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Islanders urged to find out more about fostering or adopting a child in National Adoption Week

| October 31, 2014

Fostering and Adoption Jersey will be launching a recruitment and awareness campaign this week (Monday 3 November) with the aim of attracting adopters and long term foster carers for young people in Jersey with additional needs, and for teenagers.   The local campaign coincides with National Adoption Week in the UK which runs from 3 […]

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Local nursery and school to showcase Montessori preschool education this weekend

| October 31, 2014

  Parents of preschool children are being invited to learn about Montessori education, a unique approach which promotes independence, at this weekend’s Isle of Man Bump, Baby and Toddler Show. Aspirations Montessori School, which follows the teaching method, will exhibit at the Villa Marina arcade from 11am to 4pm on Sunday, November 2. Mary Lyons, […]

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JCC meets UK Business Angels

| October 29, 2014

Douglas, ISLE OF MAN – The Junior Chamber of Commerce (“JCC”) is pleased to announce that it is working with the UK Business Angels Association for its next event on Tuesday 11 November 2014. This will be a unique and exciting opportunity to hear Jenny Tooth, CEO of the UK Business Angels Association, present at […]

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Family offices looking for bespoke structures to suit younger, more mobile families – what opportunities for the Channel Islands?

| October 29, 2014

Family offices are increasingly looking beyond traditional trust structures towards more bespoke structures for planning offshore to suit younger and more mobile entrepreneurial families who don’t want to give up control. How the Channel Islands can take advantage of that trend is one of the subjects of next week’s Collas Crill seminar Made in CI […]

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Promoting Innovation and Technology at Tech Fair 2014

| October 29, 2014

Jersey’s Tech Fair is the biggest of its kind in the Channel Islands, organised by Digital Jersey and the  British Computer Society (BCS). The fair will take place on Saturday 8th November at the Pomme d’Or Hotel from 10am – 4pm. The aim of the fair is to inspire and educate the young and old. […]

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Jersey business leaders recognised at national IoD Awards for third consecutive year

| October 29, 2014

The strength and expertise of Jersey’s business leaders were recognised on the national stage for the third consecutive year last week, with one Jersey director winning an award and another being highly commended in this year’s prestigious national IoD Director of the Year Awards. Of the six-strong Jersey contingent being shortlisted in the Awards, John […]

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Seismic changes in African economies to benefit the IOM

| October 27, 2014

Over forty Isle of Man business people turned out for a seminar on the ‘seismic’ developments taking place in Africa, and the opportunities they present. The seminar was led by Standard Bank’s Chief Economist, Goolam Ballim. In the last decade Africa has gone from the hopeless continent to a rising star, meanwhile Europe’s share of […]

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EXTRA TT SAILINGS CONFIRMED AS STEAM PACKET COMPANY SECURES P&O EXPRESS CHARTER

| October 27, 2014

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has chartered additional P&O Express sailings to assist with demand for TT 2015. The charter has allowed the Steam Packet Company to revise its schedule and increase the number of sailings. An extra four return sailings have been added to the schedule from the Northern Irish port of […]

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NEW TV MARKETS AND ON-LINE GROWTH BOOST WORLDWIDE TT RACES AUDIENCE

| October 27, 2014

New TV markets and significant on-line growth have boosted the worldwide audience for the Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. Research by Kantar Sport, the independent Sport Research and TV monitoring company, has revealed a global audience of almost 26 million for the 2014 TT Races, which represents a 5.7% increase on […]

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Untapped talent: Collas Crill seminar to discuss employing people with autism

| October 23, 2014

People with autism are a pool of untapped talent for Guernsey employers. But how can businesses ensure they make the most of their talents, and what happens if employers get it wrong? Collas Crill employment law specialist Emma Parr, with Autism Guernsey’s Chief Operating Officer Andy Graham, will highlight the significant disadvantages that people with […]

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