Alderney

General

Alderney is the most northerly of the Channel Islands, it lies only 8 miles off the coast of France and 70 miles from England and is part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. The Island is only 3 miles (4.8km) long by 1.5 miles (2.4km) wide and has a population of 2,400 people.

Communications

Like Guernsey, Alderney’s prime location between England and Europe makes it very attractive for potential clients. There are frequent flights linking Alderney with Guernsey and other parts of Britain and Europe.

Political & Economic stability

The States of Alderney is the legislation of the island; however the island is part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey and a number of reserved matters remain Guernsey’s responsibility.

The regulatory body for financial business in Alderney is the Guernsey Financial Services Commission and it has statutory powers to enforce compliance with the laws relating to the conduct of financial business.

Alderney is recognised as a first tier eGambling jurisdiction, which is regulated and licenced by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission.

Business environment