JERSEY has been named the ‘Best International Finance Centre’ at the International Investment Awards.
Now in their 20th year, the awards recognise the talent, excellence and expertise across the international wealth, asset management, investment and financial advisory sectors.
JERSEY TechAwards 2019 saw the cream of the Island’s digital community being celebrated for their excellence and success. There were 93 nominees and 12 awards. The event was organised by Digital Jersey, sponsored by Prosperity 24-7 and supported by BCS Jersey.
The winners were:
Digital Leader of the Year: Tom Hacquoil
Digital Growth Business of the Year: Switch Digital
Digital Company of the Year: Snap Design and Digital
Digital Start-up of the Year: MyVLF
Digital Team of the Year: Pinpoint
Security Implementation of the Year: Yoti
Technology Project of the Year: Corefocus – JOIC Operational Reorganisation Project
Digital Creative Project of the Year: MyVLF
Best Use of Technology in Education: Beaulieu Convent School
Technology Teacher of the Year: Stephen McAllister
Technology Student of the Year Senior: Anca Toma
Technology Student of the Year Junior: Ethan Double
Sure Customer Service Awards
THE Sure Customer Service Awards recognised those businesses which are committed to delivering excellent customer care in the Island. Overall winner was New Era Medical, while a special recognition award went to Maison des Landes Hotel.
The Outstanding Contribution to Service award went to Dolan Hotels.
The winners were:
Best service from a sole trader: The Butchers Block
Best service from a team: New Era Medical
Best service from an aspiring star: Cameron Elliot, Transform Together Fitness
Best service from an individual: Will Highfied, Jersey Zoo
Best service from digital innovation: Snap Design and Digital
Best service from food and drink: Beresford Street Kitchen
Best service from Leisure and tourism Jersey Food Tours
Best service from accommodation: Hotel Cristina
Best service from travel: Liberty Bus
Best service from retail: Gorey Post Office
Best service from professional service: All Pets Veterinary Centre
Jersey Hospitality Awards
THE inaugural ‘H-oscars’ for unsung heroes of hospitality were awarded by the Jersey Hospitality Association.
Love Wine Career Achievement Award: Maria Ivone de Brito, head housekeeper, Mayfair Hotel
Visit Jersey Island Ambassador Award: Patrick Burke, the Atlantic Hotel
Easenmyne Student of the Year: Morgan Gilby, day porter at Grand Jersey
Condor Ferries Green Award: Seymour Hotels
Other award wins for Jersey businesses…
JTC was crowned ‘Trust Company of the Year (large firm)’ and R&H was named ‘Trust Company of the Year (midsize firm) at the STEP Private Client Awards 2019 in London. The prestigious competition is designed to highlight excellence among private-client lawyers, accountants, bankers, trust managers and financial advisers.
Elsewhere, Aztec Group was named Fund Administrator of the Year for the fifth successive year at the British Private Equity Awards. Hosted by Unquote, the British Private Equity Awards celebrates innovation and excellence in private equity and venture capital, and the industry’s contribution to British business growth. Now in its 15th year, the awards were attended by over 350 fund managers, advisers and other industry professionals.