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Jersey Construction Industry alerted to new Employment implications at Winter seminar

A breakfast seminar was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel on Thursday 26th February by the Jersey Construction Council. The objective was to provide employers with up-to-the-minute advice on how best to protect their business through an understanding of recent and coming changes to Jersey Employment Law. The event, sponsored by MourantOzannes, was presided over […]

MM&C takes iGaming marketing expertise to Jersey

MM&C – the Isle of Man’s leading marketing and communications agency – has opened an office in Jersey to offer its expertise and experience to the Island’s rapidly growing iGaming sector. The Douglas-based company already has an international reputation in iGaming with a client portfolio including 123bet, Betinternet.com, BetStars.com, Racing2day.com, Link2win, Picklive, Sportmarket, and Supervivo. […]

Jersey Housing market in modest recovery

Jersey’s House price index has shown the first annual increase in property prices since the economic downturn in 2009. Almost all property types saw some average price increase, while turnover was also up 15% on 2013, with 2-bedroom flats and 3-bedroom  houses leading the rise. Managing Director, Skipton International, Jim Coupe said it’s further signs […]

Jersey sees deal value and volume jump in strong Q4

The total cumulative value of M&A deals and IPOs across offshore jurisdictions in 2014 spiked 63% over the previous year, making it the biggest year in terms of dollars spent offshore in the past decade, according to a report released today by Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration […]

Appointments

RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT APPOINTS HEAD OF FIDUCIARY SERVICES

RBC Wealth Management, part of Royal Bank of Canada, announces the appointment of David Foster to the position of Head of Fiduciary Services, RBC Wealth Management – International. Mr Foster will be responsible for leading RBC Wealth Management – International’s Channel Islands-based fiduciary business, which helps meet the complex international estate planning needs of high […]

New chairman for Channel Islands Property Fund

THE Channel Islands Property Fund, which owns a number of flagship office buildings in Guernsey and Jersey, has a new chairman. Shelagh Mason has replaced Peter Tom, who has stepped down to concentrate on his other business commitments, including his recent appointment as chairman of Jacksons Channel Islands. Both the Channel Islands Property Fund, whose […]

NEDGROUP TRUST APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

Bernard (Bernie) Quant has been appointed Managing Director of Nedgroup Trust, the Channel Islands-based trust and corporate services business. Bernie has over 35 years’ experience in the trust and estate business, including roles at director and managing director level, and is a member of STEP.  He was a Director of Barclays Private Bank & Trust, […]

Former JEP and ITV Channel News journalist joins Direct Input

Julien Morel has joined public relations company Direct Input (DI) as an Account Manager. Julien (40) has over 15 years’ experience in the Island’s media. Before joining DI, he was a Content Editor at ITV Channel and before that, he was a Reporter and Sub-Editor at the Jersey Evening Post. He also edited Jersey Now […]

Events

Business broadcaster to host Awards for Enterprise

Business broadcaster to host Awards for Enterprise

BBC business broadcaster Steph McGovern has been named as host for this year’s Jersey Business Awards for Enterprise. Ms McGovern will be well known to the local business community as the face of the breakfast business news for which she goes out and about to meet factory workers and CEO’s alike to report daily on […]

Call for scarecrow makers for Jersey’s Second Annual Scarecrow Trail

Call for scarecrow makers for Jersey’s Second Annual Scarecrow Trail

Over the Bank Holiday weekend of 22nd to 25th May, Family Nursing & Home Care will be hosting the Island’s second annual Scarecrow Trail. Islanders are being invited to take part by entering scarecrows into the competition on the theme of ‘Films and Shows.’ For four days in May, the FNHC Scarecrow Trail sees properties […]

PwC to host second forum on women and leadership

Live webcast event with The Confidence Code authors and Google On Friday 27 February, PwC will host its second global forum to students around the world. The live webcast is scheduled to take place at 17:30pm GMT, and is part of the Aspire to Lead: The PwC Women’s Leadership Series, which includes a number of […]

First Names Group shortlist for Prestigious WealthBriefing Award

First Names Group is delighted to announce it has been shortlisted for independent trust / fiduciary company of the year at the 2015 WealthBriefing European Awards. The WealthBriefing Awards showcases the leading providers in the global private banking, wealth management and trusted advisor communities, the awards were designed to recognise companies, teams and individuals which […]

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

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. […]

Call for scarecrow makers for Jersey’s Second Annual Scarecrow Trail

Call for scarecrow makers for Jersey’s Second Annual Scarecrow Trail

Over the Bank Holiday weekend of 22nd to 25th May, Family Nursing & Home Care will be hosting the Island’s second annual Scarecrow Trail. Islanders are being invited to take part by entering scarecrows into the competition on the theme of ‘Films and Shows.’ For four days in May, the FNHC Scarecrow Trail sees properties […]

Islanders invited to join treasure hunt to raise money for epilepsy charity

Islanders are being invited to sign up for a charity treasure hunt to raise money for The Jersey Epilepsy Association. The inaugural Radisson Road Trip will take place on 28th March 2015.   Participants will meet at Radisson Blu Hotel for a briefing at 1.30pm. After being given clues from Radisson Blu staff, the teams […]

Les Quennevais students win international competition for ‘extraordinary’ work

A musical instrument made from driftwood and scallop shells, a poem comparing education to a trip to Mars, and an anti-pollution beach geology project have won top prize for Les Quennevais students in an international competition designed to showcase ‘extraordinary work’ by schools. The winning projects, some by Year 7 students who had just started […]

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

Stable 2014 for Jersey’s finance industry as funds industry reaches record levels

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The latest figures for all sectors of Jersey’s finance industry reflect an overall good performance, with the funds sector once again leading the way and recording its fourth consecutive quarter of growth to reach its highest level in seven years. The statistics highlight that the net asset value of regulated funds increased by £23.5 billion […]

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JT: Powering the NatWest Island Games

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

As preparations for the 16th NatWest Island Games continue, JT is pleased to confirm its role as official Technology Partner, providing the infrastructure to power the Games. JT has already been working closely with the Games organisers to ensure that the infrastructure is in place to deliver the very latest technology to provide super-fast, seamless […]

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Double Euromoney recognition for Deutsche Bank expertise in Jersey

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Deutsche Bank in Jersey has been recognised for its investment banking, asset allocation and research expertise in the highly respected Euromoney 2015 Private Banking Survey. Following comprehensive research undertaken by Euromoney, the results of which are published this month, Deutsche Bank was awarded the double accolade of ‘Best for Investment Banking Capabilities’ and ‘Best for […]

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Six years on and still creating a buzz in the Channel Islands

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Claire Boscq-Scott launched The Busy Queen Bee six years ago and since then she has created a huge buzz in the Channel Islands. The customer services expert provides secret shopper experiences for her clients, as well as networking opportunities and events – and has even published her own book online. ‘I love everything about what […]

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