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Minute Rentals Chief Executive Officer and founder, Ferone Bryan.

Minute Rentals, a business which holds itself as the only hourly car rental company in Jamaica, will use the $300,000 it earned as winner of the JSE Pitch Room towards the development of a real-time customer relations management system. The Pitch...

The Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology (MSET) did not take its human resource needs into account when it decided to approve special early retirement for six officers in April 2018 and their subsequent engagement as consultants on a one-year...

ADVISORY COLUMN: INSURANCE HELPLINE The chairman of a local broking company recently called my writings ‘academic’. The use of that word by the former businessman was an attempted put-down. It showed, in my opinion, his ignorance of...

Food manufacturer and distributor Caribbean Producers Jamaica, CPJ, owner of the Cru Bar brand, has appointed an independent management company to run the entertainment spot. Cru Bar...

The Government of Jamaica will come to market with an initial public offering for the near 20 per cent stake it owns in power utility Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, shortly after the IPO for toll road concessionaire TransJamaican Highway,...

Of the 361 services offered by the Jamaica Government, only 30, or eight per cent, can be started and completed online. That suggests the Government has a mammoth task to achieve its policy goal of a fully digital Jamaica, one that requires the...

Beverly Salu grew up in the taxi business. Her late mother, Icolyn Chung, owned and operated Yellow and Checker Cabs, two of the earliest taxi businesses in Jamaica. In the 1990s, Salu and her Nigeria-born husband Yomi Salu operated their own taxi...

The United States, the European Union and what will soon be post-Brexit United Kingdom have all raised the prospect of concluding trade deals between themselves by the end of this year, setting up an intense few months of negotiations. High-level...

The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to launch a top-to-bottom review of how it steers the economy for 342 million people in the 19 countries that use the euro currency. The bank’s 25-member governing council on Thursday gave the green...

Major central banks have joined together to explore whether they should issue cryptocurrencies as the use of cash declines and more people turn to electronic forms of paying. The study group is made up of the European Central Bank, the Bank of...
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