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Businessman Scott Godet, who had entered into a public-private partnership with the government of The Bahamas under the Christie administration for the creation of a new building to house the General Post Office, is suing the government for violating that agreement, according to Damian Gomez, QC. Gomez said that Godet has

BTC: No plans to ‘involuntarily separate’ from any employees

Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), in the midst of widespread rumors that it will have to lay off staff, denied in a statement that it is

Illegal immigration, gambling impeding national development, says speaker

Illegal immigration, gambling and the national debt are the three biggest impediments to national development, Speaker of the House of Assembly Halson Moultrie said. “I am

Chamber CEO: Privatization wouldn’t solve BPL’s troubles

Whether the privatization of Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) remains a priority for the Minnis administration, which made the pledge to do so in its

Jobs decline in financial services sector

While the financial sector’s expenditure in the economy expanded in 2018, pressure from international regulators has resulted in employment retrenchment, according to the Central Bank

INSIGHT
Four ways to be fulfilled at work

Many people have become conditioned to only live for the

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

MORE BUSINESS
Disney pre-qualifying contractors for Lighthouse Point project

Disney Cruise Line has begun pre-qualifying contractors for its Lighthouse Point cruise port project in South Eleuthera. Disney said in a newsletter it developed for the

Dept. of Inland Revenue now has full responsibility for all real estate tax matters

The Ministry of Finance confirmed yesterday in a press statement that the Department of Inland Revenue (DIR) now has full responsibility for all tax matters

Survey stresses importance of activating regulatory framework for private pension schemes

Private pension fund assets are on the increase, with fund holdings close to $1.2 billion by the end of 2017 and the communications and utilities

Halkitis: Govt’s deficit reduction schedule is ‘too aggressive’

Government’s schedule for reducing the country’s deficit is “too aggressive” former Minister of State for Finance for the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Michael Halkitis said

Execs: Govt has to address structural impediments

In order to grow the economy the government has to accept its administrative deficiencies and address structural impediments, especially given that successive governments had not

D’Aguilar: Difficult for region to unite on head tax issue

The suggestion has been renewed that the Caribbean nations that allow the cruise lines to call on their countries, band together to force better head

TALKING TIPS
Does the way you sound matter?

A major aspect of effective and influential communication is the

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

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. 3

As I previously mentioned in an article published recently, many

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

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