Business News

Calligo and Manx Telecom announce cloud hosting partnership

St. Helier, Jersey, 20thNovember 2014–Calligo, the only global offshore cloud service providerand Isle of Man based Manx Telecom, today announced that they are partnering to provide pan-jurisdictional cloud services supporting the growing demand from developing markets such as offshore crypto-currency. Andrew Wicks, Chief Commercial Officer at Calligo, said “It was critically important for us that […]

BVCA launches Channel Islands Working Group

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is pleased to announce the formation of the Channel Islands Working Group (CIWG). The new group, chaired by Andrew Whittaker, Managing Director at Ipes, is comprised of senior professionals from the private equity and venture capital industry and will seek to enhance BVCA engagement with the […]

The Radisson Blu wins Taste Jersey – Gold award

The Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Jersey has once again proven their high level of service when they claimed another success by winning a Gold Award from Taste Jersey for their in-house Waterfront Restaurant & Terrace; this prize was awarded by David Le Carteret, Director of Tourism, and praises ‘the exceptional quality of the Cuisine and […]

Nigerian High Commissioner to visit Jersey

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the UK, His Excellency Dr Dalhatu Sarki Tafida, will visit Jersey on 24 and 25 November 2014. Dr Tafida will be accompanied by a delegation from the High Commission and by his wife, Her Excellency Mrs Salamatu Tafida. During his visit, Dr Tafida will meet the Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, […]

Business News

Calligo and Manx Telecom announce cloud hosting partnership

St. Helier, Jersey, 20thNovember 2014–Calligo, the only global offshore cloud service providerand Isle of Man based Manx Telecom, today announced that they are partnering to provide pan-jurisdictional cloud services supporting the growing demand from developing markets such as offshore crypto-currency. Andrew Wicks, Chief Commercial Officer at Calligo, said “It was critically important for us that […]

Elian group director named in eprivateclient’s ’50 Most Influential’ list

Elian group director, Philip Le Cornu, has been included in eprivateclient’s ‘50 Most Influential’ list for the fourth time.   The prestigious list is designed to identify, recognise, promote and introduce the leading practitioners from the private client professions. It is also demonstrates the breadth and depth of talent at the forefront of the private […]

2014 SET TO BE PEAK YEAR FOR OFFSHORE DEALMAKING

JERSEY — 19 November 2014— Despite a dip in the value and volume of offshore deals in the third quarter of 2014, the year as a whole is on track to be among the best showings for offshore M&A in the past decade, according to a report released today by Appleby, one of the world’s […]

EXAM SUCCESS FOR DAVID

David Wozniak, who works at Simcocks, is celebrating after successfully passing his Manx Bar exams. Simcocks, who currently employ 45 people is based in Ridgeway Street, Douglas. Chief executive Phil Games said: “On behalf of everyone at Simcocks I would like to congratulate David on his results. It takes willpower and hard work and he […]

Events

Celton Manx sponsors Heart of Gold award

A remarkable seven-year-old girl has won the Heroes in the Community 2014 Heart of Gold award sponsored by Celton Manx. Cici Reed, from Peel, has raised more than £2,500 for ‘Big H’, the former TT rider Paul Hunt seriously injured while serving as a marshall in the 2014 TT. The St John’s Primary School pupil […]

WISH UPON A STAR AT CCA GALLERIES INTERNATIONAL

To take you into the festive season and New Year, CCA Galleries International is proud to showcase a new exhibition called ‘Wish Upon A Star’ featuring the latest releases by internationally acclaimed installation, performance artist and painter, Bruce McLean as well as new works by Storm Studios. McLean’s latest work includes a series of 50 […]

Parents log on at Santa’s Tech Grotto

Digital Jersey is delighted to be hosting, in partnership with Airtel-Vodafone, British Computer Society (BCS) and the Department for Education, Sport and Culture, a ‘Tech Grotto’ for parents. The event will take place during the evening of Thursday 4th December at the Digital Jersey Hub from 3:30pm onwards and is designed to inform parents about […]

Third consecutive win for Deutsche Bank Channel Islands custody business

Deutsche Bank’s sophisticated custody business in Jersey and Guernsey has been recognised for the third consecutive year at the Custody Risk European Awards, which were held in London last week. The Bank was awarded the accolade of ‘Channel Islands Custodian of the Year 2014’ at the Custody Risk European Awards 2014 ceremony which took place […]

Appointments

Investec’s lending teams grow in Jersey and Guernsey

INCREASED activity and client demand has led to the expansion of the lending teams at Investec Private Banking in Guernsey and Jersey. The bank’s lending activity remains strong with £150m new lending business being written in the first 10 months of 2014. Andy Smith has joined the bank as head of trust and fiduciary lending […]

