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Jersey Aircraft Registry appoints technical services provider

The Aviation Safety Systems company, Avisa Ltd, has been appointed to work with the Jersey Aircraft Registry (JAR) when it launches in 2015. The creation of the JAR, which will target high-value private and corporate aircraft, was agreed by the States in July this year. Avisawas awarded the contract following a competitive tender process to […]

Sanne crowned GCC ‘Independent Trust or Fiduciary Company of the Year’

Sanne crowned GCC ‘Independent Trust or Fiduciary Company of the Year’

Sanne has won the ‘Independent Trust or Fiduciary Company of the Year’ accolade at Wealthbriefing’s inaugural Gulf Co-operation Council Region Awards 2014.   Leading practitioners from the wealth management and private client industries in the GCC attended the event at The Address in Dubai. A panel of experts drawn from private banks and trusted advisers […]

Exclusive jurisdiction clauses – a difference between contracts and trust deeds?

The Privy Council has dismissed an appeal from the Jersey’s Court of Appeal  in Crociani v Crociani – please find a link here. The decision of the Privy Council is interesting in respect of its interpretation of a trust deed and the existence of an exclusive jurisdiction clause, but what is particularly noteworthy is its […]

John Connolly appointed Elian Group Chairman

John Connolly appointed Elian Group Chairman

Elian has appointed John Connolly as its new Group Chairman as the company looks to build on its recent management buyout and realise its ambitious growth plans.   Formerly Global Chairman and Global Managing Partner of Deloitte, John Connolly has unrivalled experience in professional services as a result of a long and distinguished career spanning […]

Appointments

HR Manager Joins Longueville Manor Team

The Directors of Longueville Manor are delighted to announce the appointment of Emma Reeves (25) as Human Resources Manager. Miss Reeves has a varied but extensive background in HR with posts at Porsche Cars, the Met Office and E.ON. Her specialisms lie in recruitment, training and staff relations honed through work on international HR projects. […]

Crestbridge continues to strengthen growing Real Estate business

Crestbridge continues to strengthen growing Real Estate business

Corporate services provider Crestbridge has appointed Andy Williams as a Director in its real estate team in Jersey in response to growing demand for specialist real estate administration services through the jurisdiction. With over 17 years of experience in the provision of offshore administration services, nine of which relate exclusively to property, Andy joins Crestbridge […]

Investec’s lending teams grow in Jersey and Guernsey

INCREASED activity and client demand has led to the expansion of the lending teams at Investec Private Banking in Guernsey and Jersey. The bank’s lending activity remains strong with £150m new lending business being written in the first 10 months of 2014. Andy Smith has joined the bank as head of trust and fiduciary lending […]

EY welcomes its 2014 trainee associates to the firm

EY welcomes its 2014 trainee associates to the firm

EY in the Channel Islands has appointed 22 trainee associates who will begin developing and shaping their careers whilst studying for a professional qualification. During the first week the associates from Jersey and Guernsey joined together and attended an induction programme designed to deliver key messages and demonstrate how their role and EY’s business in […]

Events

Barclays’ expert highlights importance of fraud awareness

The challenges facing the global finance industry as a result of fraudulent activity were the subject of a recent seminar hosted by Barclays Wealth and Investment Management. Sean Hegarty, from the Bank’s corporate banking fraud risk management team, was in Jersey to discuss marketplace trends and the new challenges facing finance professionals as cyber related […]

Jersey school children stop traffic during Global Entrepreneurship Week

Last week saw more than 700 local school children from years 10 to 13 take part in Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014.  Tasked with the challenge of reducing road traffic and improving the health and wellbeing of Island residents, students were engaged in team building and problem solving events throughout the week.  The whole programme was […]

Domestic Abuse service committed to excellence

Two specialist trainers from Women’s Aid are in the island for next week for national domestic violence week to train all ten staff at the Jersey Women’s Refuge. The Refuge team are undertaking their second week of intensive training to become Domestic Abuse Prevention Advocates (DAPA). With donors and stakeholders investing in the charity, it […]

WISH UPON A STAR AT CCA GALLERIES INTERNATIONAL

WISH UPON A STAR AT CCA GALLERIES INTERNATIONAL

To take you into the festive season and New Year, CCA Galleries International is proud to showcase a new exhibition called ‘Wish Upon A Star’ featuring the latest releases by internationally acclaimed installation, performance artist and painter, Bruce McLean as well as new works by Storm Studios. McLean’s latest work includes a series of 50 […]

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

Commitment made to introduce same sex marriage

A report, lodged with the States today, sets out a commitment to enable same-sex couples to get married in Jersey by the end of 2017 at the very latest. The report, which summaries the responses to the recent public consultation on equal marriage and partnership, concludes that: Marriage matters to Islanders. There are differences of […]

Local brass band step closer to national championships thanks to support from Hawksford

Local brass band step closer to national championships thanks to support from Hawksford

Over 100 islanders were treated to a free musical feast at ‘A Brass Spectacular’ concert on Saturday 22nd November. Hosted by local music group, the Jersey Premier Brass Band, and sponsored by Hawksford, the concert was organised to raise money to help fund the band’s trip to compete in the National Brass Band Championships of […]

Online survey to shape future Island drugs strategy

A survey covering drug-taking in Jersey launches this week. The online survey is aimed at all Islanders aged 16 and above, whether or not they have taken drugs, and is part of a major review of drug use on the Island. Commissioned by Health and Social Services Department as part of the Building a Safer […]

Charity established to celebrate Bicentenary of Gurkha service to the Crown

A new charity has been established in Jersey to celebrate the Island’s unique relationship with one of the British Armed Forces’ most respected and feared regiments. 2015 is the bicentenary of Gurkha service to the British Crown and a series of events is planned across the UK. Gurkha soldiers are renowned for their extraordinary martial […]

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

Trackers celebrates as first apprentices ‘graduate’

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The first people to complete their apprenticeships with the Trackers programme will ‘graduate’ at a special ceremony on Thursday 27 November. Among the 39 who have completed their training courses with Trackers, there are carpenters, hair dressers, care assistants, electricians and dental nurses. Their achievements will be recognised at the inaugural Trackers Graduation Ceremony at […]

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Jersey business fined for contempt of court in landmark email database case

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Jersey business and its agent have been fined for contempt of court in a case that resulted in a landmark ruling that employees cannot copy email databases to take with them when they leave for a new job. Christopher Inns, an ex-employee of Jersey-based recruitment agency Nautech Services Limited, and CSS Limited, which is […]

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Plans for maritime enterprise home and hub

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Plans have been submitted to build a new maritime community ‘home and hub’ on the southeast corner of the St Helier harbour. The project, known as Port Galots, will create a new headquarters for the Jersey Sea Cadets Unit and updated facilities for other marine organisations and associations, including the Jersey Rowing Club. The development […]

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New look for States websiteas it goes mobile

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The States of Jersey website has been redesigned and will now be easier to use on mobile devices.The new design, which was launched yesterday, makes www.gov.je easier to navigate using touch, and removes the need to zoom to read the text. Anyone using the site on a desktop PC or laptop should also find the […]

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