UK Update – Jo Kitcat, July 2022

For the first time in our regular blogs from the WE ARE GUERNSEY Business Development team, we hear from UK Representative Jo Kitcat on his first few months in the job. Much of Guernsey’ success in financial services is founded upon the island’s uniquely symbiotic relationship with the City as a major capital provider and a conduit to other economies. Guernsey is a well-known and respected jurisdiction in London, so I’m enjoying the challenge of keeping, and raising, that profile.

Guernsey playing its part in protecting pension members from harm

Margaret Snowdon OBE, Chair of the UK Pensions Scams Industry Group (PISG), is a campaigner who has worked for many years to prevent pension scams, protect the interests of those affected by them, and for positive reform in the industry. She recently visited Guernsey, where she addressed the Guernsey Association of Pension Providers (GAPP) to talk about her work and Guernsey’s involvement with PSIG. In this blog for WE ARE GUERNSEY, Margaret discusses the definition of a scam, how to spot the tell-tale signs and how Guernsey is also playing its part in protecting pension holders from scammers.

Twenty five years of protected cell companies

Originally designed for use in the captive insurance sector, the protected cell company has established itself as a go-to-solution for myriad of different uses in the 25 years since its creation. Here, Guernsey non-executive director Joe Truelove explores some of those uses. 2022 is the 25th anniversary of the introduction of protected cell companies (PCCs) in Guernsey.

WE ARE GUERNSEY supports autism charity in Miami

A Miami-based charity that helps children with special needs has received a boost from WE ARE GUERNSEY. Chief Executive Rupert Pleasant was in the United States was recently an attendee at the FPA of Miami International Symposium: Investment in US Real Estate by Foreign Investors, as part of WE ARE GUERNSEY’S promotional work in the region. At the event, Rupert connected with Marisa Casablanca, Partner at US law firm Akerman.

WE ARE GUERNSEY supports autism charity in Miami

A Miami-based charity that helps children with special needs has received a boost from WE ARE GUERNSEY. Chief Executive Rupert Pleasant was in the United States was recently an attendee at the FPA of Miami International Symposium: Investment in US Real Estate by Foreign Investors, as part of WE ARE GUERNSEY’S promotional work in the region. At the event, Rupert connected with Marisa Casablanca, Partner at US law firm Akerman.