CONTINUEThis site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more.
  1. Front Page
  2. News By Topic
  3. Jersey Targets Digital Industry Growth

Jersey Targets Digital Industry Growth

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

12 July 2012


The Jersey government has welcomed the formation of Digital Jersey Limited, a new independent organization set up to represent and promote the island as a centre for digital businesses in areas such as e-commerce, information and communications technology services and data hosting.

Digital Jersey will work with the government and the private sector to aid understanding of the digital economy and the opportunities it could open up for Jersey in this area. It will work on developing relevant education and skills, promoting legislative guidance and providing strategic direction. Although initially funded by government, Digital Jersey will remain wholly independent and will seek external sources of funding in the future.

Governance of Digital Jersey will be through an independent board, with candidates to fill management roles now being sought.

The Minister for Economic Development, Senator Alan Maclean, commented: “I am very pleased that the recruitment of the Chair for Digital Jersey is about to commence. Recruitment for the CEO will begin shortly, and the remainder of the Board will be put in place as quickly as possible."

“We are looking for progressive, dynamic people with expertise and interest in the digital industry who will contribute to the development of an effective strategy for the growth of this whole sector in Jersey,” Maclean added.

A comprehensive report in our Intelligence Report series examining the new possibilities that offshore e-commerce open up for business, and analysing the offshore jurisdictions that have led the way in offering professional e-commerce regimes for international business, with a particular focus on e-gaming, is available in the Lowtax Library at http://www.lowtaxlibrary.com/asp/subs_reports.asp and a description of the report can be seen at http://www.lowtaxlibrary.com/asp/description_report6.asp
TAGS: business | commerce | offshore e-commerce | international financial centres (IFC) | Jersey | offshore | internet | e-commerce | offshore e-gaming | telecoms

To see today's news, click here.

 















Tax-News Reviews

Cyprus Review

A review and forecast of Cyprus's international business, legal and investment climate.

Visit Cyprus Review »

Malta Review

A review and forecast of Malta's international business, legal and investment climate.

Visit Malta Review »

Jersey Review

A review and forecast of Jersey's international business, legal and investment climate.

Visit Jersey Review »

Budget Review

A review of the latest budget news and government financial statements from around the world.

Visit Budget Review »



Stay Updated

Please enter your email address to join the Tax-News.com mailing list. View previous newsletters.

By subscribing to our newsletter service, you agree to our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.


To manage your mailing list preferences, please click here »