Last week’s Government Plan contained a unique package of tax measures that we are rolling out from 2024. The package has two important aims:
To boost business productivity by promoting investment in Regulatory Technology, through a 150% super-deduction for RegTech spend.
To remove tax barriers that currently create uncertainty and cost for businesses with staff moving into and out of the Island.
Today (Wednesday 27 September), an independent assessment begins of Jersey’s capability to combat financial crime. The assessors are from MONEYVAL – but what is MONEYVAL and why is this so important? This blog provides the background information
Today, we celebrate European Day of Languages. This day was founded by the Council of Europe on 26 September 2001 to promote awareness of the importance of language learning and protecting linguistic heritage. As Languages Adviser for Jersey Education, I support schools to promote a range of languages. Research already demonstrates the linguistic, cognitive and … Read more Celebrating and supporting languages in Jersey
With the lodging and publication of the Proposed Government Plan (2024-2027) last week, Islanders will want to understand the full costs of developing the new healthcare facilities that Jersey urgently requires. Spend to date and value across all hospital schemes Our focus now is to take advantage of the knowledge and assets acquired in previous … Read more Building a new hospital: understanding the costs
In a guest blog, Matt Palmer, Director – Cyber Emergency Response Team looks ahead to Cyber Security Awareness Month
The Web Services Team and Customer and Local Services have worked together to deliver a new long-term care section on gov.je that aims to make long-term care easier to understand. About long-term care The long-term care scheme provides financial support to Jersey residents who need long-term care for the rest of their life, either at … Read more Making long-term care easy to understand on gov.je
In a guest blog, Sasha Gibb explains how she presented Jersey’s Public Voice: Common Ground project to the British-Irish Council
Channel Islands Pride 2023 is set to provide a showcase for local artists during the Pride celebrations in People’s Park and Victoria Park on Saturday, September 16th. The Creative Island Partnership is thrilled to support this year’s Channel Islands Pride event. This celebration represents a wonderful showcase of our local artists and creates a fantastic … Read more All The Colours – Queer Arts at Pride
How can competition help Jersey become more productive? In a guest blog, Sarah Price, the JCRA’s Chief Operating Officer, explains
In an era where rehabilitation and reintegration are gaining more traction as effective methods to reduce recidivism, initiatives like the “Releasing Better Neighbours” programme at HMP La Moye are paving the way for a more constructive approach to incarceration. Prisoners are encouraged to address offending behaviour through the programme which was inspired by the Seven Pillars of Recovery research conducted by prisoners in Norway.