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Who, what, where – a comprehensive appointments section keeping you abreast of all the movements within the business community. THE LATEST JOBS NEWS FROM THE ISLE OF MAN BUSINESS COMMUNITY New faces at Long & Humphrey Following their 10th Anniversary, Long & Humphrey have appointed two Advocates to grow their Private Client and Dispute Resolution Departments. Rachel Jepson-Bennett joined in May and brings with her 12 years of experience in the Isle of Man Private Client sector, both as an English Solicitor and as a Manx Advocate. Rachel first qualified as an English Solicitor with a local firm and has since worked exclusively on the Island.  Isle of Man tutoring business recognised as global leader Kip McGrath Isle of Man has been recognised as the leading, and fastest growing, franchise at the tutoring network’s UK & Ireland annual awards ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in Liverpool. The awards took place as part of the international tutoring franchise’s conference, where over 250 franchisees from across the UK & Ireland showcased their achievements over the past 12 months. Rachel brings a wide knowledge of all areas of Private Client and Trusts Law. She often advises clients on estate administration, including multi-jurisdictional, high net worth and contentious estates and on issues surrounding mental capacity.   Rachel said “This is a great time to be joining Long & Humphrey after their 10 year anniversary. It is a well respected firm with high quality lawyers and a modern approach to providing legal services. I am excited to be part of the Long & Humphrey team and contribute towards its growing success.” Charlotte Ronan qualified as a Manx Advocate in 2018 having spent 4 years working in the Island’s legal sector. Joining the firm in May, Charlotte is a welcome addition to Long & Humphrey’s Dispute Resolution team. She brings with her experience of a wide range of commercial litigation. Coupled with her ability to address her client’s needs with a pragmatic and resourceful approach to a problem, Charlotte ensures that Long & Humphrey continues to provide their clients with dynamic and comprehensive legal services, delivering results. Since joining the firm Charlotte has been advising on a wide range of matters including shareholder and contractual disputes, injunctions, insolvency, debt recovery and landlord and tenant issues. Charlotte said that she was delighted to be joining the firm, adding that: “Long & Humphrey are renowned for providing exemplary legal services to the Island, being a firm known for both the excellence of their work and their ethical support of the Island’s growth. I’m excited to be expanding their reputable and accomplished Dispute Resolution team.” 42 | Kip McGrath Isle of Man was recognised for its innovative approach and commitment to world leading education, and founders Jill and Andy Finch received both the “Franchisee of the Year” award for outstanding contribution to the network and also the “Fastest Growing Franchise” award for the second year in succession. Jill Finch told B365: “I’m thrilled and proud that our centres in Onchan and Castletown were recognised as the best in the UK & Ireland. Kip is recognised as a global leader in education, and the Isle of Man is now home to their leading franchise in the UK & Irish region. “We started Kip here on the Island because, after life-long careers in education, we both believe that learning should be smart, not hard. Kip makes use of technology to help our teachers understand what our children need. This is about educating with intelligence. The Isle of Man is all about the personal, but it’s also home to some exciting and innovative companies, and that’s what we offer: a modern approach to personal education for an international island. “Andy and I would like to thank the whole team at our Onchan and Castletown centres, and the brilliant community here on the Island for their continued support.” Kip McGrath Isle of Man was launched in October 2017, offering face-to- face individualised tuition in a small group setting in Maths and English, using world-class learning materials delivered by local tutors who are all fully qualified & police checked.