Tag "Commerce and Employment"

Population fall triggers urgent States action

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OVER 650 more people left Guernsey in the last two years than arrived, latest population figures have revealed, as investigations are launched by the States into measures that could address the slump.

Clear issues over digital greenhouse

IF YOU believe the adage that ‘people living in greenhouses shouldn’t throw stones’, you might have been surprised at the reaction the Commerce and Employment Department received last week when it attempted to move forward with its ‘Digital Greenhouse’ plans. Certainly the department’s board members and staff seemed shocked at the critical, bordering on hostile, reaction its plans received from the very people it thought would be enthusiastic users of the space it is so keen to open. It would have been clear to see through the panes that all was not well.

Jersey challenge to fishing controls


A JERSEY fisherman has launched a legal challenge against the States in a bid to lift ‘unreasonable’ fishing restrictions imposed on him in Guernsey waters.

New summer air routes announced


SUMMER flights to Rotterdam, Stuttgart and Zurich have been confirmed for next year, Commerce and Employment Department chief officer Jason Moriarty has announced.

‘Stop wasting our money’

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THOUSANDS of protesters came together yesterday and made a stand against taxes that would ‘empty the pockets’ of islanders.