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Celebration of Digital and Entrepreneurial Talent of Young Women

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Digital Jersey in partnership with Jersey Coders, celebrates the success of the first Jersey Technovation Challenge, sponsored by F3 and JT, as part of the global Technovation Challenge, the world’s largest and longest-running tech competition for girls. The Technovation challenge takes place annually with participants from across the globe. Its aim is to address the […]

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Overseas interest in Jersey’s property market is positive

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

INTEREST from overseas investors in Jersey’s property market is a having a positive impact on the island. Collas Crill partner Martin Le Boutillier said there had been a noticeable increase in overseas interest in both residential and commercial property. In recent months, the law firm has been involved in a number of high value transactions […]

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C5’s Expert Speakers Provide World-Class Guidance at Global SharePoint Conference

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Aonghus Fraser, Director of Process & Platforms, and Mark Macrae, Senior Consultantat The C5 Alliance Group, will deliver presentations at The SharePoint Evolution Conference in London, 20-22 April 2015. The SharePoint Evolution Conference is the premium global conference on SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure. Speakers at the conference are recognised by industry as among the […]

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Baker & Partners Drive Best Practice for Local Trust Firms

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Baker & Partners have issued a Guidance Note covering the retirement, replacement and removal of trustees, with information of great relevance to Jersey’s legal community and the broader legal and financial sectors. Given Jersey’s reputation as a well-regulated financial centre and the base for many trust funds, the question of the retirement, replacement and removal […]

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Employment rising in the finance industry

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The news that employment in the finance industry has increased by 400 during 2014, including 200 in the final six months of the year, has been welcomed by Geoff Cook, CEO, Jersey Finance. The figures are included in the Jersey Labour Market statistics published today (April 16) by the States of Jersey which show that […]

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INSOLVENCY PETITIONS DOWN ACROSS MOST OFFSHORE JURISDICTIONS IN 2014

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The number of insolvency petition filings in most offshore jurisdictions fell in 2014 when compared to 2013, reflecting positive changes in economic conditions over the course of the year, according to Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administrative services. This was among the findings of the firm’s Snapshot: 2014 […]

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Crestbridge expands office premises in response to growth

Crestbridge expands office premises in response to growth

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Independent fund, family office and corporate services provider Crestbridge has taken on additional office premises in Jersey, increasing its potential future headcount capacity by almost 50% in response to growth across all of its business lines. As from 13 April, in addition to its current office space at 47 Esplanade, Crestbridge, which also has offices […]

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Channel Islands companies need to act now to assess the potential impact of Diverted Profits Tax on their businesses

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The UK is introducing its new diverted profits tax with effect from today, 1 April 2015. This is a tax, charged at 25%, on profits that are considered to be artificially diverted from the UK.  Whilst clearly targeted at companies such as Google, the legislation is widely drafted, complex to apply and elements are subjective. […]

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RAVENSCROFT PURCHASES A 75% STAKE IN AN INDEPENDENTSTOCKBROKING FIRM BASED IN THE UK

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

RAVENSCROFT has expanded into the UK after purchasing a 75% stake in Peterborough-based private client stockbroking company A Vartan Limited, now to be re-branded as Vartan Ravenscroft Limited. Jon Ravenscroft, group chief executive officer of Ravenscroft, and Andrew Vartan, chief executive officer of Vartan Ravenscroft, are old school friends and the two companies have had […]

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Adding meaning to the name: Standard Bank Private Clients rebrands as ‘Wealth and Investment’

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jersey based Standard Bank Private Clients is to be renamed ‘Wealth and Investment’ to reflect its commitment to adapting its service offering to the evolving needs of its customers, as well as to align to global standards for high net worth Wealth Management. According to Deon de Klerk, Head of Wealth and Investment, Africa and […]

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