November 19, 2019

MEPs approve system to reinforce EU’s external borders

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False documents and identity fraud are often detected at the external borders of the EU.  A sharp increase in the fraudulent use of documents in the Schengen area in recent years has led to a European Commission proposal to reinforce the European Border and Coast Guard’s capacity to tackle this issue with a system, called […]

Drones for a better world

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Flying causes higher emissions than any other form of transportation. The start-up company Avy wants to change this and is even going one step further. The vision: innovative and sustainable aircraft technology that saves lives through e.g. drone deliveries of medical supplies. Malawi in south-east Africa is one of the poorest countries in the world. 90 per […]

Measures to ensure good governance for Cayman Island Funds

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NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 15, 2019 / The Cayman Islands has established itself as the domicile of choice for offshore hedge funds. Around 85% of the world’s hedge funds are domiciled in the Cayman Islands, enabling the jurisdiction to outrank competing offshore centers (BVI, Bermuda and Jersey among them) as the top spot […]

Cayman Islands premier announces Dart’s proposal for iconic tower at Camana Bay

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From DART At the Cayman Economic Outlook conference today [Feb 28 2019], Premier Alden McLaughlin announced government’s intention to consider Dart’s innovative proposal to develop an iconic tower that would create a new skyline and become recognisable the world over. In line with the conference theme ‘Dynamic New World: Braving the turmoil’ which predicts uncertain […]

The Editor speaks: The legal media is gagged but social media can still shout

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Five immigration officers and one civilian were found guilty this week in a conspiracy case relating to bribes in connection with the English Language Test. Even though the case is over, the legal media operating here, have been gagged by a court order preventing us from naming any of the defendants involved. The gag order […]

Why EPDM (Rubber) is an ideal choice for roofing

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EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer) or more commonly known as rubber roofing is a synthetic rubber made from ethylene and propylene that has been around since the 1970s and been gaining popularity with low-slope buildings. Since rubber roofing is such an affordable and durable roofing material, it often gets referred to budget-oriented clients. If you’re […]

Archiving WhatsApp messages for trial and legal matters

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Legal actions filed by or against companies are a common sight in the business landscape. It’s a painstaking, costly process which could potentially destroy the reputation of the business, especially if it does not have any reliable evidence to counter the claims. According to courtstatistics.org, median costs for a business lawsuit start at $54,000 for a […]

3 Library customer service tips

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By Garret Norris From Sparkletraining Across all service-oriented industries, customer expectations are higher than ever, and educational centres and libraries are no exception. Library staff are expected to be willing and able to relate to the informational needs of each of their customers competently and helpfully. Libraries that aspire to continue on must be perceived […]

Caribbean Entrepreneur builds brand by upcycling

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From Caribbean Export Tamara Prosper is an artist who has always been drawn to the world of business, so she combined her studies in business management with her passion for art, to create the Grenada-based, luxury, eco-jewellery brand, Tambran by Tamara. Prosper started this venture in 2013 while studying at UWI in Trinidad & Tobago, […]

Brand loyalty in 2019: What companies need to know

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Much has been made in recent years about the decline in brand loyalty in the digital age. With the increase of consumer choices and the growing emphasis on convenience, it’s harder than ever for brands to cultivate and keep loyal customers. Just what is the state of brand loyalty going into 2019? To find out, we surveyed […]