EY welcomes its 2014 trainee associates to the firm

EY in the Channel Islands has appointed 22 trainee associates who will begin developing and shaping their careers whilst studying for a professional qualification. During the first week the associates from Jersey and Guernsey joined together and attended an induction programme designed to deliver key messages and demonstrate how their role and EY’s business in […]

Crestbridge continues to strengthen growing Real Estate business

Corporate services provider Crestbridge has appointed Andy Williams as a Director in its real estate team in Jersey in response to growing demand for specialist real estate administration services through the jurisdiction. With over 17 years of experience in the provision of offshore administration services, nine of which relate exclusively to property, Andy joins Crestbridge […]

Investec’s lending teams grow in Jersey and Guernsey

INCREASED activity and client demand has led to the expansion of the lending teams at Investec Private Banking in Guernsey and Jersey. The bank’s lending activity remains strong with £150m new lending business being written in the first 10 months of 2014. Andy Smith has joined the bank as head of trust and fiduciary lending […]

Community News

MICROGAMING PLAYS CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FORWARD

ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming has created a brand-new identity for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Microgaming PlayItForward is the official name for Microgaming’s extensive CSR programme. It encompasses all aspects of the award-winning technology company’s activities in health, sport, education, charity and community. This includes initiatives such as its ambassador programme, backing of […]

C5 Alliance Appoint Data Visualisation Specialist

The C5 Alliance Group welcomes Matt Michel as a consultant to its expanding Business Intelligence team, where they will be able to leverage his expert-level skills in data and research analysis. After graduating from Oxford University with a Master’s degree in Engineering Science, Matt returned to Jersey to pursue a role in the local financial […]

Liberation Group goes soft on drink drive campaign

With the festive party season just around the corner, Liberation Group is once again helping to drive the States of Jersey Police’s Christmas message with the launch of its 2014 Soft Drink Drive Campaign. The annual road safety awareness campaign offers free soft drinks to designated drivers throughout the month of December in an effort […]

International Development Committee pledges support for Ebola Crisis Appeal

The Isle of Man International Development Committee has pledged £100,000 in support of the UK Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal to address the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which has caused misery to thousands of families in the region.  The countries which are worst affected by this outbreak are Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Over […]

Charity News

Onwards and upwards for Deloitte

Continued growth has led to an office move for Deloitte in Jersey and the business can now be found on the top floor of 44 Esplanade in the centre of St Helier. The move brings the 100-strong team together onto one floor of a bright, spacious and modern office building that will enable easy collaboration. […]

Grand Jersey challenge raises over £4,000 for Headway

A team from the five-star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa has raised over £4,000 for local brain injury charity, Headway. The team, which comprised of key members of Grand Jersey and Headway staff, embarked on a challenge in August to row 22 miles from Jersey to Carteret in Normandy, before cycling 317 miles in three […]

Family Nursing & Home Care charity golf day raises £10,000

The sixth annual Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) Golf Day, sponsored by Premier Contractors, took place on Friday 29th August 2014 at La Moye Golf Club. The Golf Day raised £10,000 for the charity and was won by a team from the sponsor Premier Contractors, led by Richard Brocken. The winning team of four […]

Local trust company to take on the ice bucket challenge

The team at local trust company, Hawksford, will this week be nominating colleagues to take on the famous ice bucket challenge for the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association Jersey branch. The soaking, which will take place on Hawksford’s terrace on Friday 29th August, has been organised to raise money for the charity as a valued […]

Other News

EY welcomes its 2014 trainee associates to the firm

| November 21, 2014

EY in the Channel Islands has appointed 22 trainee associates who will begin developing and shaping their careers whilst studying for a professional qualification. During the first week the associates from Jersey and Guernsey joined together and attended an induction programme designed to deliver key messages and demonstrate how their role and EY’s business in […]

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New Business Development Manager at Enhance London Office

| November 20, 2014

Jersey-based investment company Enhance Group Limited, welcomes Zoe Avenell to the recently opened London office as a Business Development Manager. Zoe’s new role as Business Development Manager involves implementing the newly established EnhanceFX foreign exchange, payments and the advanced reporting platform. Zoe will also assist Enhance with new product development, as well as the marketing […]

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Women’s Development Forum kicks off in Jersey

| November 20, 2014

More than 85 businesswomen attended the first Jersey Women’s Development Forum (WDF) earlier this month (11 November)supported by EY, the organisations’ founding sponsor. Michelle Johansen, WDF founder and host, was delighted by the warm welcome and number of ladies who came along to the event, held at the Royal Yacht Hotel. WDF is a not-for-profit […]

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CIM invites Isle of Man businesses to presentation by leading PR practitioner

| November 20, 2014

The Isle of Man branch of CIM and local marketing agency Home Strategic are giving local business leaders, owners and entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn some new ideas and tips on how to get people talking positively about their businesses. James Gordon-MacIntosh, Founder and Managing Partner of London-based Hope&Glory PR is presenting ‘Seventeen creative ways […]

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