Business News

Undergraduate projects sought for 2014 STEP Scheme

The Department of Economic Development is encouraging Isle of Man-based organisations to take part in the 2014 STEP Programme. STEP is a unique scheme that places Manx undergraduates within local organisations to work on specific projects for eight weeks during their summer holidays. A record number of 118 students have applied for projects and are […]

Undersea Cable laying starts on new link to France

The laying of the cable is underway as part of the installation of Normandie 3, the third undersea cable linking the Channel Islands to France. The new cable will run from Periers in France to Long Beach in Jersey. Its 100MW capacity will be utilised by both Jersey Electricity and Guernsey Electricity. The cable forms […]

Future business leaders offered opportunity to study for MBA on-island

FUTURE business leaders wanting to develop business understanding and effectiveness will be able to undertake a two year Masters in Business Administration with the GTA University Centre from September. The GTA is running the MBA in partnership with the University of Southampton and hopes to attract students from across the Channel Islands. ‘The MBA course […]

“AML/CFT Primer” workshop for regulated sector staff

Susan Grossey – a familiar face in Guernsey anti-money laundering circles – is running her popular “AML/CFT Primer” workshop once again this year, on Wednesday 11 June 2014. The full-day event is designed for new Money Laundering Reporting Officers and new deputy MLROs, as well as anyone in compliance (or perhaps a new-and-blissfully-unaware director?) who […]

Business News

Four new AML books for Jersey

Susan Grossey has been providing anti-money laundering training and advice in Jersey for many years.  She is the author of several books on the subject, and her latest venture is a series of four books written specifically for people working Jersey’s regulated community – all published today. “Anti-Money Laundering: What You Need to Know” comes […]

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society is financially secure while UK announces losses

THE Channel Islands Co-operative Society has reassured members that it remains in a strong financial position, despite its UK counterpart announcing losses today. The Society has no financial ties with the UK Co-operative and its assets are locally owned and secure. A strong performance during 2013 means that the Society, which will be celebrating 60 […]

KPMG comments on new Financial Reporting Standard (FRS) for insurers

The Financial Reporting Committee (FRC) recently published FRS 103 for Insurance Contracts which supplements FRS 102 and completes the new suite of Financial Reporting Standards replacing the current UK GAAP with effect from 1 January 2015. Commenting on the publication by the FRC Simon Nicholas, Director at KPMG, says it provides further clarity for insurers […]

Colour Monster acquires Guernsey Herald printing assets

Local printer Colour Monster has acquired Guernsey Herald’s printing assets, making it the largest printer of its kind in the Channel Islands. Guernsey Herald was liquidated and wound up earlier this year. Colour Monster has also taken over the lease of its premises in The Guernsey Press building where it will shortly be relocating all […]

Events

KGV Reception Showcases Progress

A reception, showcasing the progress of the KGV development to date is being held at the OGH on Thursday 24 April. Hosted by KGV director, Jo Wyatt. The event will begin with an introduction from The Bailiff, Richard Collas, followed by an address by Stuart Falla, MBE. Guests Attendees will then have the chance to […]

MBL Financial to sponsor KHG Funds Senior Open golf tournament

The popular KHG Funds Senior Open golf tournament will be sponsored by MBL Financial Services Limited this year. One of the largest Independent Financial Services providers in the Isle of Man, MBL is this year celebrating 28 years in business on the Island. The three round tournament will begin at Douglas Golf Course on July […]

Finalists announced for the Awards for Enterprise 2014

More than 30 local companies have been told that they have been included in the list of businesses that are considered among the most enterprising organisations in Jersey. The shortlist of finalists for the 2014 Jersey Business Awards for Enterprise has been published, following a rigorous application and judging process. Candidates could choose to enter […]

Jersey Heritage Lets Open Day – Your Chance to Explore!

From 10am – 4pm on Sunday 27 April 2014, Jersey Heritage will be opening the doors of its historic self-catering and coastal tower accommodation located around the Island. The Jersey Heritage Lets Open Day invites the public to visit and explore a host of unique landmarks which are available to let throughout the year. Jersey […]

Appointments

Logicalis Jersey Limited names Paul Dutot as Ethical Security Consultant

Logicalis Jersey Limited names Paul Dutot as Ethical Security Consultant Experienced Certified Security Professional brings over 15 years of Industry Experience to our dedicated security services team. Logicalis Jersey is very pleased to announce Paul’s appointment. Ricky Magalhaes head of Offshore Security at Logicalis said ‘Paul’s security experience and engineering discipline further strengthens our team […]

NatWest make senior appointment

NatWest has appointed Jeff Williams to the role of senior director of retail and premium banking, with responsibility for leading the teams providing the bank’s premium and retail services across the four jurisdictions of Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Gibraltar. His extensive career in banking began with RBS Group in 1989 and covered […]

