Chamber comment

The decision to award the MOD contract to Serco was an unwelcome piece of news at the start of a new year. Much time and effort had gone into preparing what had become known as the in-house option, o...

Environment… top of the agenda

The environment is now at the top of the political agenda in the UK following the publication of the report on climate change by Sir Nicholas Stern, a highly respected economist. In his report, Sir N...

Azores tax ruling

The European Court of Justice [ECJ] judgement last September in the Azores Case, was widely welcomed as positive for Gibraltar’s own taxation case, which is still before the court. The ECJ must decid...

Cordoba implementation: Progress is visible

Implementation of the trilateral agreement signed in Cordoba last September is now in full swing. On December 16, the inaugural Iberia flight from Madrid touched down in Gibraltar airport amid much f...

Marrache & Co open new Sotogrande Office

Francesco Bertagnin has recently joined Marrache & Co to head their new offices in Sotogrande. Francesco, originally from London, is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian. A member of the Assoc...

The Argus Group announces half year results

The Argus Group’s record earnings of $17.3 million for the six months ended September 30, 2006, represents a 32 percent increase over the results for the corresponding period in 2005. Gerald Simons, ...

The Gibraltar Arms face lift

Andy & John Hunter took over and relaunced The Gibraltar Arms in early October. The bar now serves food all day from 7.30am until 10pm with a full menu including an extensive breakfast menu, rol...

Variety Club dinner at the Savoy

The Variety Club hosted a “Rugby Legends” dinner in the magnificent Savoy Hotel, London. The evening was attended by celebrities and royalty. The evening began with a champagne reception in the compa...