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First Names Group acquires Nautilus

First Names Group has received regulatory approval to acquire independent trust and corporate services provider Nautilus Trust Company (Nautilus) in Jersey, Hong Kong and London. All the conditions of the deal have been agreed and the transaction concluded. Nautilus was originally founded in 1999 as Beachside Trust Company by shareholders of BBA Chartered Accountants; the […]

Carey Olsen advises Patron Capital on €949million real estate fund

Carey Olsen advises Patron Capital on €949million real estate fund

Carey Olsen’s Jersey funds team has advised Patron Capital Advisors on the launch of its fifth European real estate fund, Patron Capital Fund V, LP, which recently held its final closing with a total fund size of €948,632,391(including €143,000,000 of co-investment capital). This is the first of the Patron funds to be domiciled in Jersey […]

JT’S CISCO EXPERTISE REACHES NEW HEIGHTS

JT’S CISCO EXPERTISE REACHES NEW HEIGHTS

JT has become the first provider in the Channel Islands to achieve the coveted ‘Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialisation’ recognition from global technology provider Cisco.   This status has been granted to JT in recognition of reaching this specialist level for delivering collaboration solutions to its global clients.  JT became a Certified Partner with Cisco 15 years ago and has […]

Digital Jersey and Population Office Sign MoU in Support of Digital Sector

Digital Jersey and the Population Office have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing a six-month pilot scheme to provide staffing permissions, both registered and licensed, to local businesses looking to fill technology and digital commercial roles. This initiative is in response to the Jersey Innovation Review, which looks to address current skills shortages by removing […]

Appointments

Boost for entrepreneurs at Barclays

Boost for entrepreneurs at Barclays

Sharnie Evans has been appointed as small business manager at Barclays in Jersey. Ms Evans role will be to oversee, support and grow a portfolio of small business customers, contributing to the sustainable growth of start-up and existing local businesses as part of the corporate and community banking team.  Ms Evans has been working for […]

SANNE appoints new operations director

SANNE appoints new operations director

SANNE, the specialist provider of outsourced corporate, fund and private client administration, reporting and fiduciary services, has promoted Peter Messervy-Gross to the position of group operations director. In his new role, Mr Messervy-Gross will assume responsibility for SANNE’s operational environment, ensuring the effective functioning of the group’s business systems, IT infrastructure, facilities and M&A integrations. […]

C5 Alliance Sees Unprecedented Growth in Recruitment in First Half of 2016

C5 Alliance Sees Unprecedented Growth in Recruitment in First Half of 2016

The C5 Alliance Group, the largest provider of technology solutions in the Channel Islands,has seen an unprecedented growth in new staff in the first half of this year. The business has taken on 23 new recruits since January and there have been 6 internal promotions to senior management positions:   Peter Warrell to Head of […]

Standard Bank Offshore Group appoints Martyn Samphier as Head of Corporate and Business Banking

Standard Bank Offshore Group appoints Martyn Samphier as Head of Corporate and Business Banking

Standard Bank Offshore Group has appointed Martyn Samphier as Head of Corporate & Business Banking and Banking Product.  Mr Samphier has worked for the Bank for more than three decades and has over 40 years of banking experience.  In his new role, Mr Samphier will not only lead Corporate & Business Banking, which serves the […]

Events

Prestigious speaker line-up for Benest Corbett Renouf Family Law conferences, 2016

Jersey law firm Benest Corbett Renouf is to welcome a stellar line-up of speakers from the world of family law at two conferences it is hosting at The Hotel de France on 6th and 7th October, 2016. On Thursday 6th October, there will be a one day conference on the theme of “disclosure”in divorce proceedings, […]

10th anniversary means a classy outfit for the Barclays Duck

10th anniversary means a classy outfit for the Barclays Duck

The Barclays Duck will wear a top hat for the 2017 Barclays Jersey Boat Show. The design, which will feature at the 10th anniversary of the Show, is the work of Tegan Clapham (age 9) and was chosen in a public vote on the Barclays’ Facebook Page.   Tegan completed her design after collecting a […]

