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FirstRand secures Guernsey banking licence

| October 29, 2014

Major South African banking group, FirstRand, is to open a Guernsey branch. The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) issued a deposit-taking licence to FirstRand Bank Limited Guernsey branch on Friday 17 October. The new banking operation will trade as FNB Channel Islands and will launch formally next year. The bank enhances FirstRand’s presence in Guernsey […]

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FIRST STUDENTS GRADUATE WITH INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES DEGREE

| October 27, 2014

Jersey International Business School (JIBS) held its inaugural Graduation Ceremony with 96 invited guests at the Town Church on Friday 24th October. The event was officiated by Dr Frances Robinson, the Director of Collaborations at the University of Buckingham. Nine students have now graduated with a BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree awarded by the […]

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Equiom establishes school leaver apprenticeships

| October 27, 2014

Leading international trust and corporate services provider, Equiom, is proud to announce the appointment of five school leavers. Emily Murphy, David Lovelady, Grace O’Neill, James Everitt and Thomas Jordan joined Equiom at the end of September. This is the largest recruitment drive the business has seen at this level and it occurs at a time […]

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Qualification success for Grant Thornton Audit Senior Simon Nicol

| October 27, 2014

Grant Thornton Audit Senior Simon Nicol has successfully completed his ACCA qualification. Simon, who joined the firm in early 2010, has passed a series of examinations and demonstrated commitment to his role in order to achieve the industry-respected qualification. The Liverpool John Moores University graduate, who attended St Ninian’s High School, works with a variety […]

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SmartHR Celebrates Double Business Award Success

| October 27, 2014

Smart HR Solutions Limited (‘SmartHR’) has recently celebrated the accolade of receiving a further two business awards from Acquisition International – ‘No.1 Offshore Human Resources Consultancy – Isle of Man’ via Acquisition International’s 2014 Finance Awards and ‘Offshore Human Resources Consultancy of the Year – Isle of Man’ via Acquisition International’s new 2014 Offshore Excellence […]

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POST OFFICE PUBLISHES 2013/14 FINANCIAL REPORT

| October 27, 2014

Isle of Man Post Office has announced continued growth in revenues from alternative markets despite a reduction in overall profit compared to the previous year. Profit of £1.9million is reported at year end, even with the loss of a major commercial customer, due to change in ownership, combined with the continued challenge of declining mail […]

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BUY OIL EARLY TO AVOID BEING LEFT OUT IN THE COLD IN GUERNSEY

| October 27, 2014

tocking up on heating oil now, when demand is lower, means that customers have the comfort of a pre-filled tank during the coldest time of the year.   Channel Islands Fuels Limited (CIFL), which has a depot at North Side, Vale, is advising customers to think ahead; winter conditions cause a huge increase in the […]

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BUY OIL EARLY TO AVOID BEING LEFT OUT IN THE COLD IN GUERNSEY

| October 27, 2014

tocking up on heating oil now, when demand is lower, means that customers have the comfort of a pre-filled tank during the coldest time of the year.   Channel Islands Fuels Limited (CIFL), which has a depot at North Side, Vale, is advising customers to think ahead; winter conditions cause a huge increase in the […]

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Carey Olsen advises on Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate’s £351.5 million secondary fund raising

| October 23, 2014

Carey Olsen has advised existing client Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc (KWERE) on its secondary equity issuance which raised £351.5 million (through a firm placing and placing and open offer). KWERE is a closed-ended collective investment fund incorporated in Jersey that invests primarily in real estate and real estate loans in Europe. The launch […]

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Advocate John Rimmer Listed in Global Who’s Who

| October 23, 2014

Advocate John Rimmer is celebrating his nomination in one of the legal industry’s most prestigious global listings having been nominated amongst the Most Highly Regarded Individuals for offshore litigation in the Who’s Who Legal: Private Clients 2014. The listing recognises John Rimmer as one of the world’s leading practitioners in his field, describing him as […]

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