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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

Advisory: Cup Match Parks & Beaches Guidelines

Advisory: Cup Match Parks & Beaches Guidelines

The Government issued reminders regarding the use of the public parks and beaches over the Cup Match holiday weekend. A Government spokesperson said, “With the Cup Match holiday upon us, the Minister of Public Works, Lt. Col. David A. Burch is issuing the following reminders to the community regarding the guidelines for usage of the public parks... Read more of this article

Training Course In Retail Management

Training Course In Retail Management

The Department of Workforce Development in partnership with the Bermuda College/PACE are seeking interested individuals to participate in the upcoming training certification course in retail management. “The retail management training programme will run from late August to September and will include on-line and classroom study, inclusive of practical... Read more of this article

Public Service Bursary Award Recipients

Public Service Bursary Award Recipients

Recently, the Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert presented this year’s Public Service Bursary Award Scheme awards to four deserving individuals. Minister Furbert, Human Resources Director Carlita O’Brien, Human Resources Training Manager, Ashjuana Thomas, and Bursary recipients Tariq Basden, Channa McGowan and the parents of Precious... Read more of this article

Planning Dept To Launch New Energov System

Planning Dept To Launch New Energov System

In December, 2018, the Department of Planning had a soft launch of Energov and they are now introducing the next phase of implementation which they said “will allow for improvements to the efficiency and transparency of the Department’s business processes.” A Government spokesperson said, “On 3 December, 2018, the Department of Planning... Read more of this article