Last chance to sign up to the 2016 Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Corporate Cup

Last chance to sign up to the 2016 Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Corporate Cup

Local businesses still have time to enter this year’s Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Corporate Cup with three races left in the competition. The monthly 5km lunch time race series, sponsored by Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management and organised by Run Jersey, is aimed at all local businesses. A trophy is awarded for the fastest men’s, women’s […]

Entries Invited for the ICSA Jersey Awards 2016

Entries are invited by the Jersey branch Council of ICSA: The Governance Institute for the ICSA Jersey Awards 2016, to celebrate the professional achievements of ICSA members in Jersey in 2015/2016. Sponsored by BPP Professional Education, Sator Regulatory Consulting, and Brainloop, the ICSA Jersey Awards will be judged by a panel of professional qualified experts […]

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

Barclays Community Award for “Jersey Sings!” gives young people vital skills for employment

Barclays Community Award for “Jersey Sings!” gives young people vital skills for employment

The recent “Jersey Sings!” project, which saw 1400 primary school children perform at Fort Regent, has been hailed as a great success.  However, projects such as this don’t happen without a considerable amount of hard work and commitment from those behind the scenes. Organising charity Music in Action,  received financial support from the Barclays Community […]

Be a Daredevil for Dementia

Be a Daredevil for Dementia

Local thrill-seekers are being encouraged to ‘Be a Daredevil for Dementia’ this summer to help raise funds to support the work of Jersey Alzheimer’s Association (JAA).   Supporters have already booked a group skydive for 4th September, and preparations are being finalized for a sponsored abseil down Mont Orgueil Castle over the weekend of 20th […]

RBC AWARDS ITS FIRST TEN GREEN GRANTS

After launching the RBC Green Grants Fund earlier this year, RBC Wealth Management has awarded 10 local environmental good causes £500 each, to help with specific ecological projects across the Channel Islands.  RBC took the decision to set up the RBC Green Grants, as an addition to its main local charitable donations fund, to support […]

Islands Insurance achieve Customer Service Excellence

Islands Insurance achieve Customer Service Excellence

Islands has been recognized for its commitment to quality customer service by achieving the Customer Service Excellence ® standard.   It is one of only three businesses in the Channel Islands to achieve this prestigious award, which requires organisations to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to service delivery by placing the customer at the heart of […]

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

JTC CLIENTBUCKS BREXIT TREND WITH MAJOR LONDON REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION

JTC CLIENTBUCKS BREXIT TREND WITH MAJOR LONDON REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

JTC Group has provided structuring and financial administration services in relation to a £320m development financing deal in London, bucking the recent trend for doom and gloom in the real estate market post the so-called Brexit vote. JTC’s client, City Pride Limited, invests in prime London real estate and the specific project relates to the […]

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Collas Crill advises on sale of Liberation Group

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill’s property and commercial departments have advised leading Channel Island chain, the Liberation Group, on its £118m sale to Caledonia Investments plc. Formed in 2008, the Liberation Group owns the largest group of pubs and eateries in the Channel Islands with a total of 68 premises; 44 in Jersey, 22 in Guernsey and two […]

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Zillah Howard, partner is five times winner of European legal award

Zillah Howard, partner is five times winner of European legal award

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bedell Cristin partner, Zillah Howard, has been named ‘Best in Offshore’ for the fifth consecutive year in the Europe Women in Business Law Awards organised by Euromoney Legal Media Group. The awards, which were presented at a gala ceremony in London attended by a wide cross section of Europe’s leading female lawyers, celebrate the achievement […]

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Jersey stamps scoop prestigious design award

Jersey stamps scoop prestigious design award

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

A commemorative set of stamps issued by Jersey Post has won one of world’s most prestigious design awards. The six stamps, issued to commemorate the Battle of Britain,have been recognised in the graphic design category of the D&AD Awards (Design & Art Direction Awards), widely regarded as one of the major events in the world […]

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