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Tag Archives: private sector interests

  1. Barbados Private Sector Association, (BPSA) issues veiled, lukewarm reply to Budget 2022 from the Mottley Administration

    The Barbados Private Sector Association, (BPSA) being cognizant of the economic and social challenges particularly following the devasting impact of the 2020 pandemic, recognizes the effort of the Barbados Government to introduce measures and strategies for the benefit of individuals, businesses, and the nation as a whole. That there is some austerity in some of […]

    March 16, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. CARICOM Private Sector Organisation and Caribbean Community sign MOU to support Regional Growth and Development

    The CARICOM Private Sector Organisation just signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Caribbean Community to cooperate on the full implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), regarded as the most viable platform for supporting the Region’s growth and development. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque signed on behalf of the Community and Chairman […]

    December 6, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    The Private Sector Arm of the Monitoring Committee for BERT – The Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme – have given a thumb’s up so far, energy and water concerns are a different matter… This from Edward Clarke, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Barbados Operations of Sagicor General as the lead for the Monitoring […]

    November 26, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. A Martinican on the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Employers Confederation

    After several years as a simple member, a Martinican was elected to the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Employers Confederation. Thanks to this function, HervĂ© HonorĂ© wishes to encourage more frequent exchanges between the entrepreneurs of Martinique and those of the Caribbean. The head of the company and representative of Medef was elected as […]

    November 7, 2017BusinessNo comments
  5. 1st Female Executive Director for Barbados Employers Confederation

    The Ministry of Labour praised the Barbados Employers Confederation for their achieving the milestone of their 60th Anniversary and noting how they’ve been an active member within the Social partnership. The event also had the privilege of announcing in their sixth decade their latest executive director is not only female but a previous staff member;- […]

    July 19, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. “Why is the Private Sector Recommending Austerity?” By Grenville Phillips II

    Both established parties, some of the newer ones, and almost all Barbadian and foreign based economists are warning Barbadians to brace for severe austerity measures. Several prominent economists are even calling for a devaluation of Barbados’ dollar as a way to address our dire economic problems. Surprisingly, none of these entities are being challenged to […]

    June 28, 2017Breaking News, EditorialNo comments