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SIGMA ACQUIRES GLOBAL COMPUTING

Sigma, the pan-Channel Island company has recently acquired Guernsey based software development and consultancy business, Global Computing. The combined Sigma business will employ over 150 staff throughout the islands, with software teams based in both Jersey and Guernsey, enabling the company to continue its high levels of customer service, development and support. Sigma’s merged payroll […]

Novel Proceeds of Crime Case

Hanson Renouf recently acted for the beneficiaries of a Jersey Trust which was subject to a saisie judiciare application brought by the Attorney General on behalf of the Indonesian authorities. The saisie acts as an injunction on the trust assets pending the making of a confiscation order. The case has resulted in some important judgments […]

The move to expand environmental and social services to the international mining and natural resources sectors.

Graham Trusler, CEO of Digby Wells Environmental (Digby Wells) in South Africa, has announced that the company’s expansion plans have taken a major step forward with the establishment of Digby Wells Environmental (Jersey) Limited in Jersey (Channel Islands). “Together with the London office, this company will bring us closer to our current, and prospective clients […]

Businesses benefit from new JT Rewards Voucher Manager App

Jersey’s daily deals and online ticket platform JT Rewards has made redeeming vouchers and tickets simpler by launching a new Voucher Manager App. The new App enables business partners to redeem and manage customer vouchers and tickets more efficiently using a mobile device.   To date the App has been trialled successfully at The Monster […]

Appointments

Enhance Group Announce New Managing Director For Jersey

The Enhance Group, a leading provider of investment oversight services in the fiduciary sector, is delighted to announce Barry Hardisty’s promotion to Managing Director of Enhance’s Head Office in Jersey amid the company’s continued global growth. Barry has 19 years experience in the finance sector and has specialised in the management and oversight of investment […]

Kleinwort Benson strengthens Fund Administration offering in Jersey with addition of senior personnel

Kleinwort Benson has recruited Susan McCabe into its Corporate Secretarial team in Jersey. Susan has over 30 years’ experience in financial services and has held a number of senior investment management and corporate secretarial positions.  She is a Chartered Fellow of the Securities and Investment Institute and holds the I.O.D. Diploma in Company Direction as […]

COUTTS CONTINUES TO INVEST IN ITS JERSEY TRUST BUSINESS WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF DAVID THOMPSON AS HEAD OF FIDUCIARY INVESTMENTS

Coutts is pleased to announce another senior appointment as it continues to invest in its Jersey Trust Business. David Thompson joined Coutts on 6 January as Head of Fiduciary Investments at Coutts Trustees. Prior to joining Coutts, David worked for Royal Bank of Canada, also in Jersey, where he had an active role in successfully building their Discretionary […]

Tynwald military liaison officers appointed

The Office of the Clerk of Tynwald has appointed Lieutenant-Commander Chris Bland Tynwald military liaison officer and retired WO2 Kerry Greaves deputy Tynwald military liaison officer. As military liaison officer Lieutenant-Commander Bland, supported by Mr Greaves, will be responsible for planning, communicating and co-ordinating arrangements with members of the Armed Forces serving at the Tynwald […]

Events

Jeremy Paxman to pose the questions at Jersey funds event in London

Jeremy Paxman to pose the questions at Jersey funds event in London

Former BBC Newsnight anchor, Jeremy Paxman, will be asking the questions about the prospects for the international funds industry when he is the moderator at this year’s Jersey Finance funds conference in London on March 19. Entitled ‘Winning Moves,’ the annual conference will provide an analysis of the current global funds marketplace, the changing regulatory […]

Marketing Awards Ceremony Goes Pan-Island

THE Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has announced that it will be staging its annual awards ceremony in March and for the first time welcoming entries from all Channel Islands-based marketers and organisations. Previously only available for Jersey-based entrants, the awards event – ‘The 2015 Channel Islands Marketing Awards’ – will celebrate excellence in marketing […]

Digital Jersey Run Tech Competition for Women

Digital Jersey has teamed up with Jersey Coders and Technovation, a global technology entrepreneurship program for young women, to run a 12-week technology competition for women in Jersey. This competition is part of the global Technovation Challenge, one of the world’s largest and longest running technology competitions for women. Digital Jersey will be the Regional […]

A year to remember as Skipton continues to invest in Jersey

A year to remember as Skipton continues to invest in Jersey

2014 was a year to remember for Skipton International in Jersey as its local lending overtook Guernsey where it had been the largest provider of new mortgages for the prior four years. Yet it looks set to be eclipsed by 2015 as the Channel Island bank continues to increase its Jersey mortgage book and becomes […]

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

Exhibition celebrating ’70 Years Remembered’

Exhibition celebrating ’70 Years Remembered’

To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Channel Islands, CCA Galleries International is proud to host an exhibition of war memorabilia supplied by The British Red Cross and sponsored by Nedbank.   The exhibition  opens at CCA Galleries International from Friday 16th until Saturday 31st January 2015.   On display will be […]

SAMARITANS IN JERSEY OFFERS A LISTENING EAR OVER CHRISTMAS

Jersey will have volunteers available round the clock over the festive period, providing a safe space for anyone who needs to talk. Last year, Samaritans received around 244,000* calls during the Christmas period from people in the British Isles and ROI, and relies on kind donations from the public to keep its helpline open every […]

Local students learn to manage their money with Community Savings

STUDENTS from five Jersey secondary schools have taken part in Community Savings Ltd’s Money Management programme this year thanks to funding the charity received from the 2013 Barclays Community Awards. The Money Management programme is designed to encourage students to think about their relationship with money and how they react to consumer advertising, branding and special […]

Local charities offered a helping hand by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society

Charities and local organisations are being given the opportunity to apply for thousands of pounds as The Co-operative Society launches its 2015 Helping Hands Fund.   The fund, which has benefited thousands of Channel Islanders since it was first launched 21 years ago, is open to charities and organisations and reflects the Society’s underlying principles […]

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

Mourant Ozannes advises Hermes Real Estate on £185 million joint venture

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Leading offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has advised Hermes on the sale of 50 percent of the development phase of Wellington Place in Leeds to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). Hermes and CPPIB have formed a new UK regional joint venture. The partnership involves Hermes selling 50 per cent of the development phase of […]

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JTC WELCOMES IN NEW YEAR WITH GROUP CFO APPOINTMENT

JTC WELCOMES IN NEW YEAR WITH GROUP CFO APPOINTMENT

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Independent corporate, fund and private client services provider JTC has started the year by making a senior appointment and welcoming Martin Fotheringham as new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Martin, who will be based in JTC’s Jersey offices, is a CA qualified accountant and highly-experienced CFO, having held positions in private equity-backed businesses during his […]

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Hanson Renouf lawyer gets top marks

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nicholas Le Quesne, Associate and English Solicitor in the Family Law Department at Hanson Renouf has been awarded the Law Society of Jersey prize for obtaining top marks in the Jersey Legal System & Constitutional Law paper in the 2014 Jersey Law examinations. The Law Society of Jersey trophy was presented to Mr Le Quesne […]

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Travelmaker scoops two national awards

Travelmaker scoops two national awards

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

CO-OPERATIVE Travelmaker has taken top prizes at two national tour operators’ awards in recognition of its excellent customer service. The company, which has Guernsey and Jersey branches that have been arranging travel for Channel Islanders for many years, was named the Travelsphere Travel Agent of the Year at the All Leisure Group awards. The ceremony […]

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