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Unions being 'pounded'

The strong charge has come from Toni Moore, general secretary of the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU), and Mary-Anne Redman, president of the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union. They are pointing accusing fingers at employers in both the public and private sectors.... Read More

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Search on for missing after storm Erika

DOMINICANS are coming together as one to battle the island’s ongoing tragedy. Many have formed search parties to look for missing family members and friends lost after the Nature Isle was ripped apart by Tropical Storm Erika on Thursday. Neighbours have also started... Read More

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BWU wants answers from company

THE BARBADOS WORKERS’ UNION (BWU) is seeking answers from a construction company which the union said terminated a group of drivers who refused to accept a 50 per cent wage cut. The general secretary of the BWU, Toni Moore, raised the issue yesterday at the union’s... Read More

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EDITORIAL: Tackle unfair competition

THE CRITICAL IMPORTANCE of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) export market to the survarbadosival and prosperity of our local manufacturing companies was brought home to public attention last week when Roberts Manufacturing hosted a visit by the Minister of International... Read More

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BEC: The importance of human resource metrics

THE UTILISATION of human resource metrics, measurements used to determine the value and effectiveness of human resources strategies, are on the rise and if your company does not employ these types of systems, you should! Human capital is an integral ingredient in the... Read More

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10-MINUTE MANAGER: Akil Daley

Akil Daley is sales supervisor at Nicholls Baking Company Inc. Are you where you’ve always wanted to be? Not quite yet. I aspire to some day represent the interests of my community in the House of Assembly. What is your biggest professional challenge?Elevating the... Read More

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THE ISSUE (ON THE LEFT): It gives some companies an edge

NEW AND PROMISING channels through which brands can nuture customer relationships continue to expand and evolve. Customers can now interact with brands instantly through email, live chat and self-service, and they can even do so publicly through social media. These... Read More

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THE ISSUE: Every customer experience matters

IT IS SOMETHING that is often repeated in Barbados and elsewhere. That is, customer service will make or break a business enterprise, or any other organisation whose survival depends on interacting with the public. So that entities which offer products and services... Read More

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Three cheers for Bolt

Usain Bolt won his third gold medal at the 2015 World Championships by powering Jamaica’s men’s sprint relay team to a world-leading performance yesterday. On the penultimate day of the championships at the historic Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing, China, the Jamaican... Read More

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Lynch: Athletes need more funding

A CALL HAS BEEN MADE for more state funding for local athletes. It comes from the first vice-president of the Athletics Association of Barbados (AAB) Noel Lynch. Lynch told SUNSPORT it would be one way of keeping athletes in the college system in the sport longer... Read More

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Leacock takes Open lead

THERECOULD BE A NEW Massy United Insurance Barbados Open Golf champion at the end of the final 18 holes at Royal Westmoreland today. Veteran Barbados player Carlsen Leacock jumped ahead of the contenders with an emphatic even-par 72 yesterday that pushed him five... Read More

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SCORES: Elite Division Series 5, Day 2

SUMMARISED SCORES on the second day of the fifth series of matches in the Barbados Cricket Association’s Elite Division, played at various venues today. Read More

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EDITORIAL: Tackle unfair competition

THE CRITICAL IMPORTANCE of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) export market to the survarbadosival and prosperity of our local manufacturing companies was brought home to public attention last week when Roberts Manufacturing hosted a visit by the Minister of International... Read More

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TONY BEST: New book a must read

IT PROMISES to be a highly readable and fascinating book. And when, not if, Bajans in the diaspora in the US led by Colin Mayers, Barbados’ Consul-General in Miami, and Evelyn Greaves, a former Barbados diplomat in Canada, get their way, a compendium of the contributions... Read More

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AL GILKES: Home away from home

FROM MY VERY FIRST TASTE of Trini carnival 25 years ago and the forging of some very close friendships that became more like family ties, I have always considered the twin-island republic my second home in the Caribbean. To this day, I can get on an aircraft, land... Read More

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JEFF BROOMES: We must act before it’s too late

THE CURRENT upsurge in crime and violence especially among the youth must be troubling, worrisome and a million other emotionally disturbing impacts. Our country is better than this and is deserving of much more than we are getting by way of projection. I... Read More

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Weekend Buzz August 28, 2015

In this week's Weekend Buzz: A new Miss Diva Universe is crowned. King Bubba FM, Tessanne Chin and Kabaka Pyramid release new music videos. Find out what's buzzing this weekend. Read More

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Cheating 19 Kids TV star Josh Duggar enters rehab

NEW YORK – Former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who has admitted cheating on his wife following reports he was a subscriber to the hacked Ashley Madison affair website, has entered rehab, his family said on Wednesday. "Yesterday Josh checked himself into a long-term... Read More

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VIDEO: Kingdom Arts Culinary Challenge

There was tight competition among Kemar Saffrey, Keann Walters and Roger Husbands in the Life 97.5 FM Culinary Experience over the weekend. Read More

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Kenya steals the show

All who had ears to hear knew quite well that the second preliminary of the 39th season of the Richard Stoute Teen Talent Contest belonged to Kenya Joseph. In fact, the large crowd at Divi Southwinds Resort on Sunday night didn’t even have to wait for chief judge... Read More

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