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More to country ‘than low tax’

More to country ‘than low tax’


Accountant: Improve ease of doing business......

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Loan fund trying to ease small business investors

Loan fund trying to ease small business investors


The Barbados Trust Loan Fund (BTLF) rolled out a new initiative which aims to help small business people better manage their entrepreneurial investments. Speaking to The NATION during training workshops held at Bagnall’s Point Gallery, Pelican Cra...

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CTUSAB backs labour ministry on safety legislation

CTUSAB backs labour ministry on safety legislation


The Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB), is standing in solidarity with Minister of Labour Colin Jordan who recently put employers on notice that health and safety committees would be implemented in the workplace. ...

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Agriculture innovator invests in Barbados

Agriculture innovator invests in Barbados


Ralph Birkhoff is determined to grow investment in climate smart agriculture and he has chosen Barbados as a focal point of that mission. The Dutch-Canadian investor is the founder and chief operating officer of Connecticut-based Alquimi Renewable...

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Symmonds calls for national resilience plan against climate impacts

Symmonds calls for national resilience plan against climate impacts


Minister of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Kerrie Symmonds, is calling for the implementation of a national resilience plan to shore up critical sectors from climatic impacts. He made this appeal recently while participating in the I...

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Dairy farms forced to dump milk

Dairy farms forced to dump milk


Dairy and poultry farmers are among those suffering the ill effects of Hurricane Elsa since last Friday. Chief executive officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society, James Paul, said no milk was collected by the Pine Hill Dairy (PHD) on Friday. ...

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Choosing Barbados a win-win for OSI

Choosing Barbados a win-win for OSI


Dr Liz R. Scott and her team have no regrets about choosing Barbados to expand the operations of their company Organizational Solutions Inc. (OSI). It is a win-win decision for this international investor whose journey here was facilitated by one ...

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CAIPO going digital

CAIPO going digital


Plans to fully digitise the Corporate Registry of the Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO) are already in the works, and should be implemented in August. The first phase of the project, which officially began on April 1 this ...

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CDB President: Region needs bold approach to economic resilience

CDB President: Region needs bold approach to economic resilience


Barbados and its neighbours must become economically resilient in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, says Caribbean Development Bank president Dr Hyginus “Gene” Leon. He gave this assessment this morning at the official start of the ...

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Holiday prices change after UK releases new ‘green list’

Holiday prices change after UK releases new ‘green list’


The prices of flights and hotels for new green list travel destinations have swung sharply in both directions since the guidance was changed on Thursday. The government added 16 destinations to the list. Travellers returning from these do not have...