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Manchester Gears for Senior Citizens Week

Plans are well advanced in the parish of Manchester for the celebration of National Senior Citizens Week, which will be observed from September 14 to 20, under the theme: ‘Promoting quality of life for an ageing society’. Parish Organiser of … Continued


FTC Resolves Over 500 Cases Last Year

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has said that out of 1,100 cases investigated last year, 583 were resolved. Reporting on the performance of the FTC, at a media breakfast at the Knutsford Court Hotel today (September 8), Executive Director, Barbara … Continued


Competition Statute Being Drafted For Caricom

Executive Director of the Fair Trading Commission (FTC), Barbara Lee has said that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was currently in the process of designing a CARICOM Competition Statute in preparation for the establishment of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy … Continued


Regs & Legs Creating Business Friendly Environment

Through a number of initiatives under the Regulations, Legislation and Process Improvement Project (Regs & Legs), government is well on the way to creating a business friendly environment that is conducive to increased investment, productivity and economic growth. Cabinet Secretary … Continued


1,000 New Street Lights for St. James

The St. James Parish Council has been allocated 1,000 new street lights for the entire parish. This was announced yesterday (September 4) by the Director of Planning at the St. James Parish Council, Sophia Kerr-Reid. She was speaking at a … Continued


Developers’ Manual Coming For Potential Investors

The Ministry of Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Land and Environment and its agencies, will publish a developer’s manual to provide developers and potential investors with all the relevant information and time frames to plan and realistically cost … Continued


FTC Observes 10th Anniversary

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) will observe its tenth anniversary from September 6 to 13 under the theme “Competition For Economic Growth and Development”. Executive Director of the FTA, Barbara Lee, said the theme was selected to reflect the Commission’s … Continued


Minimum Wage Moves to $2,000 Per Week Nov. 1

Effective November 1, the National Minimum Wage will be increased by 11.1 per cent to $2,000 per 40-hour work week, up from $1,800. Minister of Labour and Social Security, Horace Dalley Minister of Labour and Social Security, Horace Dalley, who … Continued


Government Expediting Processing Of Documents

Effective September 1, 2003 arrangements entered into by credit unions, no longer have to be submitted to the stamp office for exemption notations to be placed on the relevant documents. Minister of Development, Dr. Paul Robertson, made this announcement today … Continued

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