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CICRA release findings into tobacco prices in Jersey

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following a request from the Economic Development Department (EDD) CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has reviewed the level of pricing, costs and profit of tobacco products in Jersey. CICRA has identified contributing factors towards the price difference of tobacco compared with the UK and Guernsey. The EDD requested the market study into […]

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Job Club’s first year results

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Job Club – the centre which helps people who are registered as actively seeking work in their search for employment – has helped more than 1,000 Islanders in its first full year. Since Job Club was set up at 76 Colomberie, 1153 Islanders have got free computer access, telephone, printing and postage, and help and […]

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CIPR success for two Channel Islands communications professionals

CIPR success for two Channel Islands communications professionals

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two Channel Islands communications professionals have successfully completed qualifications through The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). Leonie Hervé, marketing specialist at Santander Private Banking in Jersey, has completed the CIPR Diploma, earning Accredited Practitioner status as a result. Alexa Rowe, assistant press office manager at Specsavers in Guernsey, has completed the CIPR Advanced Certificate. […]

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Review of Social Security Fund published

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

An independent review of Jersey’s Social Security Fund shows that it is in a healthy condition, with assets of £1 billion available to meet the costs of future pensions and benefits. The fund’s strong position is the result of prudent decisions that have been made since the 1990s to protect the long-term future of the […]

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External Relations Minister leads visit to Malta

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Minister for External Relations, Senator Sir Philip Bailhache, will visit Malta next week (14-16 April). He will be accompanied by the Assistant Minister for Education, Sport and Culture, Deputy Rod Bryans. Senator Bailhache will attend meetings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry for Finance and the Ministry for European Affairs and Implementation […]

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Skills Strategy aims to prepare Jersey’s workforce for the future

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

A broad-ranging strategy is launched today to help Jersey people develop skills for successful careers and support the Island’s economic growth. The document, called Skills for Success, has been produced by the Skills Executive, a body that brings together the Ministers of Education, Sport and Culture, Economic Development and Social Security. Their strategy aims to […]

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Change in allowance gives incentive to work

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Changes to Income Support mean that anyone on benefits moving into a full time paid job will now be at least £61 a week better off than if they were to stay unemployed. The improvements that take effect today (Monday 7 April) mean that the financial incentive to find and stay in work is at […]

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New concept in kitchen design launched by local cabinet-makers Paul Haslam

New concept in kitchen design launched by local cabinet-makers Paul Haslam

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

31st March 2014 sees the launch of FORM, an exciting new concept in kitchens, created by local cabinet-makers Paul Haslam Ltd and offering customers the finest quality hand assembled custom kitchen cabinets, made to order. This innovative business model will enable consumers to independently plan and design their dream bespoke kitchen, taking into consideration their […]

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Youth crime remains very low in Jersey

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

New figures released by the Minister for Home Affairs for 2013 indicate that youth crime levels in Jersey remain at a very low level. Home Affairs Minister, Senator Ian Le Marquand, said: “The pattern of a major reduction in levels of youth crime has continued throughout 2013.  Here are the figures for the number of […]

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La Fevrerie bequeathed to the National Trust for Jersey

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The National Trust for Jersey is delighted to announce that it has been bequeathed a historically important farmhouse in the Parish of St Saviour. Located along La Route de Maufant, the main 5 bay 2 storey house dates from the mid to late C19 and includes a rear farmyard with an impressive range of surrounding […]

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