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Nerine’s Rachael Sanders achieves top marks in STEP qualification

One of Nerine’s employees has achieved the joint highest score worldwide in the Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes run by STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).   Rachael Sanders, in-house legal associate at Nerine Group of Fiduciaries (Guernsey), has more than 12 years’ experience in business and trust law. She began her career […]

Carey Olsen achieves top rankings in Chambers new High Net Worth Guide

Carey Olsen has been praised as the ‘standout firm’ for trust work in Guernsey in the first edition of the Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide. The law firm has achieved top tier rankings in the offshore trusts section of the guide across its Channel Islands offices with the Guernsey office being the only […]

Clarus Risk wins three categories at the 11th Annual ACQ5 Global Awards

Clarus Risk, a leading provider of financial risk management solutions, has been honoured with wins in three categories of the ACQ5 Global Awards for 2016: UK – Niche Fintech Company of the Year;Offshore – Niche Fintech Company of the Year;Offshore – Financial Risk Management Solutions Provider of the Year. Clarus Risk’s Managing Director Max Hilton […]

ILS market returns could be hit by further natural catastrophe losses

Natural disasters in the second half of this year could have a serious impact on the returns generated by the insurance linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance linked investment markets in 2016, a panel of industry figures has claimed. Speaking at the Guernsey-hosted ‘ILS Insight’ masterclass in Zurich earlier this month, Des Potter, Head of GC […]

Appointments

Boost for entrepreneurs at Barclays

Jonathan Edsall has been appointed as Small Business Manager at Barclays in Guernsey. In his new role Mr Edsall will be looking after the banking needs of entrepreneurs, small, and start-up businesses based in the Bailiwick. His main responsibilities will be helping clients with their account opening needs, saving options and lending requirements, as well […]

Donkeylogic appoints technical support consultant

Donkeylogic appoints technical support consultant

Local multi-service IT consultancy Donkeylogic has appointed Jordan Dodsworth as technical support consultant. Jordan will provide first line support for the company’s Mac service line from a technical support and consultancy perspective, as well as running its busy workshop. This new role has been created in response to Donkeylogic’s growing client base and increased demand […]

Liquid appoints new account manager

Liquid appoints new account manager

LIQUID has expanded its team in Guernsey with the appointment of an account manager who has more than 15 years’ experience as a communicator. The public relations consultancy, which also has offices in Jersey and Birmingham, has appointed William Green as it continues to grow. Liquid was recently named as the only Channel Islands PR […]

C5 Alliance Sees Unprecedented Growth in Recruitment in First Half of 2016

C5 Alliance Sees Unprecedented Growth in Recruitment in First Half of 2016

The C5 Alliance Group, the largest provider of technology solutions in the Channel Islands,has seen an unprecedented growth in new staff in the first half of this year. The business has taken on 23 new recruits since January and there have been 6 internal promotions to senior management positions:   Peter Warrell to Head of […]

Events

Local businesses prepare to race in the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay

The Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay will see Guernsey businesses once again take to the streets of St Peter Port for this year’s race on Wednesday 27 July. The relay is held during the Town Carnival and each year the event supports the Guernsey Island Amateur Athletic Club (GIAAC) in their trip to […]

Top films on the line-up for Sure Big Screen 2016

Sure’s popular Big Screen event will return to Cobo this month and showcase a range of free films. Titles confirmed include big-budget Bond film Spectre and all-star cast musical Into the Woods. The event has always been family friendly and this year will be no different as the week of films kicks off with The […]

ENZO’S ALREADY A WINNER AT THIS YEAR’S HARBOUR CARNIVAL

This year’s Harbour Carnival will be opened by Enzo Crowson, winner of the Best Dressed Mini Duck competition.  Several hundred primary school children, including those in Sark, entered the competition to dress their mini ducks in a carnival atmosphere, with all the ducks being entered into the Mini Duck Race at Harbour Carnival on Friday […]

International entries dominate the starting line for the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon

International entries dominate the starting line for the Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon

With just under two months to go, 85% of runners currently signed up to take part in this year’s Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon are from overseas. The international profile of the marathon has grown since its return eight years ago with an increasing number of runners from around the world taking part, making […]

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Barclays taking action for children

Barclays taking action for children

Action for Children is the latest local charity to benefit from Barclays’ support. The Bank has supported the appointment of an outreach employability support worker to work with local young people in developing life and employability skills. The new role will focus on addressing employability issues by providing a range of employability related interventions with […]

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 […]

Community News

MUG Bermuda Shorts Week – support the shorts!

MALE Uprising Guernsey (MUG) is asking office workers to swap their suits for the traditional Bermuda summertime wear of shorts and long socks. The charity hopes that businesses will allow their workforce to support the cause and don shorts for the week commencing 15th August. Gavin Ferguson, MUG council member, said: ‘It’s an easy idea that everyone […]

FAMILY FUN DAY RETURN

Around 700 islanders of all ages enjoyed trying out over 15 different sports at the Family Fun Day that was recently held at the KGV.  Organised by the Guernsey Sports Commission and Generali Worldwide, the event was hailed as a success by everyone involved. “Everybody seemed to be having fun, which was the whole idea […]

Sure opens doors to new interactive store

Sure has opened the doors to its new-look store on the High Street designed to offer Guernsey customers a new, revolutionary shopping experience. The store features digital interactive browsing, where customers can use large touchscreens to choose the phone and plans they want, as well as new self-serve top-up and bill payment kiosks. The technology […]

Guernsey Disability Alliance to visit Alderney

Guernsey Disability Alliance to visit Alderney

Guernsey Disability Alliance (GDA), working in conjunction with Accessible Alderney – a long-term member of the GDA – will be visiting the island on 14 and 15 July to meet with interested parties, groups, businesses and associations to discuss a number of disability-orientated topics. Representatives from GDA, Wigwam, Access for All and the States of […]

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

Saffery Champness shortlisted in the Citywealth Power Women Awards

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries has been shortlisted for a number of awards in the Citywealth 2017 Power Women awards. The firm has been shortlisted for ‘Company of the year: Female Leadership (Professional Services’) and director Lisa Vizia for ‘Woman of the year: Business Growth (Professional Services)’ and ‘Woman of the Year: Leadership (Professional Services, IFC)’. […]

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Collas Crill advises on sale of Liberation Group

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill’s property and commercial departments have advised leading Channel Island chain, the Liberation Group, on its £118m sale to Caledonia Investments plc. Formed in 2008, the Liberation Group owns the largest group of pubs and eateries in the Channel Islands with a total of 68 premises; 44 in Jersey, 22 in Guernsey and two […]

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Guernsey shares its ‘ILS Insight’ with Zurich audience

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Global investors are continuing to shift their attention towards alternative asset classes such as insurance linked securities (ILS), according to the third annual Guernsey-hosted ILS Masterclass. The event, ‘ILS Insight’, which was held in Zurich, attracted more than 100 delegates from across the insurance, asset management, wealth management and adviser communities and featured major figures […]

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Equiom celebrates four short listings in the Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leading trust and corporate services provider Equiom has been short listed in four categories in the Citywealth International Financial Centre (IFC) Awards 2017. The global group is in the running for Trust Company of the Year for its Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man and Malta offices.  Voting is now open to industry peers via […]

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