News from Skipton International

Skipton International parent posts further set of strong results

29th September 2013
St Peter Port Skipton Building Society, the owner of Skipton International in Guernsey, has announced a rise in Group profit before tax to £34.4 million for the first six months of 2012, up 59% to a…

Local housing market moves ahead by 4%

15th August 2013
Year on year progress running at 4% Average Guernsey price now stands at £457,642 Average property prices in Guernsey grew by 4% over the year to June 30 2013, compared to a 1.8% rise over the year…

Skipton Swimarathon, final piece in Saumarez Park jigsaw

11th July 2013
The Skipton Swimarathon has announced that the plan to redevelop and refurbish the much loved Children's Playground at Saumarez Park is the unanimous choice as lead beneficiary for this year's and in…

Skipton International is named the Best Offshore Account Provider

9th June 2013
Skipton International has been named 'Best Offshore Savings Account Provider' in the 2013 MoneyFacts Awards. The awards are one of the highlights of the Personal Finance industry calendar. The site a…

Men are happier in retirement than women

28th May 2013
A new study by Skipton Building Society in the UK has explored all aspects of retirement and found that for men, the twilight years are amongst the best of their life. Men thoroughly enjoy getting to…

House Prices rise, but turnover falls

22nd May 2013
Jersey's latest House Price index is a mixed bag, with what seems like evidence of a slight recovery in the market with house prices rising for most property types, but the drop in the number of by a…

Housing market firm ahead of busy spring period

7th May 2013
Year on year progress in values maintained Volumes have slipped slightly compared to 12 months ago Average property prices in Guernsey grew by 1.8% over the year to March 2013, according to data by a…

Research shows we're hoping for an inheritance that might not happen

2nd May 2013
The majority of Brits 'expect' to receive inheritance from their parents ? but in reality four in 10 won't get a penny, according to new research from Skipton Building Society, parent company to The…

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…

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