Faith Value

An insight into the latest developments in Shariah-Compliant Alternative Investments from Trevor Norman and Dominic Coyne from VG’s Islamic Finance Team in this month’s Step Journal, Volume 19, Issue 7.


A rock and a hard place…

Once upon a time, a business could try to solve its legacy system problems by studying gaps and opportunities, looking at a range of alternative products, issuing a Request for Proposal, evaluating the responses, making a decision and negotiating a contract… and then launching a light-dimming, morale-sapping implementation project.

Mark Hucker, Managing Director

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VG Boosts Business with New Joiners

Following its successful rebrand from Volaw Group to VG in September 2017 and as part of its focus on growth and the aim to delight its clients, VG has seen a raft of new employees join the fiduciary and administration company across all areas of the business.


EBTs – A Question of Sport?

For anyone even remotely interested or involved in employee benefit trusts (EBTs), you would have to have been castaway on a remote island to miss this July’s Supreme Court judgement in favour of HMRC in relation to Glasgow Rangers Football Club.

Mark Healey, Director


Innovation and Change in Islamic Finance

When I first visited Dubai on business in early 1996, the only completed tower block on Sheikh Zayed Road was the World Trade Centre Tower and the road itself was little more than a dual carriageway...

Trevor Norman, Director


Diversity and Having a Voice

What does diversity really mean in a business sense, who does it include and why is it important?

Claire Malkoun, Group Head of Business Development


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Beyond Brexit - a Jersey view

Mark Hucker joined VG as its new Managing Director in January 2017. He reflects on his new position within Jersey’s fiduciary services industry, and the changes within the sector.

Mark Hucker, Managing Director


When is a fund not a fund?

This may sound like the first line of a joke but in fact it highlights a very real question for the fiduciary sector about how to distinguish between private client services, corporate structures and funds and whether, in fact, it makes any sense to even try to do so.

Mark Hucker, Managing Director


Giving Trust a New Lease of Life

The concept of trust is tried and tested over centuries.

But the reasons for setting up trusts have subtly shifted over time with a greater emphasis on tax and fiscal planning or, to put it another way, as a means of removing certain obligations from the settlor (or other parties).

Simon Perchard, Director


Volaw Group rebrands and launches new logo

VG brand reflects heritage and journey forward.


VG Wins Recognition Again

VG Retains GIFA Best Islamic Trust Formation Services Award.