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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Brooks Macdonald bolsters business development capabilities with Channel Islands hire

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Brooks Macdonald, one of the largest investment managers in the Channel Islands, has bolstered its business development team with the appointment of Peter Musker as Business Development Manager. Based in Jersey, Peter will be responsible for promoting the firm’s range of discretionary investment management services to a range of trustees, advisers, private clients and charities […]

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C5 Alliance Wins Four Year Andium Homes IT Contract Against Local and International Businesses

C5 Alliance Wins Four Year Andium Homes IT Contract Against Local and International Businesses

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

C5 Alliance Limited (C5) has been awarded the contract to supply Andium Homes with the implementation and support of a hosted IT infrastructure over the next four years. Andium Homes chose C5 over a number of Off-Island businesses and other local suppliers looking to attain the contract. Following a detailed review of Andium Homes’ requirements, […]

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Optimus Recruitment continues to strengthen bespoke team of industry experts.

Optimus Recruitment continues to strengthen bespoke team of industry experts.

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Optimus Recruitment has recently appointed 2 additional members of staff to their recruitment team.   Anna Lawrence joined from BNP Paribas where she began her career on their graduate training scheme in 2005. This subsequently led to a position within their Wealth Management team. As a Relationship Manager she was responsible for delivering customised wealth […]

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ZEDRA ACQUIRES JERSEY-BASED AZURE TRUST

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

ZEDRA (the “Group”), the global independent specialist in trust, fiduciary, corporate and fund services, announces today that it has acquired the Jersey-based Azure Trust Group Limited (“Azure”).  Azure is a Jersey-based trust, corporate and fund services group, which will be merged into ZEDRA’s existing Jersey team, building a presence on the island of more than […]

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Rainbows guaranteed to appear at the Barclays Jersey Boat Show

Rainbows guaranteed to appear at the Barclays Jersey Boat Show

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

A new flock of very colourful ducks has arrived in Jersey, ready for the Barclays Jersey Boat Show, which starts on Saturday 30th April. The ducks, which will be used at the Barclays stand in the ‘Hook a Duck’ game, have been designed by ten year old Holly Freitas following a competition at last year’s […]

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Gold for Liberation Group at SIBA Awards

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Liberation Brewery has been awarded a Gold Medal for its Liberation IPA at the SIBA South West Independent Beer Awards, judged recently at the Tuckers Maltings beer festival. The award is in the Small Pack Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 – 4.9% abv) category, in what was described as one of the most competitive […]

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Stephen Baker Receives Global Award as Contentious Offshore Lawyer of the Year

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Stephen Baker, Senior Partner at Jersey litigation firm Baker & Partners, has won the prestigious Contentious Offshore Lawyer of the Year award from the Association for Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS). Established in 1997, ACTAPS is an organisation for lawyers specialising in contentious trust and probate work to exchange experience and knowledge of the […]

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Rowlands Access the Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The team at Rowlands Recruitment recently held a session on mindfulness meditation at their office, led by founder of Capturing Presence Dan Ireland. The session introduced the team to the ancient practice and showed them how it can be practically used to manage the stresses and challenges of everyday life. Following Senior Recruitment Consultant Sophie Hickey’s successful mindfulness sessions at Capturing […]

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Board Apprentice launches in Jersey

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Board Apprentice, the organisation that aims to increase the number and diversity of candidates for board positions, will launch in Jersey this month. The launch event on Wednesday 4th May will provide an opportunity to listen to companies and apprentices as they share their experiences of being involved in Board Apprentice. Board Apprentice is an […]

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Senior promotion for Carey Olsen

Senior promotion for Carey Olsen

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen corporate lawyer David Allen has been promoted to counsel in the firm’s Jersey office. Mr Allen has worked on a number of high profile transactions in his career to date and his practice has a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, international listings of Jersey companies and Jersey schemes of arrangement. Mr Allen […]

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