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Deputies and the Media lead the Skipton Swimarathon charge

26th August 2021
More than 2,500 swimmers will take to the pool at this year’s Skipton Swimarathon , swimming the equivalent distance from Guernsey to the coast of Spain. The community event is a highlight of with…

Skipton announces extended age lending for Channel Island residents

24th August 2021
The age at which we retire has changed significantly over the last few years, with the traditional ‘women retire at 60, men retire at 65’ being very much a thing of the past.  We’re all in…

Skipton International delivers strong half year results

27th July 2021
Skipton International, the Guernsey-licensed bank, has delivered another strong set of 2021 half year results, announcing unaudited profits of £11.4 million before tax. This compares favourably to a…

Rising inflation – time to review your savings rate?

15th July 2021
UK Consumer Price Index (CPI) has surpassed the Bank of England target of 2% for the first time in two years. In the 12 months to June 2021, inflation continued to accelerate, with the CPI rising to…

Skipton Swimarathon challenge is on!

15th July 2021
The Skipton Swimarathon is encouraging corporate teams to swim for charity this year, as part of its Corporate Sponsor Awards Scheme. For the fourth year running, the fun-filled community event will…

Four Appointments and a Promotion at Skipton

7th July 2021
Due to expansion of the business, Skipton International has made a series of new appointments, in addition to one new promotion. The Guernsey-headquartered bank has appointed Katy Chauvel as Business…

Skipton Community Fund's giving exceeds the £100k milestone

2nd July 2021
Skipton International is proud to reveal that its Skipton Community Fund has now assisted local charities and community organisations with financial support exceeding the £100,000 milestone. The was…

Make a splash, raise some cash!

21st June 2021
Registration has opened for this year’s Skipton Swimarathon as community groups, schools, friends and families dive into action in support of this year’s joint beneficiaries, Citizens Advice and…

Skipton increases savings rates

21st June 2021
Skipton International, the Guernsey-licenced bank, has refreshed its savings offerings by increasing the interest rates on a number of its products. It has also launched a brand new 150-day notice a…

Border restrictions cause cancellation of the Skipton Cup

17th June 2021
The Skipton Cup tournament between FC Isle of Man and Guernsey FC has been postponed until 2022 due to changes in the current border restrictions of both islands. As recently announced by the the for…

Skipton announced as finalist in national customer service awards

11th June 2021
Skipton International has been announced as a finalist in the Institute of Customer Service UK Customer Satisfaction Awards. The bank, based in Le Bordage, St Peter Port, is a finalist in the ‘Best…

Rental demand outstrips supply as UK house prices surge

8th June 2021
House prices in the UK have risen by 9.5 per cent over the past year, with the average property now fetching £22,000 more than it would have in May 2020. Over the past month alone, a standard has by…

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