Supervisory Management Training Next Week

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Approximately 30 persons will soon get an opportunity to improve their managerial skills. That is because the Regional Security System Headquarters will be hosting a one-week Supervisory Management Course from Monday, February 25, at the BIMAP Building #3, Harbour Industrial Complex, St. Michael. These persons will be from the Royal Barbados Police Force, the Barbados Defence Force, the Barbados Fire …

Chief Labour Officer: BECCS Still Has More To Do

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Chief Labour Officer, Victor Felix, believes that while the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS) has delivered on a number of its goals and services, more still has to be done. Mr. Felix was addressing the start of a series of training seminars, coordinated by BECCS and staff of the Human Resource Development Strategy Programme, in the Lecture Theatre, …

BECCS Praised For Training Retrenched Workers

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Praise has been heaped on the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS) for its efforts at facilitating retrenched public sector workers, and all unemployed Barbadians, as they search for available opportunities. It came today from Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, as he addressed the start of a series of training seminars, coordinated by BECCS and …

New Suite Of Small Business Initiatives On Stream

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The training being provided to clients of the Trust Loan Fund (TLF) Unit constitutes a critical component of a new Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) framework, called SBDC Barbados, which should be launched by mid-March. Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, disclosed this today, at the official launch of training for clients of the TLF Unit, at …

Training A Boost For Trust Loan Clients

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Training for clients of the Trust Loan Fund (TLF) Unit represents the commencement of a national training initiative intended to position entrepreneurs and small businesses to better leverage opportunities expected from a resurged national economy and global market place. Small Business Minister, Dwight Sutherland, stated this today, at the official launch of the training at the headquarters of the Small …

Training For Trust Loan Fund Clients

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Government is expected to roll out a four-week training programme for over 350 clients of the Trust Loan Fund Unit from next week. The first phase, which is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, January 23, will be conducted at the Small Business Association’s Building # 4, Harbour Industrial Estate, with courses to be held at various intervals during the day. It …

Barbados Wants To Train More Nurses

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Barbados is placing itself in a position to assist in filling the global shortage of nurses. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said Government was interested in developing a partnership between the Barbados Community College and the Chamberlain College of Nursing, which is a subsidiary of Adtalem Global Education. Ms. Mottley made the comments over the weekend, as she delivered the …

Ministry To Sensitize Media On BEPS Response

Shamkoe Pilé Ministry News

The Ministry of International Business and Industry will host a media sensitization workshop on Barbados’ response to the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Initiative and its impact on the international business and financial services sector. It will be held on Wednesday, November 28, in the ground floor conference room of Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. …

Training Course Soon On Counter Terrorism

bgis Ministry News

The United Kingdom (UK) Ministry of Defence will deliver a five-day training course next week entitled: Counter Terrorism: Psychology – The Human Factor. It will be held from Monday, November 5, to Friday, November 9, at the Hodgson Hall Conference Centre, St Ann’s Fort, The Garrison. Colonel (Rtd), Ronnie McCourt, a member of the directing staff at the Royal Military …

Revenue Authority Holds TAMIS Training Sessions

bgis Ministry News

The Barbados Revenue Authority facilitated more than 50 administrators responsible for payroll at 22 educational institutions in a series of training sessions on the new Tax Administration Management Information System (TAMIS) during the last week of September. As part of the interactive sessions held at the Baobab Tower in Warrens, participants were taken through the registration process and introduced to …