Tag Archive for 'Guernsey Finance'

Guernsey hosts renewable energy forum

March 28th, 2013 by Guernsey Finance

Members of the South West Marine Energy Park (MEP) visited Guernsey on 21 March 2013 to learn more about the financial services expertise the Island can offer the cleantech sector. The group’s visit came as a result of Guernsey’s representation at a Regen SW renewable energy reception at the House of Commons on 11 September […]

Guernsey’s banking, investment & insurance know-how provides one- stop shop for cleantech industry

October 26th, 2012 by Christopher Hopson

Guernsey has embarked on a strong push to position itself as a ‘one-stop shop’ to finance clean-energy technologies and renewables projects around the world – particularly for wind and solar. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, which represents the local finance industries, tells Recharge there has been an increase over the past few […]

Guernsey’s renewable energy roles discussed at House of Commons

October 25th, 2012 by Guernsey Finance

Guernsey’s capacity to act as a hub for renewable energy generation and to provide financial products and services to the cleantech sector has been discussed at an event held at the House of Commons. The Renewable Energy reception on Tuesday 11 September 2012 was attended by Rt. Hon. Ed Davey, MP, Secretary of State for […]

Lord Norman Lamont and Stephanie Flanders discuss global economy at Guernsey Funds Forum 2012

May 3rd, 2012 by Guernsey Finance

The Guernsey Funds Forum 2012, titled ‘Shaken not stirred’, which took place at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel in London on 2 May 2012, attracted over 400 delegates. The event was hosted by Guernsey Finance, in conjunction with the Guernsey Investment Fund Association (GIFA). The half-day conference and exhibition included two panels sessions – one […]

HM Revenue & Customs delists hundreds of Guernsey QROPS

April 13th, 2012 by Guernsey Finance

In HMRC’s republished list of QROPS, the number of approved Guernsey schemes has fallen from more than 300 on 5 April 2012 to only three on 12 April 2012. Not only have the schemes of major providers servicing non-residents been delisted but so have those of local employers including the States of Guernsey scheme for […]

HMRC republishing list of approved Qualifying Registered Overseas Pension Schemes on 12 April 2012

April 11th, 2012 by Guernsey Finance

HM Revenue & Customs has indicated that it is set to change its regulations again in order to prevent a significant proportion of Guernsey’s pension schemes being recognised as QROPS. HMRC has confirmed that when it republishes its list of approved QROPS on Thursday 12 April 2012 then it will only include a Guernsey scheme […]

Are the Guernsey business sector and the public service provision sector sharing the burden together?

October 7th, 2011 by Julian Winser

Is Corporate Social Responsibility just the latest management tool, or is there a demonstrable relevance for Guernsey by way of sharing the burden of social provision? I will start this by highlighting the principal differences between the two types of organisation that would be involved in the ‘sharing of the burden’ mentioned above – and […]