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Videos: Interviews At Bermuda London Forums

Videos: Interviews At Bermuda London Forums

Close to 200 industry professionals from shipping to insurtech attended a day-long, multi-industry forum in London late last year, the fourth to date organised by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA]. The Bermuda Executive Forum event, held in November, included a chat on blockchain benefits between Premier David Burt and Lord Holmes of Richmond,... Read more of this article

Gatwick Runways Closed Due To Drone Activity

Gatwick Runways Closed Due To Drone Activity

[Updated] All flights to and from Gatwick are currently suspended due to drone sightings in and around their airfield resulting in tonight’s [Dec 20] British Airways flight to Bermuda being cancelled, according to online flight tracking, and last night’s flight to London being diverted to Amsterdam. A Gatwick Airport statement says, “Gatwick... Read more of this article

Premier Attends OT Association Meeting In UK

Premier Attends OT Association Meeting In UK

Yesterday Premier David Burt and Minister for the Cabinet Office Walton Brown joined with members of the UK Overseas Territories Association [UKOTA] at a Political Council Meeting in London, as they discussed ”key issues impacting the United Kingdom’s overseas territories.” Premier Burt tweeted the photos below, saying: “I joined... Read more of this article

200 People Attend Bermuda Forum In London

200 People Attend Bermuda Forum In London

Bermuda’s business bonds with London and potential future synergies through fintech and emerging technologies were key themes of a multi-industry forum in London today. Close to 200 industry professionals from a range of business sectors—from shipping to insurtech—attended the Bermuda Executive Forum held at ME London by the Bermuda Business Development... Read more of this article

Holmes & Duperreault To Join Forums In London

Holmes & Duperreault To Join Forums In London

The UK’s Chris Holmes, Lord of Richmond MBE, and Bermudian Chief Executive of American International Group, Brian Duperreault, will join Premier David Burt in fireside chats during next week’s multi-industry events in London organised by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA]. The conversations are part of a packed two-day agenda at the ME... Read more of this article

BA Offers Up To 25% Off World Traveller Fares

BA Offers Up To 25% Off World Traveller Fares

British Airways has launched a special sale today to London, offering up to 25 percent discounts on select World Traveller fares for travel in 2019. “The discount applies to roundtrip fares in World Traveller from Bermuda to London for travel Jan. 16 – Sep. 30, 2019. The fare includes all taxes, fees and carrier charges. The discounted fare... Read more of this article

Bermudians In UK Invited To Attend Govt Events

Bermudians In UK Invited To Attend Govt Events

The Government of Bermuda’s London Office is inviting Bermudians living in the United Kingdom to two upcoming events. A spokesperson said, “On Monday 26th November 2018, Bermudians living in the UK are invited to attend a Bermuda networking reception where the Premier, the Hon. David Burt will be in attendance. The event takes place from 6:30... Read more of this article

Keynote At Bermuda Executive Forum In London

Keynote At Bermuda Executive Forum In London

Organised by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA], the multi-industry November 27 forum at ME London will feature Euan Davis, Associate Vice President of the Center for the Future of Work Europe at Cognizant Technology Solutions, as its lunchtime keynote speaker. A spokesperson said, “The changing nature of work and emergence of new jobs... Read more of this article

Students Urged To Attend Conference In London

Students Urged To Attend Conference In London

Generation Next is encouraging Bermudians studying in the UK to attend the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association [UKOTA] Student Conference 2018 in London on November 3rd, 2018. UKOTA was established by Governments of the UK Overseas Territories on November 2nd, 1994 and the stated purpose of the organization is to promote the interests of... Read more of this article

Minister Caines Meets With NCA In London

Minister Caines Meets With NCA In London

Earlier today [Sept 5], while in London, the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines met with representatives of the National Crime Agency [NCA] International, where he discussed investigative procedures regarding child sexual offences. During the Minister’s visit, he observed the Child Exploitation and Online Protection [CEOP] Threat Leadership... Read more of this article

BFIS Student Scholars Heading To London

BFIS Student Scholars Heading To London

For the 10th year, BFIS is sending a team of students to experience the London insurance market through their ‘Intro to Insurance Programme’. This year’s students, Ciara Burrows, Zachary Friesen, Kimika Jackson and Daniel Oatley are all BFIS Scholars, with Ciara in her final co-op year of Law and Economics at Waterloo University; Zachary just... Read more of this article

Two Officers Honoured At Buckingham Palace

Two Officers Honoured At Buckingham Palace

Commissioner of Police Mr. Michael DeSilva, and retired Assistant Commissioner Mr. Carlton Adams, were recently honoured at an investiture held at Buckingham Palace.A police spokesperson said, “Commissioner of Police Mr. Michael DeSilva, and retired Assistant Commissioner Mr. Carlton Adams, were recently honoured at an investiture held at Buckingham... Read more of this article

250 Delegates Attend Bermuda Forum In London

250 Delegates Attend Bermuda Forum In London

Leaders of Bermuda’s global business sector highlighted the breadth, advantages and significant economic impact of the island’s financial market during an awareness-raising cross-industry forum held in London yesterday by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA]. Premier David Burt officially opened the day-long forum after meeting with Britain’s... Read more of this article