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Duckworth at STEP Caribbean Conference

Collas Crill senior partner and trusts and private wealth specialist, Antony Duckworth, will be addressing the STEP Caribbean Conference in May. Duckworth is joining Professor Jonathan Harris QC of Serle Court and Graeme Kleiner from Charles Russell Speechlys LLP on the panel titled “Statute Barred? The Effectiveness of Firewall Provisions …

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Maritime Services Park completed

Cayman Enterprise City, Cayman’s award-winning special economic zone, is geared up to target the world’s evolving maritime services industry this year with Cayman Maritime Services Park, the zone’s newest component. CMSP provides a pathway to prosperity for shipping companies and maritime service providers facing a climate of global instability, excessive …

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Boost for small businesses

The Ministry of Commerce has outsourced the delivery of certain small-business support services to the Cayman Islands Small Business Association. Minister Wayne Panton and CISBA President Dawn McLean-Sawney signed a memorandum of understanding on Feb. 15 that will result in CISBA offering workshops, mentoring, and consulting to small business owners. …

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YMCA receives $50k from Maples

The Maples group has sponsored the YMCA Cayman Islands with a donation of $50,000 from the Maples Foundation. “The YMCA is so very grateful to Maples for this generous donation, and their commitment to support our Islands is compelling,” said YMCA Chairman, Andrew Johnson. “The Y exists to make our …

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CUC staff benefit from wellness programme

Employees of Caribbean Utilities Company are seeing significant benefits from the company’s internal wellness programme. Health and safety is one of the core values of the company and the CUC Wellness Connection was implemented in 2013 to create a healthier environment and to encourage employees to take the necessary steps …

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Berthing facility contracts goes to KPMG

KPMG

KPMG have been appointed by the Central Tenders Committee to provide commercial financial and legal consultancy services for the proposed George Town Cruise Berthing Facility. KPMG won the bid through an open tender process conducted by the Ministry of Tourism to attract firms with specific experience in Design-Build-Finance Maintain modelling. …

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Rock Your Socks was a great feet

Staff from the Ministry of Home Affairs, led by Michael Nixon, Acting Chief Officer, put their best foot forward on Tuesday, 21 March donning brightly coloured footwear to support the Rock Your Socks For World Down Syndrome Day. Eight civil servants nailed it by taking a break from their busy …

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LA shows respect after London attack

Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin requested a moment of silence in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday in the spirit of empathy for those impacted by a terror attack in London. “We express, on behalf of all members of this House, the concern and horror at what appears to be a …

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Landfill tyre shredding begins

The shredding of more than half a million stockpiled tyres began officially at George Town landfill on Tuesday, March 21. Island Recycling, and its partner company Guernsey Recycling Group, won the contract last year to shred the huge backlog of used tyres accumulated over more than a decade. Between eight …

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