Gov’t Committed To Renewable Energy

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, has reiterated government’s commitment to renewable energy. He made this assertion while pointing out that continuous use of fossil fuels was not sustainable at the official launch of the Small Business Association’s Solar Transport Project in National Heroes Square, The City, last Friday. The Minister of Commerce told …

Call For Easier Access To SME Funding

Julie Carrington Top Stories

State agencies have been given a directive, to revisit their lending policies to make it easier for small businesses to access financial assistance that will ultimately lead to a growth of the sector. Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development,  Donville Inniss, made this disclosure today while addressing the launch of the Small Business Association’s (SBA) Solar …

SBA To Launch Solar Transport Project

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Small Business Association (SBA) has come up with an innovative way to provide a sustainable transport solution for inner city tours with the use of solar power. On Friday, September 8, the Association will officially launch the Solar Transport to stakeholders and the general public during a ceremony in National Heroes Square, the City, starting at 10:00 a.m. Minister …

BIDC Lauded For Export Efforts

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Efforts by officials of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) to help businesses get export ready have not gone unnoticed by this country’s Minister of Industry, International Business and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss. The Minister lauded the tremendous work done by the Corporation Tuesday while, addressing an Export Readiness graduation ceremony in the Bagnall’s Point Gallery, Pelican Craft …

Int’l Business Sector Review Ongoing

Julie Carrington Top Stories

A full review of the International Business Sector has already commenced with a view to making changes to the legislation that governs the island’s international business and financial services sector. This disclosure came from Minister of Industry, International Business and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, as he addressed the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB) International Business Workshop at …

ICAB Urged To Report Irregularities

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, is encouraging members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants to report any irregularities they believe may be from the proceeds of crime. He issued this challenge today while addressing the body’s International Business Workshop at Hilton Barbados Resort. He told the accountants that as professionals, they must not …

Self-Assessment For Business Ministry

Julie Carrington Top Stories

The Ministry with responsibility for International Business is undertaking a detailed self-assessment of its current suite of products to pinpoint inefficiencies and identify strategies to effect change. This announcement was made today by Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, as he addressed the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados’ (ICAB) International Business Workshop at …

Inniss: Government Looking For Solutions

Theresa Blackman Top Stories

Commerce Minister Donville Inniss, has stressed that he will not engage in any “shouting match” but rather is seeking to “partner on sustainable solutions” to combat the real problems that confront our economy and society. Speaking this morning at the Barbados Institute of Management and Productivity’s Annual General Meeting at Bagnall’s Point Gallery, Pelican Village, Mr. Inniss asserted that Government …

St. James South’s Awards Ceremony

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Thirty-five persons who have done outstanding work in the St. James South constituency will be honored this weekend at an award ceremony entitled: The Spirit of St. James South. The ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 21, at Bagatelle Great House, Bagatelle, St. Thomas, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. The awards will be presented in several categories: sports, community …