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Doing business in Guernsey

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Guernsey.

Economic and political outlook

ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users can access a selection of summaries, profiles and news updates on current economic and political conditions, future trends and forecasts.

You will need to be logged-in to the website to gain full access to this collection.


We can help ICAEW members locate financial data and reports for companies in this country through our company research service.

Company registration in Guernsey

The Guernsey Registry holds information on all companies registered in Guernsey. A company search facility is available, with charges applying for some information.


Doing Business in Guernsey
Guide prepared by a local firm within the UHY network which provides an overview of the relevant issues to consider when establishing a business in this country. This publication is current at March 2018.

Chambers of commerce and business networks

Guernsey Chamber of Commerce 
A business network for promoting business and trade.


Guernsey Financial Services Commission
Statutory body that regulates financial business in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. The website provides access to full-text legislation and standards pertinent to the Finance Sector.

Guernsey Legal Resources
Archive of laws and ordinances enacted in Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Bailiwick. Statutory Instruments, law reports and other legal documents are also available.

Guernsey Registry
Company registry in Guernsey. The website includes the full text of relevant legislation and regulations, including:

  • The Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008
    Consolidated version (available to download in PDF format) of the legislation, which came into effect on 1 July 2008 replacing the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 1994.

States of Guernsey Income Tax
Resources include the full text of income tax legislation and other ordinances and statutory instruments.


National statistics

Facts & Figures
Official statistics and data from the Guernsey Policy and Research Unit covering economic forecasts, expenditure, inflation, labour, population, earnings and other topics.

International statistics

See our guide to international statistics for sources of global and regional data.

Articles and books in the Library collection

To find out how you can borrow books from the Library please see our guide to book loans.

You can obtain copies of articles or extracts of books and reports by post or email through our document supply service.

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