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Even as concerns and objections increase to the proposed establishment of the T&T Revenue Authority (TTRA), customs officers are being blamed for problems affecting the business community.

A businessman with a significant import business claims customs officers are abusing their authority.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, he said: “...

Thursday, November 9, 2017

It’s a bit of a locally accepted reality that customer service in T&T leaves much to be desired.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

The Caribbean is predicting that the tourism sector will grow by at least two per cent this year after the region was forced to revised its earlier prediction of at least 3.5 per cent this year due to the damage caused by two hurricanes this year, the chairman of the Caribbean Tourism...

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Most people who invest are trend-followers.

They are moved by “hot tips,” pay attention to what they see their neighbours doing, or focus on variables that may be popular, but have no bearing on the actual companies that operate in markets.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

“Grass is the cheapest plant to install and the most expensive to maintain,” American baseball player Pat Howell once said.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

1 How many years have you been in business?

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Agriculture and food company, Seprod Ltd (SEP), sold a block of equities which resulted in a huge one-off gain in 2016; it shared this entire windfall with its shareholders by boosting its dividend.

Let us now review SEP’s results to December 31, 2016.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

When Google started operations, it took a unique approach to employee satisfaction.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Immediately following the budget presentation I wrote on the topic, “The Politics of Tax Compliance”. I suggested that a government committed to the efficient delivery of public services will find it much easier to collect taxes or even raise the tax rate.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

BHP Billiton’s Le Clerc discovery in the deepwater offshore Trinidad is likely to have several hundred million barrels of oil as well as significant condensate.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

President of the T&T Incoming Tour Operators Association (TTITOA) Lorraine Pouchet suggests that there should be standards/regulations in place to protect and preserve tourist attractions or historical sites.

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