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The National Insurance Board estimates that more than 99,000 pensioners received $1.6 billion in “system” subsidies in its 2016 fiscal year and $10.7 billion in “top ups” in the 13 years between 2003 and 2016, the institution’s executive director Niala Persad-Poliah confirmed on Wednesday.

Persad-Poliah was clarifying remarks made by NIB’s...

Thursday, May 4, 2017

On February 5, 2004, there was a commentary in this space headlined, Blessed are our billionaires, which is appropriate to reference given the passing of Dr Anthony N Sabga on Wednesday morning.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

What is culture?

How does an organisation’s culture gets formed?

Rites and rituals

We all hear that an organisation’s culture is very important in driving performance. But how does one go about building the culture of an organsation?

 

 

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Why do I start businesses? The answer is the same today as it was when I launched my first company five decades ago: to make a positive difference in people’s lives. I believe that companies should have a similar desire at their core, no matter what industry they’re in.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Citizens who do not meet the May 22 deadline to file their Valuation Return Forms could end up paying a penalty.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Modern history is showered with women as political leaders and heads of government. When women first emerged in these roles, it was regarded as “breaking a glass ceiling” – a breakthrough for the female gender in occupying high positions once regarded as the preserve of men.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

It is a largely unknown fact that the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) was originally conceptualised by the West Indian Commission founded in 1989 by the Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community (Caricom).

Thursday, April 27, 2017

I read in the newspapers, with unbelief, a comment by Afra Raymond et al about Lawrence Duprey and his colleagues, and I quote:

Thursday, April 27, 2017

State-owned Petrotrin is poised to return to profitability next year according to its Chairman Professor Andrew Jupiter.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

On Sunday, I wrote an email to disclosure activist, commentator and property valuator Afra Raymond taking issue with some comments he made in Sunday Guardian and on CNC3 News on Saturday night that it would be “unacceptable” if CL Financial is returned to Lawrence Duprey.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon said Wednesday’s downgrade of T&T’s issuer and senior unsecured debt ratings to Ba1 with a stable outlook by Moody’s Investors Service, is a strong signal of what T&T ought to be doing when it comes to addressing the issues highlighted by...

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