Business News

Barclays Business Club advises Channel Island businesses about cyber security

Cyber fraud can seem difficult to combat with social engineering being one of the biggest threats to local businesses according to experts speaking at events hosted by Barclays in Guernsey and Jersey. Local clients attended the presentations where Barclays Business Digital Eagles and representatives from Guernsey and Jersey police discussed the top cyber threats currently […]

Offshore Accounting to sponsor island-wide maths challenge

For the second year, local primary schools have been invited to take part in an island-wide The 24 Game competition. The 24 Game is a maths game designed to improve children’s mental arithmetic skills. The game, which originated in the USA and which is now played extensively across the UK, uses a deck of cards, […]

Skipton International win Best Offshore Account Provider at Moneyfacts Awards

This is the 3rd time Skipton International has won a Moneyfacts Award – one of the most prestigious awards in the finance industry. The Moneyfacts Awards involve an independent assessment of personal finance products with input from IFAs. Skipton has been commended, highly commended or has won an award for the past seven years. Jim […]

Trust Corporation International named top 25 trust company

Trust Corporation International has again been named as one of eprivateclient’s Top 25 Trust Companies. The 2016 rankings, based on a survey of more than 100 trust companies in the UK and offshore, were announced last month and feature Trust Corporation for the second successive year. Eprivateclient is an online publication for leading private client […]

Business News

Carey Olsen advises Inflexion on double fundraising

Inflexion Private Equity has secured commitments of £250 million at the first and final close of two new funds, Inflexion Enterprise Fund IV and Inflexion Supplemental Fund IV, with support from Carey Olsen’s corporate team. Both funds reached their hard caps in a single closing within eight weeks of launch, securing investments from Inflexion’s existing […]

Rapidly expanding PIB group of companies acquires Channel Insurance Brokers (CIB)

Guernsey-based Channel Insurance Brokers (CIB) has been bought by PIB Insurance (PIB) in a deal which sees one of the fastest growing insurance brokers in the UK launch into the Channel Islands. Stephen Llewellyn-Jones has been appointed as CIB’s Chief ExecutiveOfficer and will lead a dedicated team of professionals (there are currently16staff based in Guernsey) […]

Aiglle Flight Support’s unique event welcomes top aviation brands to Guernsey

Guernsey’s Lieutenant Governor Vice Admiral Sir Ian Corder joined visitors from the European aviation industry, intermediaries and potential investors at Aiglle Flight Support’s Aviation Showcase last week.  The two-day event at Guernsey Airport comprised of 14 of the very latest corporate aircraft from 9 different manufacturers. It also highlighted the advantages and ease of using Aiglle’s […]

Mourant Ozannes advises on £385 million capital raising

Leading international law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has advised 3i Infrastructure plc on the successful completion of a capital raise with gross proceeds of £385 million. 3i Infrastructure plc is a FTSE 250 infrastructure investment company. Capital raised will be used to fund the completion of the company’s investments in Wireless Infrastructure Group and TCR and […]

Events

Barclays Business Club advises Channel Island businesses about cyber security

Cyber fraud can seem difficult to combat with social engineering being one of the biggest threats to local businesses according to experts speaking at events hosted by Barclays in Guernsey and Jersey. Local clients attended the presentations where Barclays Business Digital Eagles and representatives from Guernsey and Jersey police discussed the top cyber threats currently […]

ISLAND’S SCHOOL CHILDREN GET READY TO DRESS THEIR DUCKS

Guernsey’s school children are once again being asked to enter the Best Dressed Duck competition, part of this year’s Harbour Carnival on 22 July.  With mini ducks available to purchase for £2 each through primary schools in Guernsey, Herm and Sark, children will have until Friday 10 June to decorate their duck reflecting a carnival […]

Barclays duck ‘hooks’ over £13,000 for Mind Jersey at the Boat Show

£13,477 has been raised for Mind Jersey by visitors to the 2016 Barclays Jersey Boat Show. This sum includes matched funding from Barclays. Most of the money was raised at the ‘Hook a Duck’ game at the Barclays stand, which this year featured a ‘rainbow’ duck created by 10 year old Holly Freitas who won […]

Enhance Sponsors Jersey’s First Colour Fun Run

Enhance, a market-leading investment consultancy company, is an official colour sponsor of the Dandara Colour Fun Run in aid of Family Nursing & Home Care to be held on 5th June. The course will cover the 5km stretch of St Aubin’s bay and will be Jersey’s first ever colour run. 800 participants will be showered with coloured paint at […]

Appointments

Dan Collins joins EY as senior tax manager

In a period of global tax transformation, EY has appointed a highly experienced tax professional to its Channel Islands trust and private client team. Joining as a senior tax manager, Dan Collins will be primarily focused on providing UK and International tax advice to trustees and individuals.The appointment is part of EY’s Channel Islands’ growth […]

