Alerts

  • The Ministry of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities has implemented the 10 knot speed limit to reduce excessive speed in the confines of the Hamilton Harbour which will go into effect Friday, 19 May, 2017.

Alerts

  • The Department of Parks advises that camping registration will open on 8 May for the 15 May - 30 September camping season. Permits can be collected at the Department of Parks, Ground Floor, Global House, 43 Church Street. Camping rate: $14 per night.

Bermuda Economic Development Corporation

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) oversees the development of a strong, well-managed, and prosperous business sector in Bermuda. For help starting a business or to access the BEDC’s resources, visit the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation’s website.  

What do they do?

To promote business growth in Bermuda, the BEDC runs a series of programs and services. It offers seminars and workshops in partnership with banks, insurance companies, accounting firms, and other businesses to help grow your business.

 In general, the BEDC:

  • Grants loans or other forms of financial assistance, to assist persons in establishing, carrying on or expanding small businesses, medium-sized businesses, and entities within economic empowerment zones
  • Offers technical advice or assistance to persons who seeking or granted financial assistance
  • Develops and implements economic empowerment zones
  • Maintains a register of small businesses, medium-sized businesses, and economic empowerment zone business entities
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