Archive for August 6th, 2021

DLP advises bosses to encourage, not force, vaccine

DLP advises bosses to encourage, not force, vaccine

| 06/08/2021 | 167 Comments

(CNS): As the question over whether or not employers can force their workers to be vaccinated continues to fuel public debate, the Department of Labour and Pensions has issued some general guidance on COVID-19 vaccination policies for employers and the impact on existing and potential employees, as well as data protection issues relating to vaccination […]

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What next for Legal Services Act?

What next for Legal Services Act?

| 06/08/2021 | 86 Comments

‘Lawyer’ writes: The Legal Services Act, 2020 was published with Legislation Gazette No. 1 dated 7 January 2021, replacing the Legal Practitioners Act (2015 Revision) and providing a comprehensive legal framework to enhance the reputation of the Cayman Islands and ensure that local law is only practised by qualified, regulated and accountable lawyers. The Cabinet now has the […]

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Recycling depot opens at Prospect gas station

Recycling depot opens at Prospect gas station

| 06/08/2021 | 35 Comments

(CNS) Residents of Prospect, Red Bay and the surrounding area can once again drop off waste for recycling in the neighbourhood, as a local gas station has offered space for the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) to put new skips. The area lost its previous recycling depot at Hurley’s mid-February, and since then residents wanting […]

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Customs claims changes will improve experience

Customs claims changes will improve experience

| 06/08/2021 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Customs and Border Control (CBC) has implemented a new system for appointing agents who handle the importation of goods, which they say is part of improving the customer experience, and making things more efficient and secure. Despite criticism by some that the latest change to the system will be more bureaucratic, technically challenging for […]

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Government to honour Howell ahead of funeral

Government to honour Howell ahead of funeral

| 06/08/2021 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government will fly the national flag on all government buildings at half-mast today in honour of Wellesley Howell, who died on 23 July at the age of 106. Cayman’s oldest resident at the time of his death was born in Jamaica in 1915 and moved here in 1958 to join a […]

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Cops deploy major resources on false alarm

Cops deploy major resources on false alarm

| 06/08/2021 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The emergency services were enlisted in a search this weekend in response to a report by a guest at the Westin Hotel of what they believed was a small aircraft that crashed into the sea. However, it turned out to be a false alarm. The person called 911 at 10:45am on Sunday and reported […]

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DMS puts up $100K for vaccine prize draw

DMS puts up $100K for vaccine prize draw

| 06/08/2021 | 149 Comments

(CNS): A single cash prize of CI$100,000 has been donated by the Caymanian firm DMS for a prize draw to entice all residents here to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The announcement comes as the number of newly vaccinated people over the last 24 hours increased by only 45. Given that several thousand people still need […]

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