All you need to know about Jersey

Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands and is ruled by the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, although it does not fall under the same jurisdiction as the UK. Jersey has its own financial, legal and judicial systems. Consequently, Jersey is liked for is low taxation and benefits to those who both work and invest there. Interestingly, Jersey is not part of the EU, but has a special relationship with it which is only matched by the likes of Guernsey and the Isle of Man.

Jersey’s economy primarily revolves around financial services, which constitutes to almost 45% of all income to the region. This is unsurprising as they are home to one of the leading offshore financial centres. Tourism is the Islands second largest sector with roughly 700,000 people visiting each year, with most coming on business.

Jersey Airport is practically the only way to enter jersey and is advised for anyone travelling for business purposes. Once in Jersey, travelling by bus is the only means of public transport, although most places can be accessed by foot.