• Measures Tightened To Slow Spread Of COVID As Cases Rise At Record Rate
  • Measures Tightened To Slow Spread Of COVID As Cases Rise At Record Rate

    - Record growth in cases: 31 positives in last 24 hours

    - Six persons in Victoria Ward

    - Three new positives are ERS residents at John Mackintosh Wing

    - “Main spread” of virus is in the home and workplace

    - Over 70s and immunosuppressed advised to stay at home

    - Gatherings reduced from 20 to 16

    - New laws effective from Friday to restrict last orders, closing times and specific measures for Chatham

    The Chief Minister this afternoon announced a series of legal measures and new public health advice in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 through the community as Gibraltar registered its biggest ever day-on-day rise in cases.

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Jul 31 - Barclays Statement on the Bank's Future in Gibraltar

barclaysFollowing a lengthy review and weeks of uncertainty for Barclays Bank Gibraltar, a statement released today claims that the branch intends to ‘maintain a presence on the Rock ‘and to continue [their] 125-year association with Gibraltar. 

The statement continues, ‘however, in addition to ensuring that we are offering appropriate services and products wherever we do business, we also need to ensure that there is a clear business case for operating in any given market.  We believe that in order to continue to serve our customers and clients in Gibraltar, we would need to make a significant investment in our infrastructure, and we do not believe that such an investment would be in the best interests of our wider stakeholders in the context of the broader Barclays strategy.

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