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Banks big in UK

Banks big in UK

Banks Caribbean Lager Beer and other Bajan brands are gaining increasing recognition in the UK. Minister for Industry, Small Business and Rural Development, Denis Kellman, and Permanent Secretary Ruth Blackman, travelled to London recently to view the increasing kudos for all things Bajan. Also in attendance was a delegation from the Barbados Investment and Development […]

Chapman Bim's first repat World Skills Americas

Cosmetology student Akeila Chapman is set to be Barbados’ first representative at the upcoming World Skills Americas competition which takes place in Sao Paulo, Brazil this November. Chapman was the Barbados Vocational Training Board’s silver medallist in the hairdressing category of the WorldSkills Barbados Competition coordinated by the TVET Council in March of this year. […]

Chapman Bim’s first repat World Skills Americas

Chapman Bim’s first repat World Skills Americas

Cosmetology student Akeila Chapman is set to be Barbados’ first representative at the upcoming World Skills Americas competition which takes place in Sao Paulo, Brazil this November. Chapman was the Barbados Vocational Training Board’s silver medallist in the hairdressing category of the WorldSkills Barbados Competition coordinated by the TVET Council in March of this year. […]

In your interest

As the Crop-Over Festival season begins to move into high gear, it is the opportune time for those in the private sector and entrepreneurs to cash in on the many business opportunities that present themselves. For most Barbadians it is a time to forg

Act now

  Barbados’ accounting professionals want this week’s credit rating downgrade to spur Government into taking urgent action on the country’s fiscal problems. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados, in a statement released today, said following Standard & Poor’s decision to lower the island’s sovereign credit rating from BBB-/A-3 to BB+/B, “Government needs to address […]

‘Eggsilarating’ for Bim

‘Eggsilarating’ for Bim

A Barbadian television show about cooking is attracting growing attention from the local, regional and global culinary community.

Home expo shaping up

Home expo shaping up

New technological advancements for the home and office will take centre stage when the 2012 Home Expo comes off at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre from September 21 to 23. Under the theme Smart Living, this year’s Home Expo is designed to highlight products and services designed to make living simpler and more convenient for […]

Bank on breakfast

Bank on breakfast

Children from the northern parishes of Barbados may soon be able to benefit from having a healthy nutritious breakfast on school mornings…

Digicel all for soca

Digicel all for soca

Digicel, the preferred mobile telecommunications service provider, is again giving its support to one of the major events on the Crop-Over calendar, Soca on de Hill.