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Chamber: Initial Views On Budget Are Positive

Chamber: Initial Views On Budget Are Positive

“The Chamber’s initial views on the 2018/2019 Budget are positive,” President of the Chamber of Commerce John Wight said following this morning’s [Feb 16] budget, adding they “felt that it was thoughtfully prepared and well balanced, focusing on job growth and diversifying the economy while at the same time being mindful of the... Read more of this article

Minister On Code Of Practice For Projects

Minister On Code Of Practice For Projects

Earlier today [Jan 31] Minister of Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo met with the Chamber of Commerce to discuss the Code of Practice for Project Management and Procurement. Speaking at the presentation, Minister Foggo said, “Thank you for affording us a bit of time today to discuss the Government’s Code... Read more of this article

Minister To Speak At Chamber On Procurement

Minister To Speak At Chamber On Procurement

Minister of Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo will address members of the Chamber of Commerce tomorrow [Jan. 31] regarding the Code of Practice for Project Management and Procurement. The meeting, which is for Chamber members only, will afford those present an opportunity to learn more about the new rules associated... Read more of this article

Chamber To Host Session On U.S. Tax Reform

Chamber To Host Session On U.S. Tax Reform

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce has partnered with KPMG to host a breakfast update session on the impending U.S. Tax Reform. “With the U.S. Senate’s approval of tax reform legislation on 2 December 2017, another significant step has been taken towards the passage of comprehensive tax reform legislation in the U.S,” the Chamber said. “The... Read more of this article

Author Chuck Collins To Speak On Living Wage

Author Chuck Collins To Speak On Living Wage

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Bermuda Community Foundation [BCF] to host a breakfast panel discussion featuring international author Chuck Collins, an activist in the field of inequality and the wealth gap. The BCF is hosting Mr. Collins in Bermuda for a three-day visit during which he is scheduled to meet with a wide range... Read more of this article

Chamber of Commerce On The CARTAC Report

Chamber of Commerce On The CARTAC Report

Following their review of the CARTAC report, the Chamber of Commerce said they are supportive of increasing Bermuda’s tax base by having more companies and individuals attracted to Bermuda, strengthening enforcement of tax collection, and said they feel “higher tax rates for those earning higher salaries is fair and equitable.” The CARTAC... Read more of this article

Professional Development Workshop Series

Professional Development Workshop Series

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce announced its working partnership with Bermudian owned firm OD Solutions International to offer a series of Lunch and Learns and half-day workshop sessions aimed at inspiring growth and refinement within the local workforce. The pilot professional development series is due to take place from October 2017 to January 2018... Read more of this article

BEPRO & Mirrors Programme To Host Forum

BEPRO & Mirrors Programme To Host Forum

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Professionals Division [BEPRO] has partnered with the MIRRORS Programme to host a forum on Thursday, September 7. A spokesperson said, “Do you believe that everyone has a role to play in supporting all young people’s success? If you answered yes, you are encouraged to come out and discover the opportunities... Read more of this article

Chamber Congratulates PLP On Election Win

Chamber Congratulates PLP On Election Win

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce is congratulating the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] on winning the 2017 General Election. John Wight, President of the Chamber of Commerce, said, “The Chamber meets regularly with the Government of the day, as well as with the Opposition. Bermuda-based businesses require economic, social and political stability to... Read more of this article

Chamber & BEDC To Host Creative Technology

Chamber & BEDC To Host Creative Technology

Local entrepreneurs are invited to attend two live forums on creative technology with international innovator Peter Corbett on Wednesday, July 19. The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce [BCC] has partnered with the U.S. Consulate General [USCG] and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] to host a series of live events around entrepreneurship... Read more of this article

BEPRO/BSX Investor Education Forum

BEPRO/BSX Investor Education Forum

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Professionals Division [BEPRO] has partnered with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] to host a Local Investment forum, on Thursday, July 6th. Entitled ‘Local Investing, Why Bermuda?’ the panel discussion is aimed at first-time investors interested in learning more about the opportunities available to them... Read more of this article

Harbour Nights Now PRS Music Licensed

Harbour Nights Now PRS Music Licensed

The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce said they are “pleased to announce its most recent working collaboration with PRS for Music, the collecting society that represents the rights of over two million songwriters, composers and music publishers across the globe through its networks.” “The membership organisation plays a vital role in ensuring... Read more of this article

Electronic Communications Division Formed

Electronic Communications Division Formed

A new division of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce has been formed with the aim of advancing the telecoms industry, placing customer interests at the fore. The Electronic Communications Division [ECD] of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce is a forum for the island’s telecommunications companies to discuss common issues to assist in raising the standard... Read more of this article