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Jersey Business

Jersey Business offers free, independent, confidential advice and can support you setting up and running a business in Jersey.

For start ups

Setting up your own business is exciting but requires a lot of effort and commitment. You don’t have to do it alone. Before you apply for licences, Jersey Business will help you to understand the challenges of owning a business and what success might look like for you. 

They can help you:

  • assess the feasibility of your business idea
  • develop your plan and finances
  • understand the formalities to start your business
  • access a range of business focussed resources through their website

For existing businesses

We can provide confidential advice and support in relation to the growth and development of your business.

Call +44 (0) 1534 610300
Contact Jersey Business
Jersey Business website

The Business Hub

The Business Hub can help you:

  • apply for a business licence
  • find information or other licences specific to your industry
  • find, recruit and train employees
  • apply to employ individuals without 5 years residency or from outside of Jersey
  • organise your Social Security Contributions as a business owner or employer
  • submit your manpower return
  • change your business ownership
  • cease your business

Call +44 (0) 1534 444444
Email the Business Hub

Book an appointment with the Business Hub

Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC)

The JFSC operates the companies registry which registers Jersey:

  • companies
  • partnerships
  • foundations
  • business names

They also regulate the financial services industry and supervise a number of other local businesses for anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism.

Contact the JFSC if you have questions related to:

  • incorporating a company or completing annual company requirements with the JFSC
  • business names
  • using the MyRegistry portal
  • regulated and supervised industries

Call + 44 (0) 1534 822030
Email Jersey Financial Services Commission
Jersey Financial Services Commission website

Revenue Jersey

Revenue Jersey can help you with GST and tax related advice:

​Department
Contact​
​GST 

Email the GST team

​Corporate tax (limited companies only)

​Call +44 (0) 1534 440300 or email Business Tax

​Combined Employer return and Employer ITIS returns 

​Call +44 (0) 1534 440300 or email ITIS Tax team

​Self-employed tax information 

​Call +44 (0) 1534 440300 or email Jersey Tax

Regulation directorate (Infrastructure, Housing and Environment) 

The regulation team protects Islanders by delivering socially-responsible regulation, preventing unfair commercial practices, and providing statutory functions. This includes:

  • planning and building
  • trading standards
  • licensing
  • driver and vehicle standards
  • food safety
  • water quality
  • plant health and noise
  • waste and pollution prevention

Important business contact points for the directorate include:

​Team
​Responsibilities
​Email and phone

​Development and Land
Planning and Building Control

​Ensures best use of land and development of the built environment.

Keeps people safe by ensuring our buildings are safe.

Email Planning

Email Building Control

+44 (0) 1534 445508

Environmental and Consumer Protection
Trading Standards Service

​Enforces consumer protection laws.

Provides a comprehensive consumer and business advisory service.

Email Trading Standards
+44 (0) 1534 448160

​Environmental and Consumer Protection
Licensing

​Licenses related industries

Email Licensing
+44 (0) 1534 448132

Environmental and Consumer Protection
Food and Plant Health

Ensures safe food practices.

Regulates border controls for plants, animals, and products of animal origin.

Email Environmental Health (food)
+44 (0) 1534 445808

Email Plant Passports (plant health)
+44 (0) 1534 873314

​Environmental and Consumer Protection

Regulates pollution control and waste management licensing.

Email Environment Protection
+44 (0) 1534 441600

​Driver and Vehicle Standards

​Ensures motor vehicles are roadworthy and drivers are competent.

Email DVS
+ 44 (0) 1534 448600

If your enquiry is not covered above email Regulation Support.

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