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Celebration of Digital and Entrepreneurial Talent of Young Women

Digital Jersey in partnership with Jersey Coders, celebrates the success of the first Jersey Technovation Challenge, sponsored by F3 and JT, as part of the global Technovation Challenge, the world’s largest and longest-running tech competition for girls. The Technovation challenge takes place annually with participants from across the globe. Its aim is to address the […]

Overseas interest in Jersey’s property market is positive

INTEREST from overseas investors in Jersey’s property market is a having a positive impact on the island. Collas Crill partner Martin Le Boutillier said there had been a noticeable increase in overseas interest in both residential and commercial property. In recent months, the law firm has been involved in a number of high value transactions […]

Baker & Partners Drive Best Practice for Local Trust Firms

Baker & Partners have issued a Guidance Note covering the retirement, replacement and removal of trustees, with information of great relevance to Jersey’s legal community and the broader legal and financial sectors. Given Jersey’s reputation as a well-regulated financial centre and the base for many trust funds, the question of the retirement, replacement and removal […]

Employment rising in the finance industry

The news that employment in the finance industry has increased by 400 during 2014, including 200 in the final six months of the year, has been welcomed by Geoff Cook, CEO, Jersey Finance. The figures are included in the Jersey Labour Market statistics published today (April 16) by the States of Jersey which show that […]

Appointments

C5 Alliance Welcomes New Head of Business Development in Jersey

The C5 Alliance Group, the premier provider of technology solutions in the Channel Islands, welcomes David Gardiner to the Jersey team as Head of Business Development. David has over 30 years experience in the IT industry, including growing CRS Computers from start-up to £10m between 1991-1999 in his role as Business Development Director. David was […]

New appointment boosts range of services at Coast Media

New appointment boosts range of services at Coast Media

Design and advertising agency Coast Media has expanded the range of services it offers with the the appointment of Oliver Tracey as Marketing & Creative Imaging Manager. Mr Tracey’s skill set encompasses video and audio production, social media, and online marketing campaigns, in particular, as well as more traditional areas of marketing. His appointment reflects […]

Grand Jersey strengthens management team through appointment of new deputy general manager

Grand Jersey strengthens management team through appointment of new deputy general manager

The five-star Grand Jersey has appointed Elizabeth Raine as deputy general manager. Miss Raine has 15 years’ experience in the hotel industry, most recently as deputy general manager at Hand Picked Hotel’s Rhinefield House, a four red star luxury country house in the New Forest, Hampshire. Hand Picked Hotels acquired Grand Jersey in September 2014, […]

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 […]

Events

Two well-known actors will take part in Liberation concerts

Two well-known actors will take part in Liberation concerts

Trevor Eve and Sharon Maughan have been confirmed as special guests at the pan-island concerts, which take place on 8th May in Guernsey and 9th May in Jersey, featuring the Berlin Philharmonic Octet. The husband and wife team will be narrating the events, reading from never-before-seen materials from the occupation. These include letters and diaries […]

Senator Gorst to provide keynote address at governance conference in Jersey

Senator Ian Gorst, Chief Minister of Jersey is to provide the keynote address at ICSA Jersey’s annual conference on 24 April 2015 which looks at the challenges of doing business in an increasingly globalised economy. Taking place at The Royal Yacht Hotel, Weighbridge, St Helier, industry experts and government representatives will discuss and debate the issues that […]

OECD Tax Policy expert added toJersey Finance private client London conference programme

The Director of the OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration Pascal Saint-Amans will give a keynote speech at this year’s Jersey Finance annual private client conference in London in May. Pascal joins the previously announced line-up of keynote speakers for the event including Stephanie Flanders, Chief Market Strategist for the UK and Europe for […]

Shortlist announced for sixth annual IoD Jersey Awards

The Jersey branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD) has announced a 22-strong shortlist of individuals for this year’s annual search to find the top business leaders in Jersey’s private, public and voluntary sectors. The winners of the 2015 Jersey Director of the Year Awards, sponsored by Appleby and Airtel-Vodafone and with PBS as video […]

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 launches new online donation scheme in response to falling memberships

Local charity launches new online donation scheme in response to falling memberships

A local charity has lost over a third of its memberships in two years, resulting in the loss of over £100,000 funding for vital frontline services. FNHC updated its membership model in January 2013, making membership voluntary. As a result, all islanders are now able to access the Charity’s services without becoming members first. FNHC’s […]

Radisson Blu pledges to support Mind Jersey through 2015

Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel has pledged to support mental health charity Mind Jersey throughout 2015 by hosting a range of events and initiatives.   Activities to support the Charity are already underway for 2015 with the launch of a £1 on bills donation scheme, with 50 pence going to MIND Jersey and the other 50 […]

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 […]

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

INSOLVENCY PETITIONS DOWN ACROSS MOST OFFSHORE JURISDICTIONS IN 2014

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The number of insolvency petition filings in most offshore jurisdictions fell in 2014 when compared to 2013, reflecting positive changes in economic conditions over the course of the year, according to Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administrative services. This was among the findings of the firm’s Snapshot: 2014 […]

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Channel Islands companies need to act now to assess the potential impact of Diverted Profits Tax on their businesses

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The UK is introducing its new diverted profits tax with effect from today, 1 April 2015. This is a tax, charged at 25%, on profits that are considered to be artificially diverted from the UK.  Whilst clearly targeted at companies such as Google, the legislation is widely drafted, complex to apply and elements are subjective. […]

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Finalists announced for the Awards for Enterprise 2015

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

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, […]

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

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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