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…

Property Owner’s Liability – A Trustee’s Guide
201611.03
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Property Owner’s Liability – A Trustee’s Guide

Do you own land with no buildings? If a plot of land is owned via a trust or offshore company structure it is possible that a person may enter it and become injured. As the owner you have a duty of care to maintain the land in a safe environment and the law will hold…

Vantage raises over £700 for Jersey Alzheimer’s Association
201611.02
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Vantage raises over £700 for Jersey Alzheimer’s Association

Vantage hosted a Halloween themed cake sale on Friday 28th October 2016 in aid of Jersey Alzheimer’s Association, raising over £700 for the charity. Cakes were on sale in the receptions of Forum 3 and Forum 4 buildings on Grenville Street. The majority of the cakes were made by Vantage employees who also took part…

Charity Cake Sale in aid of Jersey Alzheimer’s Association
201610.21
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Charity Cake Sale in aid of Jersey Alzheimer’s Association

Join us for a fiendish feast and indulge your sweet tooth at our chilling charity cake sale. Your ghostly hosts are the Vantage team who will be consulting their book of spells to create baking wizardry. Everything from ghoulish gateaux to spooktacular sponges, frightful flapjacks to magical macaroons – all in aid of the Vantage…

Vantage event highlights implications of proposed non-dom reforms
201610.21
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Vantage event highlights implications of proposed non-dom reforms

Trustees and other financial professionals need to review the position for any UK resident non-domiciled clients and consider alternative planning options in the light of the proposed reforms to the non-dom rules. This was the clear message from a professional seminar hosted by Vantage Wealth at the Royal Yacht Hotel on 19th October 2016. The…

Vantage makes three new appointments
201609.30
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Vantage makes three new appointments

The expansion of the Vantage Group continues with the appointment of three experienced practitioners to strengthen the group’s client service proposition. Geoff Pike, a private medical insurance professional, joins Vantage Insurance Brokers to augment the company’s offering in this specialist area. Geoff began his career in the UK with a major medical insurer before moving…

201609.30
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Important News – EU General Data Protection Regulation

The EU General Data Protection Regulation In May this year the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) was published which will affect all Jersey businesses who hold data of EU citizens. Cybercrime is increasing and this new EU Directive standardises the reporting requirements that have previously permitted many cyber attacks to go unreported. The new…

Seminar: IHT, “Non-Doms” and UK Residential Property
201609.07
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Seminar: IHT, “Non-Doms” and UK Residential Property

Vantage will be holding a seminar highlighting developments for Jersey residents and trustees in respect of the recent consultation relating to the “non-dom” reforms with reference to Inheritance Tax (“IHT”) and UK residential property structures. This seminar will cover the main risks and issues with regards to the consequences of the many changes which will…

201609.06
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New Vacancy: Insurance Broker

Vantage Insurance Brokers Limited, one of the fastest growing independent insurance brokers in Jersey, are currently recruiting an Insurance Broker. The role will consist of managing and servicing existing clients and developing your own portfolio across all classes of insurance. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their…