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Nigerian High Commissioner to visit Jersey

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the UK, His Excellency Dr Dalhatu Sarki Tafida, will visit Jersey on 24 and 25 November 2014. Dr Tafida will be accompanied by a delegation from the High Commission and by his wife, Her Excellency Mrs Salamatu Tafida. During his visit, Dr Tafida will meet the Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, […]

Calligo and Manx Telecom announce cloud hosting partnership

St. Helier, Jersey, 20thNovember 2014–Calligo, the only global offshore cloud service providerand Isle of Man based Manx Telecom, today announced that they are partnering to provide pan-jurisdictional cloud services supporting the growing demand from developing markets such as offshore crypto-currency. Andrew Wicks, Chief Commercial Officer at Calligo, said “It was critically important for us that […]

Elian group director named in eprivateclient’s ’50 Most Influential’ list

Elian group director named in eprivateclient’s ’50 Most Influential’ list

Elian group director, Philip Le Cornu, has been included in eprivateclient’s ‘50 Most Influential’ list for the fourth time.   The prestigious list is designed to identify, recognise, promote and introduce the leading practitioners from the private client professions. It is also demonstrates the breadth and depth of talent at the forefront of the private […]

2014 SET TO BE PEAK YEAR FOR OFFSHORE DEALMAKING

JERSEY — 19 November 2014— Despite a dip in the value and volume of offshore deals in the third quarter of 2014, the year as a whole is on track to be among the best showings for offshore M&A in the past decade, according to a report released today by Appleby, one of the world’s […]

Appointments

Crestbridge continues to strengthen growing Real Estate business

Crestbridge continues to strengthen growing Real Estate business

Corporate services provider Crestbridge has appointed Andy Williams as a Director in its real estate team in Jersey in response to growing demand for specialist real estate administration services through the jurisdiction. With over 17 years of experience in the provision of offshore administration services, nine of which relate exclusively to property, Andy joins Crestbridge […]

Investec’s lending teams grow in Jersey and Guernsey

INCREASED activity and client demand has led to the expansion of the lending teams at Investec Private Banking in Guernsey and Jersey. The bank’s lending activity remains strong with £150m new lending business being written in the first 10 months of 2014. Andy Smith has joined the bank as head of trust and fiduciary lending […]

C5 Alliance Appoint Data Visualisation Specialist

The C5 Alliance Group welcomes Matt Michel as a consultant to its expanding Business Intelligence team, where they will be able to leverage his expert-level skills in data and research analysis. After graduating from Oxford University with a Master’s degree in Engineering Science, Matt returned to Jersey to pursue a role in the local financial […]

Mourant Ozannes promotes three to group partnership

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has announced three internal promotions to group partner which will take effect from February. Abel Lyall and Matthew Guthrie from Guernsey and Paul Martin from Jersey will join the group partnership within their respective practice areas of Litigation, International Trusts &Private Client and Finance &Corporate. Jonathan Rigby, global managing partner […]

Events

WISH UPON A STAR AT CCA GALLERIES INTERNATIONAL

WISH UPON A STAR AT CCA GALLERIES INTERNATIONAL

To take you into the festive season and New Year, CCA Galleries International is proud to showcase a new exhibition called ‘Wish Upon A Star’ featuring the latest releases by internationally acclaimed installation, performance artist and painter, Bruce McLean as well as new works by Storm Studios. McLean’s latest work includes a series of 50 […]

Parents log on at Santa’s Tech Grotto

Digital Jersey is delighted to be hosting, in partnership with Airtel-Vodafone, British Computer Society (BCS) and the Department for Education, Sport and Culture, a ‘Tech Grotto’ for parents. The event will take place during the evening of Thursday 4th December at the Digital Jersey Hub from 3:30pm onwards and is designed to inform parents about […]

Calligo hosts the first offshore cloud conference

Calligo hosts the first offshore cloud conference

St. Helier, Jersey, 14th November 2014 – Calligo, the only global offshore cloud service provider will be holding the inaugural Offshore Cloud Conference at the Royal Yacht Hotel, St Helier, on Thursday 20th November. The conference agenda covers a broad range of topics.  These include the latest trends in cloud computing, the importance of data sovereignty, […]

Local brass band to represent Jersey on the national stage thanks to support from Hawksford

Local brass band to represent Jersey on the national stage thanks to support from Hawksford

Local music group, the Jersey Premier Brass Band, will represent Jersey on the national stage, thanks to the support of trust company, Hawksford. The brass band is hosting ‘A Brass Spectacular’ concert on Saturday 22nd November, which is sponsored by Hawksford, with the aim of raising funds for a trip to London next year to […]

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

Liberation Group goes soft on drink drive campaign

With the festive party season just around the corner, Liberation Group is once again helping to drive the States of Jersey Police’s Christmas message with the launch of its 2014 Soft Drink Drive Campaign. The annual road safety awareness campaign offers free soft drinks to designated drivers throughout the month of December in an effort […]

Dermatology specialist to attend Donna Annand Melanoma Charity Mole Clinic

Dermatology specialist to attend Donna Annand Melanoma Charity Mole Clinic

Islanders attending this month’s Donna Annand Melanoma Charity (DAMC) Mole Clinic will have access to an experienced specialty doctor in dermatology from Southampton University Hospital Trust.   Dr Stephen Hayes, a committee member and teacher with the Primary Care Dermatology Society, will attend the Mole Clinic, which takes place on 23rd November at The Radisson […]

Island primary schools to receive Safety in Action awards

Island primary schools to receive Safety in Action awards

Beaulieu Primary School will receive the award for Highest Scoring trophy and St Clement’s Primary School are to be awarded Best Improvers in the 2014 Safety in Action awards this month. The awards, which were organised by Child Accident Prevention (Jersey) (CAP), a child safety group facilitated by local health care charity, Family Nursing & […]

Launch of Co-operative Medical Care brings more affordable healthcare to Jersey

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society (the Society) is making more affordable medical care a reality with the launch of Co-operative Medical Care. Co-operative Medical Care, which consists of three GP practices, conveniently located across the island, is focused on helping islanders pay less for high quality healthcare, particularly families with young children. A standard consultation […]

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

ARC London office spearheads expansion plans

ARC London office spearheads expansion plans

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Investment research and consulting firm Asset Risk Consultants has ambitious plans to expand the services it offers to its clients. At an event marking the opening of ARC’s office in Covent Garden, Guy Christie, newly-appointed director of the London operation, told 200 clients, advisers and investment managers that the business was pursuing further growth. “As […]

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Liberation Group Celebrates Regional Success

Liberation Group Celebrates Regional Success

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Liberation Group is celebrating another major industry success after being awarded Silver for its Liberation Blonde craft beer at this year’s Craft Beer in Keg Southern Region competition, held at the Beer As Folk festival. The Festival takes place at Tulley’s Farm in West Sussex on 14th and 15th November and is one of the […]

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Ashburton Investments enhances investor appeal with multi-asset fund launches

Ashburton Investments enhances investor appeal with multi-asset fund launches

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ashburton Investments has enhanced its fund range with the launch of a new suite of multi-asset funds in Luxembourg, and which have received UK regulatory approval recently. The new range of funds – the Global Defensive Fund, the Global Balanced Fund and the Global Growth Fund – launched in October and was registered by the […]

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Meeting of the Crown Dependency Regulators

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Boards of the financial services regulators in Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey met on 5 November 2014. The meeting provides an annual forum for members of the respective Boards to meet and discuss common issues affecting the Crown Dependencies and to share their regulatory knowledge and experience. On this occasion the meeting was […]

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