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Skipton International win Best Offshore Account Provider at Moneyfacts Awards

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is the 3rd time Skipton International has won a Moneyfacts Award – one of the most prestigious awards in the finance industry. The Moneyfacts Awards involve an independent assessment of personal finance products with input from IFAs. Skipton has been commended, highly commended or has won an award for the past seven years. Jim […]

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Skipton International tops £1 billion of deposits

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Skipton International reached £1.075 billion of deposits at the end of 2015 – a level that would be equivalent to the 12th largest building society in the UK. With savings customers in over 100 countries around the world, the Channel Island-registered bank has grown its deposits steadily since 2009 when it formed through the amalgamation […]

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Skipton International expands Jersey office

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Skipton International has taken on a new member of staff in Jersey to cope with increased demand for mortgages on the island. Leah Black joins the team as a Mortgage Associate. Leah, who was previously with Future Finance, has nearly two years’ experience dealing with the local market. Managing Director Jim Coupe said: “We are […]

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Skipton International welcomes modest house price growth in Jersey

| November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s latest House Price Index shows property prices are up 2% on the previous quarter, with seasonally adjusted prices up 6% on Q3 2014. Overall transaction volumes in Jersey are up, with 888 properties being sold for the first three quarters in 2015, compared to 850 for the same period in 2014, and 731 for […]

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Skipton International continues to be one of the best in the offshore savings market

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Channel Island bank Skipton International has been voted one of the best Offshore Account providers in the Moneyfacts Awards, for the fourth year running. Skipton International (Skipton) was ‘Highly Commended’ as Best Offshore Account Provider. Skipton has been commended, highly commended or won the award for the past four years, while also taking first place […]

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A year to remember as Skipton continues to invest in Jersey

A year to remember as Skipton continues to invest in Jersey

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

2014 was a year to remember for Skipton International in Jersey as its local lending overtook Guernsey where it had been the largest provider of new mortgages for the prior four years. Yet it looks set to be eclipsed by 2015 as the Channel Island bank continues to increase its Jersey mortgage book and becomes […]

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Jersey House Prices more realistic

Jersey House Prices more realistic

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey’s house prices continued a period of correction in the first quarter of 2014, with 3 bedroom houses now at their lowest mean price since 2007. The mixed adjusted average price of homes was 1% lower than the previous quarter and 2% lower than 2013. Jim Coupe, Managing Director of Skipton International said, “The main […]

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Jersey Mortgage lending exceeds Guernsey

Jersey Mortgage lending exceeds Guernsey

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The value of Skipton International’s mortgage lending in Jersey has risen above Guernsey’s for the first time. The Channel Islands’ bank has been the leading new mortgage lender in Guernsey for four years running and only started offering mortgages in Jersey in 2005. Director of Lending Nigel Pascoe said Skipton International increased its mortgage lending […]

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Skipton International appoints dedicated Mortgage Manager for Jersey

Skipton International appoints dedicated Mortgage Manager for Jersey

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skipton International has appointed Lorraine McLean as its Jersey Mortgage Sales Manager. Lorraine is permanently based in Jersey where she will be supporting the Channel Island bank’s existing intermediaries and assisting Director of Lending Nigel Pascoe with the growing mortgage business. Lorraine was previously at Acorn Mortgages as Mortgages Manager and has 20 years of […]

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March 26th – International Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

March 26th – International Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skipton International is helping support International Purple Day to raise awareness of Epilepsy. The Channel Islands bank’s staff will be holding an event in their office by coming to work wearing purple to raise funds for the Epilepsy Association, and is urging other islanders to join in by wearing something purple on March 26th. Epilepsy […]

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