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James Qualtrough (Jamesq) is the Founder and Editor of Isle News and is based on the Isle of Man. Isle News is a news site for the UK offshore jurisdictions of the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey.

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Grand Jersey encourages Islanders to donate ahead of Champagne region to Champagne Lounge challenge

Grand Jersey encourages Islanders to donate ahead of Champagne region to Champagne Lounge challenge

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The general manager and executive head chef of Grand Jersey, who are preparing for a gruelling four-day charity challenge, have so far raised £2,407 for Headway Jersey. Since the announcement of the Champagne Region to Champagne Lounge challenge earlier this year, Grand Jersey and its customers have been organising and delivering a variety of fun […]

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Anti-discrimination law: employers are vicariously liable for actions of employees

Anti-discrimination law: employers are vicariously liable for actions of employees

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Experts have warned an audience of business leaders that they are vicariously liable for their employees’ actions under the new Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 and therefore staff training on the subject is an absolute must. Over 130 owners, managers and HR professionals from businesses of all sizes and sectors heard from a panel of experts […]

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Call to recycle old phone directories

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

JT is asking islanders to join in and help to recycle as many old phone directories as possible now that the 2014 phone directory has been distributed Island-wide. The 2014 recycling campaign is now well under way with old directories being collected at a number of recycling points around the Island, including primary schools, parish […]

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Digital Jersey launches new industry-led Coding Programme at the Hub

Digital Jersey launches new industry-led Coding Programme at the Hub

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today Digital Jersey launches its first technical digital skills development programme, to help address the critical skills shortage in the island. The Coding Programme is an innovative and interactive course that directly responds to the needs of the digital industry for skills and new hires, while preparing participants for work in the digital sector. The […]

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A Royal First Birthday – Commemorative First Day Cover

A Royal First Birthday – Commemorative First Day Cover

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey Post will issue a special Commemorative First Day Cover on Tuesday 22 July 2014 to celebrate His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge’s first birthday. A Royal First Birthday – The Limited Edition Commemorative First Day Cover is a beautifully printed envelope displaying the Jersey Moments balloons stamp affixed to a stamp label. The […]

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands funds family support services through Family Nursing & Home Care

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands has made a donation of £28,000 towards the provision of family support services for Samarès and Le Squez. Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) has begun to make use of a vacant building next door to Samarès Primary School to set up a Child and Family Centre, […]

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New Charities Law positions Jersey at the forefront of a rapidly evolving philanthropy sector

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

New legislation approved by Jersey’s government last week will help confirm the jurisdiction as a leading, matureand flexible centre for global philanthropic work, according to Jersey Finance. The Charities (Jersey) Law, approved by the States of Jersey on 18July 2014, creates a robust and modern legal framework to support all types of international philanthropic and […]

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Holidays for Heroes Jersey receives largest ever single donation

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

HOLIDAYS for Heroes Jersey has received its largest ever single donation from Nautilus Trust through a multi-million philanthropic foundation which they manage. The Jersey Foundation, which was established by an international philanthropist, has donated in excess of £40,000 to the charity. The donation has covered the cost of a week in the island for 25 […]

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CICRA announces chief executive appointment

CICRA announces chief executive appointment

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Michael Byrne has been appointed as chief executive ofCICRA (The Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) after a period as interim chief executive. CICRA, which encompasses the Guernsey Competition and Regulatory Authority (GCRA), formerly known as the Office of Utility Regulation (OUR), and the Jersey Competition Regulatory Authority (JCRA), made the appointment following former chief […]

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Barclays support local schools with dyslexia dictionaries

Barclays support local schools with dyslexia dictionaries

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thirty-eight Jersey schools have benefited from a donation of dyslexia dictionaries thanks to Barclays. Local teachers attended a presentation event to receive the dictionaries at the Barclays branch at Library Place. The dictionariesare specifically designed for children with dyslexia to help build their confidence and skills.  They are printed on coloured paper, making the words […]

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