Employers are reminded of the following change related to personal income tax (PIT) as announced in the 2019 Budgetary Proposal and Financial Statement, and which will come into effect from January 1, 2020.
RBC Royal Bank has described as “sudden and unexpected” the industrial action taken by workers on Friday that led to the bank closing its doors to customers.
The ex-boss of France Télécom and two former executives have been jailed over a moral harassment policy linked to suicides among employees in the 2000s.
Although Barbados’ economy is on the right track, there remains a lot of work to be done, says the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Mission Chief for Barbados, Bert van Selm.
The Trinidad-based regional conglomerate, ANSA McAL says one of its affiliates has acquired the shares of the Barbados-based Trident Insurance Company Limited as it expands its insurance footprint in Barbados and provide a strong and competitive market presence.
The Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce has a Cooperative Societies Appeals Tribunal, which is being chaired by Attorney-at-Law, Anthony Reece.
Antigua and Barbuda says it intends raising the high cost of intra-regional travel when Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders meet in Barbados for their inter-sessional summit in 2020.
Miss Nigeria had the best reaction to Jamaica winning the Miss World titleBoeing is considering curbing production of the troubled 737 Max and could announce the decision as soon as Monday after the US markets close, a source familiar with the decision-making process said.
As the Caribbean struggles to respond to de-risking and other challenges in its financial sector, at least one Caribbean prime minister believes that the solutions can be found through closer economic ties with Africa.
Senior economic advisor to the Barbados government, Dr. Kevin Greenidge, says the recent ratings of the island by the US-based Standard and Poor’s (S&P) indicates that Barbados “is back” after years of economic downturn.