Tag "Commerce and Employment"

Change usually bad

I DIDN’T think Nick Mann’s article about Kevin Stewart and Project Proteus, published on 28 January, was up to his normal standard. While the drawing of Deputy Stewart with a pair of pants on his head was insulting (to the deputy or to pants?) and may provoke some debate on whether the minister wants to officially register this image for himself, I primarily take issue with Nick’s claim that the public has an appetite for change.

Sunday trading not a priority for C&E minister

SUNDAY trading is not a priority for Commerce and Employment despite a newly commissioned report for the department proposing an end to restrictions, minister Kevin Stewart has said.

Retail strategy launched to help boost sector

EMPLOYING a Town centre manager, cracking down on parking clock offenders, and moving the taxi rank to North Beach are proposals contained in a new retail strategy for the island.

Introducing Project Proteus

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In his own words, Commerce and Employment minister Kevin Stewart outlines his vision to make Guernsey a technologically advanced jurisdiction.

Former PO HQ for creative start-ups?

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THE former post office in Guelles Road could become a hub for start-ups in the creative industries as part of plans being developed by the Commerce and Employment Department.

The future should be bright

Jarrod Cowley-Grimmond

Guernsey is well placed to thrive, says the man who has spent the last six years working for the States in developing financial services. James Falla spoke to Jarrod Cowley-Grimmond, who is heading back to his native Australia with the plaudits of the finance industry ringing in his ears...

Weymouth can wave a friendly flag

AROUND 18 months ago, Weymouth Borough Council realised that it had a problem on its hands. Without spending more than £4m. on harbour repairs, there was no way Condor Ferries could continue operating from the port.