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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Laser technology by new consultant widens range of treatment available at General Hospital

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s new urology consultant will be utilising the latest laser technology as part of a drive to enable more patients to receive treatment on the Island. Ben Hughes, who began work at Jersey General Hospital earlier this year, has taken delivery of a laser machine that will be used for the treatment of urinary tract […]

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Islanders invited to take part in the inaugural Family Nursing and Home Care Scarecrow Trail

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Islanders are being invited to take part in the inaugural Family Nursing and Home Care (FNHC) Scarecrow Trail between Friday 23rd and Monday 26th May 2014. The FNHC Scarecrow Trail will see properties all along the Railway Walk, from St Aubin to Corbière, host scarecrows, which are being made by individuals, local groups, schools and […]

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From Champagne region to Champagne Lounge: A challenge in aid of Headway Jersey

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team from the five-star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa and local brain injury charity, Headway Jersey, are set to take on a gruelling four-day challenge. Starting Wednesday 6th August, the team will cycle through France, row from France to Jersey arriving Saturday 9th August. The team is comprised of key members of staff from […]

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Nothing to Fear as FATCA Draws Closer Says EY

Nothing to Fear as FATCA Draws Closer Says EY

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s financial services businesses were told that they have nothing to fear from FATCA – yet, at a presentation given by EY’s Executive Director for Tax, Wendy Martin. Before joining EY, Wendy was Director of Tax Policy at the States of Jersey where she played key roles in negotiating the Intergovernmental Agreements and drafting the […]

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CICRA release findings into tobacco prices in Jersey

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following a request from the Economic Development Department (EDD) CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has reviewed the level of pricing, costs and profit of tobacco products in Jersey. CICRA has identified contributing factors towards the price difference of tobacco compared with the UK and Guernsey. The EDD requested the market study into […]

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Offshore 2014 CPD Seminars

Offshore 2014 CPD Seminars

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Offshore have this week announced its 2014 programme of training courses to be held in Jersey. The series of four seminars, which are aimed at experienced individuals who wish to maintain their CPD requirements, will be run at The Club Hotel and Spa at lunchtimes, from 12 until 2pm, over four sessions and will cover: […]

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NatWest make senior appointment

NatWest make senior appointment

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

NatWest has appointed Jeff Williams to the role of senior director of retail and premium banking, with responsibility for leading the teams providing the bank’s premium and retail services across the four jurisdictions of Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Gibraltar. His extensive career in banking began with RBS Group in 1989 and covered […]

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Mourant Ozannes finds MOJO for FOJO

Mourant Ozannes finds MOJO for FOJO

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Staff at law firm Mourant Ozannes had a ‘hairy’ experience for charity last week, raising essential funds to help cancer patients. As part of an Island-wide initiative nearly 40 members of staff at the law firm donned a wig for the Friends of Jersey Oncology (FOJO) charity, which helps raise funds for the purchase of […]

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Job Club’s first year results

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Job Club – the centre which helps people who are registered as actively seeking work in their search for employment – has helped more than 1,000 Islanders in its first full year. Since Job Club was set up at 76 Colomberie, 1153 Islanders have got free computer access, telephone, printing and postage, and help and […]

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