Two new change managers join Greenlight in Jersey

Greenlight has appointed two new consultants to meet growing demand for change management services in Jersey. Mary Frawley and Sam Baldwin join the Greenlight team, working across a range of clients notably in the Financial Services sectors. An FCCA qualified accountant, Mary is a specialist in turnaround transformation with 20-years project experience in multinationals, public […]

Dan Collins joins EY as senior tax manager

In a period of global tax transformation, EY has appointed a highly experienced tax professional to its Channel Islands trust and private client team. Joining as a senior tax manager, Dan Collins will be primarily focused on providing UK and International tax advice to trustees and individuals.The appointment is part of EY’s Channel Islands’ growth […]

First Names Group appoints new Chief HR Officer

Leading trust, fund and corporate services provider, First Names Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Teresa Lamy as its new Chief HR Officer. The appointment is effective immediately. Based in the Group’s head office in Jersey, Teresa will be responsible for all aspects of its group-wide HR department, including recruitment, talent development and […]

Community News

Islands Insurance achieve Customer Service Excellence

Islands has been recognized for its commitment to quality customer service by achieving the Customer Service Excellence ® standard.   It is one of only three businesses in the Channel Islands to achieve this prestigious award, which requires organisations to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to service delivery by placing the customer at the heart of […]

App allows users to read the signs

Motorists can stay up to date with road closures and driving conditions in the Isle of Man by using the readthesigns mobile phone app developed by the Department of Infrastructure. The app allows users to check information being displayed on 13 electronic traffic signs situated at the Villa Marina, Liverpool Arms, Richmond Hill, Bath Place, […]

Win a brand new car at this year’s Jersey International Motoring Festival

To help mark its 90th anniversary celebrations, Falles Motor Group will be giving away a brand new hatchback car at this year’s Jersey International Motoring Festival. Falles will be hosting a range of activities and entertainment at this year’s show (2nd – 5th June) to mark the anniversary, including offering visitors the chance to win […]

Full steam ahead as Barclays confirms three more years of sponsorship for Boat Show

Barclays has announced that it is extending its sponsorship of the Jersey Boat Show for another three years in a deal that will see the Bank stay as headline sponsor until at least 2019. The Barclays Jersey Boat Show is the largest free event in the Channel Islands and enjoyed another successful year with more […]

Charity News

Row24 – record attempt raises money for local charities

Two local oarsmen will try to break a world record and raise money for charity when they attempt to row nonstop for 24 hours in February. Simon Johns and James Coquelin are attempting to break the world 24-hour indoor rowing record for the men’s 30-39 years, lightweight category on the Concept-2 rowing machine. The current […]

The Burrow is £60,000 closer to becoming a reality

2015 saw the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation raise £60,000 for their latest project. The aim of The Burrow is to purchase a property next to Southampton Hospital that families across the Bailiwick can use if their newborn baby or child requires critical off-island treatment. A fantastic number of donations and fundraising efforts by individuals and […]

The Burrow is £60,000 closer to becoming a reality

2015 saw the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation raise £60,000 for their latest project. The aim of The Burrow is to purchase a property next to Southampton Hospital that families across the Bailiwick can use if their newborn baby or child requires critical off-island treatment. A fantastic number of donations and fundraising efforts by individuals and […]

Jersey Directors gather to raise money for The Jersey Cancer Trust

The Jersey Association of Directors and Officers (“JADO”) holds a variety of CPD and networking events throughout the year for its members.  The next event is ‘Speed Quizzing which is being held on Thursday 12th November at the Royal Yacht Hotel.  Money raised from this event is being donated to the Jersey Cancer Trust. Colin […]

Other News

Guernsey funds grow more than £10 billion in Q1

| June 20, 2016

The total value of funds business in Guernsey grew by £10.4 billion (4.6%) during the first quarter of the year. New figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that, at the end of March 2016, the net asset value of all funds under management and administration in the Island stood at £238 billion […]

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Promotion in fund services team at Moore Stephens

| June 20, 2016

Robert Luetkehaus has been promoted to manager of the fund services team at Moore Stephens. An experienced fund administration professional, Mr Luetkehaus will report to director Nick Solt and will be responsible for the development of Moore Stephens’ fund offering in Jersey. Robert joined Moore Stephens Fund Administration Limited after relocating to Jersey in 2011 […]

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Trust Corporation International named top 25 trust company

| June 20, 2016

Trust Corporation International has again been named as one of eprivateclient’s Top 25 Trust Companies. The 2016 rankings, based on a survey of more than 100 trust companies in the UK and offshore, were announced last month and feature Trust Corporation for the second successive year. Eprivateclient is an online publication for leading private client […]

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Skipton International win Best Offshore Account Provider at Moneyfacts Awards

| June 20, 2016

This is the 3rd time Skipton International has won a Moneyfacts Award – one of the most prestigious awards in the finance industry. The Moneyfacts Awards involve an independent assessment of personal finance products with input from IFAs. Skipton has been commended, highly commended or has won an award for the past seven years. Jim […]

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