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RAVENSCROFT PURCHASES A 75% STAKE IN AN INDEPENDENTSTOCKBROKING FIRM BASED IN THE UK

RAVENSCROFT has expanded into the UK after purchasing a 75% stake in Peterborough-based private client stockbroking company A Vartan Limited, now to be re-branded as Vartan Ravenscroft Limited. Jon Ravenscroft, group chief executive officer of Ravenscroft, and Andrew Vartan, chief executive officer of Vartan Ravenscroft, are old school friends and the two companies have had […]

Adding meaning to the name: Standard Bank Private Clients rebrands as ‘Wealth and Investment’

Jersey based Standard Bank Private Clients is to be renamed ‘Wealth and Investment’ to reflect its commitment to adapting its service offering to the evolving needs of its customers, as well as to align to global standards for high net worth Wealth Management. According to Deon de Klerk, Head of Wealth and Investment, Africa and […]

Advocate Corbett is speaking at prestigious IAML meeting

Advocate Barbara Corbett will be travelling to Seville this week for the European Chapter meeting of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Furthermore she has been asked to present to her peers from around the world at this event. The IAML is a worldwide association of practising lawyers who are recognised by their peers as […]

C5 Alliance and Sophos Showcase Digital Security Solutions for Jersey and Guernsey

C5 Alliance and Sophos Showcase Digital Security Solutions for Jersey and Guernsey

The C5 Alliance Group hosted leading security provider Sophos in Jersey and Guernsey last week to showcase the potential of their technology for the islands. Jonathan Fry, Senior Security Consultant at the C5 Alliance Group, introduced the Sophos speakers, Dermot Hayden, Country Manager, and Greg Iddon, Partner Sales Engineer, who provided a rundown of Sophos […]

Appointments

Ogier promotes three partners in the Channel Islands

Ogier has appointed three new partners to its team in Jersey and Guernsey. The firm has promoted Sara Johns and Jamie Bore in Jersey and Christopher Jones in Guernsey, effective from 1 April, bringing Ogier’s total number of partners to 49. In Jersey Sara Johns, who has more than 20 years’ experience in London and […]

PwC Welcomes New Head of Tax for Channel Islands

PwC has appointed Justin Woodhouse to lead its Channel Islands Tax practice. Justin joins from the UK Firm of PwC, where he is part of the International Structuring tax team for Financial Services in the UK. He also currently leads PwC’s European Banking and Capital Markets Tax team and sits on PwC UK’s Tax Policy […]

Rosscot Reinforces Position With Further Growth

Local chartered accountancy firm Rosscot has strengthened its team with four senior appointments. Rosscot has appointed Patricia Redmond as Practice Manager, Dianne Hall as Compliance Manager, Nicola Green as Senior Accountant and Mandy McLean as Senior Tax Administrator. Patricia Redmond holds the IOD Diploma in Company Direction and is a fellow of the ACCA.  She has twenty […]

NatWest makes senior appointment in Jersey

NatWest has appointed Andy Morton as Area Manager, Branch and Premium Banking in Jersey. His responsibilities include the retail services provided from the bank’s High Street branches and the Relationship Management team who look after local Premium clients. Andy, who has a substantial 42 year career history with RBS, has spent the previous six years’ […]

Events

Finalists announced for the Awards for Enterprise 2015

More than 20 local companies have been included in the list of businesses that are considered amongst the most enterprising organisations in Jersey. The shortlist of finalists for the 2015 Jersey Business Awards for Enterprise has been published following a rigorous application and judging process. Candidates could choose from six categories and, in some cases, […]

Digital Jersey Board Member Ivan Nikkhoo Launches Course on Raising Capital

Digital Jersey board member and non-executive director Professor Ivan Nikkhoo will hold a 2-day training course called ‘Raising Capital’ to explore the fundamentals, processes and challenges of building a high-growth company.The course will take place on the 13th and 14th April, 9.00am-5.30pm, at The Royal Yacht Hotel. Ivan brings over 30 years of experience in […]

Access to Justice Seminar

On May 15th we will be hosting a special lunchtime seminar regarding the much debated topic, ‘Access to Justice.’ The seminar is scheduled to run from 12pm – 2pm. We are extremely fortunate to be joined by Lord Dyson as keynote speaker, who will be describing “The English Experience of Access to Justice”. In his […]

Hawksford director invited to join panel of experts at prestigious awards

Hawksford director invited to join panel of experts at prestigious awards

Hawksford director, Mike Powell, has been invited to join the panel of experts at the tenth annual STEP Private Client Awards.   The prestigious awards highlight excellence in the wealth industry, championing the successes of private client solicitors, lawyers, accountants, barristers, bankers, trust managers and financial advisers. Hawksford has enjoyed success at the awards in […]

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

Local charity invites businesses to sign up for Grand National Sweepstake Challenge

Local charity invites businesses to sign up for Grand National Sweepstake Challenge

Local charity, Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC), is inviting local businesses to take part in the 2015 Grand National Sweepstake Challenge. The challenge will see individuals from businesses of all sizes signing up and placing their bets on a randomly selected horse(s) in the week running up to the world-famous Grand National on Saturday, […]

Radisson Blu turns down lights to raise awareness of Earth Hour

Radisson Blu Jersey will be turning down the hotel’s lights for one hour in support of Earth Hour On March 28th 2015.   Earth Hour will take place in over 162 countries worldwide at 8.30pm, with the aim of highlighting the issues surrounding climate change.   Radisson Blu will turn down the hotel’s energy consumption […]

Family Nursing & Home Care’s Rapid Response Team saves Jersey’s hospital 688 bed days

Family Nursing & Home Care’s Rapid Response Team saves Jersey’s hospital 688 bed days

As NHS Scotland announces an additional £100million in funding to tackle the country’s current ‘bed blocking’ issue, recent statistics from Family Nursing & Home Care show that the charity’s Rapid Response Team has delivered 688 days of care in patients’ homes in just nine months. Since the service’s launch, the service has treated 167 patients, […]

Come and play in Barclays Code Playground

Barclays Code Playground has launched in Jersey to help young islanders learn the basics of computer coding. The initiative gives parents and children the opportunity to learn coding skills online and in branch under the guidance of the Barclays Digital Eagles, a team of specially trained Barclays employees keen to pass on their technology expertise. […]

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

Carey Olsen advises Ardel Holdings on the sale of Ardel Trust to Equiom

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has advised Ardel Holdings Limited on the sale of Ardel Trust Company (Guernsey) Limited to Equiom Group. Ardel, previously known as Bachmann,was established in 1974 to provide specialist trust and corporate services to private and corporate clients and has, over the years, firmly established itself as one of the largest independent fiduciary services companies […]

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Prestigious peer recognition for JT’s Head of Legal

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

JT’s Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs has received recognition in the prestigious 2015 European Counsel Awards, which were presented at a gala event in London on Thursday 5th March. Gill Knights received the individual award in the non-financial regulatory category, positioning her as a leading light among her peers having made an outstanding contribution […]

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UK planners to look at Jersey

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of Britain’s foremost planning organisations is holding a conference and lecture in Jersey this year. The Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) South West branch conference is timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the introduction of planning and building laws for Jersey, marked this year. The RTPI is the UK’s leading planning body […]

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Channel Islands accommodation awards announced

Channel Islands accommodation awards announced

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The first truly independent Channel Island accommodation awards have been announced, with Radisson Blu and La Villette Hotel being crowned overall winners in Jersey and Guernsey respectively. C.I. Travel Group, in partnership with online review portal Feefo, is behind the scheme to highlight customer service excellence in the Channel Island hospitality industry. Only genuine customers […]

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