Guernsey climbs the ranks in latest Global Financial Centres Index

Guernsey has risen 12 places in the latest Global Financial Centres Index. Published by a City of London think-tank, Z/Yen, the Index provides evaluations of competitiveness and rankings for the world’s major financial centres. Guernsey is one of just two jurisdictions in Western Europe to rise 10 places or more, reflecting the financial centre’s reputation for stability, security and depth of expertise.

Insurance Update with William Lewis

Guernsey insurance captives and Protected Cell Companies (PCCs) continue to offer comprehensive solutions for global companies, being particularly attractive in this hardening market. In his first blog, Guernsey Finance’s newly appointed UK insurance Business Development representative, William Lewis, discusses what Guernsey captives and PCCs have to offer and why Guernsey is the right place for those looking for bespoke insurance solutions. Since my appointment as Guernsey Finance’s first insurance-specific Business Development representative, the enquiries I have dealt with illustrate the versatility of the insurance solutions Guernsey can offer.

Sentiment Survey highlights confidence in the future of finance in Guernsey

Confidence in the future of Guernsey’s Financial Services sector is positive according to a survey of business leaders carried out by Guernsey Finance. The survey was sent out to local professionals, including CEOs and MDs of banks, law firms, accountants, insurance managers, private wealth providers and fund specialists.  The results confirmed healthy business development and profitability – as reported by 92.