Chamber Debate › JERSEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Response to Proposed 2017 Minimum Wage 26th September 2016

The Jersey Chamber of Commerce represents 550 member businesses, across a wide variety of sectors, from finance, retail, tourism and many more. Our membership accounts for 27,000 employees in Jersey, the most recent Jersey Labour Market Report (Dec 2015) reported the islands total workforce as being 58,000. Therefore, the Jersey Chamber of Commerce represents almost half the islands working population. › read more & have your say

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News

Thursday 29 September 11:52

BCC response to Jeremy Corbyn MP’s speech at the Labour Party Conference › read more

Wednesday 28 September 14:18

Jersey represented at Labour Party conference › read more

Wednesday 28 September 07:50

Digital Jersey Welcomes Innovative Regulation for Virtual Currency › read more

Monday 26 September 12:56

JERSEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Response to Proposed 2017 Minimum Wage 26th September 2016 › read more

Friday 23 September 14:43

Council of Ministers Response to Fiscal Policy Panel Annual Report › read more

Friday 23 September 14:39

4th Addendum to MTFP Addition › read more

Friday 23 September 14:35

Watch the States live online from next week › read more

Monday 19 September 08:12

Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council visit Jersey › read more

Recent Comments

  • Why employ ex-offenders? - Brian Heath, Chief Probation Officer, Jersey Probation & After Care Service What do Richard Branson, James Timpson, Prêt a Manger and Marks and Spencer have in common? One answer is that they all advocate employing ex-offenders. Why?

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  • Why be a good leader? - Tim Neill, Leadership Management UK We live in disturbing times. We have the threat of terrorism now as something we live with especially travelling. But one of the greatest threats to us is Mr Trump being made the leader of the most powerful nation on earth. He would be a unique position in relation to pushing the red button. This is profoundly disturbing.

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  • What are the benefits of Jersey Development Company and the International Finance Centre? - Lee Henry, MD, Jersey Development Company In 2010 the States of Jersey debated and agreed to establish Jersey Development Company (JDC) to replace the Waterfront Enterprise Board. The main changes in operation were enabling the Company to: i) undertake property development directly, and ii) carry out the redevelopment of redundant States owned assets outside of the Waterfront area. By undertaking property development directly, not only will the States (and Jersey’s taxpayers) receive a greater financial return, they also have greater control over what gets delivered and when. JDC must generate a profit, however profit maximisation is not our primary focus and the Company is committed to delivering quality, well-designed products that will stand the test of time and that balance private commercial space and civic space.

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  • Wellbeing and the Future of Work - Beverley Le Cuirot, WellBeing World Global entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson is invested in it; Media tycoon Arianna Huffington recently announced her departure from The Huffington Post to dedicate the rest of her life to it; and local Chamber member and business owner, Beverley Le Cuirot started over in it five years ago. The common denominator is of course health and wellbeing.

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  • Watch the States live online from next week From next week, meetings of the States Assembly will be broadcast live online and the public will be able to follow the Assembly’s meetings via a dedicated website.

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  • Variety Set Sights On Sensory Pool For Jersey Variety - the Children’s Charity of Jersey have embarked on an ambitious fundraising mission to build a sensory pool at Oakwell Short Break Centre in St Brelade. The pool will benefit Jersey’s children with additional needs and their families.

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  • University Centre holds JIBSiversity Challenge attended by current students, new students and graduates Over 50 people attended the quiz night at Jersey International Business School University Centre. The biggest JIBSiversity Challenge yet saw current students, new students and graduates come to the Business School on Tuesday 21 April.

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  • UK EU Referendum Vote Like many islanders, business leaders and politicians, the Jersey Chamber of Commerce has closely followed the UK’s EU referendum journey over the last few months.

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  • Tickets For Our Next Lunch Meeting Are Now Available – “Competition In Small Markets” – Thursday, 15th October At a time when the subject of competition is the source of much debate and comment amongst Islanders – a cursory glance at the Letters pages of the J.E.P. provides plentiful evidence of some strongly held opinions regarding travel operators, telecommunications services, fuel costs, utility services, etc., – we are delighted that Michael Byrne, C.E.O. of the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities, will be the speaker at our next Lunch meeting.

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  • The Rise of the Virtual Assistant - Lisa Buesnel, LJB Virtual Assistant For small businesses and those starting a new business using a Virtual Assistant (“VA”) can be beneficial, especially for entrepreneurs or small business owners who often do not have the time, space or resources available to hire additional staff.

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Business Events

Local business events plus our own events schedule › Events Calendar

  • JADO CPD Conference - Connecting in Colour & The High Trust Networker with... by Jersey Association of Directors & Officers (JADO)

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  • Jersey’s Inaugural Pensions Association Conference to come in October The Jersey Pensions Association is staging its inaugural conference next month to address some of the key developments affecting providers of local and international pensions.

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  • JIBS - The Chief of IRS Criminal Investigation is keynote speaker at symposium in November Richard Weber, Chief of Criminal Investigation at the US Internal Revenue Service, and Jennifer Haslett, Corporate Crime & International Engagement Lead at HRMC Centre for Offshore Tax Evasion Strategy, are the keynote speakers at the Jersey International Business School’s 12th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium which takes place at the Hotel de France on Tuesday 03 November 2016.

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  • Engineering Forum - Smart Channel Islands of the future The Channel Island Group of Professional Engineers (CIGPE), in partnership with Carey Olsen, invites you to our panel discussion / workshop event with the Institute of Engineer and Technology (IET) and Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE).

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  • WDF Jersey Event - “Women. Fast forward - What’s your Career Action Plan?” The WDF & EY survey and the first meeting of the new WDF season take a look at what role career planning, having sponsors and mentors, our willingness to invest in our careers and our overall career aspirations are having on unlocking more of the potential in the female workforce in the islands.

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  • Jersey Retail Ambassador Workshops 4th & 6th October – Book your place now! Jersey Business is once again delighted to be getting behind the retail sector by holding a number of free workshops to enable people from retail outlets across the Island to gain WorldHost Retail Ambassador status. This prestigious qualification is designed to recognise people who already deliver great customer service and empowering them to excel in representing their store and community.

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  • National Customer Service Week 3rd – 7th October 2016 We've organised a series of customer focused events for Customer Service Week 2016. Through this programme of events our keynote speakers will share their knowledge and expertise on a variety of topics that will give you practical insights to improve the customer service in your organisation. From interviews with customer service experts, tips on effective customer research to the return of our Retail Ambassador training programme, there is something for everyone during the week.

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  • Islanders invited to Future St Helier workshop The Minister for the Environment, Deputy Steve Luce, is inviting Island residents to have a say on plans for the regeneration of St Helier at workshops in September.

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  • Coppolo & Coyde - DSE ~Workstation Assessor The UK's Health and Safety Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992 were introduced with the aim of preventing ill health to employees who habitually use DSE equipment as part of their normal work.

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  • Coppolo & Coyde - IOSH Directing Safely The IOSH Directing Safely course aims to provide directors/owners of small and medium sized enterprises with an understanding of the moral, legal and business case for proactive health and safety management and give guidance on effective risk management.

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