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ESO begins annual business survey

ESO begins annual business survey

| 15/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Economics and Statistics Office will be starting its annual business surveys in less than two weeks to get accurate data on the local economy. The survey forms will be hand-delivered, mailed or emailed to all entities that produce goods and services in the Cayman Islands. The surveys [...]

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Lawyers sue Ironwood developers for $95k debt

Lawyers sue Ironwood developers for $95k debt

| 14/03/2017 | 22 Comments

(CNS Business): The company that is planning a huge multi-million-dollar resort based around an Arnold Palmer golf course is being sued by a local law firm for an outstanding debt of around CI$95,000. Despite promoting plans for the proposed significant $300+ million development in Frank Sound, [...]

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Flow lays off workers in team restructure

Flow lays off workers in team restructure

| 06/03/2017 | 10 Comments

(CNS Business): Local telecommunications company Flow, the brand name of Cable & Wireless, confirmed that they have laid off seven Caymanians workers and two ex-pat positions have been cut in what it described as “adjustments to how we run our business”. The job cuts come following announ [...]

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Premier reveals details of 3D land parcels

Premier reveals details of 3D land parcels

| 06/03/2017 | 12 Comments

(CNS Business): Premier Alden McLaughlin told an audience of realtors, surveyors and property developers that his government plans to steer through legislative amendments during the current session of the Legislative Assembly to facilitate the registration of volumetric, or three-dimensional, lan [...]

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Maritime conference set for May

Maritime conference set for May

| 06/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Shipping Registry is gearing up for a conference in May that will bring together a wide range of organisations and companies in the shipping and yachting industries. “Cayman Maritime 2017 provides an opportunity for our maritime sector and indeed the whole [...]

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Prison Service recruits receive CCTV training

Prison Service recruits receive CCTV training

| 03/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Recruits with HM Cayman Islands Prison Service recently received training on how to use the national CCTV network for surveillance operations. The role of a closed-circuit television (CCTV) operator is multifaceted, as use of the system plays a vital role in safeguarding communiti [...]

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CUC engineer spending year at US power company

CUC engineer spending year at US power company

| 03/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) employee has been sent to Tucson Electric Power (TEP) in Arizona, marking the first time that the company has participated in a secondment. Corey Miller is spending a year at the Tucson facility, enabling him to train and gain experience within [...]

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JGHS students learn about legal careers

JGHS students learn about legal careers

| 28/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): John Gray High School (JGHS) students recently learned about legal internships at a local law firm along with educational options at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre. Representatives of HSM IP, including two people who participated in the CIFEC programme, spoke about [...]

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Airport inconvenience ‘worth it in the long run’

Airport inconvenience ‘worth it in the long run’

| 24/02/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS Business): The inconvenience people are currently facing at the Owen Roberts International Airport will “definitely be worth it in the long run when we will have a world-class terminal”, according to Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) CEO Albert Anderson. Having reached the quarte [...]

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Fuel costs fall as earnings rise for CUC

Fuel costs fall as earnings rise for CUC

| 21/02/2017 | 8 Comments

(CNS Business): Grand Cayman’s monopoly power provider enjoyed an increase in net earnings of some $2.4 million last year but CUC said the average cost of bills still fell by almost 32% by the year-end compared to consumer bills at the end of 2014. The power provider said that the combination o [...]

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Regulator seeks to gain trust with consistency

Regulator seeks to gain trust with consistency

| 14/02/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS Business): The newly appointed boss of the government’s newest regulator says there are several challenges ahead for the new office but one of the most important is gaining the trust of the stakeholders across the utilities that he and the team will be regulating. Consistency, transparenc [...]

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Construction industry trade show set

Construction industry trade show set

| 10/02/2017 | 4 Comments

(CNS Business): A two-day event catering to all things related to the building industry is being held next month at the Arts and Recreation Centre in Camana Bay. The Hurley’s Media Builders Expo, slated for 3-4 March, is designed to connect local architects, contractors, plumbers, electricians [...]

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TV regulator rejects blame over commercial failings

TV regulator rejects blame over commercial failings

| 03/02/2017 | 5 Comments

(CNS Business): Following the news that Cayman 27 is dropping its costly ‘Daybreak’ local morning magazine TV show, the TV arm of the new regulator OfReg has stated that this issue is entirely commercial and not a regulatory matter. “The failure of cable providers to come to an agreement wi [...]

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CAL flying twice weekly to Roatan

CAL flying twice weekly to Roatan

| 24/01/2017 | 5 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has announced the start of a new twice-weekly service between Grand Cayman and Roatan (RTB) in March. The new Boeing 737 nonstop flights will be in addition to the existing year-round flights to La Ceiba. CAL’s board chair, Phillip Rankin CPA, sa [...]

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Minister aims for business compliance

Minister aims for business compliance

| 19/01/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): Starting this month, the Department of Commerce and Investment will be clamping down on rogue businesses who have not paid for their trade and business licences or who are not compliant with the other laws. Commerce Minister Wayne Panton said he wants to see a level playing field [...]

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