Daily Brief By Premier Smith For October 3

Tuesday, 3 October 2017 - 12:08pm

Good day Virgin Islanders and residents. Today on my daily brief, I am pleased to share with you an update on progress we have made thus far, following the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Special Measures Implemented For Entry of Skilled Workers

Friday, 29 September 2017 - 3:42pm

All business owners are notified that special measures have been put in place to accommodate the entry of skilled workers to aid in relief activity.

Labour Department Providing Full Services

Thursday, 31 August 2017 - 3:40pm

The Labour Department is providing all of its services to members of the community despite the challenges faced, after the passing of the tropical wave on August 7.

Labour Services Operating From Second Floor

Thursday, 17 August 2017 - 3:50pm

The Labour Commissioner is informing the public that all services are being carried out from the second floor of the Labour Department ......

Festival Booth Employers Reminded To Obtain Work Permit

Friday, 28 July 2017 - 9:41am

All employers operating on the Festival Grounds during the upcoming BVI Emancipation Festival are reminded that they are to apply for and obtain a work permit for any non-Belonger/non-BVIslander they desire to employ. 

Cabinet Approves Work Permit Exemptions For Business Visitors

Monday, 24 July 2017 - 5:03pm

Government is moving proactively to initiate the changes necessary to facilitate more substance-based economic activity in the Territory as part of the BVI Forward campaign.

Revised Work Permit Fee Structure Takes Effect On July 1

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 - 3:43pm

The public is notified that the revised work permit fee structure will take effect on July 1. 

Statement By Deputy Premier On The Revision Of Work Permit Fee Structure And New Effective Date

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 - 11:55am

Please be advised that revised work permit fee structure will be implemented, effective July 1, 2017.

BVI Government Revisits New Work Permit Fees

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 11:49am

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering has announced that implementation of the new work permit fees is delayed indefinitely.

Deputy Premier - 'Government Has Amended The Work Permit Fee Structure To One That Is Progressive'

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 - 11:04am

Madame Speaker, after maintaining work permit fees at the same level since 1981, the BVI Government has amended the work permit fee structure to one that is progressive and based on income.

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