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ZEDRA ACQUIRES JERSEY-BASED AZURE TRUST

ZEDRA (the “Group”), the global independent specialist in trust, fiduciary, corporate and fund services, announces today that it has acquired the Jersey-based Azure Trust Group Limited (“Azure”).  Azure is a Jersey-based trust, corporate and fund services group, which will be merged into ZEDRA’s existing Jersey team, building a presence on the island of more than […]

Board Apprentice launches in Jersey

Board Apprentice, the organisation that aims to increase the number and diversity of candidates for board positions, will launch in Jersey this month. The launch event on Wednesday 4th May will provide an opportunity to listen to companies and apprentices as they share their experiences of being involved in Board Apprentice. Board Apprentice is an […]

Rowlands Access the Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

The team at Rowlands Recruitment recently held a session on mindfulness meditation at their office, led by founder of Capturing Presence Dan Ireland. The session introduced the team to the ancient practice and showed them how it can be practically used to manage the stresses and challenges of everyday life. Following Senior Recruitment Consultant Sophie Hickey’s successful mindfulness sessions at Capturing […]

Stephen Baker Receives Global Award as Contentious Offshore Lawyer of the Year

Stephen Baker, Senior Partner at Jersey litigation firm Baker & Partners, has won the prestigious Contentious Offshore Lawyer of the Year award from the Association for Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS). Established in 1997, ACTAPS is an organisation for lawyers specialising in contentious trust and probate work to exchange experience and knowledge of the […]

Appointments

Brooks Macdonald bolsters business development capabilities with Channel Islands hire

Brooks Macdonald, one of the largest investment managers in the Channel Islands, has bolstered its business development team with the appointment of Peter Musker as Business Development Manager. Based in Jersey, Peter will be responsible for promoting the firm’s range of discretionary investment management services to a range of trustees, advisers, private clients and charities […]

New CEO to lead growth plans at Greenlight

Business change consultants, Greenlight, have appointed Eliot Lincoln to the position of Chief Executive Officer, to oversee the next phase in the company’s growth. Mr Lincoln founded the company in 2008, but recently has been acting as Chief Consulting Officer. He will now be stepping up to CEO, and appointing an executive committee made up […]

C5 Alliance Appoints New Head of Project Management Office

C5 Alliance Appoints New Head of Project Management Office

C5 Alliance has promoted Project Manager, Claire Johnson, to the role of Head of Project Management Office (PMO), in Jersey. As Head of PMO, Claire will lead the Project Management team, whose primary purpose is to monitor the management of all C5 projects and to align a high standard of processes across the entire organisation. […]

New managing director at Camerons

New managing director at Camerons

CAMERONS has appointed a new managing director as part of a planned reorganisation of the Garenne Group leadership team. Simon Silbernagl’s promotion to the post from within the business allows Camerons’ current managing director Marc Burton to assume the role of chief executive. Mr Burton replaces Martin Holmes, who will remain on the board in […]

Events

Rainbows guaranteed to appear at the Barclays Jersey Boat Show

Rainbows guaranteed to appear at the Barclays Jersey Boat Show

A new flock of very colourful ducks has arrived in Jersey, ready for the Barclays Jersey Boat Show, which starts on Saturday 30th April. The ducks, which will be used at the Barclays stand in the ‘Hook a Duck’ game, have been designed by ten year old Holly Freitas following a competition at last year’s […]

Businesses to battle it out in 2016 Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Corporate Cup

Jersey businesses will once again take to the St Helier seafront this summer to compete in the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Corporate Cup. Now in its third year, the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Corporate Cup is a monthly 5km lunch time race series, organised by Run Jersey, which is aimed at all local businesses. The […]

Global Shell Games author to launch new research at Jersey Finance private wealth conference

The joint author of the renowned research ‘Global Shell Games’ will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Jersey Finance Annual Private Wealth Conference, where he will also launch his latest research report. At the half-day conference, entitled ‘Guiding Lights’ and held at 8 Northumberland Avenue in London on Wednesday 27 April, Professor Jason Sharman […]

Volunteers needed to support Jersey’s first colour run

Volunteers needed to support Jersey’s first colour run

Up to 100 volunteers are needed to support the delivery of Jersey’s first ever colour run. The Dandara Colour Fun Run in aid of Family Nursing & Home Care is set to take place on Sunday 5th June along St Aubin’s Bay, and event organisers say there are a number of roles that need filling […]

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

RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

Ten local environmental good causes will receive £500 each, as RBC Wealth Management launches its RBC Green Grants. The organisation took the decision to set up the grant programme, as an addition to its main local charitable donations fund, to support meaningful and important environmental projects in the island.  Francis Binney, RBC’s Environmental Officer said: […]

Falles Motor Group launches exhibition to celebrate its 90th anniversary

Falles Motor Group launches exhibition to celebrate its 90th anniversary

One of Jersey’s oldest motoring businesses is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Family owned Falles Motor Group (Falles), which first started trading in 1926, operates a number of businesses in the Channel Islands, currently employing around 50 people. To help mark the anniversary, Falles is inviting islanders to send in any photographs, images or […]

Barclays host community networking event

Barclays host community networking event

15 charities and three schools attended a recent community networking event where they were shown the diverse range of support staff at Barclays can offer. The aim of the evening was for the charities and schools to network, as well as to see areas where Barclays are able to offer support.  Presentations on the evening […]

Ravenscroft Coastal Series 2016 launches with new format and sponsor

The St. Helier Yacht Club Coastal Series for 2016 begins on April 16th with a new title sponsor and a number of tweaks to the usual race format that will hopefully attract more yachts. Stockbroking and investment management company Ravenscroft has signed up to support the annual series. In addition, the format has been changed […]

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

Gold for Liberation Group at SIBA Awards

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Liberation Brewery has been awarded a Gold Medal for its Liberation IPA at the SIBA South West Independent Beer Awards, judged recently at the Tuckers Maltings beer festival. The award is in the Small Pack Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 – 4.9% abv) category, in what was described as one of the most competitive […]

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Trustee Managed Portfolio Indices now available through Morningstar Direct

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Trustee Managed Portfolio Indices (TMPI), provided by Enhance as a STEP member service, are now available through Morningstar Direct, the cloud-based investment analysis platform from Morningstar Inc., (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research. The Trustee Managed Portfolio Indices aim to bring about transparency and understanding between trustees and discretionary investment management professionals with regards to understanding investment risk and […]

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Minerva plays key role in the listing of DagangHalal PLC on the ISDX Growth Market

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The shares of DagangHalal PLC (ticker DGHL), a Jersey incorporated company, were admitted for trading on the ISDX Growth Market on Thursday 7th April 2016. DagangHalal provides a suite of complementary services to those operating in the Halal industry and operates DagangHalal.com, the world’s first global e-marketplace to provide Halal verification. The platform allows the […]

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Mourant Ozannes named Jersey law firm of the year

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mourant Ozannes has been named Firm of the Year for Jersey at the 3rd Annual Who’s Who Legal Awards in New York.  The Who’s Who Legal Awards are based on research conducted among private practice lawyers of repute in their respective fields, as well as general counsel, in all the major jurisdictions. The objective of […]

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