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VOISIN AND CAB TO OFFER A FREE PRESENTATION ON DISCRIMINATION LAW

Voisin law firm and the Citizens Advice Bureau will deliver a free presentation to the public addressing the complexities and practicalities of Jersey’s new anti discrimination law. The Draft Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 was passed by the States on 14th May 2013 and will come into force on 1st September 2014. The new law will […]

Awards all round for Hanson Renouf?

We are delighted to announce that Advocate Barbara Corbett and Jamie-Lee Morgan have both been shortlisted for the annual Family Law Awards. In addition to this, our linked barristers’ chambers No.5, has been crowned “Chambers of the Year” by The Lawyer Awards. The Family Law Awards were launched by Jordan Publishing to recognise the important […]

Digital industry welcomes award of 4G spectrum by CICRA

Digital industry welcomes award of 4G spectrum by CICRA

Digital Jersey has welcomed the news that the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities (CICRA) has awarded 4G spectrum to three successful applicants, namely Airtel, JT and Sure. CIRCA have been working with local industry, consumers and Ofcom since June to assess bids from local telecom companies to provide this service and have announced their […]

JT welcomes 4G decision

JT warmly welcomes the regulator’s decision to allow the JT Group to provide 4G services across the Channel Islands, through the award of the spectrum licence. We will now complete our launch plans to put in place the necessary network infrastructure as soon as possible, with customers being able to access this superfast data service […]

Appointments

Visit Jersey a step closer

A new report outlining how responsibility for promoting Jersey will be transferred from Jersey Tourism to Visit Jersey has been presented to the Economic Development Minister. The implementation plan was prepared by the Tourism Shadow Board (TSB). In March 2014 the TSB, chaired by John Henwood, presented its preliminary report to, the Economic Development Minister, […]

APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES MELISSA CROWTHER AT THE RADISSON BLU WATERFRONT HOTEL JERSEY

APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES MELISSA CROWTHER AT THE RADISSON BLU WATERFRONT HOTEL JERSEY

Melissa Crowther has been appointed as the new Director of Sales and Marketing at the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Jersey. Melissa has 5 years of experience in the hospitality industry in Jersey having previously worked for Huggler Hotels and Grand Jersey Hotel. Melissa’s career in the industry has seen her pioneer many successful new events […]

Skipton International expands its senior team with Director of Credit

Skipton International has expanded its senior management team with the appointment of Philip Winfindale as Director of Credit. Mr Winfindale was formerly with the Co-operative Bank in Guernsey where he worked for 32 years, both in the UK and in the Island. Mr Winfindale will be responsible for the underwriting functions at Skipton International, supervising […]

Andrew Bennett joins Hawksford as finance director

Andrew Bennett joins Hawksford as finance director

A chartered accountant with more than 23 years’ experience in financial services in Jersey will join Hawksford in August as finance director. Andrew Bennett joins the firm from Nordic Capital, a leader in Northern European and Healthcare private equity investments, where he was managing director of Nordic Capital Limited for six years.  Prior to this he was a director at Standard Bank Fund Administration Jersey Limited, […]

Events

Rossboroughstaff take on Ambulance Service incharity cricket match

STAFF from Rossborough and the Ambulance Service will take to the cricket field in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. The two sides will meet at Grainville Playing Fields on 3 August. Each Rossborough player will donate at least £10 each in the form of a penalty or fine, depending on their performance on the day, […]

Grand Jersey encourages Islanders to donate ahead of Champagne region to Champagne Lounge challenge

Grand Jersey encourages Islanders to donate ahead of Champagne region to Champagne Lounge challenge

The general manager and executive head chef of Grand Jersey, who are preparing for a gruelling four-day charity challenge, have so far raised £2,407 for Headway Jersey. Since the announcement of the Champagne Region to Champagne Lounge challenge earlier this year, Grand Jersey and its customers have been organising and delivering a variety of fun […]

Anti-discrimination law: employers are vicariously liable for actions of employees

Anti-discrimination law: employers are vicariously liable for actions of employees

Experts have warned an audience of business leaders that they are vicariously liable for their employees’ actions under the new Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 and therefore staff training on the subject is an absolute must. Over 130 owners, managers and HR professionals from businesses of all sizes and sectors heard from a panel of experts […]

Holidays for Heroes Jersey receives largest ever single donation

HOLIDAYS for Heroes Jersey has received its largest ever single donation from Nautilus Trust through a multi-million pound philanthropic foundation which they manage. The Jersey Foundation, which was established by an international philanthropist, has donated in excess of £40,000 to the charity. The donation has covered the cost of a week in the island for […]

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

Tooth whitening is illegal unless done by a dentist

The Health and Social Services Department (HSSD) is aware of a number of beauty salons in Jersey offering tooth whitening to Islanders wishing to improve the appearance of their teeth. Concerns have been expressed by dentists because tooth whitening is not a beauty or cosmetic treatment. If done without proper clinical assessment, or performed incorrectly, […]

Jersey Water announce Bursary Award for 2014

Jersey Water is pleased to announce that their Bursary Award for 2014 has been awarded to Lyndon Gledhill, who will be studying Chemistry at York University from this September. Lyndon attended Hautlieu School where he gained A levels in 2013 followed by a gap year spent working. Lyndon Gledhill commented “I am delighted to have […]

Final call for entries in Variety’s search for ‘Star of the Year’

With just 17 days to go, Variety, the Children’s Charity is making a final plea for nominations for the new look ‘Variety’s Star of the Year Awards,’ Aimed at young people in the Island aged between six and sixteen, the annual awards celebrate the courage, creativity, and commitment of children and young people in Jersey […]

TTS Exports Fly Ash

Transport and Technical Services (TTS) will be sending its first shipment of Air Pollution Control residues (APCr) or fly ash out of the Island this week. APCr is the solid output of the flue gas treatment process in the new Energy from Waste (EfW) plant. Since the EfW started operation in 2011, it has been […]

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

CICRA awards 4G spectrum in the Channel Islands

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local consumers are set to benefit from access to much faster mobile internet speeds and enhanced capabilities on their mobile phones following the announcement that CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) is awarding 4G spectrum to three successful applicants. In June interested operators submitted bids to the telecoms regulator for the ability to […]

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Uncover Captives with Barclays

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘Captives Uncovered’ is an initiative from Barclays Wealth and Investment Management to offer frank insights into the captives sector from industry experts. Featuring a dedicated website and a LinkedIn networking group, ‘Captives Uncovered’ aims to help Captives professionals exchange views and information online and learn from industry experts. Six new interviews have just been published […]

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EY Channel Islands launches Summer Internship Programme

EY Channel Islands launches Summer Internship Programme

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

FOURTEEN university students from across the Channel Islands are taking part in a four week internship programme designed by EY in the Channel Islands to provide an invaluable insight into the world of professional services. The students, six from Guernsey and eight from Jersey,are taking part in a varied and broad programme of activities, which […]

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Revised Island Plan approved

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The States Assembly last week approved a revised Island Plan. This sets out a new housing strategy for the Island to meet the need for affordable homes and provides a stronger and clearer policy to better protect Jersey’s most sensitive coastal and countryside landscapes. The Revised 2011 Island Plan, as amended, explains how about 70% […]

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