2008 Budget: an inflationary tale

Slowly the dust settles and the consequences of some of June’s budget announcements are now coming sharply into focus. At first, the Chamber’s broad view of the budget was that the cut in the corpora...

Our tourist product: is it up to scratch?

On a sunny afternoon recently, the road to the top of the Rock was heaving. The behemoth cruise ship, Independence of the Seas, was tied up in port and passengers on shore excursions mingled with cas...

Tax news

In the face of continued long-term tax uncertainty in the finance sector, Chief Minister Peter Caruana signalled that he favoured a corporate tax rate “at the bottom end” of the 10-12% range as from ...

Young Enterprise coming to Gibraltar

September will see Young Enterprise, funded by Barclays Wealth and supported by the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce among others, embark on a pilot Company Programme at Gibraltar College. Young Enterpr...

Open for business? A shopper’s recent experience

A debate on shopping hours in Gibraltar It is midmorning on Main Street in Gibraltar and tourists are walking up and down looking for something to do. A couple of off-licences are open, a leather sho...

Members’ annual general meeting

The meeting was held on Thursday 17th April 2008 at the Eliott Hotel. The President gave his address to the group of members attending. In it, he referred to the Chamber’s recently published Annual R...

Five to eight digits are you ready?

Parallel running ends in just three months’ time •    Have you told all your clients and suppliers about the new dialling code? •    Update your website with new dialling codes •    Remember to chang...

EU funding seminar

There was a good turnout of Chamber members at a recent seminar on the new EU Funding Programme. The seminar was held in association with the EU Programmes Secretariat at the Eliott Hotel and its pur...