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

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 […]

Colour Monster acquires Guernsey Herald printing assets

Colour Monster acquires Guernsey Herald printing assets

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 […]

Nothing to Fear as FATCA Draws Closer Says EY

Nothing to Fear as FATCA Draws Closer Says EY

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 […]

Carey Olsen advises on first registration of Airbus A319 on CI registry

Carey Olsen advises on first registration of Airbus A319 on CI registry

Carey Olsen has acted as the legal adviser to a major international aircraft leasing and finance business and the first registration of an Airbus A319 on the Channel Island’s recently launched Aviation Registry, the 2-Reg. The registration formed part of a larger financing and leasing transaction undertaken on a tight time frame., The matter was […]

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

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 […]

Black Vanilla Consolidates Presence in Events Market

Guernsey’s corporate and private events market has a new player, with the launch of Black Vanilla Events. Headed up by Suzy Hilton, an experienced event organiser and marketer, the consultancy will offer a full scope of entertainment organisation. Suzy has joined forces with Jade Isabelle, Managing Director of Black Vanilla Ltd, to strengthen and build […]

Editor's Choice

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

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 […]

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 […]

Charity News

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 […]

Help Make the British Isles Red in Remembrance for the WWI Centenary

De Gruchy’s Funeral Care in Jersey and Argent Funeral Care in Guernsey are supporting the Royal British Legion Centenary Poppy Campaign, in commemoration of the First World War. The campaign is encouraging as many people as possible across the British Isles to plant poppy seeds in remembrance of WW1, in the lead up to August’s […]

Sure’s 2014 phonebook introduces islanders to volunteering

Sure has taken its charitable support to a new level by using the cover of its 2014 directory to encourage islanders to volunteer. For the first time Sure has moved away from using images of the Bailiwick on the cover of the phone book. Instead, it features a local online volunteering website. ‘In the 2013 […]

Other News

Moore expands into Guernsey

Moore expands into Guernsey

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Moore has expanded its fund services into Guernsey following the acquisition of Mercator by its parent company, First Names Group. The transaction provides Moore with a dual servicing capability across the Channel Islands as the boutique fund services provider continues to grow. The acquisition supports Moore’s strategy to build a multi-jurisdictional funds service offering in […]

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4G moves one step closer in the Channel Islands

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has commenced the competition for 4G spectrum bringing it one step closer to the Channel Islands. CICRA has published an information notice announcing the start of the competitive process. The result of the competition will be a number of recommendations on how the spectrum for 4G will […]

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Guernsey Mind asks ‘How you feeling, Eh?’

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Mental Health Law celebrates its first year anniversary on 8 April. The law has modernised the statutory rights for individuals who are voluntarily or compulsorily held in a place of safety – more commonly referred to as being sectioned. Guernsey Mind chairman, John Curran, said the law had provided users with clarity and […]

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Blackjack plays her cards right

Blackjack plays her cards right

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The final race in the Royal Channel Island Yacht Club (RCIYC) Heritage Frostbite Series saw perfect wind conditions last Saturday (5th April) when the final results were decided in some exciting battles for the finish line. The speed of the current caused some issues on the start line particularly in the racer class which set […]

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