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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Limited spaces remain for Rossborough Healthcare’s Free Health Check

Limited spaces remain for Rossborough Healthcare’s Free Health Check

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are limited spaces available for Rossborough Healthcare’s Free Health Check which takes place on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd June at the Radisson Blu hotel. Islanders are invited to sign up at www.RossboroughHealthCheck.com. The event, now in its second year, has increased in capacity due to its popularity and will focus on heart disease […]

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Decline in legacy donations could impact FNHC’s frontline services

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) continued to maintain high quality community nursing and care services during 2014, despite the challenges of a difficult financial climate and pressures on revenue streams.   The number of legacies received during the year, which has traditionally been a major contributor to the Charity’s finances, decreased considerably during 2014. The […]

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New faces at Close Finance

New faces at Close Finance

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Close Finance has appointed Claire Dempsey as head of its sales support team.   With over 25 years’ experience in financial services, covering a range of business support and supervisory roles, she will be responsible for overseeing all back office administration and customer support services.   Claire (pictured) began her career with Barclays, and has […]

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Social media guidance for finance firms to be explored at CIPR event

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The recently published Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) guidelines on financial promotions in social media will be the focus of an event being organised in Guernsey and Jersey by the Channel Islands group of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). The events will look at what the guidelines means for the growing number of financial […]

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Steady performance for Jersey’s finance industry in first quarter

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Latest figures released on Jersey’s finance industry show a steady performance including a small increase in banking deposits and signs that a change to fund regulation will support certain types of new funds business. Banking deposits have reached their highest level since last summerand while there was a small fall in the value of funds, […]

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Prestigious Certification for C5 Alliance’s Head of Training

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

C5 Alliance’s Head of Training, Anna Philpot, has recently been certified as a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Microsoft Office Specialist Expert, becoming one of only a very small number of MicrosoftCertified Trainers in the Channel Islands. Microsoft Certified Trainers are recognised by industry as leading technical and instructional experts in Microsoft, meeting stringent criteria including […]

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Global real estate fund sector facing widespread ‘disruption’ as demand, funding and administration all evolve

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The global real estate sector, riding a broad wave of growth and demand, is going through one of its most tumultuous periods in recent history, according to EY’s Global market outlook 2015: trends in real estate private equity report. As changes in economic and social patterns fundamentally alter demand throughout the real estate markets, investors […]

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Relationships are the key to successfully raising funds

Relationships are the key to successfully raising funds

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

People are the most important factor in funding businesses, according to the panel at a recent networking event. The panel, made up of experts from private equity, peer-to-peer lending, banks and alternative funding companies agreed that personal relationships and the expertise and reputation of a businesses’ teams were critical to raising finance for business growth. […]

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OECD releases new discussion draft on Permanent Establishments

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The OECD has just released its revised proposals on the Permanent Establishment (PE) rules in Article 5 of the OECD Model Tax Treaty. The new proposals update the earlier OECD discussion draft on artificial avoidance of PE status from October 2014, including specific recommendations on changes to various aspects of the PE rules. Key revisions […]

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Ogier launches global team providing offshore and legal advice relevant to tax

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ogier has launched a cross-jurisdictional Tax team in response to requirements from corporate clients, their advisers and trustees. Having advised financial institutions, multinational corporates, funds and asset managers on offshore and legal advice relevant to tax for many years, the firm has now drawn together a team of partners with specific tax expertise. ‘Our tax […]

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