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Date : Wednesday 13 March 2013, 18:30 - 20:30
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Jersey – Open for Business

Conduct your business in a thriving international centre at the heart of global commerce, without the burdens, costs and restrictions of city life.
Why Jersey?
Jersey’s direct tax rates are among the lowest in Europe, for both individuals and companies.
This well regulated, independent island complies with international bodies such as the IMF and OECD. Its vision and ambitions are supported by an accessible, pro-business government.


Jersey is a centre of excellence for professional services with over 13,000 experienced professionals providing legal, accounting, and financial services.
Its high growth economy supp orts continuous investment in capital projects and new technologies.  This first-class commercial environment is complemented by new marina, residential and leisure schemes.

Jersey is well connected for both business and leisure travel.  The island is less than fourteen miles from France and under an hour from London.  Frequent flights to all major European business centres, including Paris, Dublin and Geneva puts Jersey at the hub of a world-wide transport network.
The island lifestyle is unique. Jersey’s close proximity to France adds a distinctly European feel with Michelin-star restaurants serving the freshest seafood and locally grown produce. From international film and food festivals to leafy lanes and stunning beaches, Jersey really has something for everyone.
Locate Jersey offers help, advice and information on how to relocate your business or expand your operation into Jersey.




On that occasion, you will take part in a LUCKY DRAW to win...
A weekend away to Jersey courtesy of Flybe and the Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa

The prize includes two return tickets flying from London Gatwick to Jersey with Flybe, staying overnight at the 5 star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa and dinner for two in their Michelin starred restaurant Tassili, which offers an exquisite modern British menu, with a decadent Jersey twist.

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Senator Maclean, Jersey’s Economic Development Minister




Senator Alan Maclean was appointed Minister for Economic Development in December 2008.
Alan Maclean first stood for the States of Jersey in November 2005 when he was elected as Deputy to represent St Helier No. 2 district.  He was appointed Assistant Minister for Economic Development in December 2005 and given specific responsibility for both the Airport and Harbour.

He was also given responsibility for the Regulation of the Gambling Industry where he was instrumental in establishing the Jersey Gambling Commission.  He also introduced Disaster Recovery Regulations for e-gaming.  He represented the employer’s side on the Manual Workers Joint Council.
In 2008 he was elected as a Senator and in December 2008 appointed Minister for Economic Development.  His responsibilities cover a wide ranging portfolio encompassing all economic sectors including Finance, Tourism, Agriculture and Retail.

Developing greater support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through Jersey Enterprise has been a key strategy that has delivered excellent results in terms of the number of new business start ups and job opportunities created.  He also sits on the Skills Executive together with the Ministers for Social Security and Education, Sport and Culture. He is Chairman of both the Jersey Conference Bureau and the Bureau de Jersey.
Prior to entering political life and following a number of sales and marketing roles in both the UK and Australia Alan became Managing Director of Montpellier  Marketing a Marketing and PR Agency with offices in Jersey and Cheltenham.  He was later Managing Director of Mulberry, an Estate Agency and Property Management business.  He served as President of the Jersey Estate Agent Association (JEAA).  He Chairs agricultural and property investment businesses operating in the UK.


Richard Corrigan, Head of Business Development for Jersey Finance




Richard joined Jersey Finance as Global head of business development from Barclays where he was most recently a Director within the Wealth and Investment Management division. Through his extended team in London, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong and India representative offices Richard helps to support member firms in a number of international growth markets and foster closer working relationships with a wide group of industry stakeholders.

A qualified banker, Richard has extensive experience managing business units, coverage teams and clients within international corporate banking and wealth management businesses. He has supported a wide range of private clients achieve their business and financial objectives both with Barclays and previously at Royal Bank of Scotland Group where he was latterly Regional Director, Financial Institutions Group.

During his career Richard has acted as board director for trust company, fund services and investment management businesses.
Professionally, he is a member of both the Institute of Directors and the Institute of Financial Services. Richard is also a member of the Prince's Trust Steering Group for Jersey.




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