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ICSA Guernsey Conference 2015

| April 16, 2015

ICSA, the chartered membership and qualifying body for professionals working in governance, risk and compliance (GRC), is holding a half-day conference on 29 April about the issues faced by businesses as they struggle to keep up to date with the ever increasing demands of professional standards, global compliance and company regulation. Tom Lancaster-King, Chair of […]

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MIPIM eventpositive for Guernsey

| April 16, 2015

This year’s MIPIM event showed an overall positive sentiment towards the real estate investments market and the quality of Guernsey’s offering as an international finance centre, according to Peter Miller, executive director at EY in the Channel Islands. Mr Miller attended the event – the world’s largest global property expo, held in Cannes – as […]

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2015 30 Rides in 30 Days For Les Bourgs Hospice

| April 16, 2015

The eighth annual Ian Brown’s Cycle Shop 30in30 Challenges will be taking place again this year starting on Saturday 25th April. Participants will be cycling for 30 consecutive days raising money for Les Bourgs Hospice. Day one begins with a group breakfast at St Emilion Café at 8.00am. The previous seven challenges have so far […]

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Guernsey removed from Italian tax blacklist

| April 16, 2015

The Italian Ministry of Finance has removed Guernsey from its revised tax blacklist. Amendments within the 2015 Finance Act mean that the anti-tax haven deduction blacklist has been revised to exclude all countries that have an adequate exchange of information with Italy. Sinéad Leddy, Head of Technical at Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for […]

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Baker & Partners Drive Best Practice for Local Trust Firms

| April 16, 2015

Baker & Partners have issued a Guidance Note covering the retirement, replacement and removal of trustees, with information of great relevance to Jersey’s legal community and the broader legal and financial sectors. Given Jersey’s reputation as a well-regulated financial centre and the base for many trust funds, the question of the retirement, replacement and removal […]

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Senator Gorst to provide keynote address at governance conference in Jersey

| April 16, 2015

Senator Ian Gorst, Chief Minister of Jersey is to provide the keynote address at ICSA Jersey’s annual conference on 24 April 2015 which looks at the challenges of doing business in an increasingly globalised economy. Taking place at The Royal Yacht Hotel, Weighbridge, St Helier, industry experts and government representatives will discuss and debate the issues that […]

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Employment rising in the finance industry

| April 16, 2015

The news that employment in the finance industry has increased by 400 during 2014, including 200 in the final six months of the year, has been welcomed by Geoff Cook, CEO, Jersey Finance. The figures are included in the Jersey Labour Market statistics published today (April 16) by the States of Jersey which show that […]

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New £4 million neonatal unit opens

| April 16, 2015

The new £4 million Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Noble’s Hospital has opened its doors today.  It is the first major extension to Noble’s Hospital since it opened in 2003. The facility is located on the first floor of the east wing of the hospital, next to the Jane Crookall Maternity Ward.  Enabling works commenced […]

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Captima and Edgewater Broaden Financial Options

| April 16, 2015

Edgewater Lending Services and Captima Limited have announced a joint venture to provide a single resource for lending solutions to the Island’s finance sector, businesses and private individuals. Headed by locally renowned financial consultants Trevor Kirk and Steve Rumsey, Edgewater Lending Services is part of Edgewater Associates Limited and the Manx Financial Group Plc, an […]

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Place Branding expert to speak at next CIM event

| April 16, 2015

The Isle of Man branch of CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing) and local marketing agency Home Strategic are offering the local business community an opportunity to hear one of Britain’s leading brand practitioners talk about the changing marketing environment and what this means for place branding and marketing. Roger Pride, Managing Partner of Heavenly, one […]

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