Annual General Meeting

The CGi’s Annual General Meeting was held on 24 April 2024 at Guernsey Electricity. Dave Newman, CGi chairman, outlined the work the Federation had been involved in over the past 12 months to support members, including: Disability Legislation The Electricity Strategy Population Management Law GST Education Strategy As with last year, many of the issues … Read more

Dave Newman, outgoing Chairman’s speech at the AGM

Dave Newman, outgoing Chairman’s speech at the 2024 AGM: Thank you all for attending the AGM of the Confederation of Guernsey Industry. I’d like to start the Chairman’s speech with two sayings. The first was attributed to the British Prime Minister Harold Wilson who stated “ A week is a long time in politics” Well … Read more

CGi looks to appoint new head

THE Confederation of Guernsey Industry is beginning the search for a new chairperson to lead the local industry body. Dave Newman, who has run the organisation for the past three years, is stepping aside from his role and would like nominations from across the business community, notably from those with experience of running small and … Read more

CGi acknowledges Home Affairs’ openness to engage with local firms to address population law problems

THE CGi has welcomed the willingness of the President of Home Affairs to discuss concerns with the Island’s population laws and the new initiatives designed to help local businesses. The industry group’s comments follow a meeting held last week with Deputy Rob Prow, the Population Management Office, CGi chairman and a delegation of local companies … Read more

Understanding occupational health – States’ survey

Through the Government Work Plan, the States of Guernsey agreed a Health Recovery action which seeks to support the physical and mental recovery of Islanders through scoping and delivering Phase 3 of the Supporting Occupational Health & Wellbeing (SOHWELL) programme. The States is undertaking the survey across Guernsey and Alderney, to better understand the occupational … Read more

CGi calls for meeting with Home Affairs to address population law issues

THE CGi is asking the President of Home Affairs to meet with its members so they can demonstrate the damage that the Island’s population management law is causing local business. The request follows Deputy Rob Prow’s recent insistence that the updated legislation is working well and that without it, the Island’s firms would be operating … Read more

Simon Taylor, new committee member

Simon has joined the committee and works for Norman Piette as Executive Heavyside Manager. Simon has been with NP Group since  2019 after an impressive career, having joined the timber trade in 1990 after a spell in the Royal Navy. He began his career as a lorry driver for a timber merchant in Bristol, but … Read more

Anti-GST collateral

In advance of the States’ debate this week on funding and on the possible introduction of a consumption tax, you can download, print and display these posters in PDF or JPEG formats. Members are also welcome to attend the gathering on the Royal Court steps on Tuesday 17 October 2023 from 8.30am to 9.30am.