April 24, 2018

Cayman Islands Deputy Governor’s Award Employees of the Year 2016-2017

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – In a break from tradition, Deputy Governor and Head of the Civil Service, Franz Manderson, gave the most coveted civil service award to two honourees on Wednesday, 7 March 2018, as part of the Deputy Governor’s Awards. Aubrey Bodden and Tristaca Ebanks were both named the Cayman Islands Government Employee of […]

Survey reveals a highly engaged Cayman Islands civil service

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A majority of civil servants are proud to say they are a government worker and are highly engaged. That revelation comes from the preliminary results of an engagement survey conducted in October by the Portfolio of Civil Service shows an overall engagement level of 67 percent. The review is the largest and most comprehensive engagement […]

Cayman Islands government workers read for Int. Literacy Day at Lighthouse School

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Civil servants celebrated International Literacy Day (Friday, 8 September 2017) by reading aloud and donating books, to Lighthouse School students. Seven volunteers from the Portfolio of the Civil Service and the Internal Audit Service (IAS) took part in the first such initiative of its kind at the school, reading to 25 students ages six to […]

Cayman Islands Government honours our first responders

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Government leaders continue to support, honour and celebrate the emergency services personnel that responded to the fuel tank fire incident on Sunday, 23 July 2017. Appreciation ceremonies were held at the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) headquarters on Friday, 28 July 2017 and at the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) on Wednesday, 2 August […]

Cayman Islands Government to implement Anti-Fraud Policy

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In an effort to promote good governance, the Cayman Islands Government is currently in the early stages of rolling out a new Anti-Fraud Policy government-wide. “This policy covers the prevention, detection and remediation of fraud, corruption and dishonesty,” Premier Alden McLaughlin explains. “It also outlines the roles, responsibilities of all civil servants and the principles […]

The Editor speaks: Government can’t handle healthcare and no one really knows if we are healthy

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It is a shocking affair when our own government, or should I say, our own Civil Service cannot manage its own health care system. Auditor General Sue Winspear made this statement in her report ”Cayman Islands Health System”. “The government does not have the resources or the information required to manage the health system effectively, […]

Cayman Islands Minister Archer responds to CICSA President Watler

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Statement by the Honourable Minister for Finance & Economic Development on Co-Pay of Health Insurance Premiums by Civil Servants 6 May 2016 Madam Speaker, I would like to make a statement in response to the 3 May 2016 letter that was issued by Mr. James Watler, President of the Cayman Islands Civil Service Association (“CICSA”) […]

Cayman Islands Cabinet gives green light for Office Of Ombudsman

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Cabinet has agreed to the outline business case for the establishment of an Ombudsman’s Office. This gives a green light for work to begin to combine the Office of the Complaints Commissioner and the Information Commissioner’s Office to form the new office. The independent office will also deal with complaints against the police and in […]

Fisher Wright is Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month

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Fisher is most helpful, courteous and willing. Fisher Wright is the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for December 2015. Mr. Wright, affectionately known as Fisher Porter, is being awarded for being Most Helpful, Courteous and Willing when executing his duties as the lead facilities technician within the Facilities Management Department The Cayman Islands […]

Cayman Islands appoints new Court Administrator

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Bothwell Named Court Administrator The Deputy Governor and Head of the Civil Service, Mr. Franz Manderson is pleased to announce the appointment of Suzanne Bothwell as Court Administrator Designate. Mrs. Bothwell was named the successful candidate after an open recruitment process in which she sat before a panel including Chief Justice, Hon. Anthony Smellie; Deputy […]