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Innovation is the future for HR and Business Leaders in the world of work

Innovation is the future for HR and Business Leaders in the world of work

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Workplaces are getting better at adapting to meet the needs of their employees, according to expert speakers at the CIPD’s People Conference in Guernsey, sponsored by Carey Olsen. More than 80 attendees heard from employment law specialist Elaine Gray, business writer and communications expert Kevin Murray, human resources entrepreneur and social media enthusiast Perry Timms, […]

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London event hears of Guernsey’s leading ILS pedigree

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s position as a leading centre for Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) transactions was underlined at a thought leadership event in London on Wednesday. Hosted by Guernsey Finance, ‘ILS Insight London’ attracted more than 140 delegates and featured two panel sessions with ILS experts from Guernsey, the UK and mainland Europe sharing their expertise and insights […]

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RAVENSCROFT PURCHASES A 75% STAKE IN AN INDEPENDENTSTOCKBROKING FIRM BASED IN THE UK

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

RAVENSCROFT has expanded into the UK after purchasing a 75% stake in Peterborough-based private client stockbroking company A Vartan Limited, now to be re-branded as Vartan Ravenscroft Limited. Jon Ravenscroft, group chief executive officer of Ravenscroft, and Andrew Vartan, chief executive officer of Vartan Ravenscroft, are old school friends and the two companies have had […]

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Terra Firma or Terror Firm?

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sir I wonder what the citizens of Guernsey feel about the plans of a Guernsey company – Terra Firma – to evict 142 low income households in London (Sweets Way estate) so that their homes can be demolished and redeveloped as expensive homes – and all to make a profit. Yours sincerely David Robson Leeds

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Sure publishes mobile business accounts ahead of spectrum tax debate

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

SURE has published the company’s 2013 mobile business accounts ahead of the March States meeting where deputies will be debating C&E’s proposal to introduce a 2% tax on local mobile operators for the use of radio spectrum. If approved, the 2% tax will be based on operators’ mobile turnover from activities that utilise spectrum, including […]

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C5 Alliance and Sophos Showcase Digital Security Solutions for Jersey and Guernsey

C5 Alliance and Sophos Showcase Digital Security Solutions for Jersey and Guernsey

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The C5 Alliance Group hosted leading security provider Sophos in Jersey and Guernsey last week to showcase the potential of their technology for the islands. Jonathan Fry, Senior Security Consultant at the C5 Alliance Group, introduced the Sophos speakers, Dermot Hayden, Country Manager, and Greg Iddon, Partner Sales Engineer, who provided a rundown of Sophos […]

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Guernsey’s White Rock Brewery pulls the prize in Jersey

Guernsey’s White Rock Brewery pulls the prize in Jersey

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s White Rock Brewery pulls the prize in Jersey. 25 March 2015 – Proving that big things come in small packages, White Rock Brewery won the Marketing Achievement on a Small Budget Award at the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Awards in Jersey, on Friday 20 March 2015. Entrants had to demonstrate an effective marketing […]

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Heritage Insurance gains coveted Lloyd’s registered broker status

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Heritage Insurance has gained the coveted Lloyd’s registered broker status. This allows Heritage Insurance Solutions, the FCA-regulated arm of the Guernsey-headquartered Heritage Group, to place business directly with Lloyd’s underwriters. Lloyd’s is the global centre for specialist insurance and reinsurance. Lloyd’s is an international broker market, where underwriters come together as syndicates to insure risks. […]

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Gentoo Fund Services Expands into Europe

Gentoo Fund Services Expands into Europe

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gentoo Fund Services has expanded into Europe with the acquisition of SHRM Financial Services (Luxembourg) S.A., a Luxembourg-based provider of fund administration and domiciliation services. Having gained regulatory approval, the 13 strong Luxembourg team will continue to serve existing clients, supported by Gentoo’s 29 employees based in Guernsey. The company will be renamed Gentoo Financial Services (Luxembourg) S.A. The […]

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Gentoo Fund Services Expands into Europe

Gentoo Fund Services Expands into Europe

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gentoo Fund Services has expanded into Europe with the acquisition of SHRM Financial Services (Luxembourg) S.A., a Luxembourg-based provider of fund administration and domiciliation services. Having gained regulatory approval, the 13 strong Luxembourg team will continue to serve existing clients, supported by Gentoo’s 29 employees based in Guernsey. The company will be renamed Gentoo Financial Services (Luxembourg) S.A. The […]

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