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Shippers club worries retailers

Shippers club worries retailers

| 30/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman’s local shipping lines appear to have joined the Caribbean Shipowners Association (CSA), which local retailers fear will lead to future price hikes that will have to be passed on to customers. Some local merchants and wholesalers have raised concerns that with Hybur, Seaboard Marine and Tropical Shipping all joining the association and […]

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Cayman showcased as luxury destination

Cayman showcased as luxury destination

| 28/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands will be featured in a hit TV show that highlights how wealth is achieved, used and enjoyed, thanks to a pitch made by local fibre optic company, C3 Pure Fibre, to cable TV network AWE. The network sent a film crew to Cayman in June to film the luxurious lifestyle […]

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Young Caymanians join law firm as articled clerks

Young Caymanians join law firm as articled clerks

| 23/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Walkers has announced the appointment of three new Caymanian articled clerks. Renee Prendergast, Arleth Ebanks and Rebecca Peck, who are all former Walkers scholarship recipients, have completed their legal education and have now begun Walkers’ Articled Clerk Training Programme. Over the next 18 months they will undergo rigorous training with the firm and will […]

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$21m top up keeps CAL flying

$21m top up keeps CAL flying

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Despite an increase in the output funding from government to Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) to ensure the national flag carrier can support tourism related and domestic routes, as well as a growth in general revenue in 2012, the airline still ended the year with a more than $4.3 million loss. Government boosted its […]

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Last chance for tourism job drive this Saturday

Last chance for tourism job drive this Saturday

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) is once again partnering with the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) to host CayTED (Cayman Tourism Employment Drive). The first drive dates took place on 18 October and the second will be this Saturday 25 October. Anyone who is unemployed and wants to qualify to be screened […]

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Chamber Pension Plan appoints new acting Chairman

Chamber Pension Plan appoints new acting Chairman

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Experienced financial services professional Eduardo D’Angelo Silva has been appointed as the acting chairman of the Chamber Pension Plan, following the recent resignation of Ashita Shenoy, who said she resigned in order to avoid any conflicts of interest that could arise from the plan’s investment in an audit client. “As a member of an audit firm, […]

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Investors compete for ‘Green Economy’ awards

Investors compete for ‘Green Economy’ awards

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) is inviting anyone, both local and foreign, who has invested in the Cayman Islands to compete in the Regional Investor of the Year Awards (RIYA). The entry deadline is 11pm Friday, 31 October. RIYA is an initiative of the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), and its […]

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Student offered taste of healthcare careers

Student offered taste of healthcare careers

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) is providing Year 12 students from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) a year long internship programme, as well as offering Year 9 and 10 students from government and private high schools week-long internships over the  next seven months. HCCI says that approximately 150 students will benefit from the opportunity […]

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Clock ticking on daylight savings discussion

Clock ticking on daylight savings discussion

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Department of Commerce and Investment is making a final appeal to the public to complete the government’s survey on the introduction of daylight savings time in the Cayman Islands. The on-line questionnaire will close at the end of this month and people are being urged to express their opinion on whether Cayman […]

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CIG is helping economic growth, claims premier

CIG is helping economic growth, claims premier

| 14/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Economic activity is on the up, Premier Alden McLaughlin has said, and his government is helping things along. Marketing Cayman as a great place to do business was a key focus of the Progressive administration, he said at the Chamber of Commerce Legislative Lunch last week, as he revealed a number of new initiatives, […]

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