Archive for November, 2011

KPMG Warns Jersey business leaders at Surviving the Storm Seminar

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

KPMG has warned Jersey business leaders and directors that they need to take heed of the vast quantity of changes in regulation and legislation, globally and locally, if they are to avoid potential heavy penalties and seize the opportunities these changes will bring. At a seminar at the Royal Yacht last week, KPMG Jersey’s Advisory […]

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WellBeing World aims for the Workplace

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

WellBeing World, the organisation which was established earlier this year to promote the Island’s wellbeing capability and to facilitate the provision of physical and emotional wellness to people in need, has created a package of services specifically aimed at the workplace. Launched at the Jersey International Business School (JIBS) Leadership Forum at the Hotel de […]

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Litigation Funding is now available in Jersey

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Whilst it has long been recognised by Third Party Litigation funders based in the United Kingdom that the Channel Islands have a well established litigation market, there has been no established domestic market for funding. This is because until the recent decision of the Royal Court in Jersey “In the Matter of the Valetta Trust”, […]

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CHANNEL ISLANDERS WIN COMPETITION TO CLIMB KILIMANJARO

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

A JERSEY webtrepreneur and a Guernsey design agency account director are set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro next month after winning a national competition. Tom Hacquoil, who set up web services company Infuse Internet last year, and Ed Prow, account director for The Potting Shed, entered a competition run by professional mountaineering company Private Expeditions. The […]

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IoD Jersey’s Work Shadowing Students Praised

IoD Jersey’s Work Shadowing Students Praised

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Students who took part in the IoD Jersey’s Work Shadowing initiative this year were recognised for their hard work earlier this month. At a prize giving event held at Victoria College on 8th November, attended by over 150 students, business representatives, community leaders, parents and teachers, certificates and awards were presented to the 54 students […]

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Orchid Communications Celebrates Unprecedented Level of Award Success

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Marketing communications agency, Orchid Communications, is celebrating an unprecedented level of success at this year’s CIM Jersey Marketing Awards for Excellence. Orchid won the Best Agency Contribution award, as well as collecting five other awards with their clients Jersey Heritage and Liberation Group. These included: Best Brand; Best Use of PR; Best Use of Media; […]

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Carey Olsen hosts major trusts seminar

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

150 Jersey trust professionals at Carey Olsen’s annual Autumn trusts seminar on Thursday 24 November 2011 have been advised to ensure they follow the proper steps in the decision-making process when making trustee decisions. Carey Olsen’s seminar was chaired by partner and Head of its Fiduciary Law Group, Paul Matthams and included presentations from partner […]

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Retired Gorilla Keeper Auctions Art for Apes

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Richard Johnstone Scott, our recently retired Head of Mammals at Durrell Wildlife Park, can lay claim to being one of the most experienced gorilla keepers in the world. With a career that spans half a century, Richard has worked closely with over 50 gorillas, many of whom he considers to be his closest friends. Richard […]

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Time to invest in Jersey, says IoD

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

As part of his pre-election statement the new Chief Minister stated that “well-researched and viable initiatives can be encouraged with the input of seed capital. We have to get the message out that Jersey is very much ‘open for business’.” The IoD endorses this view and would urge the new States to look at all possible ways of […]

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Barclays Wealth staff swap pens for paintbrushes

Barclays Wealth staff swap pens for paintbrushes

| November 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Barclays Wealth staff recently swapped pens for paintbrushes when they undertook a decorating project at one of the Shelter Trust homes in St Helier. A team of nine from the Wealth Advisory team spent the day up ladders with rollers and brushes, efficiently re-decorating the communal areas across the four floors of the residential building. […]

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