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The new power facility at Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) Clifton Pier plant is in the process of being handed over to Finnish company Wärtsilä Oyj Abp, a BPL press statement released yesterday revealed. The statement explained that the $95 million refit of BPL’s Station A building has progressed to the

AML posts increase in sales, net profit

AML Foods Limited posted a 2.6 percent increase in sales and an increase in net profit, as compared to the previous year, in its third

Global Ports Holding, BCA partner to increase opportunities for local contractors

The Bahamian Contractors Association (BCA) and Global Ports Holding (GPH) have formalized a partnership in an effort to increase the participation of BCA members in

Local app designer creates solution to long lines at passport office

A local app designer has created a solution to long lines experienced at the passport office, expanding her app, now rebranded 4GoodzNService, to handle such

INSIGHT
How to take control of your time

As we are in full 2019 swing, you may feel

Upskill yourself in four simple steps

Opportunities for growth and success are abundantly available for those

The mindset you need for a phenomenal 2019

According to U.S. News and World Report, by the second

MORE BUSINESS
URCA wants banks to finance small-scale renewable generation systems

The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) is hoping to convince banks to finance small-scale renewable generation systems in order to increase the number of

Bar president: Ombudsman-type system could work for private sector complaints

The Ombudsman Bill provides for the power of an ombudsman to investigate any legitimate complaints against any government department or division, but President of the

SBDC wants to make it easier for small businesses to open merchant accounts

The Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) is working with local banks to make it easier and possibly cheaper for small businesses to open and operate

Deal: New building code should address climate change

Ongoing efforts to improve the country’s building code to withstand devastating storms should also address climate change, energy efficiency and energy sustainability, charged Deborah Deal,

Concerns bills to satisfy tax watchdogs are bad for legal sector

The compendium of legislation recently passed by the government to safeguard the country against sanctions by international tax watchdogs and shore up the financial services

Chamber committed to partnering with stakeholders on energy sustainability

The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) at its Bahamas Energy Security Forum (BESF) is seeking to ensure The Bahamas has a sustainable

PEOPLE, PASSION AND PROFIT
Are you ready for the next level?

This is one buzz term that is overused – the

How to tell if your boss hates you

It is quite common to see experts writing about toxic

Practicing courageous communication

“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all

IF YOUR HOME COULD SPEAK
Selecting a contractor

A few days ago, I overheard a statement I had

Stop, thief!

One of a homeowner’s primary concerns is building security, yet

Choosing your lot

Many years ago, people buying lots in a subdivision would

REAL ESTATE REALITIES
Responding to critics on Guardian Talk Radio

Last week, I understand from several listeners of a Guardian

The civil service

Our government workers over the years have had their share

Building your home without the bank

Recently one of our government members said instead of seeking

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