Mar 17 - Students Who Opt Out Of R.E Will Now Have Alternative GCSE

The Secular Humanist Society Gibraltar (SHSG) has announced that, as from this year, students who choose not to study R.E at GCSE will now be offered the alternative of a GCSE in General Studies. Although the group claims that this shows that R.E is no longer considered a ‘compulsory’ GCSE course, the Government has flatly denied this saying that it continues to be considered a core subject which remains compulsory for all pupils. It is only “in exceptional circumstances on the grounds of conscience or religious beliefs” that students may opt out of taking this subject.

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Mar 17 - Gibraltar Finance to Attend Family Wealth Management Conference

govtIn accordance with their 2014 Business Plan released last week, Gibraltar Finance will be attending, exhibiting and speaking at the Family Wealth Management and Structuring Conference, commonly referred to as FWM, organised by Campden Wealth Ltd. Local industry representatives will be attending and supporting this event.

Paul Astengo, Senior Executive with Gibraltar Finance will lead the team at the event hosted at the Liberal Club in London on 8th and 9th April 2014.

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