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Jersey Business appoints new Chief Executive Officer

The board of Jersey Business has announced the appointment of Graeme Smith as a director and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Prior to his appointment Mr. Smith has been a senior banker with over 25 years of experience with NatWest and the RBS International.  He moved to Jersey in 2003 with RBS International, one […]

Carey Olsen advises on Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate’s £351.5 million secondary fund raising

Carey Olsen has advised existing client Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc (KWERE) on its secondary equity issuance which raised £351.5 million (through a firm placing and placing and open offer). KWERE is a closed-ended collective investment fund incorporated in Jersey that invests primarily in real estate and real estate loans in Europe. The launch […]

Long established island business goes green

Long established island business goes green

Jersey’s longest established auction site, Glencoe, which is operated by Simon Drieu & Co Ltd, has gone green by moving its systems to the cloud, cutting its paper usage by up to 40%. ‘We’ve spent the last three months moving our systems to the cloud to enable us to cut back on the amount of […]

Carey Olsen ranked tier 1 for its corporate and funds work across the Channel Islands by IFLR1000

Carey Olsen’s work in the financial andcorporate and investment funds areas in Guernsey and Jersey has been recognised by the legal industry in the2015 International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR1000) guide. The new results come just after the firm gained tier 1 rankings across all of its Channel Island practice areas in The UK Legal […]

Appointments

New head sommelier for The Atlantic Hotel

New head sommelier for The Atlantic Hotel

The Atlantic Hotel has appointed acclaimed wine expert Richard Burton as its new head sommelier. Richard takes up the role following his relocation to Jersey from the historic and award-winning Midsummer House restaurant in Cambridge, holder of two Michelin stars and 5 AA rosettes.   It was whilst working at the Relais & Châteaux property The Inn […]

New Chief of Staff appointed at Government House

Justin Oldridge, a former Major in the Royal Engineers, will succeed Charles Woodrow as Chief of Staff to the Lieutenant-Governor when he retires from the role on Friday (31 October 2014). Lieutenant Colonel Woodrow has been the Chief of Staff to the Lieutenant-Governor for 23 years. During his tenure, he has welcomed five Lieutenant-Governors, their […]

Ashburton strengthens senior investment team and makes Board appointments

Ashburton Investments has announced a series of Board appointments and promotions within its investment team as it continues to strengthen its business in Jersey and extend its coverage into new markets. Tristan Hanson, Head of Asset Allocation, and Jonathan Schiessl, Head of Equities, have both been appointed to the Board of Ashburton (Jersey) Limited, whilst […]

Elian welcomes three associate directors

Elian welcomes three associate directors

Elian has made three associate director appointments in the company’s Real Estate, Private Equity and Corporate Services teams.   Mark Lindsay has joined Elian Corporate Services as an associate director in the Performance & Reward Management team. Leading the Tailored Awards team, his 9 years’ experience advising employers and trustees on various UK pension and […]

Events

Family offices looking for bespoke structures to suit younger, more mobile families – what opportunities for the Channel Islands?

Family offices are increasingly looking beyond traditional trust structures towards more bespoke structures for planning offshore to suit younger and more mobile entrepreneurial families who don’t want to give up control. How the Channel Islands can take advantage of that trend is one of the subjects of next week’s Collas Crill seminar Made in CI […]

Promoting Innovation and Technology at Tech Fair 2014

Jersey’s Tech Fair is the biggest of its kind in the Channel Islands, organised by Digital Jersey and the  British Computer Society (BCS). The fair will take place on Saturday 8th November at the Pomme d’Or Hotel from 10am – 4pm. The aim of the fair is to inspire and educate the young and old. […]

Untapped talent: Collas Crill seminar to discuss employing people with autism

People with autism are a pool of untapped talent for Guernsey employers. But how can businesses ensure they make the most of their talents, and what happens if employers get it wrong? Collas Crill employment law specialist Emma Parr, with Autism Guernsey’s Chief Operating Officer Andy Graham, will highlight the significant disadvantages that people with […]

IoD Management Shadowing Awards

Eliza Collenette from the Grammar School has won the 2014 Institute of Directors (IoD) Guernsey Management Shadowing Awards. The awards,sponsored by KPMG,were held at the Duke of Richmond Hotel on 15 October and Eliza was one of ten finalists shortlisted from over 60 who completed the programme.  Eliza shadowed Fiona Naftel atLes Cotils.   Her winning […]

Editor's Choice

Dickinson Gleeson STEPS ahead as award finalist

Dickinson Gleeson has been shortlisted for the Boutique Firm of the Year award in the prestigious Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) Private Client awards for 2014/15. This category is open not only to law firms (whether in partnership or sole practice), but also to accountants and tax advisors, specialising in private client services. […]

Commonwealth Youth Parliament

The Jersey Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is seeking to identify one young person from the Island aged between 18 and 29 to attend the Sixth Commonwealth Youth Parliament which will be held in Mmabatho, North West Province, South Africa from 2nd to 8th November 2014. The overall goal of the Youth Parliament, […]

