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My epic adventure

Posted by on 13 October 2014 | 0 Comments

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Branded the ‘toughest footrace on earth’, the Marathon des Sables is truly a test of strength, determination and courage. The gruelling race takes place across the Sahara desert over a seven day period under the scorching Moroccan sun, and is the equivalent of running six marathons.

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7 things about the Isle of Man

Posted by Standard Bank Isle of Man Limited on 6 October 2014 | 0 Comments

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There is something about the Isle of Man that seems to hold a magical spell over its residents and visitors alike. A certain charm that keeps people returning, no matter how many times they move away, people seem to head back to the little island in the middle of the Irish Sea.

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What is phishing?

Posted by Standard Bank Isle of Man Limited on 29 September 2014 | 2 Comments

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Phishing is a type of Internet fraud that is becoming more and more prevalent due to the increased use of the internet to store personal data and bank account details.  Phishing scams usually come in the form of an email falsely claiming to be sent from an established organisation, such as a bank or a company, where there is a high chance that confidential information will be held with them. The purpose of these phishing emails is to gain sensitive information which can ultimately be used for identity fraud purposes, and / or to withdraw money from the victim’s bank account.  

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10 top tips to avoid fraud

Posted by Standard Bank Isle of Man on 22 September 2014 | 1 Comments

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In recent years, financial and identity fraud has become a serious concern due to the increase of opportunities for fraudulent activity to take place. With the rise of internet banking and the ability to make transactions online, the internet has become a prime example of how opportunists are using technology to target individuals all over the world.

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Mifumi – trip of a lifetime

Posted by Standard Bank Isle of Man on 15 September 2014 | 0 Comments

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Back in 2013, we began a relationship with Mifumi Primary School in Uganda to help support the founders’ mission for children to achieve their full potential by improving academic performance and excellence in their school.

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5 reasons to bank internationally

Posted by Standard Bank Isle of Man on 1 September 2014 | 1 Comments

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There are many benefits to opening an international bank account, in particular if you travel or work abroad and want to be able to manage your money in different currencies. We have pulled together a list of the top five reasons we believe are key to opening an international account and how they are beneficial to you:

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Welcome to our blog!

Posted by Standard Bank Isle of Man on 25 July 2014 | 2 Comments

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With the aim of providing you with the latest news on our international offering, and open the communication channels available between the bank and our clients, we have created this blog to give you a taste of what it truly means to be a part of Standard Bank.

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Best International Banking Service

Posted by Standard Bank Isle of Man Limited on 7 July 2014 | 0 Comments

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Best banking serviceFor the fourth consecutive year, Standard Bank Offshore Group has been recognised as providing the ‘Best International Banking Service’ by the annual international Fund and Product Awards organised by leading industry publication, Professional Adviser. In addition, Standard Bank also won the ‘Best International Structured Products Provider’ category for the second year in a row.

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