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Education matters

Posted on Categories Education

Henry Ford famously said: “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” You could argue there is a parallel in education; a school that focuses on nothing but exam results is no kind of school at all. Teachers, parents and employers agree wholeheartedly on this point. The question is how we – … Read more Education matters

A Housing Strategy for Jersey

Posted on Categories Housing

In the last few weeks I have met with housing providers, landlords, and construction businesses, considered some very difficult housing applications, and supported my ministerial colleagues as, among other things, we have launched the budget. In all this, I always have one thing at the front of my mind – everyone deserves a good quality … Read more A Housing Strategy for Jersey

eGov Professional Services tender

Fit for the future

Jersey’s Health and Social Services Department is effectively one of Jersey’s largest businesses, although it is not often considered in such terms. With a budget of more than £200 million a year and around 2,700 employees, we deliver a range of services covering the hospital, mental health, community and social work, and public health. At … Read more Fit for the future

Our plan for Jersey

Next week is an important one for Jersey. It’s the week the States Assembly sets the direction of the island’s public finances for the next four years. It’s vital that we get this Medium Term Financial Plan right so we can support the emerging economic recovery and invest in priority areas, like health and education. … Read more Our plan for Jersey

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Supporting innovation

Posted on Categories Economy, Tags

Earlier this month saw the publication of the Jersey Innovation Review. It was undertaken by Tera Allas, an acclaimed international expert in innovation policy, and is a comprehensive piece of work that is already proving to be highly influential as we start to ramp up our policy efforts in this area. The review made a … Read more Supporting innovation

Gov.je does it again. We’ve been ranked No 1 for satisfaction

Gov.je is in the #1 spot on the GovMetric Channel Satisfaction Index for August. This follows last months good news that for the first time, www.gov.je took first place in the Sitemorse UK local government quarterly index. Customer satisfaction measurement at the point of contact GovMetric is the feedback tool that you see in the bottom right-hand … Read more Gov.je does it again. We’ve been ranked No 1 for satisfaction