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JT’s Data Centres and Cloud Service reach Information Security Management Standard

JT has announced that its Data Centre facilities and Cloud Service have achieved the internationally recognised Information Security Management certification,ISO/IEC 27001. To attain this important certification JT was required to demonstrate that its Data Centres and Cloud Service align with best practice around an effective Information Security Management System (ISMS). Adhering to the set of […]

After 25 years in the legal profession, Advocate Mike Preston has formed his own firm and now practises as Preston Legal.

Mike is a highly experienced and well-respected trial lawyer specialising in trust and commercial dispute resolution. As well as dealing with several significant commercial trials he has appeared in many of the major criminal trials in Jersey of recent years. He is a Crown Advocate and also sits as a Deputy Chair of the Employment […]

Brooks Macdonald appoints Toby Birch as Private Wealth Manager

Brooks Macdonald appoints Toby Birch as Private Wealth Manager

Brooks Macdonald today announces the appointment of Toby Birch to the full time position of Private Wealth Manager in its Channel Islands offices, based in Guernsey. Having spent much of his 25 year career as an investment manager at major private banks including Bank Julius Baer, he worked for a Family Office, Blackfish Capital Holdings, […]

Third biannual compliance survey by Deloitte Jersey

The emerging challenge of the conduct risk agenda is a focus for boards, according to the third biannual Deloitte survey of compliance officers in Jersey. The survey provides an insight into the current landscape of compliance matters within Jersey’s financial services industry. Over 35 compliance officers from a range of regulated businesses took part in […]

Appointments

Global fintech expert joins Digital Jersey

Digital Jersey has appointed a new Special Advisor to support its work developing a fintech industry for Jersey. Named one of the ‘Fintech Titans’ by NextBank, David Birch (Dave) is a Director of Consult Hyperion, the technical and strategic consultancy that specialises in electronic transactions. He provides consultancy support to clients around the world, including all […]

Ashburton Investments strengthens Jersey Board of Directors

Tony Wilshin, Head of Operations, has been added to the Board of Ashburton (Jersey Limited) where he will play a crucial role in ensuring the business meets its strategic targets. Tony joined the company in 2014 and has been instrumental in implementing improved facilities and service excellence for Ashburton’s clients. As a Board member, he […]

Global Fintech Expert Joins Digital Jersey

Digital Jersey has appointed a new Special Advisor to support its work developing a fintech industry for Jersey. Named one of the ‘Fintech Titans’ by NextBank, David Birch (Dave) is a Director of Consult Hyperion, the technical and strategic consultancy that specialises in electronic transactions. He provides consultancy support to clients around the world, including […]

New Chair for Lloyds Bank Foundation

Katie Le Quesne has been elected to succeed John Boothman as Chair of Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands. Katie has a long history in the communications field as she is a former journalist who worked at both the Jersey Evening Post and Channel TV. She also set up and ran the States of […]

Events

Shortlisted Nominees Announced for ICSA Jersey Awards 2016

Judging has taken place for the ICSA Jersey Awards 2016 and the shortlisted nominees selected.  Competing for seven Awards, entries from individuals and teams representing the very best in the industry in 2015/2016 were received. The Jersey branch Council of ICSA:The Governance Institute is delighted to announce that the shortlisted organisations are: Bedell Fund Services; […]

Prestigious speaker line-up for Benest Corbett Renouf Family Law conferences, 2016

Jersey law firm Benest Corbett Renouf is to welcome a stellar line-up of speakers from the world of family law at two conferences it is hosting at The Hotel de France on 6th and 7th October, 2016. On Thursday 6th October, there will be a one day conference on the theme of “disclosure”in divorce proceedings, […]

10th anniversary means a classy outfit for the Barclays Duck

10th anniversary means a classy outfit for the Barclays Duck

The Barclays Duck will wear a top hat for the 2017 Barclays Jersey Boat Show. The design, which will feature at the 10th anniversary of the Show, is the work of Tegan Clapham (age 9) and was chosen in a public vote on the Barclays’ Facebook Page.   Tegan completed her design after collecting a […]

Last chance to sign up to the 2016 Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Corporate Cup

Last chance to sign up to the 2016 Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Corporate Cup

Local businesses still have time to enter this year’s Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Corporate Cup with three races left in the competition. The monthly 5km lunch time race series, sponsored by Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management and organised by Run Jersey, is aimed at all local businesses. A trophy is awarded for the fastest men’s, women’s […]

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

AFM donates and fits fire alarm system at Air Search hangar

AFM donates and fits fire alarm system at Air Search hangar

Channel Islands Air Search (CIAS) has had an automatic fire alarm system donated and fitted throughout the hangar by facilities management company, AFM.  Mark Harrison, who has recently taken up the position of Chief Officer with the voluntary search and rescue charity said: ‘With the new aircraft scheduled to arrive next spring, we have been […]

Barclays Community Award for “Jersey Sings!” gives young people vital skills for employment

Barclays Community Award for “Jersey Sings!” gives young people vital skills for employment

The recent “Jersey Sings!” project, which saw 1400 primary school children perform at Fort Regent, has been hailed as a great success.  However, projects such as this don’t happen without a considerable amount of hard work and commitment from those behind the scenes. Organising charity Music in Action,  received financial support from the Barclays Community […]

Be a Daredevil for Dementia

Be a Daredevil for Dementia

Local thrill-seekers are being encouraged to ‘Be a Daredevil for Dementia’ this summer to help raise funds to support the work of Jersey Alzheimer’s Association (JAA).   Supporters have already booked a group skydive for 4th September, and preparations are being finalized for a sponsored abseil down Mont Orgueil Castle over the weekend of 20th […]

RBC AWARDS ITS FIRST TEN GREEN GRANTS

After launching the RBC Green Grants Fund earlier this year, RBC Wealth Management has awarded 10 local environmental good causes £500 each, to help with specific ecological projects across the Channel Islands.  RBC took the decision to set up the RBC Green Grants, as an addition to its main local charitable donations fund, to support […]

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

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. reports first quarter fiscal 2017 results

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

As Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. reports first quarter fiscal 2017 results, we are pleased to report that our Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management operations in the UK & Europe have continued to increase assets under management during the quarter in local currency terms, a testament to the world class product offering and commitment to clients demonstrated […]

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STRONG PRESENCE IN 2016 WHO’S WHO LEGAL ASSET RECOVERY FOR APPLEBY

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal services, has strong representation in the latest Who’s Who Legal Asset Recovery, with lawyers based in  Jersey, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Isle of Man and the BVI listed. Included among 11 Appleby practitioners from five jurisdictions is Fraser Robertson, Head of Dispute Resolution in the […]

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Sure promotes Lucienne De La Mare to human resources director

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Sure has promoted Lucienne De La Mare to human resources (HR) director across Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man. In her new role Mrs De La Mare will have responsibility for the development and implementation of people strategy to support Sure’s business plan. Her focus will primarily be towards developing and inspiring Sure’s skilled […]

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Collas Crill acts in £10million Comprop deal

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Collas Crill’s commercial property team in Jersey has advised property developer Comprop (C.I.) Limited on the acquisition of 13-14 Esplanade, St Helier, worth £10,750,000. The deal, which completed in July, saw Jersey partner and commercial property specialist Paul Harben and conveyancing manager Shaun O’Connor work on the freehold conveyance of the tenanted commercial property, centrally […]

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