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Double listing for Nerine in Citywealth Power Women Top 200

Two senior staff members from Nerine Group of Fiduciaries have been recognised in Citywealth magazine’s IFC Power Women Top 200 list. Senior trust manager at Nerine Trust,Jacqueline Hunter, and director at Nerine Hong Kong,Melanie Ison, haveboth been recognised in Citywealth magazine’s IFC Power Women Top 200 list which celebrates powerful and influential women working in […]

Deloitte recognised UK employee choice rankings

Deloitte has been ranked as the ninth best place to work in the UK in the Glassdoor Employee Choice Awards. Glassdoor collects company and employee reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports and benefits reviews to determine the ratings. Crucially, this data is all generated by employees and it is widely regarded by graduates as one […]

C5 Alliance shortlisted for Innovation award

C5 ALLIANCE has been shortlisted in the prestigious Guernsey Awards for Achievement in the Innovation Award category. This category looks to identify and reward local organisations that have demonstrated how the application of an innovative approach to product development, business processes or new technology has enabled business objectives to be exceeded. Marc Lainé, managing director […]

Sydney Charles offers Sharia compliant insurance

Sydney Charles offers Sharia compliant insurance

Islamic finance is growing 50pc faster than traditional banking and with London set to rival Dubai and Kuala Lumpur as the capital for International Islamic Finance, it’s important that we keep pace locally. The Arab Spring led to much of the Muslim world focussing more intently on business behaviour becoming ‘more Sharia’ and within this environment Takaful (Sharia compliant insurance) […]

Appointments

Three qualify at Create

Three qualify at Create

Nic Joyce, Sam Parish and Emma Cleal from Create have all recently received their qualification and certificates of registration as architects from the Architects Registration Board (ARB). This achievement follows years of training, university study and a number of work placements. Nic Joyce attended Falmouth College of Art and the University of Wales in Cardiff […]

Cally Ching to lead Louvre expansion in Asia

Cally Ching joins Louvre Fiduciary (Hong Kong) Ltd as Director Head of Private Wealth – China and Hong Kong. Cally will be responsible for the operations of the Hong Kong office and will drive the organisation’s expansion plans for the region. Cally’s appointment reflects the increasing demand on the part of banks, fund managers and […]

Betley Whitehorne Image expands

Betley Whitehorne Image expands

Betley Whitehorne Image (BWI) is expanding its Creative and Web Development departments with the addition of two new, experienced talent. Richard Elliot joins as a web developer, with over seven years industry experience. Having previously worked as a 3D animator and taught English in Japan, Richard said: ‘I am passionate about many aspects of web […]

John Connolly appointed Elian Group Chairman

John Connolly appointed Elian Group Chairman

Elian has appointed John Connolly as its new Group Chairman as the company looks to build on its recent management buyout and realise its ambitious growth plans.   Formerly Global Chairman and Global Managing Partner of Deloitte, John Connolly has unrivalled experience in professional services as a result of a long and distinguished career spanning […]

Events

Guernsey businesses can accelerate with Barclays

Barclays and Techstars have opened the application process for the second cohort of their prestigious Accelerator programme, which will give a further 10 businesses the chance to shape the future of financial services. The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is a 13-week intensive startup programme designed to support new businesses on their journey to delivering […]

New buzz in St Peter Port

There’s a new buzz about Town thanks to The Busy Queen Bee. Claire Boscq-Scott, customer services expert, is launching a monthly speed networking event in Guernsey. The 2014 IoD Director of the Year for a Small Organisation established Speed Buzzing in Jersey this summer. The event has proved a resounding success for those individuals and […]

Business leaders flag communication as key to success at Tony Carey Meetings Programme

Business leaders flag communication as key to success at Tony Carey Meetings Programme

Business leaders from a variety of sectors were brought together to share ideas, experiences and best practice as part of this year’s Tony Carey Meetings Programme. The business development initiative, sponsored by Carey Olsen, attracted 32 participants from 16 local companies representing a number of industry sectors including finance, legal, retail, property and communications. Programme […]

Successful Global Entrepreneurship Weekfor Startup Guernsey

Successful Global Entrepreneurship Weekfor Startup Guernsey

MORE THAN 300 islanders attended a series of events organised by Startup Guernsey for Global Entrepreneurship Week. The programme of six events provided an opportunity for islanders to network, learn about emerging technologies, hear inspirational talks from entrepreneurs and engage with ongoing discussions about Guernsey’s digital and economic future. The ‘Digital Greenhouse’ concept – Commerce […]

Editor's Choice

Collas Crill Trust are Trust Company of the Year finalists in STEP Private Client Awards 2014

Collas Crill Trust has been named as a finalist in the STEP Private Client Awards 2014. The Guernsey based team has been shortlisted in the Trust Company of the Year category. Business Development Manager Heath Martorella said: “We are delighted to be named as a finalist by the leading professional institute for trustees. This is […]

Guernsey Electricity supports unveiling of Victor Hugo statue

Guernsey Electricity supports unveiling of Victor Hugo statue

On Sunday 6 July Guernsey Electricity is supporting the celebration of the centenary of the Victor Hugo statue. The statue has undergone extensive renovation this year, including restoring gilt lettering as originally applied. There will be a delegation of guests from France including descendants of Victor Hugo’s family and the Conseil Générale of La Manche. […]

