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Wi-Manx give serviced offices an ultra-high speed fibre internet connection

| July 24, 2014

Wi-Manx have installed a superfast fibre connection into serviced office provider Dixcart’s flagship building Britannia House. A gateway for many new start-ups and tech firms fresh to the island, Dixcart has been responsible for attracting dozens of companies to the island creating jobs and generating tangible benefits to the local economy. The move will give […]

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Digital Jersey launches new industry-led Coding Programme at the Hub

| July 22, 2014

Today Digital Jersey launches its first technical digital skills development programme, to help address the critical skills shortage in the island. The Coding Programme is an innovative and interactive course that directly responds to the needs of the digital industry for skills and new hires, while preparing participants for work in the digital sector. The […]

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A Royal First Birthday – Commemorative First Day Cover

| July 22, 2014

Jersey Post will issue a special Commemorative First Day Cover on Tuesday 22 July 2014 to celebrate His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge’s first birthday. A Royal First Birthday – The Limited Edition Commemorative First Day Cover is a beautifully printed envelope displaying the Jersey Moments balloons stamp affixed to a stamp label. The […]

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands funds family support services through Family Nursing & Home Care

| July 22, 2014

The Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands has made a donation of £28,000 towards the provision of family support services for Samarès and Le Squez. Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) has begun to make use of a vacant building next door to Samarès Primary School to set up a Child and Family Centre, […]

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New Charities Law positions Jersey at the forefront of a rapidly evolving philanthropy sector

| July 22, 2014

New legislation approved by Jersey’s government last week will help confirm the jurisdiction as a leading, matureand flexible centre for global philanthropic work, according to Jersey Finance. The Charities (Jersey) Law, approved by the States of Jersey on 18July 2014, creates a robust and modern legal framework to support all types of international philanthropic and […]

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DOGGIELICIOUS LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING INITIATIVE TO FINANCE NEW PREMISES AND EXTRA STAFF

| July 22, 2014

Fast-growing dog treat business Doggielicious is launching a ‘crowdfunding’ initiative as it prepares to expand into new premises and employ extra staff. Crowdfunding is an online phenomenon which sees investors pledge their financial support for new products and projects. Doggielicious founder Alex Kennedy has created a page on leading online direct financing platform Indiegogo as […]

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Limited edition Manx Ark Rare Breeds cover marks Centenary of Southern District Agricultural Society

| July 22, 2014

Isle of Man Stamps and Coins is delighted to present a special postmark cover, limited to just 100 editions, to mark the Centenary of the Southern District Agricultural Society and showcase the work of the Manx Ark Project. This year’s Centennial show will be held on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th of July at Great […]

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Tynwald agrees new Shared Equity Schemes for first time buyers

| July 22, 2014

Tynwald last week approved the Department of Health and Social Care’s Shared Equity Schemes which have been designed to modernise and improve assistance for first time buyers following public consultation. The new schemes will launch on 31 July and will replace the current Grant and Top-Up Loan assistance available under the House Purchase Assistance Scheme […]

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SENIOR STOCKBROKING FIGURES MADE LIFE MEMBERS OF LEADING PROFESSIONAL BODY

| July 22, 2014

Two leading figures in the Island’s finance sector have received life membership of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment in recognition of 55 years in stockbroking. Ramsey Crookall & Co. Chairman Neal Crookall and Dursley Stott, a consultant to Ramsey Crookall, received the CISI life membership in acknowledgement of their long-standing membership of the […]

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First Names Group Increases its Channel Islands Team

| July 22, 2014

First Names Group is delighted to announce the appointment of four new directors in Guernsey following the rebrand of Mercator. The acquisition of Mercator on 31 March 2014, provided First Names Group not only with a much sought after pan-island presence in the Channel Islands, but also 59 new ‘First Names’, cementing the organisation’s position […]

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