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Premier: Govt To Accept Some Digital Currency

Premier: Govt To Accept Some Digital Currency

Premier David Burt announced that the Bermuda Government has “committed to accept, for payment of government taxes, fees and services, 1:1 US dollar backed digital currencies that get licensed by the Bermuda Monetary Authority.” The Premier made the announcement today during the Bermuda Tech Summit, at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club,... Read more of this article

Home Affairs Ministry Meets With Major Grocers

Home Affairs Ministry Meets With Major Grocers

The Ministry of Home Affairs had a meeting with major grocers to discuss the “cost of living as well as solutions to alleviate challenges faced by residents.” The Government posted the photos online below, and said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs continues to have important discussions around the cost of living and solutions to alleviate... Read more of this article

Flag At Half-Mast In Tribute To Walton Brown

Flag At Half-Mast In Tribute To Walton Brown

The flag at the Cabinet Office will be lowered to half-mast today out of respect for the late Walton Brown. A Government spokesperson said, “The Cabinet Office has announced that Premier David Burt has directed that the flag at the Cabinet Office will be lowered to half-mast today and again on the date of the late Walton Brown’s funeral. “Additionally,... Read more of this article

Forms To Be Sent Out For Land Valuation List

Forms To Be Sent Out For Land Valuation List

With the Land Valuation Department set to prepare a new Valuation List to be published on December 31, 2020, land taxpayers on the island will be receiving residential, commercial and tourist survey forms this month. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is reminded that the Land Valuation and Tax Act 1967 requires the Land Valuation Department... Read more of this article

Open Data Focus Groups On October 17th

Open Data Focus Groups On October 17th

The public is invited to participate in a focus group on the provision of Open Data by the Government of Bermuda on Thursday, October 17th. A Government spokesperson said, “The E-Commerce Advisory Board Open Data Sub-Committee is very interested in learning how Open Data might be beneficial to the community and what data sets would be deemed most... Read more of this article

Registrar Advisory On Private Acts Companies

Registrar Advisory On Private Acts Companies

The Registrar, as part of its international obligations is conducting an audit of Private Act incorporations. A Government spokesperson said, “All entities incorporated pursuant to a Private Act which are not administered by a corporate service provider are being asked to provide the Registrar with the following information:-“The governing... Read more of this article

Six Bills Tabled In The House On September 13

Six Bills Tabled In The House On September 13

Six Bills were tabled in the House last Friday [Sept 13] including the Economic Development Amendment Bill, National Pension Scheme [Occupational Pensions] Amendment Bill, Tourism Investment Amendment Bill, Casino Gaming [Miscellaneous] Amendment Bill, Digital Asset Business Amendment Bill, and the Government Loans Amendment Bill. “During the short... Read more of this article

Masonry Apprenticeship Training Opportunity

Masonry Apprenticeship Training Opportunity

The Department of Workforce Development in partnership with the Bermuda College/PACE, and the Construction Association of Bermuda are encouraging interested individuals to register for an upcoming masonry apprenticeship training programme. The programme will include classroom and on-the-job learn and earn training and various learning and teaching techniques... Read more of this article

Email Addresses For Document Requests

Email Addresses For Document Requests

The Registry General Department is advising that beginning on November 1, 2019 requests for copies of documents or certificates should be forwarded to the appropriate e-mail addresses. A Government spokesperson said, “The Registry General Department is advising all account holders [funeral homes, law firms, banks, wedding coordinators, trade... Read more of this article

EMO Meeting Held For Hurricane Preparedness

EMO Meeting Held For Hurricane Preparedness

A general agency meeting was held yesterday [Aug 28] at BUEI to provide an update on the latest hurricane forecast for this season and some of the web tools that are available on the Bermuda Weather Service website. A Government spokesperson said, “A general agency meeting was held yesterday [28 August] at BUEI for the more than 65 agencies that... Read more of this article

Govt On School Principal Staffing & Recruitment

Govt On School Principal Staffing & Recruitment

There is currently a judicial review process underway regarding the recommendation to the PSC for the appointment of the post of Commissioner of Education resulting in the Board of Education cancelling the recruitment of Principals, according to the Government. A spokesperson said, “Earlier today, 27 August, the Department of Education informed parents,... Read more of this article

Planning Dept To Host Quarterly Planning Clinics

Planning Dept To Host Quarterly Planning Clinics

The Department of Planning will be hosting quarterly Planning Clinics, which will be free of charge to the general public, and are designed to provide members of the public with an opportunity to obtain planning related advice and guidance. Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said, “Today, I am pleased to have the opportunity to announce the... Read more of this article

RFP For Supply Of Low Emission Public Buses

RFP For Supply Of Low Emission Public Buses

The Ministry of Tourism and Transport and the Department of Public Transportation [DPT] has issued a Request for Proposals [RFP] to qualified suppliers of Low Emissions Public Transit Buses. A Government spokesperson said, “DPT is seeking proposals for appropriately sized, accessible, and low emissions buses for Bermuda. The RFP specifies two... Read more of this article