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JTC RECOGNISED FOR ONLINE EXCELLENCE IN INAUGURAL BRAND AND REPUTATION AWARDS

Independent institutional and private client service provider JTC has received recognition for its online presence, being shortlisted in the ‘Best Website’ category of the inaugural Citywealth ‘Brand Management and Reputation Awards’. The Awards were launched this year by wealth management publisher Citywealth to identify and celebrate best practice and excellence in the ‘business services’, including […]

Bedell is named ‘Trust Company of the Year’ in private wealth awards

Bedell is named ‘Trust Company of the Year’ in private wealth awards

Bedell Trust has been named ‘Trust Company of the Year’ in the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2016. The award follows both a period of significant expansion by Bedell Trust and its recent announcement of a management buyout designed to further accelerate its growth plans. In September last year Bedell Trust acquired a majority stake in […]

Saffery Champness named Independent Trust Company 2016by WealthBriefing

Saffery Champness named Independent Trust Company 2016by WealthBriefing

Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries in Guernsey has won the‘independent trust company’ award at the 2016 WealthBriefing European Awards from a shortlist of five global trust and fiduciary companies. Now in its fourth year, the WealthBriefing European Awards saw more than 500 senior banking and wealth management professionals attend the gala event at The Guildhall, London, […]

HFMWeek award win for Orangefield Legis

Fund services provider Orangefield Legis has been named ‘Most innovative fund administrator – under $30bn’ at the HFMWeek European Service Provider Awards 2016. The awards, which were announced at a ceremony held at TheHurlingham Club in London, recognised companies that have outperformed their peers and provided outstanding service and support to the European hedge fund […]

Appointments

Mourant Ozannes doubles Counsel firepower

Leading offshore law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has announced an unprecedented number of promotions to Counsel across its Guernsey and Jersey offices. A total of nine lawyers from across the firm’s Channel Island offices have been appointed as Counsel in the global promotion round, more than doubling the total number of lawyers in this role. Jonathan […]

New security experts to help Logicalis combat cybercrime in the Channel Islands

Logicalis has taken on two new experts in Managed Security Services to help clients protect their IT systems against cyber attack. Oliver Smart joins Logicalis as a Cyber Security Specialist. A senior technical engineer, Oliver has worked across a wide range of clients within multiple sectors, providing one-to-one support in smaller offices, and delivering large […]

Roger Siddle appointed Estera Chairman

Roger Siddle appointed Estera Chairman

Estera, formerly Appleby Fiduciary Business, has appointed Roger Siddle as Non-Executive Chairman.  Mr Siddle brings a wealth of expertise to Estera as it embarks on its journey as an independent fiduciary business. His experience covers a range of business areas, including strategy, performance and change management, gained from various professional roles as an advisor, professional […]

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 […]

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

Made in Chelsea came to Guernsey, courtesy of Condor

A group of Chelsea Pensioners, as well as Gurkhas, were brought to the island by Condor Ferries as part of the Liberation celebrations.  A full week of activities saw the Chelsea Pensioners visiting various groups, including the Guernsey Freemasons, the Ex-Service Men’s Club and the Guernsey Sporting Club (the three main sponsors of the Pensioners), […]

Tri it for MUG

Tri it for MUG

 Guernsey guys are being urged to Try-A-Tri for Male Uprising Guernsey. 125 ladies completed their first triathlon in October 2015. The triathlon novices embraced the spirit of the event and swam, cycled and ran under the guidance of Get Fit Guernsey, and the organisers are now challenging men to have a go. ‘Now it’s the […]

Guernsey student takes second place in fitness trainer competition

Guernsey student takes second place in fitness trainer competition

Guernsey College of Further Education sports student Adam Pace has taken second place out of 60 entries in the regional heat of the WorldSkills UK Fitness Trainer Competition (gym instructor category). 60 students entered the South East Regional heat, submitting written fitness plans and taking an online examination. Adam, a Level 2 BTEC Sports Diploma […]

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: […]

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

Elian appointed to provide fund administration services to Medicxi Ventures’ first €210m fund

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Medicxi Ventures has appointed Elian to provide fund administration, accounting and compliance services to its first fund, MV1, which closed with commitments of €210m. Medicxi Ventures, which has offices in London, Geneva and Jersey, is one of the largest independent European life sciences investment firms. MV1 is a Jersey Expert Fund, which includes contributions from […]

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Orangefield Legis becomes part of top three provider and rebrands to Vistra

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey-based fund services provider Orangefield Legis is to change its name to Vistra Fund Services (Guernsey) Limited. This follows the acquisition of the wider Orangefield Group by investor group Baring Private Equity Asia,late last year, which also acquired the Vistra Group, a former Orangefield competitor. The two acquired entities are now being merged under the […]

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SANNE looks forward to year of growth following impressive 2015 financial results

SANNE looks forward to year of growth following impressive 2015 financial results

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

SANNE, the specialist provider of corporate, fund and private client administration, reporting and fiduciary services, is looking forward to a year of further growth after returning strong financial results for 2015. The business, which listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange in April 2015, delivered strong revenue and profit growth across its […]

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C5 Alliance Wins Four Year Andium Homes IT Contract Against Local and International Businesses

C5 Alliance Wins Four Year Andium Homes IT Contract Against Local and International Businesses

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

C5 Alliance Limited (C5) has been awarded the contract to supply Andium Homes with the implementation and support of a hosted IT infrastructure over the next four years. Andium Homes chose C5 over a number of Off-Island businesses and other local suppliers looking to attain the contract. Following a detailed review of Andium Homes’ requirements, […]

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