Barbados News Business

First job initiative to start by January 2020

Government’s national programme to provide young people with work experience and make them more marketable to employers should be up and running by January next year. Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, says the initiative, called job start plus, will give young people between 16 and 24 twelve months on-the-job experience. He […]

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We can no longer think small says SBA

Over the course of this week, businessmen and women in Barbados will be exchanging cards, experiences and ideas. The Caribbean Export Development Agency is sponsoring Small Business Association week which is currently underway. The week is being under the theme ‘Small Size, Big Thinking: changing the mindset for global engagement’. Chief Executive Officer of the […]

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Time to encourage recycling via act

A local businessman is again calling on government to expand the Returnable Containers Act to encourage Barbadians to recycle more. Managing Director of B’s Recycling, Paul Bynoe, says the act in its current form only makes provision for certain types of plastic bottles and aluminum cans to be returned for money. Given Barbados’ limited landfill […]