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HSBC Argentina tax evasion charge

An HSBC branch in Buenos Aires, as Argentina's tax agency charged the bank with tax offences (AP)

Argentina's tax agency charged HSBC bank with helping more than 4,000 Argentines evade taxes by placing their money in secret Swiss accounts.

WTO seals first global trade deal

After many years of talking, the World Trade Organisation has pulled off a major deal that could boost global commerce by one trillion US dollars annually.

Wage stagnation 'hits income tax'

The Government is collecting £17 billion less than forecast in income tax because of the lack of earnings growth, the TUC has claimed.

Retailers prepare for Black Friday

Retailers are preparing for a shopping frenzy as Black Friday consumers buy their way to what is expected to be the UK's biggest day of spending.

PM's warning on economy 'refreshing'


THE UK Prime Minister’s warning that a second global crash could be looming is a ‘refreshing and honest’ assessment of the risks currently facing economies around the world – including Jersey’s, according to the Island’s new Treasury Minister.

Ten jobs at hedge fund company


A GUERNSEY-based hedge fund management firm is to relocate to Jersey at the end of the year, bringing at least ten jobs with it.

New café at Elizabeth Harbour


ALMOST a year since the former café at the Harbour closed abruptly – leaving the Island’s main ferry passenger terminal without food and drink facilities – the doors have opened to a permanent replacement.

Broadband workers to protest march on JT offices


WORKERS installing Jersey’s superfast broadband network were today due to march on JT’s headquarters to protest at wages being ‘unreasonably’ withheld – and they have warned that strike action could follow.

Major bank to sign deal for Esplanade?


A MAJOR global bank is poised to sign a deal to become the first tenant of the Jersey International Finance Centre at the Esplanade in a move that could finally get the controversial project off the ground, the JEP has learned.