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Inward investment figures reflect successful year for Locate Jersey

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Locate Jersey, the States of Jersey’s body responsible for inward investment, has seen the number of businesses relocating to Jersey increase by almost 50% this year, according to annual figures. Figures for 2014 show that, via Locate Jersey, 43 business licenses were approved this year, an increase of 48% on last year, creating 368 job […]

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Tripadvisor awards Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel Jersey a Silver Green Leaders Award

Tripadvisor awards Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel Jersey a Silver Green Leaders Award

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Jersey has been awarded a Silver Level GreenLeader accolade in the TripAdvisor® GreenLeaders™ programme, recognising hotels that engage in environmentally friendly practices and help travellers plan greener stays. Along with 71 other Rezidor Hotels worldwide, which also have been recognised by this programme, the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel is particularly […]

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Jersey Business receives high impact award

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey Business has been awarded High Impact status by a leading national organisation for its contribution to this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). During GEW, held last month, 700 secondary school students were tasked with the challenge of developing a business idea that focused on reducing road traffic and improving the health and well-being of […]

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Jersey Restaurant Bohemia named in OpenTable’s Top 100 Best Restaurants in the UK

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bohemia Restaurant in Jersey has been named one of the top restaurants in the UK in the OpenTable Top 100 Best Restaurants 2014 , 16 December 2014. Bohemia is the only restaurant on the island to be ranked in OpenTable’s Top 100 Best Restaurants. The Michelin star restaurant stands alongside The Fat Duck, The Ledbury, […]

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OFFSHORE INCORPORATIONS UP IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2014, APPLEBY REPORTS

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey — 16 December 2014 — The total number of new company registrations increased across offshore jurisdictions in the first half of 2014, according to Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services. In the first half of 2014, there were 46,455 new offshore company incorporations, representing a 4% increase […]

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Jersey’s first digital career roadshow

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Digital Jersey and industry experts team up today to run a mini school roadshow for year 10 students at De La Salle College. The key focus of the event will be to promote entrepreneurial skills, innovation and explain the variety of careers available in the digital sector. The aim of the roadshow is to inspire […]

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Improvement to Maternity Benefit

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Minister for Social Security would like to announce improvements to Maternity Benefit which take effect from January 1st 2015. Earlier this year the States approved changes to the Maternity Benefit legislation which will give women more flexibility over when they start their maternity allowance period.  Currently women can only claim the full 18 weeks’ […]

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Three awards for Standard Bank compliance team

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Standard Bank’s offshore compliance team has for the second year running received recognition at the annual Compliance Register Awards ceremony in London. In the 11th annual event, the team were delighted to be nominated for five categories and were additionally pleased to increase their clutch of awards from one win in 2013 to three this […]

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Four Carey Olsen lawyers named in leading list of powerful women in the finance sector

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four lawyers from Carey Olsen have been named in the CitywealthIFC 2014 Power Women Top 200 for 2014. Compiled by Citywealth, a finance sector networking and publishing group, the Top 200 recognises the most powerful women in government, private wealth,private client advisory and philanthropy across the international financial centres (IFCs). Guernsey-based lawyers Karen Le Cras, […]

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Minister changes rules for unfair dismissal claims

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Minister for Social Security has decided to extend the qualifying period for unfair dismissal complaints from six months to one year. Currently, an employee who feels that they have been unfairly dismissed may make a complaint to the Employment and Discrimination Tribunal if they have 6 months’ service with their employer. The Minister has […]

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