Archive for June 15th, 2020

Home working here to stay for civil service

Home working here to stay for civil service

| 15/06/2020 | 106 Comments

(CNS): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson has said that the “silver lining” from COVID-19 has been the seamless transition many civil servants made to doing their jobs at home. Manderson said that home working would become a more common option in future, even as public sector offices start to reopen, because of how well some civil […]

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Bank’s law is barrier to small business loans

Bank’s law is barrier to small business loans

| 15/06/2020 | 38 Comments

(CNS): The law governing the Cayman Islands Development Bank appears to be a barrier to small businesses accessing low-cost government-guaranteed loans to help them weather the COVID-19 economic challenges. Some CI$5 million has been set aside to fund a low-interest loan programme through the government-owned bank but uptake has been very low. So far, only […]

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