Tag: States of Guernsey

Guernsey introduces limited liability partnerships

Guernsey introduces limited liability partnerships

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The States of Guernsey has responded to increasing demands from local and international businesses for limited liability partnership structures (LLPs) and has approved draft legislation which is expected to receive Royal Assent and come into force before July 2014. Carey Olsen corporate partners, advocate David Crosland and advocate Tom Carey, hosted a recent seminar outlining […]

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Family rights legislation coming to Guernsey

Family rights legislation coming to Guernsey

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following the States of Guernsey’s decision to introduce legislation dealing with family rights during the next 12 months, offshore law firm Carey Olsen’s employment team has advised HR and business professionals on the various aspects of the legislation. At a recent Carey Olsen seminar, Advocate Elaine Gray and senior associate Rachel Richardson outlined the relevant […]

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Age Concern launches fuel poverty fund

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

PENSIONERS in Guernsey who are struggling to pay for fuel during the colder months can now get help from a new fuel poverty fund. Age Concern Bailiwick of Guernsey is administering the fund, which has been donated by a number of benefactors including Fuel Supplies (C.I.) Ltd and will be used exclusively to help pensioners […]

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Guernsey Arts Commission celebrates 5 Years On

Guernsey Arts Commission celebrates 5 Years On

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Arts Commission is celebrating their fifth anniversary with a birthday party and retrospective exhibition of posters of previous shows from the past 5 years in the greenhouse this month. The Commission was set up in 2008 by the States of Guernsey to help the arts in the Bailiwick to grow and involve more people […]

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House prices maintain surge, reports Skipton International

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Average property prices in Guernsey grew by 4.4% over the year to September 30 2013 maintaining the strong pace of growth seen last quarter, when prices also grew by 4% on an annual basis, according to data released today by the States of Guernsey. Compared to the position at the end of June this year, […]

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Joint statement from the Chief Ministers of Jersey and Guernsey

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

A year ago we met in Guernsey, and committed to working together – both in external relations and in delivering more efficient public services. On external relations, Guernsey and Jersey have stood by side in working with the UK Government on the G8 tax transparency agenda; on engaging with governments and authorities in EU Member […]

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Updated resource teaches students all about the States

Updated resource teaches students all about the States

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following the last year’s States Election the learning resource ‘@TheStates,’ has been updated for teachers and students. This one-stop guide to the States of Guernsey was launched in 2011 and has been carefully updated with the help of Deputies Mike O’Hara and Matt Fallaize and the Education Department, in order to keep it as up-to-date […]

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Waitrose works with local schools to produce and sell home-grown food

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

From school to supermarket, Waitrose ‘Grow and Sell’ initiative is aimed at encouraging 7-11 year olds across the UK and Channel Islands to grow their own produce and sell it to Waitrose customers. The initiative, in association with the Waitrose farm on the Leckford Estate, aims to inspire over 100,000 children to grow their own […]

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Youth Partnership to receive £71,000 from Lloyds TSB Foundation of the Channel Islands

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Children and young people throughout the Bailiwick are to benefit from a grant of £71,000 from the Lloyds TSB Foundation. The recipient of the generous grant is the Youth Partnership for Guernsey & Alderney (Youth Partnership) which was set up in January 2011. The registered unincorporated charity combines the previous roles of the Bailiwick of […]

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IoD lunch to explore opportunities and challenges of inter-island cooperation

IoD lunch to explore opportunities and challenges of inter-island cooperation

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Minister of the Treasury and Resources Department in Guernsey, Deputy Gavin St Pier, will be the guest speaker at the IoD Jersey branch lunch this month, at the Grand Jersey on Tuesday 16th April. At the lunch, Deputy St Pier will give a talk entitled ‘Inter-island co-operation: how do the Treasury and Resources Departments […]

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