The soon-to-be-opened Gibraltar International Bank will fill a major gap in the local banking market. Lawrence Podesta, its CEO, shares the story behind the bank's development
The NS Gibraltar hears from three entrepreneurs who have made the Rock their home for innovative business
Gibraltar’s businesses have long thrived on the demand for imported good, first from the British Royal Navy, and today from its bustling mix of 30,000 inhabitants and millions of tourists. Edward Macquisten of the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce explains how this market has developed.
Gibraltar’s insurance sector has seen explosive growth since joining the single market: one in six UK motorists are now covered by a company on the Rock. Yet, as in the UK, it remains a challenge to convince young people that insurance is “as glamorous as being a barrister”, says Chris Johnson, chairman of the Gibraltar Insurance Association
Gibraltar’s company laws have been lagging behind 21st century business practices, say Ian Felice and Gemma Vasquez. But times are changing with the brand new Companies Act 2014, introduced this month
John Law of the British Council analyses the opportunities and challenges for Gibraltar’s ambitious higher education plans, and says playing to “niche” strengths could be the secret to success
The unregulated e-gaming and betting market will likely balloon under the UK’s proposed “point of consumption” regime, says Peter Howitt of the Gibraltar Betting & Gaming Association
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