201811.07
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Bennett Gould to acquire Advantage Underwriting’s UK book

Advantage Underwriting Limited has agreed to sell its book of business to Bennett Gould & Partners Ltd. Advantage Underwriting Limited is part of Vantage Group of Companies. Richard Packman, CEO of Vantage Group said “The decision to sell is part of Vantage’s strategic plan to grow our Channel Island businesses” Giles Dalby, Director of Advantage…

Further expansion for Vantage HBA
201809.10
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Further expansion for Vantage HBA

Vantage HBA has acquired the business of Isle of Man based company Arpeggio, with effect from 31 August 2018. Vantage HBA (VHBA) is a Jersey-based specialist human resources advisory and recruitment firm that also provides remuneration surveys for all levels of jobs and different pay sectors.  It has provided surveys in the Channel Islands for…

Vantage Wealth Leads the Way for Pension Transfers
201807.20
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Vantage Wealth Leads the Way for Pension Transfers

Vantage Wealth are delighted to announce that Paul Alker has passed the highest level of exam in pension transfers – “Level 6 Qualification in Pension Transfers” – as set by the Chartered Insurance Institute. Paul is the first practicing qualified financial advisor in Jersey to secure this qualification. The Chartered Insurance Institute developed this new…

Vantage Wealth appoints new Wealth Manager
201709.19
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Vantage Wealth appoints new Wealth Manager

Yvonne Taylor has joined Vantage Wealth, the Vantage group’s independent financial advisory business, as a Wealth Manager providing advice to both private and corporate clients. Yvonne is an experienced financial advisor having worked in the sector in both the UK and Jersey for in excess of 30 years offering pension, investment and protection advice. She…

201707.27
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Vantage Insurance Brokers appoints new Managing Director

Tim Rattray has been appointed as Managing Director of Vantage Insurance Brokers Limited. Previously MD of the Rossborough Insurance office in the Isle of Man, Tim has relocated to Jersey to spearhead the growth of the Vantage group’s insurance broking business. A professionally qualified practitioner, he has over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry…

Richard Packman to speak at the 2nd Annual CyberCrime Forum
201706.14
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Richard Packman to speak at the 2nd Annual CyberCrime Forum

Richard Packman will be speaking at the 2nd Annual Cybercrime Forum being held at the Hotel de France on Thursday 29th June. The Forum aims to serve as a road map for risk management frameworks within firms and features speakers from the local industry in Jersey as well as global cybercrime leaders raising the awareness…

Vantage acquires Hassell Blampied Associates
201704.21
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Vantage acquires Hassell Blampied Associates

The Vantage group of companies (Vantage) has purchased specialist HR consultancy Hassell Blampied Associates (HBA). HBA, headquartered in Jersey, was established in 1996 and offers remuneration surveys, HR advisory and recruitment services to companies in Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. Vantage’s HR company, Vantage Personnel will be renamed Vantage HBA with immediate effect,…

Local firms urged to take specialist advice on their Professional Indemnity Insurance
201703.16
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Local firms urged to take specialist advice on their Professional Indemnity Insurance

Vantage Insurance Brokers has emphasised the need for careful selection of an insurance broker when Jersey businesses are arranging their Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) cover. This follows a press release from the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) raising concerns about the policies being purchased by local firms after discovering examples of punitive policy exclusions and…

The improvements that could be made to local pensions provision
201701.26
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The improvements that could be made to local pensions provision

The Jersey Annual Social Survey 2015 results indicated that just over half of adults are worried about their standard of living in retirement, and 41% do not think that they will have a good retirement. The States of Jersey have recently commenced their review of the future for Social Security and income in retirement. Guernsey…

201701.13
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Do I Have To Tell Insurers About PEPs..?

If your trust clients are Politically Exposed Persons (or indeed any other high profile individuals, such as sports stars) then do you need to disclose this fact to insurers in respect of the trust asset insurances? The answer is “Yes”. An insurance policy is a contract between the insurer and the client (the insured). Most…