December 6, 2019

Cayman Islands Government signs MoU with CISBA to support small businesses

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 The agreement was signed by Minister Hew and CISBA president. • The agreement outlines services CISBA will provide to business owners with financial support of government. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure is boosting its support for small businesses through the Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA).             On Monday, 11 […]

Cayman Islands Minister Hew officially opens CISBA headquarters

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The Government budget 2018/19 includes funding to support the small and micro business sector, emphasised Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. Joey Hew at the formal opening of the Cayman Islands Small Business Association’s headquarters. Located on Mary Street in central George Town, the association has been functioning in the new premises since June […]

The Editor Speaks: Small businesses struggle – rid red tape!

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It is difficult for small businesses to survive. Cayman Islands Minister Joey Hew was given this message loud and clear when he visited the office of the Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) recently. The main cause, said Dawn McLean-Sawney CISBA President, is the cost of loans. Better concessions on them are required otherwise it […]

Minister Hew visits Cayman Islands Small Business Association

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Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. Joey Hew, with ministry staff, met with the executive of the Cayman Islands Small Business Association on a tour of their new premises on Mary Street. The recent introductory meeting served for the Minister to meet the association executive and equally importantly, learn about the issues association members […]

The Editor speaks: Big business v small business

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There is a huge divide between big businesses and small businesses and one is more likely to side with the small (trying to make a living) than the big (I want it all including yours). This is clearly illustrated in the business bidding application process currently going on at the Owen Roberts International Airport. The […]

Cayman Islands Airport RFP could prove unattainable for small businesses

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From Cayman Islands Small Business Association Confusing paperwork, possible costly consultancy fees to prepare the RFP and onerous bid requirements all point to eliminating the small businesses in the Cayman Islands Airport Authority bid process. The Cayman Islands Small Business Association recognizes this Request for Proposal from CIAA, as a prime opportunity to diversify the […]

Cayman Islands Ministry boosts support for small businesses through CISBA

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The Ministry of Commerce has outsourced the delivery of certain small-business support services to the Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA). On 15 February, Minister Wayne Panton and CISBA President Dawn McLean-Sawney signed a memorandum of understanding that will result in CISBA offering workshops, mentoring, and consulting to small business owners. ‘This is another important […]

Small Cayman Islands businesses to benefit from Commerce partnership

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The Ministry of Commerce has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chamber of Commerce and the Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) to assess the challenges that face small and micro businesses in Cayman, and to produce an action plan within eight months to provide a stronger platform for their viability. The MoU […]

Cayman Healthcare Consulting at CISBA

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From CHCC Cayman Healthcare Consulting (CHCC) had a great time at the recent CISBA Small Business Expo. This was yet another opportunity to showcase their business services and network with other successful small businesses in the community. CHCC help you with your facilities, policies, procedures and people. Whether you are launching a new medical facility or need help […]

Cayman Islands’ Small Business Expo attracts dozens of exhibitors

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The 2016 Small Business Expo, put on by the Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA), highlighted 35 entrepreneurs to hundreds of residents on Saturday, 28 May. Titled ‘Synergy,’ and held at the University College of the Cayman Islands Hall, CISBA President Dawn McLean-Sawney said the expo strengthened commercial relationships. ‘Our challenge now is to build […]