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Locate Jersey Building Business With China

Locate Jersey Building Business With China

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Locate Jersey is proud to have played a role in the visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his business delegation to the UK this week, by sponsoring the UK-China Business Dinner in honour of the Premier. Senator Alan Maclean, Minister for Economic Development, met Premier Li at the VIP Reception, discussing with him the […]

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Employment Forum reviews minimum wage

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Employment Forum is reviewing the minimum wage review asking the public for their views on what changes should be made to the minimum wage from April 2015. Helen Ruelle, Chair of the Employment Forum, said: “As part of our review, we are asking the public to tell us what rate they think the minimum […]

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Diverse and tangible benefits for Jersey stem from Far East Visit

Diverse and tangible benefits for Jersey stem from Far East Visit

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

A recent visit to major centres in Hong Kong and mainland China has given Jersey the opportunity to seize diverse opportunities across a broad range of sectors, including education, e-commerce, telecoms, digital and tourism as well as financial services. Led by Economic Development Minister Senator Alan Maclean and coordinated by Locate Jersey, the delegation from […]

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Tourism Development Fund invites grant applications

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tourism Development Fund is opening its spring 2014 round of funding and is inviting submissions from applicants with initiatives that will benefit the tourism industry. The fund was established by the States of Jersey in 2004 to encourage and support tourism in the Island. To date, the fund has made over 115 grants totalling […]

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Skills training grant reaches its 100th application

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Launched by Skills Jersey in September 2013, the Skills Accelerator grant scheme, which provides funding for employees of local businesses to undertake training, has received its 100th application. Successful applicants are offered a grant of up to 75% of their total training cost – to a maximum of £5,000 – and each organisation is eligible […]

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Jersey’s efforts to enhance Israeli relationships well received at London event

Jersey’s efforts to enhance Israeli relationships well received at London event

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey has made good progress in enhancing business relationships with Israel, following attendance at an invitation-only breakfast event in London last week. Minister for Economic Development Senator Alan Maclean attended the private breakfast briefing on 21st February at the invitation of the Office for Trade and Economic Affairs at the Embassy of Israel and UK […]

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Trial for all shops to open on Sunday

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new consultation has been launched inviting Islanders to comment on a trial to allow larger stores to open on Sundays. The consultation white paper has been issued by the Economic Development Department and proposes a change to current Sunday trading legislation allowing all businesses, regardless of size, to open for a trial period of […]

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Hospitality Campaign 2014 is launched

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

A campaign to get locally-qualified jobseekers into work in hospitality is being launched. The Back to Work Hospitality Campaign gives Islanders the chance to train and then get a job in hospitality, and gives the industry the opportunity to recruit new staff at no financial cost for the first four weeks of their employment. Through […]

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Jersey’s role in facilitating Anglo-Chinese business to be highlighted at major London conference

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s credentials as the gateway to Europe for Chinese businesses, will be highlighted to around 500 leading business professionals, government officials and politicians at a major conference next week. At the China-Britain Business Council’s (CBBC) China Business Conference 2014, which is due to take place at the QEII Conference Centre in London on Tuesday 14th […]

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Jersey announces intention to launch aircraft registry in 2014

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s Economic Development Department has announced plans to establish a Jersey Aircraft Registry. Following extensive analysis and consultation, the Minister for Economic Development Senator Alan Maclean has now given approval for the Registry, which is due to be launched in summer 2014 and is expected to open up a range of new business opportunities for […]

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