April 16, 2021

The Editor Speaks: Was the S155,000 for the EY Report money well spent?

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If one were paying by page then ‘yes’ I would have to say, as the review of the Civil Service executed by Ernst & Young (EY) was over 260 pages long. The Report made 55 recommendations and it will be interesting just how many will actually be implemented. That will be the true judge if […]

Cayman Islands ministries receive accolades

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By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Minister of Finance Marco Archer, JP, MLA Deputy Governor Hon. Franz Manderson 12 November, 2014 Press Conference Ministries receive Auditor’s accolades Over the course of the past seven or so years there has been much justified criticism about the failure of the Cayman Islands Government to comply […]

Farewell to Cayman Islands Civil Service veteran – Mrs. Karen Gourzong

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Civil Service veteran and Secretary for the Business Staffing Plan Board, Mrs. Karen Gourzong, will retire effective September 26, 2014 from the Department of Immigration. Mrs. Gourzong has had a long and distinguished career with the Civil Service which has spanned four decades, a laudable milestone not often seen in today’s workplace, beginning with the […]

The Editor Speaks: Is a red face the best we can get?

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Cayman Islands Financial Secretary, Kenneth Jefferson, who has just been appointed to the post of Chief Officer in the Finance Ministry, said there was no specified remedies against chief officers or financial officers who fail to meet their obligations under the public management and finance law, apart from a red face! Speaking to the public […]

Cayman Islands Civil Service and Deputy Governor reply to EY Report

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Letter from James T. Watler, President CICSA CAYMAN ISLANDS CIVIL SERVICE ASSOCIATION P. O. Box 30779-SMB Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands September 11, 2014 As you are now aware the Ernst and Young Report recommending continuing cuts to the Civil Service has been received by the Government. It has been published in its entirety on the […]

Government Boosts Participation at CIFEC Fair

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(GIS) Government entities turned out in force for the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) Fair, taking place Thursday, 4 and Friday 5 September 2014. Twenty four Government entities are taking part in the fair, which runs from 8.30 am to 12 noon on both days at CIFEC (the old John Gray High School on […]

Cayman Islands Government Interns Network

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Ninety Caymanian interns, who expanded their work experience in the civil service this summer, met and interacted with prospective “employers” across government as well as senior civil servants. Interns also networked among themselves at the event coordinated by the Portfolio of the Civil Service at Government Administration Building on Tuesday afternoon (19 August 2014). This […]

Cayman Islands Deputy Governor reports travel loopholes are being closed

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The Deputy Governor endorses the Auditor General’s recommendations arising from the recent audit on travel expenditures. The audit contains some eleven distinct recommendations aimed at increasing accountability and transparency, many of which have either already been implemented or are in the process of implementation. Deputy Governor Franz Manderson said, “to help sustain real change in […]