Co-Op Mart Continues On December 15

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Co-op Mart is on again this Saturday, December 15, on the grounds of the Barbados Transport Co-operative Society Limited at Durants, Christ Church, opposite the Barbados Golf Club. Barbadians and visitors alike are being urged to come out and experience the new Co-op Mart that features a variety of stalls with various specialties, including craft, food, beverages, fruits, vegetables and …

Outreach To Ensure Better Communication

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The outreach efforts to be made this month by Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, are all about ensuring effective communication with vendors, businessmen and consumers, who help to build out commerce on the island. Minister Sutherland emphasized this yesterday as he spoke with representatives of the media, following his first tour of Massy Stores, SuperCentre Warrens. …

Experience New Co-op Mart At Durants

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Barbadians and visitors alike are being urged to come out and experience the new Co-op Mart every Saturday in this month, and until January 12, 2019. The initiative is the brainchild of the Co-operatives Development Planning Committee, in collaboration with the Co-operatives Department of the Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, as it aims to heighten awareness about the …

Trust Fund Unit Closed Dec. 6 & 7

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce has advised that the Trust Loan Fund Unit, located at Building #4 Suite 102, Harbour Road, St. Michael, will be closed on Thursday, December 6, and Friday, December 7. The closure is to facilitate Phase II of work at the Unit that includes electrical installation. The Ministry apologizes for any inconvenience this …

Trust Fund Unit To Close For Two Days

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Ministry of Small Business, Commerce and Entrepreneurship has advised that the Trust Loan Fund Unit, located at Building #4 Suite 102, Harbour Road, St. Michael, will be closed on Wednesday, November 28, and Thursday, November 29. The closure is to facilitate Phase I of the Unit’s installation of equipment and technology, as well as to undertake application maintenance, which …

New Email Address For Office Of Public Counsel

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The public is asked to note that the Office of Public Counsel, which is a Division of the Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, has a new email address. It is publiccounsel@barbados.gov.bb. Persons are therefore advised that the email address previously used to contact the Office of Public Counsel is no longer in use. All other contact information for …

Ministry Promising Innovative Solutions

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce will continue to roll out innovative business solutions to address perennial challenges faced by businesses, entrepreneurs and consumers alike. Small Business Minister, Dwight Sutherland emphasised this yesterday as he delivered the feature address at the start of a workshop hosted by the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association (BMA) for it clients, at Bagnall Point …

Three Government Offices Closed For Cleaning

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The public is asked to note that the Office of the Supervisor of Insolvency, the Office of the Public Counsel, and the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service, located on the First Floor East, Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, July 12, from noon, and again on Friday, July 13, the entire day. The closure of these …

Call For Comments On Draft Data Protection Bill

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce is seeking comments from the public on the provisions of the Draft Data Protection Bill 2018. The comments may be sent via email to commerce.comments@barbados.gov.bb  on or before Tuesday, July 31. Interested individuals may also visit the website of Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce to download the draft Bill. The Bill is …