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Depression at work is big issue

By Lindsey Turnbull World Health Day was celebrated worldwide on April 7 and the topic for this year’s health focus was an often-taboo condition – depression. To honour World Health Day, the Health Services Authority produced a seminar on the topic which took place Monday, April 10, inviting speakers to …

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Zero tolerance for domestic violence

The Family Resource Centre recently completed a Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme, a workshop for frontline professionals such as police officers, social workers, probation officers, counsellors and those wishing to learn more about the dynamics of abusive relationships and help others. Held on from April 4-6 at the George Town …

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Lawyer receives award for pro bono work

A corporate lawyer, more used to winning tough cases than earning plaudits for his caring nature, has earned the 2016 Lee A. Freeman award in “appreciation for his selfless acts of time and dedication to the Legal Befrienders Programme.” For Simon Raftopoulos, a partner at Appleby, recognition for his 10 …

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Leadership Cayman Class tours Fairbanks

The Chamber of Commerce 2017 Leadership Cayman class was invited on a tour of Fairbanks Immigration Detention Centre for their latest seminar: Immigration. Immigration is an instrumental component of business and society in the Cayman Islands, and the class set out to learn more about the challenges surrounding it, as …

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More Caymanians in work

The total number of people employed in the Cayman Islands increased to an estimated 40,411 in the October 2016 Labour Force Survey, up from 39,138 persons in the October 2015 survey, a 3.3 percent increase. The total number of people comprising the Labour Force in the Cayman Islands was estimated …

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Saxon receive Celent Award

For the second time in four years, Saxon Insurance has received international recognition for its efforts in leveraging technology to advance its business operations. Saxon was presented with the Celent Model Insurer Award for Operational Excellence in IT Management at the annual Celent Model Insurers and Model Bankers Awards on …

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Scott calls for community spirit

Dan Scott was the guest speaker at the launch of the seventh annual Journal of the University College of the Cayman Islands, held at the university’s Sir Vassel Johnson Hall on April 6. Scott is the EY Regional Managing Partner. He focused on the concept of purpose, reminding those in …

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Seminar provides training for CIMA inspections

A unique seminar aimed at helping local financial services firms deal with regulatory inspections from Cayman Islands Monetary Authority will be held at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa on April 20. The seminar features an expert panel featuring industry professionals and senior members of CIMA’s onsite inspection team and …

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Toast for wine school graduates

A partnership between the National Work Force Development Agency and WineSchool3 turned out to be the difference between drifting through life without a purpose and finding a career about which to be passionate. Those were the sentiments of young Leonardo Borsetto at the recent graduation celebration for him and six …

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