Importers Of Live Birds Reminded To Complete Required Permits

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 - 11:00am

The Department of Agriculture is advising importers of live birds to complete the necessary animal import permit forms at the department. This is important in helping to stop the spread of the H5N1 Avian Flu or Bird Flu, and to safeguard the Territory. 

Minimum Wage Report Complete

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 - 4:45pm

Chairman of the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee, Mr. Simon Potter handed over the official document of the Territory’s Minimum Wage Report to Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering on Friday, July, 24, following the completion of its six month mandate.

Work Permit Reminder For Employers

Friday, 24 July 2015 - 5:15pm

The Labour Department is reminding all employers operating on the Festival Grounds during the upcoming BVI Emancipation Festival to apply for and obtain a work permit for any non-Belonger/non-BVIslander they desire to employ.  

Employers Reminded Of Job Vacancy Advertisement Format

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 4:30pm

The Labour Department is reminding employers that the following information is required when advertising job vacancies in any of the local newspapers:

Honourable Pickering: I Support The Gun Amnesty Campaign

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 3:45pm

With one week to go, Acting Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering is calling on the BVI community to continue to participate in the Firearm and Offensive Weapons Amnesty, an initiative spearheaded by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

BVI Represented At Environmental Meetings In Gibraltar

Monday, 20 July 2015 - 5:00pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering, represented the Territory at the recently  held UK Overseas Territories Ministers of the Environment Meeting in Gibraltar where he joined other attendees from July 13 to 18 to discuss matters including: EU support; environmental management; environmental governance, as well as leadership and meeting outcomes. 

Environmental Summer Programme Makes Huge Summer Splash

Friday, 17 July 2015 - 11:30am

The 2015 Conservation and Fisheries Environmental Summer Programme has begun and it is placing special emphasis on natural marine and terrestrial habitat education and appreciation.

Public Asked To Remove Property At Red Bay Re-Development Site

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 - 1:15pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is seeking the cooperation of persons within the Red Bay, East End community in the removal of pieces of property at the Red Bay Re-development Project site.

Deputy Premier And Delegation Visit Jost Van Dyke

Monday, 13 July 2015 - 4:30pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering led a delegation to Jost Van Dyke last week to discuss ways the team could continue to collaborate in preserving the island’s natural environment and further strengthen the tourism product.   

Conservation Environmental Summer Programme Opens

Thursday, 9 July 2015 - 3:45pm

There will be two separate programme dates on Tortola. Tortola Group A commenced from July 6 to 17 at a registration fee of $75 while Tortola Group B will take place from July 20 to 31 and will also include a fee of $75. The programmes will operate daily between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

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