Sun | Apr 18, 2021

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Dianne Ashton-Smith, head of corporate relations at Red Stripe Jamaica.

Two market-dominant liquor companies that are European-owned say they are abiding by the raft of laws and regulations passed by the European Union over the years to ensure not just equal pay for men and women doing similar work, but also...
Bank of Jamaica, Nethersole Place, Kingston.

In a new marker for central banking in Jamaica, the amended Bank of Jamaica Act took effect on Friday, April 16, giving the BOJ full independence to craft policy based on its priorities for the monetary system. On the eve of the new law taking...

There have recently been reports of disputes arising in the workplace over the reluctance of employees to abide by an instruction from the employer to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or resign. So far, much has been said in various fora about the...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index ended the week continuing its winning streak again, advancing marginally. After another heavy trading session, the advance/decline ratio was 37/30. The JSE Combined Index advanced by 905.85...

Angella Rainford, the businesswoman who conceptualised and led the development of Jamaica’s largest solar farm at Paradise Park in Westmoreland, has set up a new venture, Soleco Energy Limited, to fund solar power solutions for companies in the...

Armed with US$30 million in fresh cash from its recent additional share offer, Proven Investments Limited has stepped up its Caribbean build-out of portfolio companies with the outright purchase of Heritage Education Funds International Inc....

Jobs continue to elude Jamaicans and household incomes were slashed amid an overall contraction in the economy, the Statistical Institute of Jamaica reported on Thursday with the release of its most recent quarterly Labour Force Survey. The number...

W ith more than two thousand participating companies so far, the e-commerce platform that kept food companies and other retailers connected to customers during the three-week soft lockdown to bend the COVID curve, is soon to broaden its footprint...

Small enterprises have a new diagnostic tool to work with as they try to establish and grow their businesses. The Honey Bun Foundation has partnered with Digicel Foundation and others to develop and deploy Gapp App, through which small business, or...

The leader of Honduras' Private Business Council said on Wednesday that businessmen will try to buy as many as 1.5 million doses of coronavirus vaccines to assist in government vaccination efforts. Council President Juan Carlos Sikaffy said the...
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