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  • MINDSET - Helping Your Child Fulfill Their Potential Why is mindset important? Carol Dweck, Stanford Professor of psychology, has spent decades researching achi...
  • In 2015 we launched a new phase of school inspections based on the Education Scotland Framework 'How Good is Our School?' As in previous phases of school inspec...
  • This page includes the latest Guernsey Retail Prices Indices and Household Costs Indices inflation statistics, which are published quarterly by the Data and Ana...
  • Matters of divorce, judicial separation, annulments and dissolutions of marriages are handled by The Matrimonial Causes Division of the Royal Court. Follow this...
  • If you are thinking of starting a family, you will find information and useful contacts . If you are pregnant, you should contact your GP. If you are not alread...
  • Information about fostering or adopting a child in Guernsey is available from Guernsey Foster Care . You should find out about that you may be entitled to. If y...
  • Support is available through organisations such as the Guernsey Bereavement Service . The Sunflower Project provides advice on how to support children and young...
  • Whether you are moving within the island or leaving the island, you will need to inform a number of organisations of your new address (sometimes before you move...
  • If you are a first time buyer, i.e. you have not previously owned a home and therefore have no property to sell, and are struggling to get a foot on the propert...
  • If you can't afford to rent property on the private market or have support or care needs, you may wish to find out if you are eligible for . If you are relocati...
  • If you are looking for a job, check out the  page to search different job vacancies updated daily. Every person working in Guernsey, whether for themselves or f...
  • If you are changing your job, you will need to notify the Revenue Service . They will issue you and your new employer with your new Coding Notice, so Income Tax...
  • Important information on how Businesses may be affected by Brexit can be found via the . Startup Guernsey offers independent advice to people with a business id...
  • A self-employed person is someone who is in business for themselves or who is working for gain but not under the control of an employer.  in relation to Income...
  • for general information about elections in Guernsey and how to register to vote. If you are on the electoral roll already, make sure your details are updated wh...
  • If you are of pension age, assuming you satisfy certain contribution conditions, you may claim your old age pension. Find out more information about  here. If y...
  • If you wish to advertise with the Job Centre, please submit the advertisement details using the form on this page. You will receive a copy of the advertisement...
  • The reason you make Social Security contribution payments is to give yourself and your employees insurance protection under the Social Insurance Scheme. Below y...
  • On this page you will find background on sanctions issues and information about the administration of Guernsey's sanctions regime. For information on the sancti...
  • Sign up to receive info on relevant tendering opportunities
  • Useful information for vendors / suppliers of goods and services
  • The Bailiwick of Guernsey is a group of islands (called Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Herm, Jethou, Brecqhou and Lihou) within the Channel Islands. It is a beautifu...
  • On this page you will find guidance on passports, including how to apply for, renew and amend them.
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  • VAT is a UK tax. The Guernsey Border Agency cannot refund VAT or process VAT reclaim forms. Reclaiming VAT on goods delivered from the UK VAT can be refunded or...
  • Duty Free Personal Allowances PERSONS UNDER 17 ARE NOT ENTITLED TO THE TOBACCO OR ALCOHOL ALLOWANCES. TOBACCO PRODUCTS Cigarettes 200 or Cigarillos 100 or Cigar...
  • The following information is intended only as a guide regarding the Customs requirements in relation to the importation of motor vehicles into the Bailiwick of...
  • The admission and stay of persons other than British citizens is governed by statute in the form of various United Kingdom Immigration Acts extended by order in...
  • Pharmacists can offer useful advice about minor illnesses and health conditions and also suggest suitable medication or treatment. The Pharmacy Rota can be foun...
  • The system for accessing doctors (GPs) in Guernsey and Alderney is significantly different to the UK. This section gives an outline of how to contact a doctor a...
  • The modern Fire & Rescue Service in Guernsey embraces all aspects of fire fighting and fire prevention, as do our colleagues in the UK. Guernsey, however, canno...
  • Ambulance services are provided by the St John Emergency Ambulance Service. St John is a charity organisation depending on donations and subscriptions to provid...
