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Enhance Announce New Office Location In Singapore

Enhance Group, the FinTech and investment oversight company with headquarters in Jersey, have opened their new offices based at the Hong Leong Finance Building, a skyscraper in the central business district of Singapore. The move into the new offices follows the group’s continued rapid growth, having opened offices in London and The Cayman Islands in […]

Alternative funds underpin stable second quarter finance industry performance

Banking and funds activity in Jersey has remained stable with the latter being underpinned by a strong alternatives sector, according to the latest figures for Jersey’s finance industry. Collated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) for the second quarter of the year (June 2015), the latest statistics show that, whilst the net asset value […]

Ravenscroft welcomes new compliance officer to Jersey office

Ravenscroft welcomes new compliance officer to Jersey office

RAVENSCROFT has appointed a new compliance officer in Jersey with more than 25 years’ experience. Amanda Reilly has held several compliance roles in the banking industry and brings considerable regulatory experience to the position. She will be responsible for all aspects of compliance and anti-money laundering controls within Ravenscroft’s Jersey office. Mrs Reilly will also […]

‘Convertibles’ lead a buoyant half-year for the CISE

Convertible bonds were prominent among the 203 newly listed securities on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE) during the first half of 2015. The number of new listings is up 14.7% on the same time last year and takes the total number of listed securities on the CISE to 2226 at the end of June […]

Appointments

Collas Crill appoints commercial property specialist to meet growing demand for UK property advice

Collas Crill’s UK real estate team is expanding to meet increasing demand with the appointment of associate Donald Millar. Donald joins the firm from Brodies LLP in Edinburgh, one of Scotland’s largest law firms. He has a wealth of experience acting for secured lenders as well as in all aspects of commercial and residential property, […]

Radisson Blu appoints two managers

Radisson Blu appoints two managers

Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel has made two manager appointments. Nicoleta Avarvare, who has worked for the hotel for two years, has been promoted to bar manager. In her new role, Mrs Avarvare will oversee the coordination and development of 10 bar staff, ensuring the team provides an exceptional experience for customers. Mrs Avarvare has a […]

First Names Group Directors to chair STEP branches in both Jersey and Guernsey

First Names Group is delighted to announce that Client Services Director, Alasdair McLaren, has been appointed as Chair of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) in Guernsey. Alasdair’s appointment comes after fellow Client Services Director, Lorraine Wheeler, was elected Chair of STEP Jersey last year. STEP is a professional body for trust and […]

Julia Hoskinson joins Elian Corporate Services as associate director

Julia Hoskinson joins Elian Corporate Services as associate director

An accountant with 10 years’ industry experience has joined Elian Corporate Services as an associate director. Julia Hoskinson has an extensive background in offshore financial services experience. She has advised on diverse matters such as GST, EUSTD, tax planning for high net worth individuals moving to Jersey and due diligences exercises as part of wider […]

Events

Sports Regulatory Seminar

Hanson Renouf are proud to deliver a Sports Regulatory Seminar on September 11th, between 12.00 – 14.00 at the offices of Hanson Renouf on 12 Hill Street. There has already been a great response to this seminar, proving what a great and unique opportunity it is for the people who work in, are involved in […]

Islanders invited to share five star Grand memories

A social media campaign has been launched to celebrate the special memories and experiences that people have shared together at Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa. The hotel, which hosts events ranging from weddings and birthdays, to hen do’s and corporate functions, is inviting islanders to share their Grand memories on Facebook. Entries will be judged […]

Health innovator’ added to IoD Jersey Debate line-up

A trailblazer in e-health has been added to the line-up of local and visiting expert panellists for this year’s Jersey Institute of Directors (IoD) Annual Debate. Chris Crockford, CEO of cutting-edge medical device manufacturer Cardiocity Ltd, has been added to the existing group of panellists who will this year discuss productivity, efficiency and innovation in […]

Panellists announced for IoD Jersey Debate on future of health and education

The head of the body that regulates examinations and qualifications across England and a former medical director at Bupa have been announced as part of an initial ten-strong line-up of local and visiting health and education expert panellists for this year’s Jersey Institute of Directors (IoD)Annual Debate. Entitled ‘Health and Education: time for a big […]

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 insurance broker celebrates 10 years in the community

Rossborough is celebrating 10 years in the Isle of Man this month. The insurance broker first opened its office in Douglas on 1st August 2005 with four employees offering commercial insurance. The business has since more than quadrupled its workforce to 20 and expanded its offering to include personal lines, private client, professional and commercial […]

Jersey stamps commemorate The Great War

Jersey stamps commemorate The Great War

Six stamps and a Miniature Sheet will be issued by Jersey Post on Tuesday 4 August, commemorating the events of World War I.The second in a five part series entitled, The Great War – 100 Years, this issue focuses on the idea of change, exploring just some of the areas that experienced rapid development during […]

CUSTOMS DEDICATE SWIMARATHON CHALLENGE CUP TO TEAM MEMBER

The States of Jersey Customs and Immigration Service, winners of the 2015 Swimarathon RBC Challenge Cup, has dedicated its win to team member and former colleague, Neil Hussey, who unexpectedly passed away in April. Neil Hutton from the winning Customs and Immigration team said: ‘Winning the RBC Challenge Cup for the third year in a […]

Miles for Mind event raises £1,500 for Mind Jersey

Miles for Mind event raises £1,500 for Mind Jersey

A recent fundraising initiative organised by RBC Wealth Management employees has raised more than £1,500 for Mind Jersey. Despite it being a wet and blustery weekend, over 70 RBC Wealth Management employees, friends and family, participated in “Miles for Mind”, a 10K race and 5K family walk in aid of the charity. Both routes 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

Elian shortlisted in Investment Week’s Funds Services Awards

Elian shortlisted in Investment Week’s Funds Services Awards

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Elian has been shortlisted for the best fund services provider accolade in Investment Week’s Funds Services Awards 2015. The funds services awards are designed to identify the best companies that offer services and solutions to the fund management industry, and to showcase their expertise and ability. The best fund services category is open to fund […]

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JTC DEAL COMPLETES AND BOOSTS AUA TO US$56 BILLION

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following an initial announcement in July, JTC has formally completed its acquisition of Kleinwort Benson’s Fund Administration business, taking the company’s global headcount to over 450 staff and cementing its position as one of the most dynamic growth companies in the sector. Completion follows receipt of approvals from the relevant regulatory authorities and sees JTC […]

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C5 Alliance Innovate Client Support with Knowledge Base

C5 Alliance Innovate Client Support with Knowledge Base

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The C5 Alliance Group encourage their clients to utilise their brand new built-in Knowledge Base service. The Knowledge Base will act as an extension to C5’s Service Desk by allowing individuals to access helpful articles and support at their convenience. C5 Alliance implemented and populated ZenDesk Knowledge Base technology to provide clients with an innovative self-help platform, which enables […]

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Carey Olsen advises on historic Market Tech deal

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has acted for Market Tech Holdings Limited on a £200m placing on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM Market in a move that is designed to facilitate a step up to the LSE’s main market this year. Market Tech Holdings owns various markets in Camden, London and the company has acquired other substantial sites […]

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