With its special terms of EU membership, Gibraltar provides an extensive selection of products and services that meet the requirements of both local and international investors. As a modern, vibrant, low tax jurisdiction, it likewise has first rate professional infrastructure that is fully compliant with European standards of regulation. The numerous international trading entities and financial services companies, which already have a base in Gibraltar, are testament to this.
The economy has often been described as one that is ‘running on all cylinders’. Its main economic growth attributers include general trade, the provision of financial services and communications (including e-gaming), tourism and maritime activities.
The prosperous economic performance of this unique European jurisdiction has benefited the whole community in terms of greater public spending on essential provisions such as health, education and social services. The government attributes Gibraltar’s successful development to its pursuit and implementation of policies that create and sustain a stable environment that increases business activity and investor confidence.
Highly-developed business services infrastructure where it is possible to passport an EU licence in financial services such as insurance and re-insurance, EU-wide pensions, banking and funds administration, amongst others ...
The Government of Gibraltar is constantly endeavouring to make Gibraltar an International E-Business Centre and firmly believes that it is in a position to benefit significantly from ICT and its development as a modern and thriving information society.
The Ministry of Employment is responsible for matters appertaining to employment as provided under the Employment Act and any subsidiary or related legislation. Employment related issues are multiple and varied so that the Ministry’s functions in turn reflect this diversity of the labour market.