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Guernsey Finance unveils new brand to promote Guernsey

Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the island’s finance industry internationally – today launched its new corporate brand and logo. The rebranding follows lengthy consultation with local industry focus groups and means that Guernsey Finance will promote the jurisdiction overseas under the brand of WE ARE GUERNSEY. Since 2007, Guernsey Finance had been promoting […]

Carey Olsen acts for Guernsey regulator on successful Providence Global applications

Carey Olsen’s Dispute ResolutionGroup has successfully secured orders on two separate applications under Guernsey’s Protection of Investors and Company Law legislation to place two regulated entities into administration and one company into compulsory liquidation. The  Managing Partner of thefirm’s Guernsey office, Advocate John Greenfield, and Senior Associate, Tim Bamford, acted for the Guernsey Financial Services […]

Four at Saffery Champness are Citywealth Future Leaders

Four employees of Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries in Guernsey and Switzerland have been listed in the 2016 Citywealth Future Leaders 100. The list is the publication’s second annual compilation of rising stars under the age of 40 in the wealth management sector globally. Greta Allman and Nick Ford are both trust managers in the Saffery […]

CIOB award for CCD’s Rob Lowe

CIOB award for CCD’s Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe has gained a first class honours degree in Building Surveying from Nottingham Trent University as well as being awarded the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Student of the Year Award for the East Midlands. The CIOB Student of the Year Award considers hundreds of students each year at universities and colleges across the […]

Appointments

Double board appointments for Heritage Corporate Services and Heritage Corporate Trustees and Senior Manager promotion

Heritage Corporate Services Limited (HCS), a leading fiduciary and corporate services provider, has appointed Adaliz Lavarello and David Larkin to the board of directors. HCS also announces the promotion of André de la Mare to the role of Senior Trust Manager. Adaliz Lavarello joined HCS in 2015 and has more than 20 years’ experience as […]

Bedell Cristin appoints new Managing Partner in Guernsey

An experienced corporate, banking and financial services lawyer who spent 10 years working at leading City law firm, Withers LLP, Kate became a Partner of Bedell Cristin in 2010, having returned to Guernsey to join the firm in 2006.   Acknowledged in the leading legal directories for her loyalty and dedication to client service and […]

New directors will aid growth of Albecq Trust

TWO new directors will bring a wider skillset to the board of Guernsey boutique independent fiduciary firm Albecq Trust Company Limited. Peter Dorey has been promoted from within the existing Albecq team while chartered accountant Stephen Le Ray has been hired to bring his business development and management reporting skills to the board. Albecq was […]

Bedell Cristin appoints two partners in Guernsey

Bedell Cristin Guernsey has announced that two of its leading lawyers, Advocate Jon Barclay and Advocate Richard Sharp, have become partners in the firm.   Jon Barclay is recognised by peers and clients for his courtroom skills. He practised as a barrister at a leading UK Chambers and was admitted as an Advocate in Guernsey in 2006. He specialises […]

Events

A record year for Saffery Rotary Walk

This year’s Saffery Rotary Walk attracted over 650 participants and is expected to raise over £50,000 in sponsorship money; both records in the walk’s history. Even though a considerable amount of money has already been collected, organisers are still expecting more to come and are urging walkers to finish collecting their sponsorship money and to […]

Record numbers enter the 13th Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay

Record numbers enter the 13th Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay

56 teams took part in the annual Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Inter-Firm Town Relay, on Wednesday 27 July, beating last year’s record of 45 teams. The Butterfield Bolts claimed the top spot in the men’s competition for the fifth year running. The team, which included Tom Swain, Danny Fooks, Rob Smart and Ben Wilen, crossed […]

The search for Guernsey’s strongest man and woman begins!

The search for Guernsey’s strongest man and woman begins!

Guernsey’s Strongest competition is back for its third year to find the island’s strongest man and woman on 4th September.   The event is organised and sponsored by MADMAX Race Team, and is open to everyone with a wide range of strength abilities. Weight categories will once again be divided into lightweight middleweight and open as […]

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 […]

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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

Ride For A Life on the MUG Bike Ride – Sunday 9th October

Ride For A Life on the MUG Bike Ride – Sunday 9th October

THIS October, round up your friends, hop on your bikes and help local charity Male Uprising Guernsey (MUG) to support those affected by male cancers in Guernsey. The third MUG Bike Ride will take place on Sunday 9th October allowing riders to cycle a scenic 12-mile coastal route. Cyclists are being asked to ‘ride for […]

Islands partner with Floral Guernsey and Guernsey Prison for La Vallette Challenge

New cast iron and timber benches for the bathing pools and historic promenade have been installed at La Vallette following the completion of a community project between Guernsey Prison, Floral Guernsey and sponsors Islands Insurance. The eleven benches, whose artwork was designed by metalsmith Elaine Green, were assembled, painted and finished by a small team […]

Over-65s encouraged to Get Active and Stay Active!

The Guernsey Sports Commission is organising a fortnight of tailor-made physical activities for the older generation as part of Generali Worldwide’s Get Active Stay Active programme.   Members of the Falls Reduction team based at the PEH have a special interest in promoting activity in older people. They have been helping to organise the activities […]

Islands partner with Floral Guernsey and Guernsey Prison for La Vallette Challenge

New cast iron and timber benches for the bathing pools and historic promenade have been installed at La Vallette following the completion of a community project between Guernsey Prison, Floral Guernsey and sponsors Islands Insurance.   The eleven benches, whose artwork has been designed by metalsmith Elaine Green, were assembled, painted and finished by a […]

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

Baker Tilly Channel Islands welcomes Hafeez Azeez as Audit Manager

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mr Azeez was educated in Barbados and qualified with the ACCA in 2010. He previously worked with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and PWC in Barbados and Papua New Guinea before joining Baker Tilly Channel Islands in the role of manager. Hafeez will be an integral part of the Assurance and Advisory team ensuring the […]

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C5 Alliance expand Managed Services Team

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Marcus O’Neill has joined the C5 Alliance Managed Services team in Guernsey with an appointment as a Service Desk Engineer. Mr O’Neill who joins the five-strong team, has been passionate about IT from a young age, his first computer ran on MS-DOS, a text-based operating system.  C5’s Managed Services team works in partnership with the company’s clients, […]

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EY extends its Channel Islands leadership team

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

EY’s Ove Svejstrup returns to the Channel Islands as a new Executive Director. Mr Svejstrup moved to EY in Guernsey from the EY Copenhagen office.He has more than 15 years’ experience within the financial services industry with EY. He has a proven track record of leading large audit teams across multiple jurisdictions, including companies listed […]

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Emerald Technology Ventures launches innovative fourth venture fund

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey firms Carey Olsen and Northern Trust have assisted Emerald Technology Ventures, a global pioneer in industrial technology investments, on the launch of its fourth venture fund, Emerald Industrial Innovation Fund LP(EIIF). EIIF will invest in parallel with Emerald’s other active fund, Emerald Cleantech Fund III, in early and expansion stage companies in the energy, […]

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