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RAVENSCROFT PURCHASES A 75% STAKE IN AN INDEPENDENTSTOCKBROKING FIRM BASED IN THE UK

| March 26, 2015

RAVENSCROFT has expanded into the UK after purchasing a 75% stake in Peterborough-based private client stockbroking company A Vartan Limited, now to be re-branded as Vartan Ravenscroft Limited. Jon Ravenscroft, group chief executive officer of Ravenscroft, and Andrew Vartan, chief executive officer of Vartan Ravenscroft, are old school friends and the two companies have had […]

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Adding meaning to the name: Standard Bank Private Clients rebrands as ‘Wealth and Investment’

| March 26, 2015

Jersey based Standard Bank Private Clients is to be renamed ‘Wealth and Investment’ to reflect its commitment to adapting its service offering to the evolving needs of its customers, as well as to align to global standards for high net worth Wealth Management. According to Deon de Klerk, Head of Wealth and Investment, Africa and […]

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Advocate Corbett is speaking at prestigious IAML meeting

| March 26, 2015

Advocate Barbara Corbett will be travelling to Seville this week for the European Chapter meeting of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Furthermore she has been asked to present to her peers from around the world at this event. The IAML is a worldwide association of practising lawyers who are recognised by their peers as […]

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C5 Alliance and Sophos Showcase Digital Security Solutions for Jersey and Guernsey

| March 26, 2015

The C5 Alliance Group hosted leading security provider Sophos in Jersey and Guernsey last week to showcase the potential of their technology for the islands. Jonathan Fry, Senior Security Consultant at the C5 Alliance Group, introduced the Sophos speakers, Dermot Hayden, Country Manager, and Greg Iddon, Partner Sales Engineer, who provided a rundown of Sophos […]

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Innovation is the future for HR and Business Leaders in the world of work

| March 26, 2015

Workplaces are getting better at adapting to meet the needs of their employees, according to expert speakers at the CIPD’s People Conference in Guernsey, sponsored by Carey Olsen. More than 80 attendees heard from employment law specialist Elaine Gray, business writer and communications expert Kevin Murray, human resources entrepreneur and social media enthusiast Perry Timms, […]

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Barclays’CEO of Personal and Corporate banking offers advice to Jersey’s young entrepreneurs

| March 26, 2015

Young people taking part in the Jersey Student Business Challenge have had the chance to pitch their business ideas to one of the UK’s most senior banking figures. Ashok Vaswani, CEO of personal and corporate banking, was in the island earlier this week and took the time to hear from three teams of students from […]

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London event hears of Guernsey’s leading ILS pedigree

| March 26, 2015

Guernsey’s position as a leading centre for Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) transactions was underlined at a thought leadership event in London on Wednesday. Hosted by Guernsey Finance, ‘ILS Insight London’ attracted more than 140 delegates and featured two panel sessions with ILS experts from Guernsey, the UK and mainland Europe sharing their expertise and insights […]

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RAVENSCROFT PURCHASES A 75% STAKE IN AN INDEPENDENTSTOCKBROKING FIRM BASED IN THE UK

| March 26, 2015

RAVENSCROFT has expanded into the UK after purchasing a 75% stake in Peterborough-based private client stockbroking company A Vartan Limited, now to be re-branded as Vartan Ravenscroft Limited. Jon Ravenscroft, group chief executive officer of Ravenscroft, and Andrew Vartan, chief executive officer of Vartan Ravenscroft, are old school friends and the two companies have had […]

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Terra Firma or Terror Firm?

| March 26, 2015

Sir I wonder what the citizens of Guernsey feel about the plans of a Guernsey company – Terra Firma – to evict 142 low income households in London (Sweets Way estate) so that their homes can be demolished and redeveloped as expensive homes – and all to make a profit. Yours sincerely David Robson Leeds

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Sure publishes mobile business accounts ahead of spectrum tax debate

| March 26, 2015

SURE has published the company’s 2013 mobile business accounts ahead of the March States meeting where deputies will be debating C&E’s proposal to introduce a 2% tax on local mobile operators for the use of radio spectrum. If approved, the 2% tax will be based on operators’ mobile turnover from activities that utilise spectrum, including […]

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