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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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Janus Corporate Solutions rebrands as Hawksford – GuideMeSingapore.com

Janus Corporate Solutions rebrands as Hawksford – GuideMeSingapore.com

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Singapore based corporate services business, Janus Corporate Solutions, which was acquired by the Hawksford Group in March 2014, is to be rebranded as Hawksford – GuideMeSingapore.com. Established in 2009, Janus is a leading corporate services business, providing corporate secretarial, tax and accountancy, business support and immigration services.  The business has over 1,500 clients and has […]

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Dolan chefs bake-off for Macmillan Cancer Support Jersey

Dolan chefs bake-off for Macmillan Cancer Support Jersey

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dolan Hotels marked Jersey’s Greatest Coffee Morning in style with a series of events taking place across the business, including a cup cake bake-off competition, raising £630.61 for Macmillan Cancer Support (Jersey). Five chefs from the Golden Sands Hotel were tasked with creating the best tasting and most impressive designed cup cakes, which were judged […]

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Cycle helmet law comes into force

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

From 6 October 2014, it is compulsory for children aged 13 years and under to wear cycle helmets when riding a bicycle on a road or cycle track. Although the relevant legislation was approved in July, it was decided to allow time for parents to purchase cycle helmets for their children if they had not […]

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First Jersey Hackathon a Success for Local Coders

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s first island-wide Hackathon took place this weekend at the Digital Jersey Hub, in partnership with Collaborate.je and Techtribes.je. More than 50 enthusiastic coders gathered together at this community event for over 40 hours of non-stop developing, creating and designing. Hackathons typically engage attendees in collaborative computer programming tasks and demonstrations, with a view to […]

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Calligo achieves the latest ISO 27001:2013 Global Security Certification

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. Helier, Jersey, 30th September 2014 – Calligo, the only global offshore cloud service provider; delivering the highest levels of data protection and privacy combined with residency guarantees, today announced it has achieved full ISO 27001:2013 Information Security certification, the industry standard in global security management, becoming the first offshore cloud service provider to achieve certification to the […]

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Bookings open for JobsFest events

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bookings are open (from today, Monday 29 September) for the JobsFest events, which will inspire and motivate hundreds of locally-qualified jobseekers. Adiary of the events taking place during JobsFest (between Monday 6 October and Sunday 30 November) has been sent to everyone who is registered as actively seeking work. They are invited to attend as […]

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Joined-up approach to economic growth, education and planning highlighted at IoD immigration debate

Joined-up approach to economic growth, education and planning highlighted at IoD immigration debate

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The majority of attendees at the IoD Jersey’s Annual Debate, held this week, believe that a relaxation of population policy is necessary if Jersey is to continue to thrive, and that the government is not the right body to decide which businesses and employees should be allowed to move to the island. Sponsored by law […]

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Charities have just two weeks remaining to apply for Barclays Community Awards

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey based charities have until Friday 10 October to apply for their share of £25,000 from the Barclays 2014 Community Awards. Now in its eighth year, the awards aim to focus on three key objectives- supporting and improving financial, enterprise and employability skills in the 10-35 age group. Barclays has a global commitment to support […]

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First Names Group acquires in Jersey

First Names Group acquires in Jersey

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

First Names Group is delighted to confirm it has agreed terms to acquire Jersey trust and corporate services provider Seymour Trust Company Limited. The strategic acquisition of Seymour (which remains subject to regulatory approval) will expand the Group’s presence in Jersey. This is the seventh acquisition for the Group since its management buyout in July […]

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Ogier Fiduciary Services Re-brands as Elian Following MBO

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ogier Fiduciary Services launched its new brand and identity today, following the management buyout (MBO) from the Ogier Group in June. Led by chief executive officer Paul Willing and the existing management team, Elian has a clear, uncompromising vision: to continually deliver more value by raising the bar and setting the standard in terms of […]

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