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Black Friday at Cayman

Cayman Islands shoppers rushed through the doors at Cost-U-Less as soon as the store opened for business at 3am on Black Friday. 

A high flying professional

As if the sand, sea and sunsets aren’t glorious enough as seen from terra firma, there’s an even more sensational view from thousands of...

Going ‘All In’ for diversity, inclusion

  Promoting diversity in the workplace is more – much more – than a buzz phrase in the 21st century. Among top-rated companies, Deloitte has embraced...

Meet the women behind Cayman’s creative gathering place

Hidden between the warehouses in Cayman’s industrial zone, the islands’ creative community has found a home for art and innovation. Despite the size of the...

Cayman’s women band together

Non-profit organisations often play a key role in promoting and supporting women, and Cayman is lucky enough to have a number of groups which...

Women who code

Whether you wish to pursue technology as a career, learn a new hobby, or gain skills at your current job, consider joining Women Code...

Driving diversity in tech

Being the sole female voice in the room is something Melissa Lim is familiar with. A natural leader, Lim is a partner at Walkers law...

What running for office can teach you about running your life

Kate Black and June Diane Raphael wrote a how-to guide for women running for office - and dedicated it to men. Specifically: “To all...

Between nature and man, Cayman businesses face myriad threats

While Cayman’s white sand beaches and sunshine conjure a sense of tranquility, the islands’ business leaders must remember to prepare for rainy days.

Business in brief

Sally Peedom and Esmond Brown have joined Appleby in Cayman as counsel in the Dispute Resolution practice and associate in the Private Clients & Trusts practice, respectively.

Ritholtz: Trump’s win can help make us better investors

One of the best things to do when confronted by a major surprise is to see what there is to be learned from the experience. I always try to identify what sorts of lessons can be gleaned from non-market events. You would be surprised at how often there are rules and insights to be had about investing.

EDITORIAL – The agony of hiring overseas

For our readers who may not have much experience with human resources, we’ll walk through the process required to hire one single employee and bring them to Cayman.

Letter writer

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The reality of trying to hire ‘100 percent’ Caymanian

On more than one occasion we are told they should get the job because they are entitled to it as a Caymanian, and feel they need to add nothing further other than “anyone could do this job.”

Bovell: PR fiasco could harm real estate environment

It’s very simple: The real estate industry benefits from those who become permanent residents.

‘No more reputational risk’: Return to Cayman proposed for Global Indemnity

Insurance company Global Indemnity plans to return to the Cayman Islands six years after citing political and reputational risks as reasons for moving its company seat from Cayman to Ireland.

Ice Bar, Smugglers close

The Ice Bar and Smugglers Rum Bar shut down last week, about 18 months after the Minus5 Ice Bar made its debut.

Government’s business surveys start April 4

In government’s expanding efforts to collect more detailed economic data, this year’s business surveys will ask for more specific expense data from across Cayman’s industries.

EU moves closer to corporate country-by-country reporting

In a move to enhance corporate tax transparency, Economic and Financial Affairs ministers in the European Union have agreed to the automatic exchange of tax-related financial information of multinational companies, also known as country-by-country reporting.

Company terminations outweigh new registrations

The Cayman Islands Company Registry saw an 8 percent increase in new companies in 2015, but the number of active companies on the registry failed to breach the 100,000-company mark as terminations exceeded new registrations.

Walkers opens applications for scholarships

Law firm Walkers will open the application process for its 2016 legal scholarships, internship and articled clerk programs on Friday, March 18.

EDITORIAL – What Bermuda’s immigration debate means for Cayman

The Bermuda government’s announced intention to pursue dramatic immigration reforms has plunged our North Atlantic cousin into a state of unrest — somewhere between existential conversation and outright crisis.

Cayman and UK officials discuss beneficial ownership

Following an invitation from Premier Alden McLaughlin at the Joint Ministerial Council in London last December, senior representatives from the U.K.’s National Crime Agency and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office visited the Cayman Islands last week to discuss cooperation between both countries’ law enforcement agencies and Cayman’s progress in enhancing its beneficial ownership information regime.

Kids get into the Flow

Children explored some of the latest technology in Flow’s Tech Kids inaugural project this month.

EDITORIAL – The Chamber’s changing of the guard

Let us extend a welcoming hand to new Chamber of Commerce President Paul Pearson, and offer a congratulatory pat on the back to outgoing Chamber President Barry Bodden for a job well done.

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