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Welcome mat out for property owners and business

Welcome mat out for property owners and business

| 17/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A number of changes to the immigration regulations are expected to make life easier for wealthy visitors, business people and property owners coming to the Cayman Islands. Policy directives that were recently approved by Cabinet will allow business travelers to remain in the country for up to 10 working days without the need […]

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Expert voted onto Chamber pension board

Expert voted onto Chamber pension board

| 17/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Chamber of Commerce Pension Plan members working in the Professional & Finance sectors have elected volunteer Trustee, William (Bill) Gammerdinger to represent them on the board following an extraordinary general meeting recently. A treasury and finance professional, he has over 30 years’ experience in the industry, having become Vice President and Treasurer of […]

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Former COO at C&W takes on e-gov challenge

Former COO at C&W takes on e-gov challenge

| 12/12/2014 | 4 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cabinet office has appointed Ian Tibbetts to take on the task of dragging the Cayman Islands Government into the 21st century and help it provide many more services via the internet. A former chief operating officer with Cable and Wireless with extensive communications experience, the new director of e-government has been given the challenge of getting […]

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Government to clamp down on rogue business

Government to clamp down on rogue business

| 10/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): As a result of what the minister said were deficiencies in the Trade and Business Licensing Law, government has moved to tighten up the rules and create a fairer environment for local business with a new law. The new Trade and Business Licensing Bill was passed in the Legislative Assembly last month without […]

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CIG anxious for Ironwood deal

CIG anxious for Ironwood deal

| 10/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands premier has said that he and the government are anxious to get a deal to facilitate the proposed Ironwood development in Frank Sound. But despite holding a press conference this week with the designers, developers, financiers, engineers and top professional golfer Arnold Palmer, it was revealed that government has still […]

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CUC confirms partners for new power plant

CUC confirms partners for new power plant

| 10/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Caribbean Utilities Company has announced that it has entered into a design-build contract agreement with both a Danish company and a German company to develop its new power plant in George Town. The deal is in relation to the contract CUC won, following an ERA bid, to supply extra future power for Grand […]

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UCCI students gain experience at CIAA

UCCI students gain experience at CIAA

| 10/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Students from the University College of the Cayman Islands’ (UCCI) School of Hospitality Studies are gaining hands on experience at the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), which is part of a partnership between UCCI and local businesses to give students a chance to learn more about the hospitality and customer service industry. Over […]

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CUC raises $50m to fund new diesel plant

CUC raises $50m to fund new diesel plant

| 26/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Grand Cayman’s power supplier has raised $50 million in the US markets from an unsecured private debt placement. Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) raised the cash from different institutional investors to finance the development of a 39.7 MW diesel power plant and other capital expenditures. CUC was recently awarded the contract to supply itself […]

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CIG’s infrastructure plans inspire conference theme

CIG’s infrastructure plans inspire conference theme

| 25/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Organisers of a property and construction conference schedule to take place in Grand Cayman in March next year said the theme for the industry gathering is inspired by the Cayman government’s plans to prioritize a number of major infrastructure projects. Some 200 delegates are expected at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) […]

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HR professionals gen up on Immigration technology

HR professionals gen up on Immigration technology

| 25/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Thirty people from Chamber of Commerce member companies recently took advantage of a free workshop delivered by immigration officials. The HR personnel were walked through the Immigration On-Line (IOL) facility offered by the government department. IOL was described as a powerful tool that business owners and HR staff can use to efficiently manage […]

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