Friday 22 August 2014

GST on all online orders to level the playing field?

Friday 22 August 2014

All online shopping could be hit with GST under plans to review import rules to help struggling local retailers.

The Treasury department is reviewing the current £240 value threshold as part of the ongoing work by ministers to try to help the struggling retail industry, to see whether the limit should be maintained, dropped or even scrapped entirely....

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Landlords to record any wear and tear

Friday 22 August 2014

Landlords will soon have to keep a written record of the state of their property before a tenant moves in to stop arguments about returning deposits.

Property condition reports are standard practice in the UK and the politician responsible says making them compulsory here from the end of October will help avoid rental disputes....

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Teenagers make the grade with top GCSE results

Friday 22 August 2014

Jersey teenagers’ GCSE grades have improved on last year and are still significantly ahead of the UK, according to figures out yesterday.

Hundreds of teenagers have received their grades, and overall stats released by the Education department show an A* to C pass rate of 72.4%, compared to 67.4% last year....

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Do you want a seat in the States?

Friday 22 August 2014

Islanders planning to stand in this autumn’s elections have just a few weeks to get their profiles together for the new website set up as an essential guide to voting in Jersey.

Prospective candidates are being asked to upload their name, contact details and photo to the official election website before it goes live at the beginning of next month....

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New code for twitchers

Friday 22 August 2014

There’s new protection for the Island’s feathered friends – many of which are now on the verge of being wiped out both locally and globally.

Birds on the Edge – the group working to restore habitats for the Island’s birds and boost their numbers – have been working with the Société Jersiaise to produce a cod...

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