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HR excellence puts firms in line for coveted awards

. Lorna Pestana, chairwoman of the CIPD Jersey branch

Some of the Island’s biggest companies are in line for an award for their employment practices after a shortlist of names for annual accolades handed out by the leading human resources professional body were announced.

Bailiff's warning on new drug

The Bailiff, Sir Michael Birt

The Bailiff has warned young people against the dangers of taking a new type of drug which is flooding the streets of Jersey and urged them not to believe that it is legal.

Who are you calling a Bean?

Jersey bean Hedley Le Maistre (Clive Pearce)

Calling someone a 'Jersey bean' at work could be against the law from next week when new legislation comes into force that will outlaw racial discrimination in the workplace.

Gorey Fête in pictures

Ryan Sloth in the spaghetti eating competition

The sun was out, the food was sizzling, and Honest Nev was ruling the roost over his crown and anchor table - just another instalment of the annual Gorey Fête

Restaurant plan draws hundreds of complaints

An artist's impression of the scheme by Waddington Architects

A controversial planning application for a new restaurant and bakery in Gorey has attracted hundreds of complaints to Planning - far more than was ever received for the Plémont development.