Island-wide survey aims to identify skills gaps and shortages

Island-wide survey aims to identify skills gaps and shortages

AN ISLAND-WIDE telephone survey aimed at identifying the mismatch between the skills that employees have and those that are needed, now and in the future, starts next week. Skills Guernsey, a public private partnership tasked with developing and implementing a skills strategy for the island, is carrying out the analysis to understand in detail the […]

Alan Turing honoured by C5 Alliance

Alan Turing honoured by C5 Alliance

C5 Alliance, Guernsey, hosted a ceremony on 25 June to officially rename its headquarters. The former Itex House is now known as Turing House. The new name was chosen in honour and recognition of Alan Turing – the individual cited as the father of modern computer science – whose code breaking skills helped crack the […]

Community News

BOWMEN OF GUERNSEY BENEFIT FROM GENERALI WORLDWIDE BURSARY

The Bowmen of Guernsey have invested in new beginner bows and refurbished existing equipment, helping them to continue to run courses for archery novices. The purchase was made possible thanks to a bursary from Generali Worldwide, the Guernsey Island Games Association sponsor.   The club has already made use of the new equipment in their […]

Home-Start Guernsey Receives Volunteer Training Donation

Home-Start Guernsey Receives Volunteer Training Donation

A £1,000 donation from RBC Wealth Management has given the charity Home-Start Guernsey the much-needed funding to train more volunteers to help local families.   Established in 2009, Home-Start Guernsey pairs volunteer parents with families struggling with stressful situations. The volunteers work with families by encouraging parents’ strength and wellbeing for the benefit of their […]

Rihoy & Son gives Tumaini Fund sixth container in time for 2015 World AIDS Day

Rihoy & Son gives Tumaini Fund sixth container in time for 2015 World AIDS Day

Guernsey construction firm Rihoy & Son has donated another container to the Tumaini Fund, a charity that seeks to alleviate the terrible suffering of AIDS widows and orphans in Kagera, the most north-westerly province of Tanzania. The container will be filled with medical equipment, educational resources, reconditioned computers, hand-knitted items, books, clothes and other essential items and […]

Liberation Group goes soft on drink drive campaign

With the festive party season just around the corner, Liberation Group is once again working to support the anti-drink drive Christmas message with the launch of its 2014 Soft Drink Drive Campaign. The annual road safety awareness campaign offers free soft drinks to designated drivers from 22nd November until 4th January 2015 in an effort […]

Charity News

Guernsey Golf Development Squad to host charity golf day in aid of Male Uprising Guernsey

Guernsey Golf Development Squad to host charity golf day in aid of Male Uprising Guernsey

GUERNSEY’S top young golfers are getting behind Male Uprising Guernsey with a special fundraising activity. A sponsored golf marathon will see members of the 22-man Guernsey Golf Development Squad, sponsored by ABN AMRO, play as many holes as possible in one day. The players, who will be wearing MUG branded kit provided by the male […]

Garenne Group get on their bikes to raise £15,000

Garenne Group get on their bikes to raise £15,000

A TEAM from Garenne Group which took part in the London to Brighton bike ride has beaten its fundraising target of £10,000. The 20-strong team took part in the 54-mile long bike ride which is said to be Europe’s biggest fundraising cycle ride and attracted 28,000 riders. The Garenne team aimed to raise £5,000 for […]

Sign up for this year’s ultimate summer action!

This Summer, Tri-Ultimate Guernsey is back! – Only bigger and better. On Sunday 7th September islanders will be digging out their swimming goggles, pumping up their tyres and dusting off their trainers for an action packed day of summer fun in order to raise funds for local charity Hope for a Child. Competitors will be […]

Golfers invited to ‘Drive to St. Andrews’ for Home Start

Golfers invited to ‘Drive to St. Andrews’ for Home Start

Local architectural design practice PF+A, in association with Home Start Guernsey, is calling all golfers to take part in a charity “Drive to St Andrews” challenge. The charity golf drive will be held on Sunday 24August and is challenging teams of golfers to hit a combined distance of 1,000km (621 miles) – the equivalent distance […]

Other News

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management fund experts named in Citywire top 100

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management fund experts named in Citywire top 100

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three employees from Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management in the Channel Islands have been included in the Citywire Top 100 Fund Selectors list for 2014. Justin Oliver, deputy chief investment officer; Mark Piper, investment director and Lee Morris, senior investment manager, have been named in the list of most influential people in fund selection across the […]

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Four Carey Olsen lawyers named in leading list of powerful women in the finance sector

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four lawyers from Carey Olsen have been named in the CitywealthIFC 2014 Power Women Top 200 for 2014. Compiled by Citywealth, a finance sector networking and publishing group, the Top 200 recognises the most powerful women in government, private wealth,private client advisory and philanthropy across the international financial centres (IFCs). Guernsey-based lawyers Karen Le Cras, […]

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Channel Islands Aircraft Registry celebrates first anniversary

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Channel Islands Aircraft Registry (2-REG) has celebrated its first anniversary in business with a donation of £5,000 to Channel Islands Air Search. Based at the 2-REG offices at Guernsey Airport, in its first year of operation the Channel Islands Aircraft Registry has registered aircraft with a combined value of over £250 million. Wim Ovaa, Executive […]

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Carey Olsen announced as Guernsey’s leading legal adviser to investment funds

Carey Olsen announced as Guernsey’s leading legal adviser to investment funds

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 Monterey InsightGuernsey Fund Report has once again positioned Carey Olsen as the number one legal adviser to the investment funds sector in Guernsey for the year ending 30 June 2014.  The report credits the offshore law firm with a 57.73% share of the market by the number of funds it advises, a 3% […]

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