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Annual Hospitality Recruitment Drive On Dec 14

Annual Hospitality Recruitment Drive On Dec 14

“In keeping with Bermuda’s National Jobs Strategy and Youth Employment Strategy, we must continue to engage with our hospitality stakeholders to ensure that the employment of Bermudians remains a priority,” said the Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward in announcing that the 2nd Annual Hospitality Recruitment Drive will take place... Read more of this article

Public Service Walked 307,748,648 Total Steps

Public Service Walked 307,748,648 Total Steps

During a recent Activity Challenge, members of the public service walked a total of 307,748,648 steps – with nine Bermuda teams ranking amongst the Top 100 teams in competition worldwide. A Government spokesperson said, “On Friday, 18 November, Premier David Burt and the Head of the Public Service, Dr. Derrick Binns, highlighted the importance... Read more of this article

Infrastructure Concerns At Lefroy House Facility

Infrastructure Concerns At Lefroy House Facility

The Lefroy House Care Community recently underwent its annual inspection, which “highlighted some significant concerns relating to the physical infrastructure.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Government advised that the Lefroy House Care Community [LHCC] recently underwent its annual inspection by the Bermuda Health Council.... Read more of this article

Registration Opens For 2023/2024 School Term

Registration Opens For 2023/2024 School Term

Online Registration for the Bermuda Public School System’s 2023/2024 school year is open and will close on November 30. A Government spokesperson said, “Parents and Guardians are reminded of the following general requirements: Online registration application completed www.newstudent.link/register Birth Certificate No passport Verification... Read more of this article

TCD Closed Today Due To Water Outage

TCD Closed Today Due To Water Outage

The Ministry of Transport Headquarters and the Transport Control Department [TCD] closed their North Street Hamilton offices located in the TCD Building at 1.30 pm today due to a water outage. A Government spokesperson said, “”The issue is being addressed, and the Ministry of Transport apologizes to its customers for any inconvenience caused. Regular... Read more of this article

Travel Authorisation Refunds Now Underway

Travel Authorisation Refunds Now Underway

The Ministry of Health announced that Travel Authorisation [TA] refunds began on Monday, November 14. A Government spokesperson said, “Refunding will happen chronologically, starting from the 14th and working towards the 30th. The refund process is expected to take 6 – 8 weeks. “Travellers requiring a TA refund do not need to contact the TA... Read more of this article

2021 Information & Communication Tech Report

2021 Information & Communication Tech Report

Today, the Ministry of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward released the 2021 Information and Communication Technology [ICT] Profile from the Department of Statistics. The Minister explained, “The profile shows the core indicators on the use of ICT by businesses with comparisons between 2020 and 2021.” A Government spokesperson said, “Highlighted... Read more of this article

Travel Authorisation Process Has Now Ended

Travel Authorisation Process Has Now Ended

In news that many will welcome, the travel authorisation process has now officially ended. In an online post yesterday, the Government said, “The travel authorisation [TA], the associated forty-dollar fee, and proof of vaccination or medical insurance will be ending today 13th November 2022. “Effective 14th November, the Bermuda Tourism... Read more of this article

Ministry Updates On $150 Relief Initiative

Ministry Updates On $150 Relief Initiative

“The Government remains committed to ensuring that our families receive support and resources as we return to normalcy,” said Minister of Education Diallo Rabain. “The $150 Relief is a part of the Bermuda Government’s overall economic relief package. It is being made as a one-time payment to parents and guardians to help ease... Read more of this article

Parenting Expo On Thursday November 10th

Parenting Expo On Thursday November 10th

“Join us this Thursday, November 10th, between 11 am and 2 pm on the Front Lawn of the City Hall for a Parenting Expo that will provide valuable resources and connections to assist with coping and parenting skills,” said Tinee Furbert, Minister of Social Development and Seniors. “From our Nurturing our Nation: Imperfect Parenting Series, this... Read more of this article

Travel Authorisation Process To End On Nov 13

Travel Authorisation Process To End On Nov 13

[Updated] The requirement for an approved TA and the associated $40 fee will end on November 13th, the Government announced today. A Government spokesperson said, “Today, the Bermuda Government is pleased to announce the elimination of the travel authorisation [TA] process three weeks earlier than previously announced, a move which will streamline... Read more of this article

Customs Launch Online Auction Portal

Customs Launch Online Auction Portal

The Customs Department is launching an “online auction of imported goods that have been abandoned or seized in order to recover the duty owed on them.” A Government spokesperson said, “The website www.customs.bm has been established to provide further details on the available items and as a way to submit offers for these items. “Starting... Read more of this article

Six Govt Permanent Secretary Reassignments

Six Govt Permanent Secretary Reassignments

The Head of the Public Service Dr. Derrick Binns announced six Permanent Secretary reassignments. New Assignments: Dr. Jennifer Attride-Stirling ~ Chief Domestic Financial Affairs Officer, Ministry of Finance. Valerie Robinson-James ~ Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Social Development and Seniors. Marva-Jean O’Brien ~ Permanent Secretary, Ministry... Read more of this article