If you’re looking for somewhere that offers the perfect work-life balance we’re all striving for then, we know, Guernsey truly has the answer.
With its close proximity to London, thriving commercial centre, beautiful scenery and strong community spirit, the island has become a haven for those looking to pursue a healthy career without compromising on family life.
Thanks to its flourishing finance industry, Guernsey has an international reputation as a centre of excellence, providing first-rate services across several sectors. Some of the world’s biggest names in banking, fund administration, private wealth management, insurance, audit, law as well as numerous other financial service lines operate on-island, offering abundant career prospects for professionals of every level.
With a cutting-edge digital industry that’s already gaining global recognition, Guernsey also boasts a booming commercial sector, where numerous high street names, such as Specsavers and Healthspan, operate their headquarters.
The island’s capital, St Peter Port, offers many of the advantages of a cosmopolitan city, with few of the downsides. Beautiful boutiques, characterful coffee houses and world-class restaurants make working in ‘Town’ an enjoyable experience. With home rarely more than a 20-minute commute away, it’s easy to achieve career satisfaction without sacrificing valuable personal time.
Despite its modest size of 25 square miles, Guernsey really packs a punch when it comes to providing the best of island living. Offering a myriad of leisure and sports pursuits, first-class educational facilities and excellent medical care, relocators are often pleasantly surprised by how little they need to compromise to achieve a happy home life.
The island is renowned for its genuine community spirit, boosted by a mild climate and low crime rate. Low taxation a stable government, high employment and abundant job opportunities across every sector add to its appeal.
Enjoying stunning coastal cliff path walks, exploring one of Guernsey’s 27 beaches or sampling the many pubs and restaurants the island has to offer are just some of the pastimes on offer to locals.
From the capital’s cobbled streets to the traditional Guernsey granite farmhouses set amongst fields grazed by the iconic Guernsey cow, the island oozes an infectious character and charm which explains why so many people choose to call it home.
Of course, as part of the Channel Islands, Guernsey is also an ideal base from which to experience the other beautiful islands of Jersey, Alderney, Sark and Herm.
With France a mere 30 miles away and regular 40-minute flights to London and several other UK airports served by Guernsey, you’re also just a short hop to Europe and beyond.