Author Archive: James Qualtrough

James Qualtrough (Jamesq) is the Founder and Editor of Isle News and is based on the Isle of Man. Isle News is a news site for the UK offshore jurisdictions of the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey.

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CALLIGO ANNOUNCES SOC 2 TYPE 1 CERTIFICATION

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Calligo, the trusted cloud provider, today announced that it has successfully completed the Service Organisation Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 audit. Conducted by KPMG, a leading global professional services firm, the audit affirms that Calligo’s information security practices, policies, procedures and operations meet the SOC 2 Type 1 compliancy requirements for the principles of security and availability. Focusing on Calligo’s […]

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AP Group CEO: Jersey’s employment market is back on track post recession

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s employment market is showing excellent signs of growth across all local sectors, says Gina Le Prevost, CEO of AP Group, a leading global recruitment firm with three specialist divisions in Jersey – AP Personnel, AP Executive and AP Technical. This comes in response to the warnings that the island’s finance sector faces an uncertain […]

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ZEDRA APPOINTSHEAD OF COMPLIANCE IN JERSEY

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

ZEDRA Jersey has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Greg Murray as Head of Compliance-Jersey. His past experience and expertise working at a senior level in financial services in Jersey, will be fundamental for ZEDRA’s strategic growth as it expands and develops its business internationally and increases its profile. Mr. Murray leads a […]

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C5 Alliance Meets Stringent International Security and Service Management Standards

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Following assessment by QMS International,C5 Alliance’s Jersey IT Services at Rue Des Pres are now certified in the international standards of Information Security Management, ISO/IEC 27001, and IT Service Management, ISO/IEC 20000-1. C5 Alliance is one of very few Jersey businesses to have reached both standards of excellence in IT Service Management. ISO/IEC 27001 stipulates […]

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Baker Tilly Channel Islands welcomes Hafeez Azeez as Audit Manager

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mr Azeez was educated in Barbados and qualified with the ACCA in 2010. He previously worked with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and PWC in Barbados and Papua New Guinea before joining Baker Tilly Channel Islands in the role of manager. Hafeez will be an integral part of the Assurance and Advisory team ensuring the […]

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Digital Jersey’s progress update highlights achievements through collaboration

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Digital Jersey has released a report on progress to date since its 2016 Business Plan was announced at the end of last year, with a renewed focus on collaboration and delivery. Key achievements so far have included; evolving The Digital Hub’s offering, creating a new Industry Association team and corporate membership, launching a work permissions scheme for non-residents […]

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Smith & Williamson welcomes Zena Whiteley to its Jersey office

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Zena Whiteley has joined as a client administration manager within the investment management team in the Jersey office of Smith & Williamson International.  Zena has over 29 years’ experience in the banking and wealth management industry working for Barclays , 14 years in the UK and 15 in Jersey.  She will be responsible for co-ordinating resources […]

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Panel line-up announced for 2016 IoD Jersey Debate

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

The full line-up of panellists who will discuss Jersey’s future as an attractive place for business and to live at this year’s Institute of Directors (IoD) Jersey Annual Debate has been announced. Across two panel sessions examining how mega trends are likely to shape the environment in which Jersey’s public and private sectors exist, panellists […]

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First Names Group appoints new Chief Executive Officer

First Names Group appoints new Chief Executive Officer

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leading trust, fund, real estate and corporate services provider, First Names Group has promoted Mark Pesco to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The appointment is effective immediately.   This change in leadership reflects the evolving needs of the business as it begins to consolidate after a period of accelerated expansion. Mark has taken up the reins as […]

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New change manager for Greenlight in Jersey

New change manager for Greenlight in Jersey

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Greenlight has appointed IT expert Thomas Sporle to join its team of change management experts, expanding its service offerings to financial firms in Jersey. Thomas comes to Greenlight from the finance industry, where he has worked with a number of Global Fund Administration firms, specialising in Fund Accounting system implementation and Real Estate and Private […]

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