Survey To Determine Best Payment Methods

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The Office of Public Sector Reform (OPSR), through the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology, wants members of the public to identify the payment options they prefer when doing business with Government, by taking a short online survey. This is part of an Online Payments Strategy which is being developed to improve the ease of doing business with Government …

Conflicts In The Workplace A Concern

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Employers are being urged to take some time to orient their employees about their organisations’ values and expectations, as well as what are regarded as acceptable practices in the workplace. This advice has come from Senior Counselling Psychologist at Network Services Centre, Anderson Kellman, who said this was necessary as workplace conflicts in the public and private sectors appeared to …

New Challenge To Change Mobile App

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Barbadians can now have greater access to information relating to Government with today’s launch of the Challenge to Change App. Director of the Office of Public Sector Reform (OPSR), Charley Browne, said the app would make all the documents produced by the Ministry of the Civil Service and his department accessible from any mobile device, whether smartphone or tablet. Mr. …

Recent Study Suggests One Central Ministry

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A recent European Union (EU) funded-study has suggested that the Ministry of the Civil Service, the Personnel Administration Division and the Training Administration Division should be brought together under one central Ministry, with responsibility for human resource management and development. This disclosure came today from Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Civil Service, Alyson Forte, who said the EU’s suggestion …

Excellence To Be Celebrated Next Week

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Excellence will again be the focus for workers, employers and Government, when the annual Week of Excellence Programme is observed from Sunday, February 25, to Saturday, March 3. Productivity: The Heart of Our Future, is the theme of the week, which will begin with a service on Sunday at the Bethel Methodist Church, Bay Street, St. Michael, beginning at 9:00 …

Registration Dept. Conducting Survey

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The Registration Department, in collaboration with the Office of Public Sector Reform, is currently undertaking a Client Satisfaction Survey. The survey will conclude on Tuesday, March 21. Customers of the Registration Department are therefore asked to cooperate fully with those involved in this important initiative. Office of Public Sector Reform See also: READ MORE Survey To Determine Best Payment Methods …

Excellence To Be Celebrated Next Week

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Excellence will be the focus for workers, employers and Government, when the annual Week of Excellence Programme is observed from Sunday, February 26, to Saturday, March 4. A service will be held on Sunday at The Cathedral Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Bridgetown, beginning at 9:00 a.m. During the week, several presentations and panel discussions will be held …

Civil Servants Discuss Draft Charter

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Senior public servants got the opportunity to robustly discuss and share their views on the draft Charter for Caribbean Public Services at a meeting on Thursday, organised by the Office of Public Sector Reform (OPSR). The near three-hour meeting, held at Radisson Aquatica, was attended by 50 Permanent Secretaries, Heads of Departments, members of the private sector, trade unions and …

50 Civil Servants Honoured At Ceremony

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The 50 retired civil servants and representatives posing for an official photograph with Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (centre) at Monday’s ceremony at Hilton Barbados. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Fifty retired civil servants have been honoured for their sterling contributions to the development of the public sector and nation. Their achievements were recognised during an awards ceremony at the Hilton Barbados Resort on Monday, …

Efforts On To Transform Civil Service

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart chatting with awardee and former Deighton Griffith Secondary Principal, John Blackman, at today’s ‘Legends to Legacy’ launch at Hilton Barbados. Also pictured are former Chief Information Officer, Margaret Hope and retired Director of the Office of Public Sector Reform, Michael Archer. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Government is currently undertaking several transformational programmes, including the 360 Degree Feedback Project, which …