  • Guernsey's Island Police has responsibility for providing policing services throughout the Bailiwick of Guernsey and has Officers stationed in Guernsey where it...
  • For those leaving education and seeking employment or an apprenticeship, visit the Careers website . For information on the annual Careers show, follow this lin...
  • The statutory public holidays for 2023 are as follows: Monday 2 nd  January New Year's Day Friday 7 th April Good Friday Monday 10 th April  Easter Monday Monda...
  • The Visit Guernsey website provides information on events, which may be of interest to residents and visitors. Information on forthcoming fireworks events, some...
  • Most of Guernsey's beaches are dog friendly during the summer months. The beaches where dogs are banned between 1st May and 30th September are Fermain, Petit Bo...
  • Planning and Building Control process and determine applications in accordance with the requirements of Land Planning and Development Law and Building Regulatio...
  • Not all development and building work requires planning permission. This page is designed to help you assess whether the works you are planning require permissi...
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  • On this page you will find information about our online services, and applying for a provisional, full or duplicate driving licence, notifying a change of name/...
  • Find information on buying and selling vehicles, registering a vehicle (including first registration duty based on vehicle emissions), exchanging registration n...
  • Waste and recycling collections are arranged by each parish, so your collection night will depend on where you live. Further details can be found using the link...
  • Bulk Refuse is a scheme that enables householders to have large household items such as sofas and fridges collected for recycling or disposal (up to 5 items for...
  • This page shares how to report incidents of littering and fly tipping and also includes some top tips to prevent your home or workplace from being a target of t...
  • If you are a British Citizen, you can legally change your name or that of your child by "executing" a Deed Poll i.e. signing a document in front of witnesses, w...
  • The Princess Elizabeth Hospital provides the Islands with medical treatment and care. The Princess Elizabeth Hospital The Princess Elizabeth Hospital is the onl...
  • The Committee for Health & Social Care's Adult Community Service provide specialist assessment and intermediate nursing and residential care beds for individual...
  • Public health is about ensuring our population is as healthy as possible. Doctors and nurses may look at you as an individual and decide what is best for your h...
  • Updated: July 2017
    The Healthy Weight Strategy was agreed by the States in March 2016.
  • This page tells you some of the things you may need to do if you are organising an event, which could impact on others or the environment. Fireworks If you are...
  • This page contains information regarding the previous Development Plans for the Island, UAP (2002) and RAP (2005), recently superseded by the Island Development...
  • Open planning meetings give the public the opportunity to see the deliberations of the Committee and how planning decisions are reached and public speaking allo...
  • Planning decisions made by the Planning Service (including decisions refusing a planning application, the issue of Compliance or Completion Notices, decisions t...
  • We encourage public involvement in planning and views and comments either in support of or against proposals are welcomed. The first thing you need to do is che...
  • The Development & Planning Authority has a duty under law to investigate and take action against possible breaches of planning control and breaches of the Build...
  • This page provides information regarding the mechanisms in place to help protect residents from unlawful planning and building development. The vast majority of...
  • vehicle ownership, driving licences and tests, roads and road works, public transport
  • Includes information on social security contributions.
  • This is the accessibility statement for States of Guernsey site www.gov.gg The States of Guernsey is committed to publishing information that is accessible to t...
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  • Under Guernsey Law, workers are entitled to be paid a minimum wage. The Minimum Wage is the minimum pay per hour almost all workers are entitled to by law. A yo...
  • Please be aware that this page and its links are slowly being replaced as we update information on the main Revenue Service page www.gov.gg/revenue-service and...
  • The reason you make social security contributions payments is to give yourself insurance protection under the Social Insurance Scheme. Generally speaking, the S...
  • Information on Housing Housing moved to Edward T Wheadon House in May 2017. Our new postal address is: Edward T Wheadon House Le Truchot St Peter Port Guernsey...
  • Information on Extra Care Housing, eligibility criteria, and how to apply
  • This is a benefit that is payable when you reach pension age. The amount of pension you will receive depends on the number of Social Security contributions you...
  • The States of Guernsey is committed to supporting people to develop their digital skills and be safe online. What is Digital Inclusion? Digital Inclusion polici...
