells. The figures mean that there were a total of 816 […]

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