July 27, 2021

Cayman Islands Minister tables Labour Force Survey Report

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MINISTER FOR FINANCE & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT’S SPEAKING NOTES FOR THE LAYING ON THE TABLE OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY –  THE LABOUR FORCE SURVEY REPORT SPRING 2018 On behalf of the Government, I Beg to Lay on the Table of this Honourable House, the Labour Force Survey Report Spring 2018. Mister Speaker, I am pleased to […]

Changes to Cayman Islands Trade and Business Licensing Law come into Effect

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• Amendments to the Trade and Business Licensing Law will go into effect on Monday 18 June. • The changes aim to simplify the application process for a Trade and Business License. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Amendments to the Trade and Business Licensing Law will further streamline the application process for a Trade and Business […]

Updates to Cayman Islands law will benefit business owners

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• Updates to Trade and Business Licensing Law create a better customer experience for business owners, based on feedback from the business community • Changes streamline application process by eliminating unnecessary paperwork GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The most recent changes to the Trade and Business Licensing Law address challenges faced by the business sector and […]

Cayman Islands’ employment and labour force grew in the first half of 2017

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From Cayman Islands Economics and Statistics Office The Cayman Islands total labour force reached 43,545 persons as at end June 2017, representing an increase of 1,290 persons or 3.1 percent from the same period in 2016. Of the total labour force, 41,764 persons or 95.9 percent were employed while 1,780 persons or 4.1 percent were […]

CAYMAN ISLANDS PROGRESSIVES: Immigration & Good Living

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From The Progressives Manifesto 2017 IMPROVING IMMIGRATION AND THE WORK PERMIT SYSTEM The Cayman success story has been built on the ability of businesses to not only hire and train Caymanians, but also to bring in guest workers to ensure that we have the resources and expertise to grow the economy. As we allow individuals […]

ESO reports show improvements in Cayman Islands cost of living, employment and imports

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The Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) has just published three important reports highlighting the current state of the Cayman Islands economy: The Cayman Islands’ Consumer Price Index Report: June 2016 The Cayman Islands’ Labour Force Survey Report: Spring 2016 The Cayman Islands’ Quarterly Trade Statistics Bulletin: April to June 2016 These reports provide critical information […]

Cayman Islands underemployment rate declined as unemployment rate inched up in Spring 2015

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The underemployment rate among residents fell in Spring 2015 to 2.5 percent from 2.9 percent in Fall 2014. The underemployed, which numbered 948 persons, are those with part-time work and were available and seeking for more work. However, the overall unemployment rate in the Cayman Islands was 5.6 percent in Spring 2015 as compared to […]