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Craig and Tony to trek the Great Wall of China
Browne Craine & Co (“Browne Craine”) director Craig Mitchell is set to trek the Great Wall of China at the end of May in aid of local charity, Rebecca House Children’s Hospice (“Rebecca House”). Craig and his friend Tony Dowling, will be flying to Beijing to take part in the six-day challenge along parts of the Great Wall. The trek will start in Huangyaguan and will finish at Mutianyu.
Browne Craine sponsors ACCA Top Student Prize
Browne Craine & Co (“Browne Craine”) is pleased to have sponsored the ACCA Isle of Man Top Student Award. The prize, which is given to the person with the highest marks overall during the year, was awarded to Alex Hullock for achieving 75% in the P5 exam in December 2017.
Lynsey runs her first Half Marathon
Browne Craine & Co director Lynsey Smith ran her first running event on Sunday 25th March, having entered herself to run the Liverpool Half Marathon. She decided earlier this year that running a half marathon would be a new and fun experience. In the process of training for the half marathon, Lynsey raised £560 for Crossroads Care Isle of Man.
Should directors and company officers fear liquidation?
Whenever a business, whether it be here on the Isle of Man or on the adjacent Island, hits the headlines for going into liquidation, directors and officers of all types of companies would be well advised to take note.
Accounting standards and frameworks are a constant backdrop in the everyday life of an accountant. They act as a continuous source of reference to us and govern the main tangible output which we as accountancy firms produce.
Isle of Man Budget Comment - Alex Catlow
2018 saw Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan deliver his second budget to Isle of Man residents and I hope that this year the budget will continue to provide some benefit for local residents in times of financial constraints on the Government.
Local Directors present to Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce
Chiva Samani, director at Gough Law and Craig Mitchell, director at Browne Craine & Co delivered a member-only workshop presentation to the Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce on the role, responsibilities and duties of directors: “Directors – When it all goes wrong, what you can do to make it right”, at the Chamber offices in Athol Street, Douglas.
Browne Craine sponsors Isle of Man Interschool KS5 Maths Challenge
Browne Craine & Co (“Browne Craine”) is pleased to have sponsored this year’s Isle of Man Interschool Key Stage 5 (“KS5”) Maths Challenge. The Challenge, which took place on Friday 9th February at St Ninian’s High School, saw 21 teams solve a series of mathematical problems designed to test their ability.
Stuart Foster joins ACCA Panel
Browne Craine & Co (“Browne Craine”) is pleased to announce that Stuart Foster has been elected as a member of the Isle of Man Members’ Network Panel of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”). Stuart’s role will include liaising with other panel members to review matters affecting financial services and other areas of the accountancy profession with particular relevance to ACCA members, students and businesses on the Isle of Man.
Basil Bielich is appointed member of TIAG Advisory Board
Browne Craine Director Basil Bielich has recently been appointed a member of The International Accounting Group’s (“TIAG”) Advisory Board. The Advisory Board, comprised of prominent accounting firm’s leaders from around the world, is a vital component of TIAG’s membership, which encompasses 119 independent member firms throughout 70 countries.