Archive for April 12th, 2016

Most jobless are work ready, say officials

Most jobless are work ready, say officials

| 12/04/2016 | 43 Comments
(CNS): The employment ministry has said that the majority of people who have registered with the National Workforce Development Agency and looking for jobs are ready for work and it is just a small percentage of the officially recorded unemployed that are not yet in a position to fit the demands of [...]

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Legal rumble brewing for LA meetings

Legal rumble brewing for LA meetings

| 12/04/2016 | 13 Comments
(CNS): A legal dispute among lawmakers could be brewing, depending on how the premier and the speaker handle tomorrow’s Legislative Assembly meeting, which House Speaker Julianna O’Connor-Connolly called in response to a request by the opposition members. The premier is expected to atten [...]

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UK should hand police over to Cayman government

UK should hand police over to Cayman government

| 12/04/2016 | 90 Comments
(CNS): The premier believes the United Kingdom would be better off and the Cayman Islands would be further ahead if the Foreign and Commonwealth Office relinquished control of national security and the management of the police service to the Cayman government via a police authority. Speaking on Radi [...]

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Making a complaint about a government department

Making a complaint about a government department

| 12/04/2016
Who can I turn to for assistance at the labour office? A certain officer has had my case now going on to 9 weeks, give or take a few days. Every time I go to the office or call for her, I get the lame duck excuses such as “in a meeting”…….”busy”………”not seeing clients today”… [...]

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BOTC passport applications going digital

BOTC passport applications going digital

| 12/04/2016 | 17 Comments
(CNS): As government continues its slow crawl towards the use of technology to improve services, the time it takes to get new British Overseas Territory citizens (BOTC) passports has been reduced by around five days through technology supplied by the British passport office. From Thursday 14 April, [...]

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Surveyors needed to record waste plastic on local beaches

Surveyors needed to record waste plastic on local beaches

| 12/04/2016 | 9 Comments
(CNS): The National Conservation Council is calling on volunteers to help with a new regional conservation initiative which is examining plastic washing up on beaches. It is estimated that there are 5 trillion bits of plastic floating in the surface layer, or top 10cm of the ocean, and around 275 mi [...]

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