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Summit Early Bird Registration To End On Jan 27

Summit Early Bird Registration To End On Jan 27

Potential attendees of the Bermuda Business Development Agency’s [BDA] second annual Bermuda Risk Summit, being held at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club from March 6-8, are reminded the early bird registration price will end tomorrow [Jan 27]. A spokesperson said, “Included in the early bird price are keynote breakfasts, networking breaks... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner’s ‘Monthly Roundup’

Information Commissioner’s ‘Monthly Roundup’

The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] has released the latest edition of their ‘Monthly Roundup.’ The ICO said, “The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] welcomes you to the latest issue of our Monthly Roundup. The ICO is an independent public office that promotes and enforces the Public Access to Information [PATI] Act 2010 in Bermuda. “The... Read more of this article

Video: Government & BNA Press Conference

Video: Government & BNA Press Conference

“I am happy to announce that a temporary solution for the BNA to resume their Saturday leagues, thanks to Whitney Middle School and CedarBridge Academy, who have generously offered to share their facilities until the end of the season,” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Senator Owen Darrell said. Minister Darrell said, “The public may... Read more of this article

Concessionaires Offered Three Year Renewal

Concessionaires Offered Three Year Renewal

“I’ve listened to their concerns” and “instead of proceeding with the latest RFP on the 18 parklands in question – all concessionaires currently in place will be offered a three year renewal,” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. A Government spokesperson said, “In accordance with the Procurement Code of Practice,... Read more of this article

Minister Jason Hayward: Global Wage Report

Minister Jason Hayward: Global Wage Report

Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward provided a statement regarding the Global Wage Report on the impact of inflation and Covid-19 on wages and purchasing power. Minister Hayward’s statement: The International Labour Organization [ILO] recently published its 2022-2023 Global Wage Report entitled, The impact of inflation and COVID-19 on wages... Read more of this article

PLP Hosts Parliamentary Group Retreat

PLP Hosts Parliamentary Group Retreat

The PLP convened a Parliamentary Group retreat this weekend, with the party saying they engaged in “impactful discussions on a variety of topics such as the important role of community leadership and developing strategies for next steps.” A spokesperson said, “The Progressive Labour Party is a strong and community-focused party. Through... Read more of this article

Video: Press Conference On City Plan 2023

Video: Press Conference On City Plan 2023

[Updated] Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban held a press conference this afternoon [Jan 20] on the City of Hamilton Plan 2023. The press conference has just concluded and we will have additional information later on, and in the meantime the live video replay is below. Update 3.44pm: Minister Roban’s remarks: Good afternoon... Read more of this article

Bermuda Trip Debate Continues In Bahamas

Bermuda Trip Debate Continues In Bahamas

The conversation in the Bahamas over the trip to Bermuda in October of last year continues, with the Bahamian media reporting that Free National Movement leader Michael Pintard said “in the absence of receipts from the Progressive Liberal Party regarding repayment to the Public Treasury for a controversial Bermuda trip last year, he cannot be... Read more of this article

Bermuda Risk Summit To Be Held In March

Bermuda Risk Summit To Be Held In March

The second annual Bermuda Risk Summit, presented by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA], in partnership with the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] and EY, will begin on March 6 with a keynote conversation with Premier David Burt followed by a group CEO panel. A spokesperson said, “Sophie Roberts, Head of The Insurer TV,... Read more of this article

PLP Extends Condolences To Farias Family

PLP Extends Condolences To Farias Family

The Progressive Labour Party extended their condolences to the family of the late Dennis ‘Danny’ Farias. A spokesperson said, “The Progressive Labour Party offers our sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Dennis [Danny] Farias. Mr. Farias was a PLP member and stalwart, who ran for elected office twice under the Progressive Labour... Read more of this article

Richardson: ‘Dog Attacks Are Out Of Hand’

Richardson: ‘Dog Attacks Are Out Of Hand’

“The dog attacks in this country are out of hand,” Opposition Deputy Leader Jarion Richardson said. “I’ve been working with residents in one area for months regarding an attack that left a man severely injured. There’s to date been no enforcement action against the dog’s owner. “The enforcement process is clearly a bureaucratic... Read more of this article

Minister Hayward On Business Barometer Report

Minister Hayward On Business Barometer Report

“The Ministry of Economy and Labour will continue working to implement effective policy solutions that address the challenges raised in this report,” Minister of Labour and Economy Jason Hayward said in regards to the recent Bermuda Chamber of Commerce Business Barometer Report. Minister Hayward explained, “Reading the report, I... Read more of this article

Video: Gender Affairs Council Members

Video: Gender Affairs Council Members

[Updated] Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert is holding a press conference this afternoon [Jan 13] on the Gender Affairs Council for Bermuda. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The Minister announced that Laurie Shiell will serve as Chairperson of the Gender Affairs Council,... Read more of this article