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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RAVENSCROFT PURCHASES A 75% STAKE IN AN INDEPENDENTSTOCKBROKING FIRM BASED IN THE UK

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

RAVENSCROFT has expanded into the UK after purchasing a 75% stake in Peterborough-based private client stockbroking company A Vartan Limited, now to be re-branded as Vartan Ravenscroft Limited. Jon Ravenscroft, group chief executive officer of Ravenscroft, and Andrew Vartan, chief executive officer of Vartan Ravenscroft, are old school friends and the two companies have had […]

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Adding meaning to the name: Standard Bank Private Clients rebrands as ‘Wealth and Investment’

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jersey based Standard Bank Private Clients is to be renamed ‘Wealth and Investment’ to reflect its commitment to adapting its service offering to the evolving needs of its customers, as well as to align to global standards for high net worth Wealth Management. According to Deon de Klerk, Head of Wealth and Investment, Africa and […]

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Digital Jersey Board Member Ivan Nikkhoo Launches Course on Raising Capital

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Digital Jersey board member and non-executive director Professor Ivan Nikkhoo will hold a 2-day training course called ‘Raising Capital’ to explore the fundamentals, processes and challenges of building a high-growth company.The course will take place on the 13th and 14th April, 9.00am-5.30pm, at The Royal Yacht Hotel. Ivan brings over 30 years of experience in […]

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Advocate Corbett is speaking at prestigious IAML meeting

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Advocate Barbara Corbett will be travelling to Seville this week for the European Chapter meeting of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Furthermore she has been asked to present to her peers from around the world at this event. The IAML is a worldwide association of practising lawyers who are recognised by their peers as […]

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C5 Alliance and Sophos Showcase Digital Security Solutions for Jersey and Guernsey

C5 Alliance and Sophos Showcase Digital Security Solutions for Jersey and Guernsey

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The C5 Alliance Group hosted leading security provider Sophos in Jersey and Guernsey last week to showcase the potential of their technology for the islands. Jonathan Fry, Senior Security Consultant at the C5 Alliance Group, introduced the Sophos speakers, Dermot Hayden, Country Manager, and Greg Iddon, Partner Sales Engineer, who provided a rundown of Sophos […]

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Barclays’CEO of Personal and Corporate banking offers advice to Jersey’s young entrepreneurs

Barclays’CEO of Personal and Corporate banking offers advice to Jersey’s young entrepreneurs

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Young people taking part in the Jersey Student Business Challenge have had the chance to pitch their business ideas to one of the UK’s most senior banking figures. Ashok Vaswani, CEO of personal and corporate banking, was in the island earlier this week and took the time to hear from three teams of students from […]

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PwC Welcomes New Head of Tax for Channel Islands

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

PwC has appointed Justin Woodhouse to lead its Channel Islands Tax practice. Justin joins from the UK Firm of PwC, where he is part of the International Structuring tax team for Financial Services in the UK. He also currently leads PwC’s European Banking and Capital Markets Tax team and sits on PwC UK’s Tax Policy […]

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Jersey’s appeal as a gateway to Europe underlined at major Anglo-Chinese conference

Jersey’s appeal as a gateway to Europe underlined at major Anglo-Chinese conference

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

A broad range of Jersey’s business expertise was showcased to a capacity audience of over 500 key British and Chinese professionals at the China-Britain Business Council’s (CBBC) China Business Conference 2015 earlier this month. Locate Jersey sponsored the lunch reception at the conference, which took place on Wednesday 11 March at the QEII Conference Centre […]

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Opportunities to diversify alternative funds offering highlighted at Jersey funds conference

Opportunities to diversify alternative funds offering highlighted at Jersey funds conference

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jersey has an opportunity to diversify its alternative funds capabilities and a growing role to play as a European domicile supporting US fund managers, according to panellists at this year’s Jersey Finance Annual London Fund Conference. Discussing global opportunities for Jersey, the panel at this year’s conference, which took place on 19 March at 8 […]

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Creativity and innovation recognised at inaugural pan-Channel Islands marketing awards

Creativity and innovation recognised at inaugural pan-Channel Islands marketing awards

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Seven different organisations across Guernsey and Jersey were recognised for their excellence, creativity and innovation with awards at the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s (CIM)‘2015 Channel Islands Marketing Awards’last week. Around 300 marketing and communications professionals gathered for an exclusive awards event on 20 March, held at The Royal Yacht Hotel. The inaugural black-tie pan-Channel Islands […]

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