Swoffers gives cautious welcome to latest property sales figures

It’s good news for buyers and sellers across Guernsey’s Local and Open property markets as sales continue to be buoyant in the first quarter of 2019. Figures compiled independently by Unusualities of Guernsey, reveal sales activity in the Local and Open Markets was at its highest first quarter levels since 2011 and 2007 respectively. There were 193 Local Market houses…


Charles Parkinson – Guernsey provides safe haven in troubled times

‘In the global context of political upheaval and slowing economic growth, businesses and individuals are seeking certainty and stability. Guernsey can offer this stability, in spades. With a 900 year history as a Crown Dependency, which is not about to change, and being already outside the EU, Guernsey is well-placed to weather the current turbulence. As a jurisdiction with a…


EU reaffirms Guernsey as Co-operative Tax Jurisdiction

The States of Guernsey has announced that the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the European Union (ECOFIN) has reaffirmed its previous decision that Guernsey is a cooperative jurisdiction with respect to tax good governance. ECOFIN has published an updated EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions and confirmed that Guernsey is not one of them. This is on the basis that…


We’re still smiling at Swoffers

Swoffers staff are still smiling after another successful week in aid of the Smile for Georgie Foundation. Swoffers partnered with Island FM to support the Smile for Georgie Foundation to carry out Random Acts of Kindness which ranged from free coffees and croissants from Beanies Cafe to sharing the love on Valentine’s Day when Swoffers staff with Jenny Le Prevost…


Pollinator Project Prepares for Spring

Guernsey’s valuable insect population can look forward to some plush new homes thanks to the Pollinator Project. ‘Swoffers is pleased to help anyone in their search for the perfect home, not least some of the Island’s smaller residents,’ says Spencer Noyon, Swoffers Director. ‘We are proud to continue our support of La Société Guernesiaise’s Pollinator Project which aims to create…


Swoffers utilises BDO Drive

We were pleased to work with BDO Limited – Guernsey recently to provide a testimonial for their BDO Drive service. This is a great package they offer to small and medium size businesses that gives robust accountancy services allowing the business owner to get on with what they are good at, knowing their finances are being well looked after. They offer good…


The true tax benefits of relocating to Guernsey

There are many benefits of moving to Guernsey – the second largest of the Channel Islands. English-speaking and in the same time zone as the UK, Guernsey is a mature, thriving financial hub with a good reputation and excellent standards. A strong community spirit, high-quality schooling and a low crime rate are just some of the things that make the…


Swoffers jumps at the chance to support local basketball

With the Gibraltar Island Games fast approaching and the domestic basketball season about to begin, Swoffers has announced it has signed up to be the individual sponsor for Island coach and local league player Adam Farish. ‘As Guernsey’s largest and most established estate agency we are always keen to support the local sporting community whenever we can,’ said Swoffers Director…