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September 19th, 2023
End of increments? Deputy Gov anticipates new reward policy by early 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Deputy Governor Mr David D. Archer Jr said at the start of 2024, he anticipates a new system for the rewarding of public officers, which may not be the system of increments currently employed.

August 30th, 2023
Monel Nickie appointed Acting Sister Islands Coordinator

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Mrs Monel Nickie has been appointed Acting Sister Islands Coordinator.

August 17th, 2023
Some civil servants still not paid increments despite the many promises

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The strikes and rumours of strikes have died down; however, our news centre has been advised that some civil servants, members of statutory organisations, and retired and resigned civil servants have still not been paid their increments.

August 5th, 2023
VIPSLI 'an important step' in building world-class VI Public Service – Archer Jr

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The new Virgin Islands Public Service Learning Institute (VIPSLI) is set to benefit all public officers, regardless of their position and grade as an institute that will stand as the instructional and governing body for the training and development of all new and existing public officers.

July 22nd, 2023
Gov Rankin to miss most of Emancipation Festival; Archer Jr. now acting Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Governor, Mr. David D. Archer Jr. is acting in the Office of Governor from July 21 to August 5, 2023, in the absence of His Excellency the Governor, Mr. John J. Rankin, CMG who is out of the Territory.

July 19th, 2023
Ministries/Departments still failing to submit paperwork for increments- Deputy Gov

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor David D. Archer has called it “unacceptable” the delay by Ministries and Departments of Government failing to submit documentation to allow for the processing of payments of increments.

July 11th, 2023
Public Service reduced from 4495 in 2010 to 'efficient' 2895 to date- David D. Archer Jr

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Deputy Governor Mr David D. Archer Jr has announced that as part of finding the right size for the local public service, there has been a steady decrease in the number of Public Officers throughout the last decade, from 4495 public officers employed in 2010 to approximately 2895 employed to date.

May 30th, 2023
36 ‘problems’ solved through ‘BVI GOV Report It’ App

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A total of 36 problems have been solved to date through the “BVI GOV Report It” App since its launch in April 2023.

May 6th, 2023
VI marks King Charles III Coronation with 21-gun salute

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Overseas territory of the Virgins Islands (VI) today, May 6, 2023, marked the coronation of King Charles Philip Arthur George aka ‘King Charles III’ and his wife Queen Consort Camilla with a 21-Gun salute.

May 1st, 2023
Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr is Acting Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor, Mr David Archer, Jr will act in the Office of Governor until May 14, 2023, in the absence of His Excellency the Governor, Mr John J. Rankin, CMG who will be out of the Territory.

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