Tag: Cayman Islands Small Business Association

Commerce minister promises support for SMEs

Commerce minister promises support for SMEs

| 21/11/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Business): Joey Hew, the new minister for commerce in the Unity government, has said that the 2018/19 budget includes funding to support the small and micro business sector and that this administration is also aiming to reduce fees for them as well as cutting regulations and red tape that serv [...]

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Small businesses concerned over cost of finance

Small businesses concerned over cost of finance

| 24/07/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Business): The president of the Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) has said that financial institutions are setting up entrepreneurs for failure because of the cost of loans. This was one of a number of issues that Dawn McLean-Sawney raised with the new minister for commerce, Joe [...]

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Airport bid pushes out small businesses

Airport bid pushes out small businesses

| 28/06/2017 | 51 Comments
(CNS Business): Some of the small business owners that are currently running retail concessions at Owen Roberts International Airport believe they are being pushed out of the bids for the new space. The Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) has accused the airport authority of creating a [...]

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Minister signs deal to support small businesses

Minister signs deal to support small businesses

| 27/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) has been contracted by the commerce ministry to help support and deliver certain small-business services. Minister Wayne Panton and CISBA President Dawn McLean-Sawney signed a memorandum of understanding recently to deliver works [...]

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Government encourages women into business

Government encourages women into business

| 22/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs is hosting a ‘Lunch and Learn’ session on Wednesday, 30 November, to promote women in business to mark Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. Gender Affairs Minister Tara Rivers said economic participation was crucial to gender equ [...]

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Commerce ministry signs deal to support small businesses

Commerce ministry signs deal to support small businesses

| 28/07/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Business): Government is aiming to produce an action plan within the next eight months to help make small and micro businesses in Cayman more viable. Following the signing of an MOU with Cayman Islands Small Business Association and the local Chamber of Commerce, Wayne Panton, the minister with [...]

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Key workshops available at small businesses expo

Key workshops available at small businesses expo

| 25/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Business): Workshops on the new Trade and Business Licensing Law, the minimum wage and social media use are just some of the events taking place at the 2016 Small Business Expo next month at the University College of the Cayman Islands. Now in its fourth year, the event which was hosted by the [...]

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Business students practice skills on local firms

Business students practice skills on local firms

| 18/03/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A number of small-business owners are getting free consultations from business students at the University College of the Cayman Islands as they try out the lessons learned in the classroom in the real world. Now in its eighth year, the programme is a joint initiative between UCCI and the Min [...]

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