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GLOBAL INNOVATION AWARD FOR JERSEY’S NEW SECURITY REGISTER

GLOBAL INNOVATION AWARD FOR JERSEY’S NEW SECURITY REGISTER

The Jersey Companies Registry, which is part of the Jersey Financial Services Commission (the “Commission”), has won a leading international award for its recently introduced Security Interests Register. The International Association of Commercial Administrators (“IACA”), the leading global forum for international registries, presented Jersey with the award for ‘outstanding achievement in secured transaction registry innovation’. […]

Surge in Jersey private placement registrations as AIFMD transitional periodcomes to an end

A strong surge in applications in the lead up to the end of the AIFMD transitional phase has seen the number of funds notifying the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC)of their intention to privately place into Europe under AIFMD rules break through the 150 mark. Figures collated bythe JFSC show that, as at 22 July, […]

First investment by Jersey Innovation Fund into local company

The Advisory Board to the Jersey Innovation Fund are delighted to announce the first ever investment from the Fund, into Jersey-based company Stumpydog Innovations Limited, to help support the growth of the company over the next three years. The Jersey Innovation Fund (JIF) – one of the key priorities contained within the States 2012 Economic […]

Sure Broadband Statement

SURE is aware that some of its customers have recently been affected by an ongoing disruption to their fibre broadband service.  Sure takes these matters very seriously and understands that this must have been very frustrating for its customers. Sure can confirm that the problems encountered have been fixed.Engineers from Sure, JT and Cisco (the […]

Appointments

Moore Stephens appoints new legal advisor

Moore Stephens appoints new legal advisor

Leanne Tunney joined Moore Stephens Jersey in February 2014 as an In-House Legal Advisor. Leanne’s role at Moore Stephens is to provide practical internal legal advice to administrators, accountants and directors on all aspects of the firm’s work, including advising on the establishment and maintenance of listed and private fund structures, assisting with internal ad […]

Visit Jersey a step closer

A new report outlining how responsibility for promoting Jersey will be transferred from Jersey Tourism to Visit Jersey has been presented to the Economic Development Minister. The implementation plan was prepared by the Tourism Shadow Board (TSB). In March 2014 the TSB, chaired by John Henwood, presented its preliminary report to, the Economic Development Minister, […]

APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES MELISSA CROWTHER AT THE RADISSON BLU WATERFRONT HOTEL JERSEY

APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES MELISSA CROWTHER AT THE RADISSON BLU WATERFRONT HOTEL JERSEY

Melissa Crowther has been appointed as the new Director of Sales and Marketing at the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Jersey. Melissa has 5 years of experience in the hospitality industry in Jersey having previously worked for Huggler Hotels and Grand Jersey Hotel. Melissa’s career in the industry has seen her pioneer many successful new events […]

Skipton International expands its senior team with Director of Credit

Skipton International has expanded its senior management team with the appointment of Philip Winfindale as Director of Credit. Mr Winfindale was formerly with the Co-operative Bank in Guernsey where he worked for 32 years, both in the UK and in the Island. Mr Winfindale will be responsible for the underwriting functions at Skipton International, supervising […]

Events

What would we do if St John Ambulance didn’t exist in Jersey?

What would we do if St John Ambulance didn’t exist in Jersey?

St John Ambulance is today launching a vital fundraising and awareness campaign.  Every year, the Jersey charity has to raise £650,000 in order to continue providing life-saving cover and training for Jersey residents and businesses. The campaign aims to raise the awareness of the broad range of services and event first-aid cover that St John […]

TIME AND TIDE WAIT FOR NO MAN

TIME AND TIDE WAIT FOR NO MAN SUNDAY 6th August, 12pm Come along and explore the offshore reefs and gullies surrounding La Rocco Tower and see how the relentless pounding westerly waves create a very different set of habitats to that of the south east coast. Booking essential – please call the office T. 483193 […]

World class musicians return to Jersey to teach and perform

World class international musicians are in Jersey this week to perform along with some of the world’s leading music college students as part of the Jersey International Masterclasses. Launched in Jersey for the first time last year, the Jersey International Masterclasses is a series of events designed to provide students with world class education from […]

Les Mielles Tennis Club ABN AMRO Matchplay results 27th July 2014

Les Mielles Tennis Club ABN AMRO Matchplay results 27th July 2014

The third ABN AMRO Junior Matchplay tournament of 2014 saw four budding young tennis players take to the court. The tournament took a round robin format and was timed, allowing competitors to play as many points as possible in the allocated times. The fast-paced matches produced some exciting tennis and the scores were very close […]

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

Jersey Heritage Launches 2014 Instagram Competition

This summer Jersey Heritage is asking members of the public to capture their special memories enjoyed at Jersey’s most iconic heritage sites, events & exhibitions as it launches the Jersey Memory Instagram Competition2014. From Friday 25th July members of the public are invited to enter the social media competition for a chance to win a […]

VOISIN AND CAB TO OFFER A FREE PRESENTATION ON DISCRIMINATION LAW

Voisin law firm and the Citizens Advice Bureau will deliver a free presentation to the public addressing the complexities and practicalities of Jersey’s new anti discrimination law. The Draft Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 was passed by the States on 14th May 2013 and will come into force on 1st September 2014. The new law will […]

Tooth whitening is illegal unless done by a dentist

The Health and Social Services Department (HSSD) is aware of a number of beauty salons in Jersey offering tooth whitening to Islanders wishing to improve the appearance of their teeth. Concerns have been expressed by dentists because tooth whitening is not a beauty or cosmetic treatment. If done without proper clinical assessment, or performed incorrectly, […]

Jersey Water announce Bursary Award for 2014

Jersey Water is pleased to announce that their Bursary Award for 2014 has been awarded to Lyndon Gledhill, who will be studying Chemistry at York University from this September. Lyndon attended Hautlieu School where he gained A levels in 2013 followed by a gap year spent working. Lyndon Gledhill commented “I am delighted to have […]

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

AO Hall seminar to highlight personal liability of trustees

AO Hall seminar to highlight personal liability of trustees

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE personal liability of trustees will be examined at a breakfast seminar hosted by AO Hall. The seminar will look at the most interesting points that emerged from a recent Court of Appeal case involving Investec and the Tchenguiz Trusts. The court was asked to consider the circumstances in which trustees could be personally liable […]

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Liberation Group has the bottle to win awards

Liberation Group has the bottle to win awards

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Liberation Group has won three awards at the British Bottlers’ Institute 2014 Awards. The company picked up a Gold Medal for its Liberation IPA; and has received Diplomas for bottled Liberation Ale and packaging design for its family of bottled beers: Liberation Ale, IPA and Herm Gold. Liberation IPA has only been available to […]

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Awards all round for Hanson Renouf?

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are delighted to announce that Advocate Barbara Corbett and Jamie-Lee Morgan have both been shortlisted for the annual Family Law Awards. In addition to this, our linked barristers’ chambers No.5, has been crowned “Chambers of the Year” by The Lawyer Awards. The Family Law Awards were launched by Jordan Publishing to recognise the important […]

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Digital industry welcomes award of 4G spectrum by CICRA

Digital industry welcomes award of 4G spectrum by CICRA

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Digital Jersey has welcomed the news that the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities (CICRA) has awarded 4G spectrum to three successful applicants, namely Airtel, JT and Sure. CIRCA have been working with local industry, consumers and Ofcom since June to assess bids from local telecom companies to provide this service and have announced their […]

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