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  • Information about Guernsey's Greenhouse Gas Emissions can be found on this page. Guernsey signed up to the Kyoto Protocol and UN Convention on Climate Change in...
  • This page contains information about the annual Facts and Figures booklet. The Facts and Figures booklet contains annual updates of the Island's core fiscal and...
  • You can find out more about economic codes on this page. The Guernsey Economic Sector Classification Codes are used to group businesses by the type of economic...
  • Online payments for Income Tax, Social Security, TRP, Sewage, Guernsey Water, Fixed Penalty Notices and more
  • Sexual Health Services can help you with care and advice on sexually transmitted infections, contraception and all aspects of sexual health. These services offe...
  • Updated: November 2015
    This is an ongoing project looking at the Town Seafront.
  • Information on sanction measures in place with listed regimes. Regimes are listed alphabetically below: Afghanistan BACKGROUND Following the UK's withdrawal fro...
  • There are two main agencies responsible for the investigation of child abuse in Guernsey and Alderney: Committee for Health and Social Care ; Guernsey Police ....
  • This page contains information on Guernsey's economic activity, measured by the Gross Value Added (GVA) of each sector and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the I...
  • Updated: February 2017
    The States of Guernsey undertook a cyber-security review in Guernsey to better understand, and prepare for, the threat profile to islanders, business and Government.
  • Updated: September 2015
    The Crime & Justice Survey provides Islanders with the opportunity to feedback their experiences and opinions on a range of crime and justice related issues and services within the Bailiwick of Guernsey.
  • Updated: September 2015
    The Health & Social Services Department is seeking your views on new food safety legislation.
  • Updated: September 2015
    The Commerce & Employment Department have today issued a technical consultation on a number of issues relating to the proposed new Guernsey Arbitration Law.
  • Updated: September 2015
    CIFO seeks views on what other relationships with providers are sufficiently-close for non-customers to be able to refer complaints to CIFO.
  • Updated: February 2016
    The future of Guernsey's Ambulance Service carries significance for every member of our community. This consultation seeks you views on how the ambulance service should perform and deliver in the future.
  • Updated: February 2017
    The Policy Council undertook a consultation into Union Civile and the other options to legally recognise a committed relationship in Guernsey.
  • Updated: June 2015
    The States of Guernsey, in partnership with the Island's third sector, is consulting on the draft Children & Young People's Plan.
  • Updated: July 2015
    The States has issued a consultation paper on transparency of beneficial ownership of companies. It can take account of and benefit from the development of the international debate on transparency of beneficial ownership of legal persons.
  • Updated: November 2016
    A consultation to publicise the Department's proposals regarding high hedges legislation and to gather views from the public and stakeholders as to whether its proposals are effective and proportionate, and if there are any issues with the legislation as proposed.
  • Updated: January 2015
    The Home Department launched a public consultation on the draft Domestic Abuse Strategy for 2015 - 2020 which has been developed by the cross-departmental Domestic Abuse Strategy Advisory Group.
  • Updated: January 2015
    The Commerce and Employment Department is today launching a public consultation on the regulation of Sunday trading. The consultation period runs until the end of January 2015.
  • Updated: March 2016
    The Health & Social Services Department, Housing , Social Security and Treasury & Resources have been looking at the future care and support requirements for adults with enduring care and support needs.
  • Updated: June 2017
    Trading Standards is seeking the views of consumers and businesses on proposals for an ambitious set of new trading standards legislation for the Island of Guernsey.
  • Updated: November 2016
    The future of secondary and post-16 education
  • Updated: September 2015
    The Environment Department is reviewing the Land Planning and Development (Use classes) Ordinance, 2007, and is consulting on some proposed changes.
  • Safeguarding Children and Child Protection The Children Law (Guernsey and Alderney) 2008 states that all States Departments have a duty to work together and sha...
  • If you are moving to the Bailiwick of Guernsey (Channel Islands) and have a child or children who are of compulsory school age (5 to 16) and wish to register th...
  • Transition planning for students aged 14-19 with a Determination of Special Educational Needs What is Transition? 'Transition' means change and refers to the ti...
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