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Fabrice Muamba to unveil Guernsey's 1st public access defibrillator

19th March 2013
The Skipton Swimarathon and Guernsey's Cardiac Action Group today announced that the first public access defibrillator funded from monies raised by the 2012 Skipton Swimarathon will be unveiled by on…

Taking a fixed rate even though they look low?

16th March 2013
Skipton International has noticed a subtle change in the range of offshore savings enquiries amongst those calling its Guernsey offices. Whilst there is still demand for fixed rate accounts, at the a…

Skipton International nominated again for award

12th March 2013
Skipton International is hoping for more awards success in 2013 with the news that it has won a place as a coveted finalist at the 2013 Moneyfacts Awards for the fourth year in a row. The bank has in…

Skipton delivers strong 2012 results

4th March 2013
Skipton International, the Guernsey and Jersey mortgage and offshore savings specialists, has delivered another strong set of results, announcing profits of £5.77 million before tax for 2012. The a…

Local housing market steady, reports Skipton International

21st February 2013
Year on year progress in values maintained Volumes slip during traditionally quiet pre-Christmas period Average property prices in Guernsey grew by 0.9% over the year to December 2012, according to a…

Grandparents a godsend, saving on childcare costs

19th February 2013
Hands-on grandparents save their children a staggering £4,330 in childcare fees every year on the mainland, or just over £110 per week of the school year, Skipton Building Society research has And…

Skipton Swimarathon Appoints First Patron

4th February 2013
Skipton Swimarathon has appointed Roger Allsopp as its first patron in time for the 2013 event, which takes place between 2nd and 6th October. Roger was an inspirational choice as last year's the of…

Fee free mortgages from Skipton International

29th January 2013
Skipton International has started the New Year with a fee free offer on selected mortgages which could save house hunters in Guernsey and Jersey £999. This is sure to come as a welcome helping hand…

Calling Charities! Skipton Swimarathon Launches 2013 Appeal

28th January 2013
Planning for the 2013 Skipton Swimarathon is underway, with dates set for 2-6 October 2013 at the Beau Sejour Centre. Organised by the Lions Club of Guernsey and Guernsey Round Table, the event, now…

New 50 and 100 Day notice accounts by Skipton International

28th January 2013
Skipton International, the Guernsey based offshore savings and local mortgage specialist, has launched two new variable rate savings accounts targeting both local and expat savers with interest rates…

Skipton comments on changes in banking market

16th January 2013
Jim Coupe, managing director, Skipton International said: "At Skipton International, our business is performing well and we continue to plan for future growth. We have just reported record business a…

Skipton International top Guernsey lender for 3rd year running

14th January 2013
Offshore savings and mortgage bank Skipton International has retained the number one spot for new Guernsey mortgage lending for the third year running, claiming over 20% of all new residential bonds…

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