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Jersey Chamber of Commerce News

  • Feb 01, 2019
    Seatbelt Legislation Extends to Larger Goods Vehicles
    From today (Friday 1 February), seatbelts must be worn by drivers and passengers in medium and large goods vehicles.
  • Jan 31, 2019
    Personal Income Tax Consultation
    Islanders can have their say on the current personal tax regime as part of an extensive island-wide survey by the States Treasury and Exchequer, with the results helping to reform the island’s tax system.
  • Jan 30, 2019
    Damages Law Approved
    The States Assembly has today approved the draft Damages Law, which allows for changes to the way damages payments are assessed and awarded to those who suffer injuries that require long-term care.
  • Jan 28, 2019
    Fire and Rescue Services User-Pays Charges
    The Fire and Rescue Service is increasing fees levied for services such as fire certificate renewals, fuel distribution and fire reports.
  • Jan 28, 2019
    Scrutiny Report on Damages Reform Published
    The Corporate Services Scrutiny Panel has published a report on the Government’s proposals to reform Jersey’s system of personal injury damages.
  • Jan 25, 2019
    Channel Islands Ministers Visit Brussels Ahead of Brexit
    Minsters from Jersey and Guernsey have visited Brussels this week to promote the Channel Islands’ interests ahead of Brexit, and to underline the changes that the islands have recently made to meet EU concerns on economic substance.
  • Jan 25, 2019
    Voluntary sector and States Partnership Draft Action Plan
    A working group of representatives from the voluntary and community sector (VCS) and the States of Jersey have drafted an action plan following a workshop last September.
  • Jan 25, 2019
    Channel Island Ministers' Joint Visit to Paris
    Representatives from Guernsey and Jersey made an official visit to Paris this week for a series of political meetings with key ministries of the French national government, as well as members of the French National Assembly and the Senate.
  • Jan 25, 2019
    New Hospital - Council of Ministers Statement
    The Council of Ministers have agreed to support Deputy Russell Labey’s proposition to rescind the previous States Assembly’s decision on a site for the new hospital, but with an appropriate amendment on the retention of the necessary funding.
  • Jan 24, 2019
    Chief Executive Reports on Second Six Months
    States Chief Executive, Charlie Parker, has today circulated to all States Members a report of his second six months in post, as part of his commitment to make the public service more transparent and accountable.
  • Jan 24, 2019
    States Members Attend National Prayer Breakfast
    Two States Members are attending the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. next month.
  • Jan 24, 2019
    Report on Island’s Housing Needs is Published
    An independent report which gives an evidence-based estimate of Jersey’s housing requirements between 2021 and 2030 has been published today.