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Saffery Champness directors recognised in 2014 Citywealth Leaders’ List

Saffery Champness directors recognised in 2014 Citywealth Leaders’ List

Four directors of Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries in Guernsey have been recognised in the Citywealth Leaders List 2014. The ninth annual leaders list features prominent figures from across the legal and private wealth management sectors. The list is compiled annually after extensive research and consultation with global peers and private client recommendations including references and […]

Carey Olsen doubles BVI office with new appointments

Carey Olsen has appointed three lawyers in its British Virgin Islands (BVI) office in a move that significantly extends the firm’s banking, corporate and investment funds client offering. Investment funds specialist Philipp Neumann and banking and corporate specialist Elizabeth Killeen have joined as senior associates and Sharon Mungall has been appointed as a legal associate […]

Undersea Cable laying starts on new link to France

Undersea Cable laying starts on new link to France

The laying of the cable is underway as part of the installation of Normandie 3, the third undersea cable linking the Channel Islands to France. The new cable will run from Periers in France to Long Beach in Jersey. Its 100MW capacity will be utilised by both Jersey Electricity and Guernsey Electricity. The cable forms […]

Future business leaders offered opportunity to study for MBA on-island

Future business leaders offered opportunity to study for MBA on-island

FUTURE business leaders wanting to develop business understanding and effectiveness will be able to undertake a two year Masters in Business Administration with the GTA University Centre from September. The GTA is running the MBA in partnership with the University of Southampton and hopes to attract students from across the Channel Islands. ‘The MBA course […]

Appointments

AO Hall corporate team lawyer Kim Paiva promoted to senior associate

AO Hall corporate team lawyer Kim Paiva promoted to senior associate

AO HALL has promoted corporate lawyer Kim Paiva to the role of senior associate. Miss Paiva, who was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2006, joined AO Hall as an associate in 2010 and specialises in all aspects of corporate law, including investment funds. Group partner and team leader […]

Investec Wealth & Investment (Channel Islands) Ltd strengthens team with new senior investment professional

Investec Wealth & Investment (Channel Islands) Ltd strengthens team with new senior investment professional

SENIOR investment specialist David Rolland has joined the recently opened Investec Wealth & Investment (Channel Islands) Limited. Mr Rolland’s experience in the IWIN UK firm has added the ability to provide a more traditional portfolio service for local and overseas high net worth clients and trustees. The 31-year-old Scot, born in Edinburgh, manages private individual […]

Appleby Announces Guernsey Counsel Appointments

Appleby Announces Guernsey Counsel Appointments

The Guernsey office of Appleby, one of the world’s largest offshore providers of legal services, has today announced the appointment of Camilla Neal and Anthony Williams to the position of Counsel. The Guernsey-based lawyers join six other senior promotions across the Appleby group globally including one partner appointments and five further appointments to Counsel. Camilla […]

New director for Saffery Champness

New director for Saffery Champness

LOCAL fiduciary firm Saffery Champness has promoted Philip Radford, a senior trust manager, to the role of director. With more than 20 years’ experience in Guernsey’s trust industry, Mr Radford previously worked in leading bank-owned trust companies, dealing extensively with property entrepreneurs and also Middle Eastern clients and their advisors, building an understanding of their […]

Events

KGV Reception Showcases Progress

A reception, showcasing the progress of the KGV development to date is being held at the OGH on Thursday 24 April. Hosted by KGV director, Jo Wyatt. The event will begin with an introduction from The Bailiff, Richard Collas, followed by an address by Stuart Falla, MBE. Guests Attendees will then have the chance to […]

Offshore 2014 CPD Seminars

Offshore 2014 CPD Seminars

Offshore have this week announced its 2014 programme of training courses to be held in Jersey. The series of four seminars, which are aimed at experienced individuals who wish to maintain their CPD requirements, will be run at The Club Hotel and Spa at lunchtimes, from 12 until 2pm, over four sessions and will cover: […]

Cobo Bay Balcony Gigs 2014

Cobo Bay Balcony Gigs 2014

The Channel Islands leading mobile phone operator is once again backing the Cobo Bay Balcony Gigs as part of its commitment to community-centric initiatives across the islands. JT has supported the Cobo Bay gigs for a number of years in an effort to bring free live music to Guernsey and this is just one example […]

Guernsey holds ‘ILS Insight’ event in Zurich

Experts from across the Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) asset class are coming together to discuss the industry’s pressing issues at a Guernsey Finance-hosted thought leadership event in Zurich. The event, ‘ILS Insight’, takes place at the Park Hyatt Zurich on Wednesday 2 July and will include two panel sessions featuring ILS experts from Guernsey, the […]

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CICRA release findings into tobacco prices in Jersey

Following a request from the Economic Development Department (EDD) CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has reviewed the level of pricing, costs and profit of tobacco products in Jersey. CICRA has identified contributing factors towards the price difference of tobacco compared with the UK and Guernsey. The EDD requested the market study into […]

Are you sure that you are sitting comfortably?

Are you sure that you are sitting comfortably?

