New stats show an ‘average’ family income is not enough to afford a mortgage on an ‘average’ home – and that struggle has intensified over the past five years.
The findings come in the latest Housing Affordability Index, which showed that the level at which house prices were outstripping wages had soared by as much as 7% since 2012....Read More »
A 27-year-old man who was “off his head on a cocktail of drink and drugs” has been jailed for 18 months for attacking his partner whilst they were staying in a Jersey guest house.
The Royal Court was told James Keenan met his partner over the internet in November 2016, when she was living in the south of England....Read More »
Concrete business plans, detailed information on employees and proof decisions really are being made on the island – these are just a few of the things the EU want companies to provide to show they’re the real deal, and not just ‘shells’ taking advantage of the Jersey’s rules.
Last year, the island was at the centre of financial scandal for a second time in just two years after the Paradise Papers revealed that Apple’s key subsidiaries were ‘resident’ in J...Read More »
The average daily population at HMP La Moye hit a five year low in 2017 with 136 inmates compared to 157 in 2012, figures released as part of the prison’s annual report show.
The number of inmates has been consistently decreasing over the past five years - in 2017 the maximum peaked at 144 in comparison to 170, while the minimum decreased from 142 in 2012 to 124....Read More »