Business guidance at 29/3

The Guidance to Business was updated on Sunday 29th March and changed some of the previous advice. It is important to appeciate that the situation is very dynamic and subject to change at anytime. The State’s own website is where you will read it first and news is usually announced first on Twitter – follow … Read more

Updated advice for businesses at 27/3

THE States has today provided updated instructions for local industry, which in essence, advises which types of businesses can and cannot trade. The list of those that CANNOT operate has been extended to cover the following types: o Licensed premises (pubs and clubs)o Takeaway food premiseso Beach and other kioskso Cinemas and theatreso Restaurants and … Read more

Is the States providing enough support for business during the crisis?

The CGi continues its close dialogue with the States of Guernsey to support Guernsey businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. Are you a Guernsey business owner, do you have feedback on economic measures proposed so far? And any other requests that could be considered? Please comment below or post feedback on our website at :

Details of financial measures to support the Guernsey economy

The Policy & Resources Committee has set out an initial package of financial measures to help businesses and individuals deal with the financially onerous impacts of the Covid-19 public health crisis. The headline measures are: Deferral of Social Insurance; Deferral of Commercial TRP; Deferral of rent payments to the States of Guernsey by business tenants; … Read more

P&R proposes business support measures

In a statement to the meeting of the States of Guernsey, Gavin St Pier updated the house on a number of matters relating to the general response to Coronavirus pandemic intended to protect the public and then went on to outline support for businesses. He announced that the States of Guernsey P&R committee have moved … Read more

Essential Travel Guidance updated

Update 19/3/2020: Further to details below The States of Guernsey published details concerning Critical Travel and Compassionate and Medical Travel including details applying to Critical Workers to whom specific exemptions may apply. More details on SoG website here. The Director of Public Health is advising all Guernsey residents to consider avoiding all non-essential travel to … Read more

Update from States of Guernsey on Coronavirus

As the situation regarding the SARS-CoV-2 virus evolves, the Public Health team continues to meet daily to discuss the evolving situation around novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Latest updates: Visit States of Guernsey Website : After reviewing epidemiological data on Thursday 4th March 2020 a decision was made to add the following country to the list … Read more

Joint statement on proposed discrimination legislation

A joint statement from Guernsey Institute of Directors, Guernsey Chamber of Commerce, Guernsey International Business Association, Chartered Institute of Personnel Development and the Confederation of Guernsey Industry. Following the publication of the policy letter outlining the proposed approach to anti-discrimination legislation, the island’s business groups acknowledge the significant amount of work over the last three … Read more

States issues further advice on Coronavirus for businesses

As the situation regarding the SARS-CoV-2 virus evolves, Public Health Services (PHS) has today updated advice for travellers returning to the Island. PHS has today added the following countries to Group B – travellers need to isolate if they return with symptoms (however mild): ·         France ·         Egypt ·         Tenerife (returning since 17th Feb) Detailed information is available at