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Does your organisation have a false sense of security?

C5 Alliance is urging businesses to rethink how they secure their networks and encouraging boards to ask IT heads to demonstrate how they can determine that they have not been compromised, following the spotlight which has been shone on data security in the wake of the Panama Papers scandal. The warning coming from the technology […]

Guernsey Electricity sponsored team to take part in international robotics competition.

A Guernsey Electricity sponsored team is set to take part in an international robotics competition this weekend.   The competition, which is run by the University of Southampton and charity Student Robotics, will see a team of two Ladies’ College students pit their robot against teams from all over Britain as well as France and […]

Imperium Trust expands into Malta

Imperium Trust expands into Malta

Local fiduciary company, Imperium Trust Company Limited has been granted a fiduciary licence by the Malta Financial Services Authority to open an office on the island. This expansion forms part of the company’s longer term growth strategy and will enable Imperium to continue to provide the products and services to address the current and future […]

Carey Olsen named Guernsey Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal

Carey Olsen has been named Guernsey Law Firm of the Year 2016 in the 3rd Annual Who’s Who Legal Awards. The accolade recognises the offshore law firm’s achievements within the global legal market alongside international firms such as Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Clifford Chance and Herbert Smith Freehills. The annual event, which was held this year […]

Appointments

Retirement for retail manager after more than 40 years at Guernsey Electricity

Guernsey Electricity’s retail manager, Phil Miles, will retire later this month after 43 years with the company. Phil began his career at Guernsey Electricity in 1973 taking on the role of electrical apprentice working in domestic and commercial properties before moving into energy sales where he sold electric heating solutions. He was then promoted into […]

New CEO to lead growth plans at Greenlight

Business change consultants, Greenlight, have appointed Eliot Lincoln to the position of Chief Executive Officer, to oversee the next phase in the company’s growth. Mr Lincoln founded the company in 2008, but recently has been acting as Chief Consulting Officer. He will now be stepping up to CEO, and appointing an executive committee made up […]

C5 Alliance gains two promising service desk engineers

C5 Alliance gains two promising service desk engineers

C5 Alliance in Guernsey has appointed Kurtis Richards and Ray Darags as service desk engineers to its growing managed services team. Both Mr Richards and Mr Darags will report to client relationship manager, Adrian Bott. Mr Richards’ responsibilities will include streamlining processes and procedures in the managed services team while Mr Darags’ will provide high […]

Senior promotion at Saffery Champness

Saffery Champness has promoted Allison Brouard to director of compliance. With more than 30 years’ experience in the fiduciary sector, Mrs Brouard has been with Saffery Champness since 2007 where she initially joined as a client review manager before being promoted to compliance manager and senior compliance manager, respectively. As director, Mrs Brouard’s promotion will […]

Events

IT’S TIME FOR GUERNSEY’S BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO GO QUACKERS

Big yellow ducks are back on the business agenda as this year’s Harbour Carnival looks to Guernsey’s companies to purchase and enter their very own duck into the event’s Corporate Duck Race.   Sponsored for the ninth year by RBC Wealth Management, this year’s Harbour Carnival will take place on Friday 22 July, with 50% […]

Guernsey returns to Zurich to host ILS masterclass

Following the success of its inaugural ILS Insight event in Zurich in 2014, Guernsey Finance is returning to the Swiss city to host its annual ILS masterclass. The ‘ILS Insight’ event moved to London last year but will return to the Park Hyatt Zurich for the 2016 instalment. Taking place on Thursday 7 July, the […]

Digital jobs trend at careers show

Digital jobs trend at careers show

C5 Alliance was overwhelmed by the interest of students at the EY Careers Fair, held last week at Beau Sejour.   The technology company’s stand at the event focussed on interactive activities to seize the imagination of young people and get them interested in the industry.   Employees from the company ran various activities and […]

THE RACE IS ON TO SIGN UP FOR THE 2016 CANACCORD GENUITY WEALTH MANAGEMENT GUERNSEY MARATHON

THE RACE IS ON TO SIGN UP FOR THE 2016 CANACCORD GENUITY WEALTH MANAGEMENT GUERNSEY MARATHON

Runners have until the 31 March to take advantage of the early bird rate to enter this year’s Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon and relay races.   It is the second year that Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management has sponsored the annual race which is taking place on Sunday 28 August 2016.   The event […]

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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

Condor ‘Design A Mascot’ winner’s Olly the Octopus debuts on board Condor

Olly the Octopus, the winning design from last year’s Condor Ferries Design a Mascot competition, has been made into a soft toy which is now available on board in Condor’s duty free shops. Caroline Carter, age 12, won the pan-Channel Islands competition which was run through both the Guernsey Press and the Jersey Evening Post […]

RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES GREEN GRANTS FUND

Ten local environmental good causes will receive £500 each, as RBC Wealth Management launches its RBC Green Grants. The organisation took the decision to set up the grant programme, as an addition to its main local charitable donations fund, to support meaningful and important environmental projects in the island.  Francis Binney, RBC’s Environmental Officer said: […]

New world record raises over £8,800 for local charities

New world record raises over £8,800 for local charities

Simon Johns and James Coquelin’s Row24 challenge has exceeded its initial fundraising target by raising £8,824.21 for the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation and The Ivy Trust. The dynamic duo recently broke the world indoor rowing record for the men’s 30-39 years lightweight category on the concept-2 rowing machine by taking turns to row 20-minute sessions […]

Manifesto.gg helps voters during run up to Guernsey States Election

Manifesto.gg helps voters during run up to Guernsey States Election

The Dandelion Project, a local non-profit organisation, has launched a unique website to help locals make an informed decision about who to vote for in the upcoming General Election.  Candidates have been given the opportunity to answer six carefully chosen questions during a five minute long Youtube video. These videos have been uploaded to manifesto.gg […]

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

Counting down to Skipathon

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

With just a week to go until Bowel Cancer Guernsey’s first Skipathon, islanders are being reminded to sign up for the event at Beau Sejour. The charity hopes that people of all ages and fitness levels will take part in the skipping session on 7th May. ‘We hope the event will be lots of fun,’ […]

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SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE YOUNG BUSINESS GROUP GUERNSEY’S BILL GREEN AWARD

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Entries are in for the 2016 Bill Green Award for Entrepreneurial Spirit, and the judges have announced a shortlist of three companies. CT Plus Guernsey Limited, Donkeylogic Limited and Dorfmeister Studios impressed the judging panel, comprised of members of Startup Guernsey, the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce and the Young Business Group (‘YBG’).  YBG president Lindsey […]

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Orchard PR shortlisted for two Citywealth awards

Orchard PR shortlisted for two Citywealth awards

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Orchard PR has been nominated in two categories at the upcoming Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards. The PR consultancy, whose team is based in Guernsey, is on the shortlist for PR Agency of the Year, and founder and managing director Steve Falla is a candidate for the Career Achievement award. PR Agency of the […]

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Clarus Risk Limited wins award for its risk reporting solution

Clarus Risk Limited wins award for its risk reporting solution

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

RiskMonitor® – Clarus Risks’ core financial risk solution – has been named the Best Risk Measurement Reporting Solution in the 2016 Offshore Excellence Awards, organised by Acquisition International magazine. Clarus Risk provides financial technology solutions primarily to investment funds, family offices, trust companies and other financial institutions. The company’s core solution, RiskMonitor®, has been developed […]

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