AO Hall corporate team lawyer Kim Paiva promoted to senior associate

AO HALL has promoted corporate lawyer Kim Paiva to the role of senior associate. Miss Paiva, who was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2006, joined AO Hall as an associate in 2010 and specialises in all aspects of corporate law, including investment funds. Group partner and team leader […]

Boston Group Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Greg Ellison, CEO of Boston Group, is pleased to announce that Alex Fray has joined the independent, privately owned professional services firm as Chief Operating Officer (COO). As the COO, Alex is responsible for the central finance function, operations, technology and all strategic change initiatives across the group. Alex will also be appointed to the […]

Community News

State Street staff help with gorilla ‘makeover’

Some 18 staff from State Street in Jersey entered the gorilla enclosure at Durrell recently to help with the ambitious renovation plan for the area. Equipped with paint brushes and paints and while the gorillas themselves were safely housed in the indoor enclosure for the day, the State Street volunteers were busy painting a four […]

Your guide to voting in Jersey has been launched

A website encouraging Islanders to register and vote in the 2014 States of Jersey elections has been launched by the Privileges and Procedures Committee. Vote.je is an essential guide to voting in Jersey and contains everything that Islanders need to know about registering to vote and voting in the elections on Wednesday 15th October 2014. […]

DHSC reiterates zero tolerance approach to violence and aggression against staff

The Department of Health and Social Care is reminding the public that it has a zero tolerance approach to violence and aggression towards any of its staff. The move follows the conviction of a patient who attended Accident and Emergency (A&E) at Noble’s Hospital last year and went on to assault two members of staff […]

New sponsor for popular Alderney charity event

A NEW sponsor for a charity walk and run around Alderney will enable more money to be raised for the island’s new swimming pool and gym. The long-standing plans to build a community swimming pool and gym at St Anne’s School are close to fruition with more than £500,000 already raised and an additional £75,000 […]

Charity News

It’s tee time! Sign-up now for charity golf day

Teams can now sign-up for The Children’s Centre’s ever popular annual golf day which will be held at Douglas Golf Club on June 20. It is a major fundraising event for the Island’s leading charity for families and children which has raised more than £45,000 since it was first held in 2007. As well as […]

Change of venue for Manx Cancer Help’s Archibald Knox Ball due to great demand

The Archibald Knox Ball in aid of Manx Cancer Help on Saturday September 6th has attracted such overwhelming support a larger venue has had to be secured. Sponsored by Celton Manx the ball, with joint patrons Katie Melua and James Toseland as guests of honour, will now be held in a marquee in the grounds […]

CCA Galleries International Supports Jersey Heart Support Group’s Defibrillator Campaign

CCA Galleries International are proud to support Jersey Heart Support Group’s campaign to install defibrillators in all Island schools during 2014. JHSG says that hundreds of young people die every year in the UK from undiagnosed heart conditions such as SCA (Sudden Cardiac Arrest) and SADS (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome).  Research by the British Heart […]

From Champagne region to Champagne Lounge: A challenge in aid of Headway Jersey

A team from the five-star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa and local brain injury charity, Headway Jersey, are set to take on a gruelling four-day challenge. Starting Wednesday 6th August, the team will cycle through France, row from France to Jersey arriving Saturday 9th August. The team is comprised of key members of staff from […]

Other News

Apply now for the 2014 Jersey Clipper Bursary

| April 22, 2014

Applicants of all ages are invited to apply for the 2014 Jersey Clipper Bursary – a cash award aimed at furthering maritime endeavour. The bursary is designed to assist an Islander to achieve a particular nautical ambition. This could be a trip on a tall ship, participation in a watersports competition, undertaking a marine biology […]

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Further names added to Ukrainian sanctions list

| April 22, 2014

Jersey has added a further four Ukrainian officials to the list of those who have been identified by the European Union as responsible for actions that undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. The Community Provisions (Restrictive Measures – Ukraine) (Amendment No. 3) Order 2014 came into force on 17 April […]

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Lieutenant Governor opens Easter Art Exhibition

| April 22, 2014

His Excellency Lieutenant Governor Mr Adam Wood officially opened the Isle of Man Art Society’s Easter Exhibition at the Villa Marina Arcade. Guests attending the opening night on April 16 had a chance to see the work of more than 100 artists who are exhibiting over 400 paintings which have never been publicly displayed or […]

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Customs & Immigration Service

| April 22, 2014

On Monday 14th April officers from the Customs & Immigration Service arrested three persons in connection with the importation of a quantity of Mephedrone a New Psychoactive Substance (NPS), which is now a Class B controlled drug. Subsequent house searches recovered a number of ecstasy tablets and small amounts of cocaine and cannabis. Two persons […]

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