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For the past few years the National Insurance Board (NIB) has seen a growth in expenditure in the area of benefits being paid out, leaving a $5 million deficit per annum, the board’s new Director Nicola Virgill-Rolle said last week. Virgill-Rolle, who was speaking at the the Counsellors Limited’s Abaco Business

The Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) had full classes yesterday, its first day in operation since officially opening last week. The center’s Executive Director Davinia

The Bahamas Development Bank (BDB) is planning to explore the potential of the Cascarilla plant, with the hope of expanding the industry and growing new

The Bahamas has the best track record for moving Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) projects from the approval stage to eligibility. The Bank’s “Better Spending for Better

INSIGHT

This past week I spent time in Austin, Texas with

Salespeople are among the most important people in the world.

Imagine if more people, whether employees or entrepreneurs had stronger

MORE BUSINESS

The Bahamas has officially relaunched its process for accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) at the Third Meeting of the Working Party in Geneva,

Top executives of Disney Cruise Line are scheduled to come to The Bahamas to lobby for the purchase of Lighthouse Point at the southern tip

Government policy in regard to public-private partnerships (PPP) is overly bureaucratic and stymies innovation in its language on unsolicited proposals, according to President of the Grand

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) officially opened on Thursday and begins connecting advisors with entrepreneurs today. SBDC Executive Director Davinia Blair said training sessions for

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Vice President Russell Benford had no idea what to expect when he crossed a narrow one-lane bridge at the end

Consumer dollars are not stretching as far in this post-value added tax (VAT) increase economy, according to one economic stakeholder, who said while Bahamians are

TALKING TIPS

People often undermine and even scoff at beauty pageants. The

Truth be told, more people fear public speaking than not.

Public speaking is not just for those who want to

PEOPLE, PASSION AND PROFIT

Societies around the world are crying out for effective leadership.

The field and profession of human resources was something that

I have been a corporate trainer for over 20 years

IF YOUR HOME COULD SPEAK

It was mid-morning, and the middle-aged couple sat down for

You know the story. The wealthy family lives in the

In the energy business, “alternatives” refer to alternative ways to

REAL ESTATE REALITIES

Whatever your opinion may be of former San Francisco 49ers

In my last column, I mentioned that Crooked Island is

Crooked Island is an incredibly picturesque island measuring approximately 18

Q'S INVESTMENT TIPS

Quite frankly, relying on one source of income is not

In this treacherous business world a good business partner can

In The Bahamas there have been thousands of people who