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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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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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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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$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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CIG is helping economic growth, claims premier

CIG is helping economic growth, claims premier

| 14/10/2014 | 1 Comment

(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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Cayman bean counters to confer on best practice

Cayman bean counters to confer on best practice

| 14/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Registration for the annual Government Professional Development Week, which will take place in November, is now open, officials have stated. The special conference organized by the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants (CIPSA) is open to both public and private sector financial management professionals and covers the latest developments in managing public sector resources […]

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$1,000 fines for health insurance offences

$1,000 fines for health insurance offences

| 17/09/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Starting next month, the Health Insurance Commission will have the power to impose fines up to $1,000 for both employers and insurance companies for infractions of the health insurance law, though the accused person or company can still opt to take the matter to court instead of paying the fines and they will end up […]

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Still time for input on Sunday trading

Still time for input on Sunday trading

| 16/09/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The public has two more weeks to give input on whether or not the Cayman Islands should revise its Sunday trading laws. Commerce Minister Wayne Panton has said he wants to modernize the law and make it more appropriate for the current business environment. The goal, he has said, is to revise the […]

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PPM announces electoral reform for 2017

PPM announces electoral reform for 2017

| 04/09/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): When voters in the Cayman Islands go to the polls in 2017 all of them will have just one vote, as the ruling Progressives party has now committed to ‘one man, one vote’  in single member constituencies, as was promised in their 2013 election campaign. Currently voters in four of the six districts […]

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