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Jersey Business appoints new Chief Executive Officer

The board of Jersey Business has announced the appointment of Graeme Smith as a director and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Prior to his appointment Mr. Smith has been a senior banker with over 25 years of experience with NatWest and the RBS International.  He moved to Jersey in 2003 with RBS International, one […]

Carey Olsen advises on Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate’s £351.5 million secondary fund raising

Carey Olsen has advised existing client Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc (KWERE) on its secondary equity issuance which raised £351.5 million (through a firm placing and placing and open offer). KWERE is a closed-ended collective investment fund incorporated in Jersey that invests primarily in real estate and real estate loans in Europe. The launch […]

Long established island business goes green

Long established island business goes green

Jersey’s longest established auction site, Glencoe, which is operated by Simon Drieu & Co Ltd, has gone green by moving its systems to the cloud, cutting its paper usage by up to 40%. ‘We’ve spent the last three months moving our systems to the cloud to enable us to cut back on the amount of […]

Carey Olsen ranked tier 1 for its corporate and funds work across the Channel Islands by IFLR1000

Carey Olsen’s work in the financial andcorporate and investment funds areas in Guernsey and Jersey has been recognised by the legal industry in the2015 International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR1000) guide. The new results come just after the firm gained tier 1 rankings across all of its Channel Island practice areas in The UK Legal […]

Appointments

Mourant Ozannes welcomes new partner to Jersey funds practice

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has consolidated its position as the clear market leader in Jersey funds with the recruitment of new partner Tim Morgan. A leading light in the specialist funds and offshore corporate space for more than a decade, Tim qualified as an English Solicitor with Taylor Wessing and, following a period at […]

Jersey Dairy Employ Highlands College Student as Apprentice Engineer

Jersey Dairy have expanded their team with the recent appointment of a local Apprentice Engineer. Jersey-born Alex Freitas (20), who is currently studying an Electrical Installations course at Highlands College, was appointed the role after being highly recommended by his tutor. Alex will be joining a team of four full time engineers at Jersey Dairy. […]

Hawksford appoints new marketing manager

Hawksford appoints new marketing manager

Cherith Fothergill has joined Hawksford as marketing manager with responsibility for the planning and implementation of the independent wealth structuring Group’s marketing activities.   Mrs Fothergill joins Hawksford from the Royal Bank of Scotland in London where she worked for three years, most recently as a campaign manager, strategic communications, devising and implementing an award […]

Bedell Trust announce 16 promotions across business lines

Bedell Trust announce 16 promotions across business lines

Bedell Trust has announced a total of 16 promotions across its business lines, from director to officer level, in recognition of their contribution to the continued success of the firm and to meet business growth. The promotions include the appointment of Claire Le Brocq to the Board of Bedell Trust Company Limited. Claire, a Director […]

Events

Untapped talent: Collas Crill seminar to discuss employing people with autism

People with autism are a pool of untapped talent for Guernsey employers. But how can businesses ensure they make the most of their talents, and what happens if employers get it wrong? Collas Crill employment law specialist Emma Parr, with Autism Guernsey’s Chief Operating Officer Andy Graham, will highlight the significant disadvantages that people with […]

IoD Management Shadowing Awards

Eliza Collenette from the Grammar School has won the 2014 Institute of Directors (IoD) Guernsey Management Shadowing Awards. The awards,sponsored by KPMG,were held at the Duke of Richmond Hotel on 15 October and Eliza was one of ten finalists shortlisted from over 60 who completed the programme.  Eliza shadowed Fiona Naftel atLes Cotils.   Her winning […]

Latest AIFM research launched at Crestbridge forum

Latest AIFM research launched at Crestbridge forum

A new research report, published by IFI Global and sponsored by Crestbridge, exploring the initial impact of the implementation of the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), has highlighted risk management, cost and changes in fund structuring as key issues for managers and investors. Launched at a special Crestbridge Forum, attended by over 100 […]

Collas Crill launches Autumn Seminar Series in Jersey and Guernsey

Collas Crill has launched a programme of three presentations in November covering a broad range of topics, with something for most professionals in the Channel Islands – particularly those interested in family offices, commercial property and offshore trust practice – in its autumn Seminar Series 2014 in Jersey and Guernsey. SEMINAR 1: MADE IN CI […]

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

World-First Integrated Mobile Health ServiceLaunches in Jersey

Digital Jersey is delighted to announce that babylon, a leading UK mobile health company, will be launching a new smartphone application in Jersey on the 17 November 2014.  Jersey will be the first jurisdiction to pioneer mass deployment of the babylon service.  Digital Jersey has been working closely with babylon, the States of JerseySocial Security […]

Charitable foundation funding for Little Sisters of the Poor

The Little Sisters of the Poor, who have been caring for the Island’s elderly since 1886, have received a donation of £25,000 towards the on-going project of refurbishing their care home at the Jeanne Jugan Residence in New St John’s Road. The money, from the Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands, will be spent […]

20 new jobs to be created at new Co-op Locale

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited (the Society) is creating 20 new jobs at a new Co-op Locale, which is set to open in Colomberie, St Helier, in autumn 2015. The new 3,000 sq ft store will be located on the ground floor of 22 Colomberie, on the corner of La Colomberie and Grenville Street. […]

Last Chance To Enter Liberation Film Competition

In 2015 Jersey will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Liberation. As Jersey’s most poignant reminder of German Occupation, Jersey War Tunnels is marking this historic date with an Island-wide film competition, which will see someone win £5,000. The competition application date is fast approaching. Any professional or amateur film producers are encouraged to enter before […]

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

“Eat Safe Jersey” hygiene rating scheme launches

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Islanders will be able to find out the cleanliness of every food outlet in Jersey by going online at gov.je from today. All outlets in Jersey which supply food will have their hygiene rating made public via the “Eat Safe Jersey” search engine, part of a new initiative from the Environmental Health Department to award […]

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JTC Group invests inAsian Alliance Partner,Kensington Trust Group

JTC Group invests inAsian Alliance Partner,Kensington Trust Group

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

JTC Group (JTC) and Kensington Trust Group (KTG) have enhanced their strategic alliance, which commenced early 2013, via the investment by JTCin a strategic interest in KTG.  This investment further demonstrates JTC’s commitment both to KTG and to Asia as a key economic region offering significant growth prospects. With KTG having offices and a prominent […]

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Jersey Restaurant Bohemia Ranked as One of Britain’s Best in New Sunday Times 100 Top Restaurants

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bohemia Restaurant in Jersey has been named one of the best restaurants in the UK in yesterday’s The Sunday Times Top 100 Food List, 19 October 2014. The restaurant’s success was made even sweeter as the guide also awarded Bohemia the ‘6th best pudding in the UK’. The Michelin star restaurant is the only eatery […]

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Barclays celebrates long serving employees in Jersey

Barclays celebrates long serving employees in Jersey

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Barclays is celebrating long serving employees in Jersey with over 108 employees working for the business for more than 10 years and 34 employees for more than 30 years. Debbie Fauvel is the longest serving employee, celebrating 44 years with the business, having joined the Barclays branch in Alverstoke Hampshire as a junior on her […]

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