Tag: Joey Hew

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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Gov’t plan to develop a national transport strategy

Gov’t plan to develop a national transport strategy

| 24/06/2015 | 10 Comments
(CNS Business): It’s time to revamp the public transportation system in the Cayman Islands, to have more “reliable transport in all areas” that will “alleviate congestion on our road and parking downtown”, according to Tourism and Transport Councillor Joey Hew.  [...]

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Gov’t clampdown on unlicensed vendors

Gov’t clampdown on unlicensed vendors

| 18/06/2015 | 17 Comments
(CNS Business): Tourism bosses tell CNS Business it’s time to put a stop to unlicensed vendors and operations happening along our beaches and cruise port. The docks in George Town have been used for many years by Caymanian entrepreneurs to sell their crafts and items to tourists as they step off t [...]

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MLA steering towards public transport plan

MLA steering towards public transport plan

| 21/05/2015 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Joey Hew has revealed that he is working on a national public transport plan to drive people on to buses and off the increasingly congested roads. The backbench government MLA said that Cayman cannot keep building roads to accommodate the growing traffic congestion. Speaking in the Legislativ [...]

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