Government is looking to relaunch the Small Business Development Centre Network, as well as establish a new policy framework for Small to Medium Size Enterprises. This revelation from Commerce Minister Dwight Sutherland who says government will be partnering with many key players, including the University of the West Indies, Fund Access and the Trust Loan […]
The SOL/ESSO brand is giving back to its customers, rolling out its more miles journey rewards programme. Loyalty Manager, Aisha Lockhart explains the programme will be based on a points system which customers will earn for every litre of fuel purchased at ESSO and SOL service stations. She was speaking at the launch of the […]
Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson has tabled legislation which will raise Bermuda’s debt ceiling by US$250-million and allow the Progressive Labour Party (PLP) government to pay lenders over a stalled hotel and condominium project whose future remains unclear. The Government Loans Amendment Act increases Bermuda’s debt limit to US$2.75 billion. On Friday, during a legislative meeting, […]
Refurbishment has started at the SOL service station in Redman Village, and there are also plans for work on the Esso station at the airport. These, according to Loyalty Manager at SOL/Parkland International, Aisha Lockhart are the two projects into which the company is pumping a significant amount of resources. She says the two projects […]
The local micro, small and medium enterprise sector is the key to unlocking significant economic growth in Barbados. But to do so, the sector must be allowed to reach its full potential. This from President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr. Warren Smith, the keynote speaker at the Small Business Association’s State of the Sector […]
Support from among ICT players in Barbados for recently passed Data Protection legislation. The Data Processing Department says the move is a good one for the country. With the legislation, Director, Rodney Taylor, says Barbados is inline with Europe. Mr Taylor was among a panel as Technology and Data Protection was discussed on CBC Tv8’s […]
Barbadians can now access more quickly a wide range of easy-to-navigate statistical information on the Central Bank of Barbados’ website following the launch of the new CBBWEBSTATS. Deputy Director of Research and Economic Analysis Department, Sheryl-Peter Kirton says the bank understands the importance of data to decision making at all levels and as a result, […]
A new company is being launched as a joint venture between Banks Holdings Limited and Coca-Cola Southern Caribbean. Delivery and Handling Services Barbados Ltd or “D&H Services Ltd.” will be launched on November 1st 2019. It will be the logistics hub for BHL and KOSCAB in the operation of the Barbados Bottling Company. BBC has […]
This week’s British Airways strike has caused chaos for an estimated 280,000 passengers who were due to fly with the airline.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Barbados continues to make good progress in implementing its ambitious and comprehensive economic reform programme.