You are here

Business Guardian

Business Guardian

Although data from the Central Statistical Office (CSO) shows a relatively low unemployment rate, those figures don’t tell the whole story about people who have lost their jobs since the start of T&T’s economic downturn and their struggle to find employment.

Since early 2016, when the closure of the ArcelorMittal steel plant left more than 600...

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Officials of companies that took part in the ExporTT trade mission to Panama and Costa Rica from March 18 to 23 said it was positive experience which is already yielding benefits.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

As newly appointed chairman of the Port Authority of T&T (PATT), Lyle Alexander is now at the helm of an entity plagued with problems, including a malfunctioning seabridge, ageing infrastructure, rising operational costs and increased regional competition.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The first sign of trouble came in January when Dr Terrence Farrell, a respected economist and former Governor of the Central Bank, stepped down as chairman of the Cabinet appointed Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB).

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Colm Imbert, Minister of Finance; Richard Young, chairman of the T&T International Financial Centre, and Stephen Bagnarol, senior vice-president and head, Caribbean South and East of Scotiabank, were among officials who attended the formal opening of Scotiabank’s Operations and Shared...

Thursday, April 5, 2018

April is Financial Literacy month in the US. What occurs in the US often filters down to us in T&T so it is quite likely that the issue of financial literacy will be discussed here during this time. The obvious question that many will pose this month is: are you financially literate?

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Energy consultant Helena Inniss has issued a warning to the government that it should learn from the failure of Trintomar before deciding to form a new company to produce small and stranded natural gas fields.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

An e-commerce platform is a gateway to the global tea market for entrepreneur, Sophia Stone along with her partner Stacy Seeterram who both plan to deepen their footprint in Japan now that they have penetrated their domestic market.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

People traditionally think of government offices as places that are slow, technology unfriendly and inefficient.

In a bid to bring government services into the 21st century, in 2007, ttconnect was set up to provide services in a much more efficient and faster time period.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Famed fashioned designer Heather Jones has a natural eye for beauty.

From a blank piece of paper, she crafts exquisite designs all of which have become household and international names.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

The cross-border gas agreements now on the cusp of full implementation between T&T and Venezuela have been in the works for two decade or more. Over that time, the geo-political landscape in which both countries operate has changed significantly.

Pages