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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Baker & Partners Drive Best Practice for Local Trust Firms

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Baker & Partners have issued a Guidance Note covering the retirement, replacement and removal of trustees, with information of great relevance to Jersey’s legal community and the broader legal and financial sectors. Given Jersey’s reputation as a well-regulated financial centre and the base for many trust funds, the question of the retirement, replacement and removal […]

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Senator Gorst to provide keynote address at governance conference in Jersey

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Senator Ian Gorst, Chief Minister of Jersey is to provide the keynote address at ICSA Jersey’s annual conference on 24 April 2015 which looks at the challenges of doing business in an increasingly globalised economy. Taking place at The Royal Yacht Hotel, Weighbridge, St Helier, industry experts and government representatives will discuss and debate the issues that […]

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Employment rising in the finance industry

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The news that employment in the finance industry has increased by 400 during 2014, including 200 in the final six months of the year, has been welcomed by Geoff Cook, CEO, Jersey Finance. The figures are included in the Jersey Labour Market statistics published today (April 16) by the States of Jersey which show that […]

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OECD Tax Policy expert added toJersey Finance private client London conference programme

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Director of the OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration Pascal Saint-Amans will give a keynote speech at this year’s Jersey Finance annual private client conference in London in May. Pascal joins the previously announced line-up of keynote speakers for the event including Stephanie Flanders, Chief Market Strategist for the UK and Europe for […]

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INSOLVENCY PETITIONS DOWN ACROSS MOST OFFSHORE JURISDICTIONS IN 2014

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The number of insolvency petition filings in most offshore jurisdictions fell in 2014 when compared to 2013, reflecting positive changes in economic conditions over the course of the year, according to Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administrative services. This was among the findings of the firm’s Snapshot: 2014 […]

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C5 Alliance Welcomes New Head of Business Development in Jersey

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The C5 Alliance Group, the premier provider of technology solutions in the Channel Islands, welcomes David Gardiner to the Jersey team as Head of Business Development. David has over 30 years experience in the IT industry, including growing CRS Computers from start-up to £10m between 1991-1999 in his role as Business Development Director. David was […]

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Crestbridge expands office premises in response to growth

Crestbridge expands office premises in response to growth

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Independent fund, family office and corporate services provider Crestbridge has taken on additional office premises in Jersey, increasing its potential future headcount capacity by almost 50% in response to growth across all of its business lines. As from 13 April, in addition to its current office space at 47 Esplanade, Crestbridge, which also has offices […]

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New appointment boosts range of services at Coast Media

New appointment boosts range of services at Coast Media

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Design and advertising agency Coast Media has expanded the range of services it offers with the the appointment of Oliver Tracey as Marketing & Creative Imaging Manager. Mr Tracey’s skill set encompasses video and audio production, social media, and online marketing campaigns, in particular, as well as more traditional areas of marketing. His appointment reflects […]

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Grand Jersey strengthens management team through appointment of new deputy general manager

Grand Jersey strengthens management team through appointment of new deputy general manager

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The five-star Grand Jersey has appointed Elizabeth Raine as deputy general manager. Miss Raine has 15 years’ experience in the hotel industry, most recently as deputy general manager at Hand Picked Hotel’s Rhinefield House, a four red star luxury country house in the New Forest, Hampshire. Hand Picked Hotels acquired Grand Jersey in September 2014, […]

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Local charity launches new online donation scheme in response to falling memberships

Local charity launches new online donation scheme in response to falling memberships

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A local charity has lost over a third of its memberships in two years, resulting in the loss of over £100,000 funding for vital frontline services. FNHC updated its membership model in January 2013, making membership voluntary. As a result, all islanders are now able to access the Charity’s services without becoming members first. FNHC’s […]

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