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CICRA awards 4G spectrum in the Channel Islands

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local consumers are set to benefit from access to much faster mobile internet speeds and enhanced capabilities on their mobile phones following the announcement that CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) is awarding 4G spectrum to three successful applicants. In June interested operators submitted bids to the telecoms regulator for the ability to […]

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Uncover Captives with Barclays

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘Captives Uncovered’ is an initiative from Barclays Wealth and Investment Management to offer frank insights into the captives sector from industry experts. Featuring a dedicated website and a LinkedIn networking group, ‘Captives Uncovered’ aims to help Captives professionals exchange views and information online and learn from industry experts. Six new interviews have just been published […]

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EY Channel Islands launches Summer Internship Programme

EY Channel Islands launches Summer Internship Programme

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

FOURTEEN university students from across the Channel Islands are taking part in a four week internship programme designed by EY in the Channel Islands to provide an invaluable insight into the world of professional services. The students, six from Guernsey and eight from Jersey,are taking part in a varied and broad programme of activities, which […]

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First Names Group Increases its Channel Islands Team

First Names Group Increases its Channel Islands Team

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

First Names Group is delighted to announce the appointment of four new directors in Guernsey following the rebrand of Mercator. The acquisition of Mercator on 31 March 2014, provided First Names Group not only with a much sought after pan-island presence in the Channel Islands, but also 59 new ‘First Names’, cementing the organisation’s position […]

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands funds family support services through Family Nursing & Home Care

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands has made a donation of £28,000 towards the provision of family support services for Samarès and Le Squez. Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) has begun to make use of a vacant building next door to Samarès Primary School to set up a Child and Family Centre, […]

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Jumping out of a plane for the GSPCA – Please sponsor Lorna and her sky dive

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lorna Prince the GSPCA Animal Welfare Manager is jumping out of a plane to raise funds to help animals in Guernsey. Lorna Prince said “I am the Welfare Manager at the GSPCA and see how hard the Charity, it’s volunteers and staff work to help wild and domestic animals in the Channel Islands.” “The GSPCA […]

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New software company launches KYC-FATCA product in the islands

New software company launches KYC-FATCA product in the islands

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the FATCA registration deadline now past, one of the immediate challenges facing financial institutions is ensuring systems are adequate not only for this latest in a line of regulatory changes but also for what’s around the corner. This is the message from Blue Bison Software’s executive vice president, Chris Eaton, who was in the […]

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David Becker promoted to partner at Deloitte

David Becker promoted to partner at Deloitte

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

David Becker has been promoted to become a partner at Deloitte LLP and will continue to work in the organisation’s Guernsey office. David joined Deloitte 18 years ago as a graduate and qualified as an accountant in 1999. Since that time he has become a financial services audit specialist and also leads the offshore insurance […]

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Skipton International launch range of expat buy-to-let mortgages

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skipton International has launched a new lending product range to enable British expats to take advantage of the opportunities available in the UK’s residential buy-to-let market. Obtaining a Buy-To-Let mortgage as a British expat isn’t always easy, but as an offshore bank based in the Channel Islands, Skipton International already serves deposit account customers in […]

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C5 Alliance shows real benefits of Office 365

C5 Alliance shows real benefits of Office 365

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

C5 Alliance recently hosted breakfast briefings across the Channel Islands to highlight developments with Microsoft’s Office 365 and underline the benefits that cloud-based solutions can bring to local businesses. Senior employees from C5 Alliance – Aonghus Fraser, Director of Process & Platforms and David Edge, Director of Bespoke Development – demonstrated through a series of […]

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