A new broom

December the 8th saw the voters flocking to the ballot box. One thing is certain; our democratic process is alive and well: over 82% of registered voters cast their ballot. This in itself is an achie...

Sir Bob Peliza

There was great sadness at the Chamber on the announcement of the passing of Sir Robert (Bob) Peliza in December. As the first Chief Minister under the 1969 Constitution he held office from 1969-72. ...

Changes to the Employment Act

The Chamber is studiously looking at the changes by the new Administration to the Employment Act. We will report further on these changes when we have taken representations from members”.

“JE” – The consummate barrister

Chambers & Partners, the leading publisher of directories for the global legal profession, describes him as “a legend on the local scene”. But spend five minutes in the company of Joseph Emanuel...

Economic update

In explaining why the GSLP/Liberal government had called a halt to work on major capital projects during the first week of January, Dr Joseph Garcia, the Deputy Chief Minister, said it was a question...

Taxes: Review of penalties and surcharges

The Gibraltar Government will review the penalties and surcharges introduced under the Income Tax Act 2010, including the surcharges on the late payment of tax due and payable ‘on-account’. The step ...

New plans for our tourist product

The Gibraltar Government said it will strike a careful balance between conservation and the economy as it draws up plans for the future of the Upper Rock Nature Reserve. Dr John Cortes, the Minister ...

Airline update 2012

Gibraltar (GIB) The schedule for 2012 is as follows- Málaga (AGP) Vueling (VY) is to start three weekly flights from its new base at Nantes (NTE) with effect from 30th March 2012. Flights will be ope...

Bassadone Motors win Gold Award

The Bassadone Automotive Group is very proud to announce that after 3 days of intensive and rigorous interviews by two Assessors from the Investors in People Quality Centre, not only have they attain...