This summer sports men and women from the UK Overseas Territories competed in the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, joining the total 71 nations and territories who took part, competing in 18 different sports. Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, St Helena and the Turks & Caicos all had teams […] Read more...
On 15th August, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) celebrated its 30th Anniversary as a Financial Services Centre. The jurisdiction’s establishment is considered to have begun on 15 August 1984, marked by the Government’s passage of the International Business Companies (IBC) Act in the Legislative Council, led by then Chief Minister Cyril B. Romney. The passage […] Read more...
As well the seas around the British Isles, the UK government is also responsible for the waters around all of the 14 UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs). When taking these waters into account, the UK has 6.8 million square kilometres under its jurisdiction. Over 90% of the UK’s biodiversity is found in its Overseas Territories, and […] Read more...