The Government of Jersey takes the resilience of the Island very seriously indeed and is constantly reviewing how it is assessing the challenges ahead and learning from those which we have recently faced. For example, the Report of the Jersey Independent COVID-19 Review, High Expectations, contained a number of recommendations aimed at ensuring that civil … Read more Jersey Resilience: New Civil Contingencies Law to be prioritised
The Adult Learning Disability Service and the Web Services Team have delivered a project that transforms the way people with learning disabilities access information on gov.je. This exciting project has delivered easy read content in HTML format and improves our easy read communications going forward. Take a look at our Easy read Adult Learning and … Read more Easy read: building accessible and inclusive services in government
With the introduction of GST at 3% in 2008, the government of the day provided for 3 sets of compensating measures. Tax allowances were increased over and above the usual annual uplift, to benefit all taxpayers Income Support payments linked to household spending were increased by 3%. For households that did not pay tax and … Read more GST and the Community Costs Bonus
Business Risk Assessments are the foundation of any Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) strategy.
Following last week’s launch of the mini budget we have seen lots of questions from the public and wanted to show we are listening to them. The mini budget is part of the Council of Ministers’100 Day Plan. Deputy Steve Ahier, Assistant Treasury Minister answered some of those questions. When will this all happen then? … Read more Mini budget question and answers with Deputy Steve Ahier
You may have heard people say, ‘there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing’. Preparation is what weather forecasts are all about.
To its supporters cryptocurrency (or virtual assets, aka VAs) is a brave new world, a digital asset that exists across computer networks, outside the control of governments and central authorities, bringing cheaper and faster money transfers for those otherwise excluded from the financial system. To its detractors it is a bubble waiting to burst, or … Read more Risky (virtual asset) business?
“Don’t you ever get bored of doing the same job for all this time Dad?” my children (19 and 25) ask me. Their career paths have been quite different, going into the private sector to work in Jersey and London. While I reflect on this, I can definitely say that even after 36 years of … Read more Why JCIS is still keeping me interested after 36 years: Mark Cockerham
While the NPO sector presents medium to low risk of being abused or misused for terrorist financing, the law has been updated with the aim of protecting them from the risk.
I’m Charlie Martell, the Officer Commanding your Field Squadron. Myself and my team play an important role here, but what do we do and where have I come from? My background I have enjoyed a career in the Regular Army, prior to my current career in the Army Reserve, deploying on operations to Saudi Arabia, … Read more Why Jersey’s Field Squadron and not the Royal Navy, or farming?