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PwC Isle of Man celebrates Amy's outstanding Order of Merit success

POSTED Mon last week

A newly-qualified accountant at PwC Isle of Man has achieved first place in the Isle of Man’s Order of Merit from the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW).Amy Whitty received the recognition for the ICAEW’s Advanced Stage exams, with the Order of Merit acknowledging candidates who have scored the highest average marks in their exams to become an ICAEW chartered accountant.Amy’s award was presented on Friday evening (May 12) at the annual dinner of the Isle of Man Society of Chartered Accountants, held at the Best Western Palace Hotel in Douglas.Having graduated from the University of Leeds in 2007 with a Bachelor of Law, Amy was called to the Isle of Man bar in October 2011. She practised as an advocate until April...

Strong year for Standard Bank supports boost to Isle of Man economy

POSTED Mon last week

• 18% increase in Headline Earnings to £27.9 million in 2016• Deposits up by 20% to £4.8 billion• Recent growth sees staff levels rise to 125 in Douglas office The international division of Standard Bank, Wealth International, which has a significant presence in the Isle of Man, with offices also in Jersey, Mauritius, London and South Africa, has today announced a positive set of results for 2016, reflecting an encouraging year for the business. Headline Earnings for Standard Bank Wealth International were £27.9 million for the full year - an 18% increase on the previous year’s results. Further demonstrating Wealth International’s robust performance, the business achieved a return on equity of 15%, with a 20% increase in deposits to £4.8...

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