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Jersey Chamber of Commerce News

  • Jun 14, 2019
    Delay to Family-Friendly Employment Rights
    The Minister for Social Security, Deputy Judy Martin, has temporarily withdrawn her proposals for changes to family friendly employment rights.
  • Jun 13, 2019
    Extra Public Holiday to Mark VE Day
    The Council of Ministers are proposing that Friday, 8 May be added as an extra public holiday in 2020, to recognise the significance of the 75th anniversary of not only Liberation Day, but also Victory in Europe (VE) Day.
  • Jun 13, 2019
    Festival of Learning
    Islanders interested in changing career, learning something new or starting a hobby are encouraged to attend a series of free events next week.
  • Jun 12, 2019
    Pumping Station Opens to the Public
    Islanders will have the chance to learn more about how Jersey prevents coastal flooding when a surface water pumping station opens to the public next week.
  • Jun 12, 2019
    Applications for this year’s Eco fund are now open
    The Channel Islands Co-operative Society are once again looking for schools, community groups, charities and individuals who go that extra mile to protect the local environment by awarding them a donation to help fund their projects.
  • Jun 12, 2019
    States Assembly ‘Are you related?’ Appeal
    The States Assembly, Jersey’s parliament, has this weekend launched its ‘Are you related?’ appeal as part of its celebrations to mark 100 years since some women were allowed to vote in Jersey.
  • Jun 10, 2019
    Chief Minister’s Statement on Teachers’ Pay
    The States Employment Board has today agreed proposals to end the dispute with the two teaching unions, NASUWT and NEU, following months of negotiations.
  • Jun 07, 2019
    Deputy Chief Minister Attends USA Summit
    Jersey’s Deputy Chief Minister is attending a 3-day inward investment summit in Washington DC next week.
  • Jun 05, 2019
    Island Represented at 75th D-Day Memorials
    The Chief Minister and External Relations Minister are part of a delegation representing Jersey at a series of ceremonies to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
  • Jun 05, 2019
    4,425 Tax Returns Submitted on Deadline Day
    More than 4,000 tax returns were received at Customer and Local Services (CLS) on Friday, as the deadline for islanders to file their personal tax returns closed.
  • Jun 05, 2019
    School Funding Review is Announced
    An independent review of school funding is to be carried out, following approval of a £250,000 contingency bid by the Treasury Minister.
  • Jun 04, 2019
    New Pay Offer Made to Teachers
    The States Employment Board today made a revised pay offer to teachers in government-funded schools, in order to seek a settlement to the 2018-20 pay round and thereby bring an end to the current disputes.