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Inward investment figures reflect successful year for Locate Jersey

Locate Jersey, the States of Jersey’s body responsible for inward investment, has seen the number of businesses relocating to Jersey increase by almost 50% this year, according to annual figures. Figures for 2014 show that, via Locate Jersey, 43 business licenses were approved this year, an increase of 48% on last year, creating 368 job […]

Jersey Business receives high impact award

Jersey Business has been awarded High Impact status by a leading national organisation for its contribution to this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). During GEW, held last month, 700 secondary school students were tasked with the challenge of developing a business idea that focused on reducing road traffic and improving the health and well-being of […]

Jersey Restaurant Bohemia named in OpenTable’s Top 100 Best Restaurants in the UK

Bohemia Restaurant in Jersey has been named one of the top restaurants in the UK in the OpenTable Top 100 Best Restaurants 2014 , 16 December 2014. Bohemia is the only restaurant on the island to be ranked in OpenTable’s Top 100 Best Restaurants. The Michelin star restaurant stands alongside The Fat Duck, The Ledbury, […]

OFFSHORE INCORPORATIONS UP IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2014, APPLEBY REPORTS

Jersey — 16 December 2014 — The total number of new company registrations increased across offshore jurisdictions in the first half of 2014, according to Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services. In the first half of 2014, there were 46,455 new offshore company incorporations, representing a 4% increase […]

Appointments

New Director joins the team at Asset Leverage Consultants

New Director joins the team at Asset Leverage Consultants

Asset Leverage Consultants (ALC) has this month bolstered its expertise with the appointment of Carey Ann Scott who joins its growing team as Director. Carey Ann has fifteen years experience in the finance industry. Her most recent role was with Standard Chartered Bank where, as Credit Risk Officer, she had the task of reviewing a […]

Davies & Ingram welcomes Advocate to practice

Davies & Ingram welcomes Advocate to practice

Advocate Debbie Corbel has joined Davies & Ingram, which specialises in family, personal injury, criminal, regulatory and employment law. Advocate Corbel was called to the English Bar in 2001 having achieved a Very Competent classification in her Bar final examinations. She is a member of Lincoln’s Inn. She returned to her native Jersey thereafter being […]

PwC Channel Islands welcomes Mike Byrne back to its leadership team following a two year secondment to PwC Singapore.

PwC Channel Islands welcomes Mike Byrne back to its leadership team following a two year secondment to PwC Singapore.

Mike Byrne has returned to Jersey following a two year secondment with PwC Singapore. Mike’s rolein Singapore was to lead PwC’s range of services in the alternative fund space, namely in respect of private equity, hedge and infrastructure funds, bringing together the firm’s service offerings for assurance, tax and regulatory solutions. Having led a very […]

Barclays appoints new private client focused directorto trust business in Jersey

Barclays appoints new private client focused directorto trust business in Jersey

Barclays has appointed Norson Harris, a multi-award winning trustee,as a director in the Bank’s Global Investments and Solutions Trust (GI&S Trust) division in Jersey. In his new role Mr Harris will focus on building and maintaining the existing complex fiduciary relationships with Barclays’ clients based in Europe, the Middle East and Far East. He has […]

Events

TURKEY BUSTER 2015

‘Plemolution Resolution Walk’ Thursday 1st JANUARY, 12 NOON START Will you be joining us this New Year’s Day? Following the successful public campaign to return the Plémont headland to nature, where better to raise a glass of celebratory New Year cheer than on a bracing walk along Jersey’s north-west coastline. Join Mike Stentiford MBE on […]

Jersey businesses can accelerate with Barclays

Barclays and Techstars have opened the application process for the second cohort of their prestigious Accelerator programme, which will give a further 10 businesses the chance to shape the future of financial services. The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is a 13-week intensive startup programme designed to support new businesses on their journey to delivering […]

Longueville Manor Scoops Employer of the Year Award

Longueville Manor’s exemplary employer status has been celebrated with the accolade of ‘Employer of The Year’ at the Trident Jersey Awards. The ceremony was held on 2nd December 2014 at The Pomme d’Or Hotel. Emma Reeves, Longueville Manor’s HR Manager, received the trophy from His Excellency The Lieutenant Governor General Sir John McColl. The local […]

Careers Jersey launches new, hands-on skills show

The first Jersey Skills Show, organised by Careers Jersey and sponsored by Andium Homes, will take place on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 January 2015 at Fort Regent. The event will take a new approach to the traditional careers fair, allowing people to try their hand at a variety of skills that relate to different […]

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

New rules for pet travel

New pet travel rules are coming in at the end of the year that may affect pet owners in Jersey. Jersey has a pet travel scheme which was set up to enable pet owners to take their pets with them when they move home or go on holiday in the EU. People transporting animals for […]

Parents reminded about Reception places for September 2015

Parents who have not yet registered for a Reception place in a States’ primary school for September 2015 need to contact the Education Department before Friday 19 December 2014 to ensure their child has a place. Information on how to register is available from the government website at: http://www.gov.je/Education/Schools/FindingSchool/Pages/Admissions.aspx If applications are received after 19 […]

Beach debris – dog owners alerted

Beach debris – dog owners alerted

The Department of the Environment is warning dog owners to keep pets away from any white substance they find on local beaches. Lumps of a white waxy substance have been found in St Ouen’s Bay and at La Mare, St Clement. It has also been found in Guernsey. It is similar in appearance to a […]

Governor to make first Christmas visit to Jersey Post

On Tuesday 16 December, Jersey Post will be honoured to receive a special Christmas visit from the Lieutenant Governor, General Sir John McColl. On his second visit to Jersey Post since his appointment to the role in 2011, the Governor will be met by Jurat Mike Liston and Tim Brown, Jersey Post’s Chairman and Chief […]

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

Jersey’s first digital career roadshow

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Digital Jersey and industry experts team up today to run a mini school roadshow for year 10 students at De La Salle College. The key focus of the event will be to promote entrepreneurial skills, innovation and explain the variety of careers available in the digital sector. The aim of the roadshow is to inspire […]

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Improvement to Maternity Benefit

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Minister for Social Security would like to announce improvements to Maternity Benefit which take effect from January 1st 2015. Earlier this year the States approved changes to the Maternity Benefit legislation which will give women more flexibility over when they start their maternity allowance period.  Currently women can only claim the full 18 weeks’ […]

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Three awards for Standard Bank compliance team

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Standard Bank’s offshore compliance team has for the second year running received recognition at the annual Compliance Register Awards ceremony in London. In the 11th annual event, the team were delighted to be nominated for five categories and were additionally pleased to increase their clutch of awards from one win in 2013 to three this […]

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Les Mielles Tennis Club ABN AMRO Matchplay results 30th November 2014

Les Mielles Tennis Club ABN AMRO Matchplay results 30th November 2014

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 7th ABN AMRO Junior Matchplay tournament of 2014 saw five aspiring young tennis players take to the court. The tournament took a round robin format and was timed, allowing competitors to play as many points as possible in the allotted times. All the boys played each other in 25-minute matches, producing some fast-paced and […]

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