November 14, 2018

Cayman Islands Chamber Council responds to Government’s steps to cut red tape

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The Chamber Council commends the Deputy Governor and the public service for taking concrete steps to cut red tape across several areas of Government. Reducing red tape and increasing efficiencies in the public sector is a primary focus of the Chamber’s strategic objectives, and these steps will save time and money for businesses and residents, […]

Cayman Progressives: Finances & Government

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From The Progressives Manifesto 2017 STRONG GOVERNMENT FINANCES Over the last four years, the Progressives Government, has returned the country to a secure financial position. We did so through economic growth and carefully managing our finances. This has resulted in solid budget surpluses. Surpluses that have been used to fund education, policing, health services, garbage […]

The Editor Speaks: A study in scarlet, need

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“A study in scarlet” is a quote from a well known Sherlock Holmes murder story named after the quote. It’s meaning is that a scarlet thread of murder is hidden within a tangle of misdirection and lies, and that it is their (Holmes and Watson) job to unravel and expose it. You might believe I […]

Cayman Islands ministry starts project to update social assistance Programmes

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Minister for Community Affairs, Youth and Sports, the Hon. Osbourne Bodden and senior members of his Ministry met with KPMG officials on Wednesday, 1 February 2017. The Minister discussed the Government’s vision and guiding principles for developing an Outline Business Case to ensure that social assistance programmes are strategically managed in order to improve efficiency, […]

Improvement to Cayman Islands Vehicle Inspections & Driving Test Services

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Implementing meaningful changes at the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) is expected to refine driving-test and vehicle-inspection procedures, and enhance revenue collection. As part of Project Future’s ambition to achieve better outcomes and encourage public service innovation, plans to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of drivers’ licensing services and vehicle licensing procedures have […]

PWD benefits from Cayman Islands Project Future Review

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The “Infrastructure” Ministry has undertaken a review of the Public Works Department (PWD) in an attempt to improve efficiencies in its provision of design, construction and maintenance services to public buildings and facilities. This Strategic Assessment paves the way for Business Case development to drive future change. Under the auspices of the Ministry of PLAHI, […]

The Editor Speaks: I am surprised Chamber seems to support EY report but agree with bi-partisan support with private sector

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In one of our lead stories today, “Cayman Islands Chamber says CS team to implement EY Report will have conflicts of interest”, the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is calling on government for bi-partisan support with private sector experts to implement the Ernst & Young (EY) report for rationalisation of the Civil Service (CS). The […]

Cayman Islands Chamber says CS team to implement EY Report will have conflicts of interest

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The following is from The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce: Chamber Council calls for bi-partisan support for Project Future report The Chamber Council has reviewed the Project Future report which was released on 1st September 2014. The 263-page report includes 55 recommendations that are intended to improve the performance and efficiency of the public service […]