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Deloitte welcomes 14 to their class of 2014

Deloitte welcomes 14 to their class of 2014

Deloitte in Jersey has welcomed a group of 14 young people into the business and the bright and talented new joiners have embarked on their accountancy training programme. The young people are a mix of university graduates, A-level and scholar students and all had to complete a rigorous selection procedure. Deloitte in Jersey received almost […]

Employment is up but there’s still plenty of vacancies to fill says local recruitment expert

Employment is up but there’s still plenty of vacancies to fill says local recruitment expert

Toni Bracken, co-owner and manager of recruitment consultancy, Park, says job opportunities are at a five year high. The June 2014 Labour Market report, which was released on Friday, states that employment levels have increased, with 620 more people in employment when compared to June 2014. Positively, this increase in employment levels has not reduced […]

Deloitte welcomes 14 to their class of 2014

Deloitte welcomes 14 to their class of 2014

Deloitte in Jersey has welcomed a group of 14 young people into the business and the bright and talented new joiners have embarked on their accountancy training programme. The young people are a mix of university graduates, A-level and scholar students and all had to complete a rigorous selection procedure. Deloitte in Jersey received almost […]

Exciting work opportunities for JIBS’s new degree intake

Exciting work opportunities for JIBS’s new degree intake

Jersey International Business School is to welcome 12 new students onto their two-year BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree, over 50% of whom have already confirmed work experience placements secured through the Undergraduate Employment Programme (UGEP). The students will be undertaking an intensive course of study following the traditional University of Buckingham structure of four […]

Appointments

Channel Islands Co-operative Society Chief Human Resources Officer appointed CIPD Chartered Fellowship

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society’s Chief HR Officer, Donna Abel, has been awarded Chartered Fellowship (FCIPD) of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD).  Fellowship is the highest level of CIPD professional membership and there are only a select 13,000 CIPD members with this appointment worldwide. Donna has 12 years’ experience in HR and is […]

First Names Group appoint Matt Haynes as Group Business Development Director

First Names Group appoint Matt Haynes as Group Business Development Director

First Names Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Matt Haynes as Group Business Development Director. Matt’s appointment will significantly strengthen the Business Development team, as the international Group continues its ambitious organic growth strategy. In this new role, Matt will be based in the Jersey office and responsible for supporting the organic growth […]

New appointments and promotions strengthen team at TravelSolutions

New appointments and promotions strengthen team at TravelSolutions

Corporate travel and group booking specialists TravelSolutions has strengthened its team with a mixture of new appointments and promotions. Gemma Le Sauvage has joined the business as Channel Island Corporate Manager. With ten years’ experience in the industry at another local travel management company, Le Sauvage’s remit is to focus on Business Travel and to […]

Equiom Group Appoints Business Development Director

Equiom Group Appoints Business Development Director

Leading international trust and corporate services provider, Equiom, has appointed Richard Tribe as Business Development Director. The appointment comes at a time of strategic expansion for the business, which has more than doubled in size over the past 12 months as a result of both acquisitive and organic growth. Richard will be based at Equiom’s […]

Events

Collas Crill launches Autumn Seminar Series in Jersey and Guernsey

Collas Crill has launched a programme of three presentations in November covering a broad range of topics, with something for most professionals in the Channel Islands – particularly those interested in family offices, commercial property and offshore trust practice – in its autumn Seminar Series 2014 in Jersey and Guernsey. SEMINAR 1: MADE IN CI […]

A glass of wine and a period drama on a cold winter’s night in a beautiful setting!

From 6.45pm on Wednesday evenings during the month of November, the National Trust for Jersey invites you to 16 New Street to enjoy a series of themed candlelit film screenings with introductions by film aficionado Stefan Rousseau of Jersey’s ‘Alliance Francaise’. The ticket charge of £10.00 is inclusive of a glass of sparkling wine on […]

Find out more about the States Assembly

ISLANDERS are being invited to find out more about the States Assembly and voting in the elections at a series of presentations that are being held next week. The States Greffe will be holding presentations in English, Polish and Portuguese about the history of the States Assembly and the role of States members on Monday […]

It’s a Great Apple Bake-Off at this year’s La Faîs’sied’Cidre at Hamptonne

Saturday 18 October from 10am – 7pm& Sunday 19 October from 10am – 5pm Sponsored by Jersey Tourism The countdown to this year’s La Faîs’sied’Cidre has begun. In just eight days, the annual celebration of Jersey’s rich heritage of growing apples and making cider will kick off at Hamptonne Country Life Museum, and this year there’s […]

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

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 […]

Election Day Tomorrow

TOMORROW is Election Day (Wednesday 15th October 2014) and polling stations will be open across the Island from 8 am until 8 pm. Islanders will go to the polls to vote for Senators, Deputies and Constables, and to cast their vote in the referendum on whether or not the Constables should remain as members of […]

Family Nursing & Home Care trials Rapid Response Team to improve patient care

Family Nursing & Home Care trials Rapid Response Team to improve patient care

Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) has been piloting a new ‘Rapid Response’ service in partnership with the Health and Social Services Department (HSSD) to improve patient care in Jersey and has received positive feedback from people who have used the service.   The aim of the service is to prevent inappropriate hospital admissions and, […]

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

APPLEBY NAMED FIRM OF THE YEAR FOR ASSET RECOVERY BY WHO’S WHO LEGAL

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading offshore firm Appleby was recognised as the Firm of the Year in the asset recovery sector in the 2014 edition of the Who’s Who Legal 100. The independent assessment of the world’s top law firms called Appleby’s asset recovery practice “of the very highest standard.” Who’s Who Legal 100 evaluates the world’s top law […]

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Excellent rankings for Mourant Ozannes in IFLR1000 2015 directory

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has retained its position in the prestigious top tier of Channel Islands’ law firms and risen up the rankings in the Caribbean according to the latest issue of the IFLR1000 published this week. The IFLR1000 is the definitive guide to the world’s leading financial law firms and provides tiered rankings […]

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EY report explores how women and unrepresented groups can have greater influence in the boardroom

EY report explores how women and unrepresented groups can have greater influence in the boardroom

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the European Parliament proposing to enforce a 40% quota for female non-executive directors on the boards of large listed companies by 2020, EY has launched a report that explores the advantages of a diverse board and reveals how boards can empower the professional advancement of women and under represented groups. Time for diversity: accelerating […]

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Business Seminar Jersey – The Royal Yacht 15th Oct

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Business Seminar Jersey – Wed 15th Oct Solutions to key problems facing business in 2014 The Royal Yacht Hotel, Celestial Hall North, Wed 15th Oct at 11am Click Here for Guernsey Seminar Info At MBS we specialise in Document Management and associated technologies including email management and digital signatures. In conjunction with our co-presenter Solitaire Consulting […]

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