Co-operative Travelmaker shortlisted for prestigious travel agents’ award

Co-operative Travelmaker shortlisted for prestigious travel agents’ award

CO-OPERATIVE Travelmaker has been shortlisted from hundreds of entries across the UK for the prestigious 2014 Travel Trade Gazette Travel Awards. The company, which has been arranging travel for Channel Islanders for more than 40 years, is up for the TTG Travel Agency of the Year Award. With hundreds of entries, more than 36,000 agent […]

Careers Jersey are awarded Matrix accreditation

Careers Jersey are awarded Matrix accreditation

Careers Jersey are celebrating after being the first organisation in the Channel Islands to be awarded the prestigious Matrix Standard, a nationally recognised quality mark for organisations delivering information, advice and guidance services. The Matrix Standard is a challenging benchmark that measures the quality of services an organisation provides. It is also a key business […]

Community News

World-First Integrated Mobile Health ServiceLaunches in Jersey

Digital Jersey is delighted to announce that babylon, a leading UK mobile health company, will be launching a new smartphone application in Jersey on the 17 November 2014.  Jersey will be the first jurisdiction to pioneer mass deployment of the babylon service.  Digital Jersey has been working closely with babylon, the States of JerseySocial Security […]

Charitable foundation funding for Little Sisters of the Poor

The Little Sisters of the Poor, who have been caring for the Island’s elderly since 1886, have received a donation of £25,000 towards the on-going project of refurbishing their care home at the Jeanne Jugan Residence in New St John’s Road. The money, from the Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands, will be spent […]

20 new jobs to be created at new Co-op Locale

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited (the Society) is creating 20 new jobs at a new Co-op Locale, which is set to open in Colomberie, St Helier, in autumn 2015. The new 3,000 sq ft store will be located on the ground floor of 22 Colomberie, on the corner of La Colomberie and Grenville Street. […]

Last Chance To Enter Liberation Film Competition

In 2015 Jersey will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Liberation. As Jersey’s most poignant reminder of German Occupation, Jersey War Tunnels is marking this historic date with an Island-wide film competition, which will see someone win £5,000. The competition application date is fast approaching. Any professional or amateur film producers are encouraged to enter before […]

Charity News

Amazing stories of achievement from Collas Crill Island Walk

Amazing stories of achievement are being shared after the Collas Crill Island Walk in Jersey on Saturday 21 June. Carl Dacres was paralysed in a sporting accident in 2009. He learned to walk again, completed the London Marathon in 2011 and then decided to walk around Jersey in the Collas Crill Island Walk. He did […]

Over a million calories burned in Cycle Challenge Jersey

Cycle Challenge Jersey encouraged nearly 100 people to cycle for the first time in more than a year and in all participants clocked up an impressive 77,230 km and saved 15.6 tonnes of CO2, burning off more than 1.2 million calories, which is equivalent to cycling around the world nearly two times and burning off […]

Triathlon trio help Jersey children

Triathlon trio help Jersey children

Three friends are competing in this weekend’s Jersey Triathlon to raise money for the charity, Help a Jersey Child. Russell Davies, Darren Amy and the Solicitor General, Howard Sharp, will be swimming, cycling and running on Sunday to see which one crosses the finish line first. However, the rivalry is friendly and in a good […]

Get Behind Run4Men 2014!

Get Behind Run4Men 2014!

Run4Men will return for it’s fourth year in Jersey on 13th July 2014. The sporting challenge will bring together male participants to raise funds for research into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Run4Men was created in order to provide an event for men who wanted to take part in a similar event […]

Other News

Mourant Ozannes welcomes new partner to Jersey funds practice

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has consolidated its position as the clear market leader in Jersey funds with the recruitment of new partner Tim Morgan. A leading light in the specialist funds and offshore corporate space for more than a decade, Tim qualified as an English Solicitor with Taylor Wessing and, following a period at […]

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The Atlantic Hotel Announced as a Finalist in the 2015 Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence

The Atlantic Hotel Announced as a Finalist in the 2015 Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s Atlantic Hotel has again been nominated as a finalist in the Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence. In 2013 the family owned establishment took the title of ‘Most Excellent Waterside Hotel’ and this year is one of three shortlisted properties in the ‘Best for Service’ category. The three finalists in the 2015 ‘Best for […]

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Switch Digital acquires BlueBox Creative

Switch Digital acquires BlueBox Creative

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today, local web technology and digital marketing agency Switch Digital, has announced the takeover of BlueBox Creative. The acquisition, which was finalised earlier this month, sees experienced web developers Daniel Lightfoot and Jack Pallot, join the now seven strong Switch Digital team based at Spectrum in Gloucester Street. These latest appointments follow swiftly on from […]

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Equiom (Jersey) Limited Celebrates Second Anniversary

Equiom (Jersey) Limited Celebrates Second Anniversary

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Equiom (Jersey) Limited proudly celebrated two years in business on Wednesday 10th  September by holding a drinks reception for key clients and invited guests. The event at Equiom’s stunning 3rd floor offices – One The Esplanade, St Helier – was attended by 80 people. Since acquiring Andium Trust Company in October 2012, Equiom’s Jersey offering […]

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