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A deeper explanation is needed from the government on why it won’t hit its revenue target for the 2018/2019 fiscal year, Chairman of the Clearing Banks Association (CBA) Gowon Bowe asserted. Since the government has only collected 63.7 percent of its $2.6 billion revenue projection for this fiscal year up to

Scott: Unions need to stop holding firms ‘ransom with extraordinary demands’

Bahamian unions have become a danger to investors, Chairman of the Hotel Corporation of The Bahamas Michael Scott said yesterday, adding that unions need to

DPM: Retrospective adjustments in real property tax exercise unlikely

It is unlikely the government will allow for retrospective adjustments as part of its aggressive new real property tax exercise, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister

Hotel Corp. determined to keep govt-owned properties out of hands of ‘grifters’

Chairman of the Hotel Corporation of The Bahamas Michael Scott said yesterday that the corporation is determined to keep government-owned properties out of the hands

INSIGHT
Do you have a make it real mentality?

The single most important gift given to mankind is the

Five daily habits of highly successful people

Being a success in any industry calls for a strong

How to be fulfilled at work

At a recent training session with a private client, I

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Govt focused on compliance as end of fiscal year draws close

With just a few weeks left for the government to make good on its revenue targets, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest

Govt to award grants to 18 Over-the-Hill entrepreneurs via SBDC

The government will award $45,000 worth of grants to 18 entrepreneurs who went through the Small Business Development Centre’s branch office set up for Over-the-Hill residents, Prime

Bowe: Would cannabis industry be bankable?

As debate continues around the decriminalization of marijuana, Clearing Banks Association President (CBA) Gowon Bowe said the conversation should focus on how The Bahamas would

GPH hosts stakeholder meetings on downtown redevelopment

Global Ports Holding (GPH) Head of Business Development for the Americas Colin Murphy said his company has begun the process of understanding how it can be an effective part

Low passenger load factor continues to plague Bahamasair

Despite an increase in passenger counts, Bahamasair is still operating at cripplingly low cabin loads, which according to Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar

Aliv previews mobile streaming app; local producers to benefit

Mobile operator Aliv previewed its Netflix-like app on Monday night, which will stream content created by Bahamian producers. The app will be available on the

TALKING TIPS
Can your proper speech be hurting you?

As a communication coach and trainer, one of the things

Seven communication tips for medical staff

Visiting the doctor is not the same as shopping at

Professions that require highly developed communication skills

N o matter what your profession, everyone needs to continually improve

PEOPLE, PASSION AND PROFIT
Dear employer: Probation is for you too

Have you ever been on an interview and examined an

How work is failing families

Work is one of the pillars of society upon which

Who’s really holding you back?

I’ve coached and mentored a number of professionals – young

REAL ESTATE REALITIES
Long Island woes pt. 2

Long Island is blessed with many fine sons and daughters

Long Island woes!

Our first famous visitor, Christopher Columbus, landed on the shores

Why can’t we feed ourselves?

Like most Bahamians, chicken is one of my most favorite

Q'S INVESTMENT TIPS
Money and relationships

Undoubtedly a touchy subject for many relationships, finances and financial

What is an asue?

This word is synonymous with Bahamian culture. But an interesting

The importance of having multiple sources of income

Quite frankly, relying on one source of income is not