Why are we talking about the Visitor Economy and not just Tourism? We use the term Visitor Economy because this is a broader term concerned with the whole ecosystem and is more place-centric than the term Tourism, which is concerned with the person doing the visiting. For those who want a definition, let me humour … Read more The notion of Visitor Economy
This week, Ministers have provided updates to Scrutiny on the progress made against their 2023 Delivery Plans. These plans were made at the end of 2022 and set out a workplan for the year of 39 key priorities, legislation and projects. I am very proud of the work the Department for the Economy has made … Read more Minister for Sustainable Economic Development – End of year round-up
Enter the stage: Retail theatre, a concept that rekindles the magic of high streets, casting them as the stars of an enchanting show that captivates the senses and engages the heart.
New Healthcare Facilities: Construction and Supplier Forum – exploring opportunities for the local sector
The New Healthcare Facilities team gives an update on construction industry engagement. The New Healthcare Facilities team has been keen to make an early start on engaging with the local construction sector, as we hope they will all have a role to play in delivering infrastructure and buildings for vital healthcare services. Last week we … Read more New Healthcare Facilities: Construction and Supplier Forum – exploring opportunities for the local sector
What happened to Jersey’s economy in 2022? One area did exceptionally, while others did not. Jersey’s Economic Advisory Team explain in their monthly blog
The Government of Jersey has recently published a consultation on its proposed Digital Economy Strategy and wants Islanders to get involved in helping to shape it. Why? Digitalisation and the tools and services it provides are a fact of our lives. They enrich our communications with others and provide opportunities to better balance our working and personal lives. … Read more Help shape the proposed Digital Economy Strategy
In a guest blog, Dame Wendy Hall, Regius Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton and Non-Executive Director for Digital Jersey
The IMF and OECD have forecast the future economy – what do they mean for Jersey?
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