Due to popular demand, Prime Practice is now focusing more on offering professional ergonomic advice in postural seating and individual workstation assessments. ‘With over 20 years experience in this field already and practicing as a manual therapist, I understand how the body works so can ensure that seating posture and workstations are correctly set up,’ […]

CIPR success for two Channel Islands communications professionals

CIPR success for two Channel Islands communications professionals

Two Channel Islands communications professionals have successfully completed qualifications through The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). Leonie Hervé, marketing specialist at Santander Private Banking in Jersey, has completed the CIPR Diploma, earning Accredited Practitioner status as a result. Alexa Rowe, assistant press office manager at Specsavers in Guernsey, has completed the CIPR Advanced Certificate. […]

Outstanding architecture to be rewarded at Guernsey Design Awards

Outstanding architecture to be rewarded at Guernsey Design Awards

The Guernsey architectural community are set to celebrate the best architectural and design projects in the island at the Guernsey Design Awards presentation ceremony next week. This year’s awards have attracted nearly 30 entries that demonstrate a broad spectrum of building projects. A panel of judges including representatives from The Guernsey Society of Architects, The […]

Community News

Saffery Champness Rotary Walk stalwart urges walkers to register

Saffery Champness Rotary Walk stalwart urges walkers to register

Organisers of the Saffery Champness Rotary Walk are reminding islanders that there is still time to register for the 39 mile challenge. The 2014 walk takes place on Saturday 7 June and walkers can register at www.scrwalk.org.gg. This year will be the ninth year Chris Russell, the finance and operations manager at Saffery Champness, has […]

New sponsor for popular Alderney charity event

A NEW sponsor for a charity walk and run around Alderney will enable more money to be raised for the island’s new swimming pool and gym. The long-standing plans to build a community swimming pool and gym at St Anne’s School are close to fruition with more than £500,000 already raised and an additional £75,000 […]

With Palm Oil once again spotted along the English South coast Guernsey Dog Owners Warned of Substance on Beaches

Last October the Environment Department warned dog owners to keep pets away from any white substance they may find on local beaches and with the same substance spotted once again along the South Coast of England the GSPCA are asking dog owners to take care over the Easter break. The substance which is Palm Oil […]

Saffery Champness Rotary Walk extends charity application deadline

The Saffery Champness Rotary Walk committee is giving Guernsey charities a few more weeks to apply for a portion of the funds it will raise at this year’s event. Charities and voluntary organisations seeking financial support for a specific project or initiative now have until the end of April to submit their applications to the […]

Charity News

Running and catching for MUG

Running and catching for MUG

Goldridge Estate Agents has announced its latest fundraising effort in aid of local charity Male Uprising Guernsey (MUG). Island cricketer, David Hooper, is being sponsored £1 for each run he scores and £10 for each wicket he takes in the KRyS Global Premier Evening League 1. ‘Hoops’, as he is known, plays for Goldridge Griffins. […]

Another fantastic Volunteer Induction Evening at the GSPCA

On Wednesday another 13 new volunteers joined the GSPCA team. Every 8 weeks or so the GSPCA hold Volunteer Induction evenings and this week we welcomed the newest group to the team. With well over 340 volunteers helping the Animal Shelter every year and over 60 new helpers since the beginning of the year we […]

Celebrating Autism Guernsey

As the 2014 Autism Awareness Month gets underway, it is an opportunity to review the positive impact that Autism Guernsey has had on the lives of those in Guernsey who are affected by the developmental disorder. In conjunction with the National Autistic Society Guernsey, Autism Guernsey has in the past year implemented a number of […]

Investec supports local mental health charity

Investec supports local mental health charity

A NEW drop in service for adults who feel they may have mental health issues will benefit from a £500 donation from Investec’s Charitable Trust. The L’Vaïr Project is a new Guernsey charity run by people with personal experience of mental health problems. Their aim is to help others to cope and signpost how to […]

Other News

“AML/CFT Primer” workshop for regulated sector staff

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Susan Grossey – a familiar face in Guernsey anti-money laundering circles – is running her popular “AML/CFT Primer” workshop once again this year, on Wednesday 11 June 2014. The full-day event is designed for new Money Laundering Reporting Officers and new deputy MLROs, as well as anyone in compliance (or perhaps a new-and-blissfully-unaware director?) who […]

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The Channel Islands Co-operative Society is financially secure while UK announces losses

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE Channel Islands Co-operative Society has reassured members that it remains in a strong financial position, despite its UK counterpart announcing losses today. The Society has no financial ties with the UK Co-operative and its assets are locally owned and secure. A strong performance during 2013 means that the Society, which will be celebrating 60 […]

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Colour Monster acquires Guernsey Herald printing assets

Colour Monster acquires Guernsey Herald printing assets

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local printer Colour Monster has acquired Guernsey Herald’s printing assets, making it the largest printer of its kind in the Channel Islands. Guernsey Herald was liquidated and wound up earlier this year. Colour Monster has also taken over the lease of its premises in The Guernsey Press building where it will shortly be relocating all […]

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Nothing to Fear as FATCA Draws Closer Says EY

Nothing to Fear as FATCA Draws Closer Says EY

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s financial services businesses were told that they have nothing to fear from FATCA – yet, at a presentation given by EY’s Executive Director for Tax, Wendy Martin. EY’s Guernsey Head of Tax, David White welcomed the audience of 150 local professionals to the presentation and introduced Wendy Martin who joined EY last year from […]

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