Strive To Do Better At Implementation

Julie Carrington Top Stories

If an objective assessment of Barbados’ future from an economic and social standpoint is carried out, there were some areas that needed to be addressed as a matter of urgency. Minister of Labour and Social Security, Senator Dr. Esther Suckoo, made this assertion on Tuesday while delivering opening remarks on day two of the Week of Excellence at the Barbados …

New Challenge To Change Mobile App

Sharon Austin Top Stories

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

Sharon Austin Top Stories

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 …

Central Bank Governor: Business Facilitation Key

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbados has to pay greater attention to business facilitation. This view was expressed by Governor of the Central Bank, Cleviston Haynes, on Monday as he delivered remarks at the opening of the Week of Excellence 2018 Programme, at the Courtney Blackman Grande Salle. Mr. Haynes said the economy would require greater levels of local and foreign investment going forward and …

Government Working To Improve Economy

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Government is committed to working with the social partners to implement a series of measures to improve the economy. This assertion came today from Acting Prime Minister, Richard Sealy, as he delivered the feature address at the start of the Week of Excellence 2018, at the Courtney Blackman Grande Salle, Central Bank of Barbados. Mr. Sealy said several policies and …

Acting PM: Sustainable Recovery Plan Can Work

Sharon Austin Top Stories

The Barbados Sustainable Recovery Plan (BSRP) has received the thumbs up from Acting Prime Minister Richard Sealy, who described it as a workable document. While delivering the feature address today at the start of the Week of Excellence 2018, at the Courtney Blackman Grande Salle, Central Bank of Barbados, Mr. Sealy told his audience that the BSRP was not just …

Productivity Initiatives To Be Discussed Soon

Sharon Austin Ministry News

A number of private and public sector officials will soon get an opportunity to learn more about several Government initiatives which are seen as enhancers to productivity in the public service. These initiatives will be discussed next Thursday, March 1, when the Ministry of the Civil Service hosts Day Four of the Week of Excellence 2018, which will be held …

Excellence To Be Celebrated Next Week

Sharon Austin Ministry News

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 …

Prime Minister Challenges Workers

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has challenged individuals at all levels of the private and public sectors to bring excellence into their workplaces. Mr. Stuart, who was at the time addressing Monday’s launch of the 2017 Week of Excellence at the Grande Salle, Central Bank of Barbados, also called on Chief Executive Officers, Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Departments to do …

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 …