June 25, 2018

Cayman Islands Stock Exchange pays Government special dividend

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Since becoming profitable a decade ago, the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX) has paid an annual dividend of 75% of its net income to its sole shareholder, the Cayman Islands Government. The Exchange received an unqualified audit report on 30 April 2018, having declared a dividend of US$449,949 on 20 September 2016, in respect of the […]

PAC set to review Auditor General’s report Workforce Planning and Management in the Cayman Islands Government

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From Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee The members of the Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee are planning to meet to review the most recent audit report issued by the Office of the Auditor General. The Committee will be asking questions of government officials about the issues highlighted by the Auditor General in her report entitled […]

OAG: The Cayman Islands Government needs to better plan its workforce to achieve its ambition of becoming a world-class civil service

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From The Office of the Auditor General The report, “Workforce planning and management in the Cayman Islands Government” issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today, reviewed how well the civil service plans and manages its workforce. The report specifically looked at how well the civil service plans and manages its workforce to […]

WORC announced as new Cayman Islands Government department

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Taking steps toward fulfilling the campaign mandate of establishing a new department geared towards restructuring the country’s labor market, the Cayman Islands Government has announced WORC, “Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman,” as the name of the department that will take the initiative forward. “With WORC, we are redesigning how employment and workforce development in the […]

Disabilities Council brings beach accessibility to Cayman Islands’ shores

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The National Council for Persons with Disabilities (the “Disabilities Council”) recently co-ordinated the importation of the Mobi-Mat, a lightweight, non-slip, portable, roll-out beach access pathway, designed for persons with mobility impairments and wheelchair users in mind. The Mobi-Mat had a soft launch in April at the Guardian’s Alive event and will be permanently placed in […]

Cayman Finance responds to vote by U.K. House of Commons to disregard the Cayman Islands’ leadership on transparency and verified ownership standards

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Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, issued the following statement about a vote by the U.K. House of Commons to amend the proposed Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill to require public ownership registers in the Cayman Islands and other British Overseas Territories by December 2020: “Cayman’s existing verified ownership regime remains in force – and […]

New Garbage Collection petition from Cayman Islands Sav/New MLA Office

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Cayman Islands Garbage Collection Sav/New MLA Office started this petition to Cayman Islands Government The health and safety of all residents of the Cayman Islands depends on an effective and reliable domestic garbage collection service. The concerns of residents are compounded by the fact that the management and operations at the landfill also seem to […]

Registration for Cayman Islands’ Government schools now open

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The Department of Education Services (DES) would like the public to know that registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to Government schools for the 2018/2019 school year will be open on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 and close on Friday, 29 June 2018. Registration for Government Reception classes is open for qualifying children aged 4 […]

Disabilities Council brings beach accessibility to Cayman Islands’ shores

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The National Council for Persons with Disabilities (the “Disabilities Council”) recently coordinated the importation of the Mobi-Mat, a lightweight, non-slip, portable, roll-out beach access pathway, designed for persons with mobility impairments and wheelchair users in mind. Responding to the need for beach access for all levels of mobility, the Disabilities Council set the wheels in […]

Dr. Devi Shetty brings Health City Cayman Islands “Phenomenal Story” to a global audience

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Cayman Islands (March 28, 2018) – Dr. Devi Shetty, Chairman of Narayana Health and the founder of Health City Cayman Islands, has brought the Caribbean tertiary care hospital’s role in his transformation of global healthcare to the international stage at the GREAT Festival of Innovation in Hong Kong. “We built the Cayman Health City with […]