• New awareness about hiring builders

    Published: Tuesday, 20 September 2016

    As part of its on-going work, the OFT's Consumer Protection team has identified, through complaints received and through its own investigations, that consumers are unintentionally...

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  • CP Enforcers commence inspections programme

    Published: Monday, 19 September 2016

    As part of the Office of Fair Trading’s inspections programme, the Consumer Protection Enforcers (CPEs) will this week be visiting traders in Main Street to submit notices of inspections.

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  • New licensing guidance notes

    Published: Friday, 05 August 2016

    Continuing our commitment to assisting with the setting up of businesses locally we have prepared new guidance notes for those wishing to apply for a new business licence

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  • Restricted Premises and Issue of Premises Waiver

    Published: Wednesday, 06 April 2016

    On 9th February 2016 the Hon Neil Costa MP issued a Ministerial Direction to the Business Licensing Authority in relation to its functions in respect of restricted premises and the issue of p

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  • Issue of Business Licences Relating to Trade in Tobacco

    Published: Wednesday, 06 April 2016

    On 5th April 2016, the Hon Neil Costa MP issued a Ministerial Direction to the Business Licensing Authority in respect of the exercise of its functions under the Fair Trading Act 2015...

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  • Revised business licensing forms

    Published: Friday, 05 February 2016

    Continuing our commitment to ensuring that applying for a business licences is as easy for applicants as possible, we have once again revised and updated the business licensing forms.

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  • Online licence renewal issues

    Published: Monday, 04 January 2016

    We have identified that our online system is having problems processing Business Licence renewals through the eGov website where licence-holders are using the Microsoft Internet Explorer brow

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  • Small Business Saturday

    Published: Friday, 11 December 2015

    Gibraltar will be staging its third consecutive ‘Small Business Saturday’ tomorrow Saturday the 12th of December. Organised by the Ministry of Business and Employment,...

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  • Segways and Drones

    Published: Wednesday, 09 December 2015

    Segways and Drones have grown in popularity recently and their dropping prices means that they are becoming more accessible for purchase by the general public.

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  • New business licensing forms and guidance notes

    Published: Friday, 27 November 2015

    Having listened to feedback received in relation to the business licensing forms we have prepared new, easier to use forms with the aim of both assisting businesses...

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