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Commerce and Employment supports college’s new retail courses

| January 27, 2016

Employers who send staff on the Guernsey College of Further Education’s newly introduced retail skills courses will have financial support from the Commerce and Employment department. The department is offering £500 per company towards the costs in recognition of both the importance of the sector to the island and of the benefits the course provision […]

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Mourant Ozannes leads offshore for FTSE 100 relationships

| January 27, 2016

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes is the leading offshore adviser to FTSE 100 clients according to a special, 10th Anniversary edition of the Corporate Advisers Rankings Guide, published today. As well as advising more FTSE 100 companies than any other offshore law firm, the guide also ranks Mourant Ozannes as the only offshore firm in […]

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Consumers’ ‘holiday’ to be extended into 2016, says EY ITEM Club

| January 27, 2016

Local Channel Island households received good news during a presentation on the winter forecast delivered by the EY ITEM Club at the OGH on Monday 18 January. The EY ITEM Club’s senior economic advisor, Martin Beck, delivered the presentation and expanded on the themes raised by the forecast and their impacts on the Channel Island’s […]

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First Names Group scoops up two Citywealth IFC awards

| January 27, 2016

First Names Group was the big winner at last night’s Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards, claiming both Channel Islands trust company awards: ‘Trust Company of the Year – Jersey’ and ‘Trust Company of the Year – Guernsey’. Now in their fifth year, the Citywealth IFC Awards have been designed to highlight excellence among the advisors […]

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Coller Capital chooses Guernsey for new global fund

| January 27, 2016

Guernsey firms Carey Olsen and Northern Trust have assisted Coller Capital, the leading global investor in private equity secondaries, on one of Guernsey’s largest fund launches of 2015 with the $7.15 billion final close of Coller International Partners VII (“CIP VII”). Like its six predecessor funds, CIP VII will take a flexible approach. Advised by […]

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Skipton International tops £1 billion of deposits

| January 27, 2016

Skipton International reached £1.075 billion of deposits at the end of 2015 – a level that would be equivalent to the 12th largest building society in the UK. With savings customers in over 100 countries around the world, the Channel Island-registered bank has grown its deposits steadily since 2009 when it formed through the amalgamation […]

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A FOODIE FUND RAISING FIESTA FROM RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT

| January 27, 2016

Bowel Cancer Guernsey is all set to benefit from a year’s worth of fundraising from RBC Wealth Management’s staff who nominated the organisation as their Charity of the Year for 2015. A variety of fund raising activities has raised over £12,000 in the last 12 months. Formed in 2002, Bowel Cancer Guernsey raises awareness of […]

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Mourant Ozannes named Guernsey Law firm of the Yearby Citywealth

| January 27, 2016

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has been named Guernsey Law Firm of the Year at Citywealth’s 2016 IFC Awards, announced on Wednesday night. The awards, hosted by celebrity Mark Duerden-Smith, are now in their fifth year and recognise excellence in the private wealth sector, rewarding those firms who have excelled in achievement, innovation, expertise and […]

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Return of multi-jurisdictional expert strengthens Orangefield Legis fund business

| January 27, 2016

Fund service provider Orangefield Legis has appointed Guernseyman Julian Carey as head of client services. With more than20 years’ experience in the international finance industry Mr Carey possesses a wealth of knowledge of some of the island’s key markets. He began his career in fund administration with Credit Suisse in Guernsey, later moving to HSBC […]

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Row24 – record attempt raises money for local charities

| January 27, 2016

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 […]

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