The importance of CSR to small businesses, start-ups

Question: Dear AFETT, My business is starting to make some profits this year and in light of all that has been happening economically, I am thinking of using some of these profits to give back to charity. However, I am not sure of how to do this. Camore..


Sun Tixx Caribbean Ltd

In 2018, the Chamber of Industry and Commerce, in collaboration with bmobile, introduced a new category to its annual Champions of Business Awards – Business Technology. Over the last two weeks we profiled category winner WiPay (TT) Ltd and finalimore..


Island arithmetic

Kiran Mathur Mohammed kmmpub@gmail.com Our imports are expensive. And because we import more than we export, it is hard to obtain foreign exchange. Outside of oil and gas, growing exporters are rare. Part of the problem is that many industries face more..


Developing your business in 2019

GISELLE P. HUDSON What’s really holding you back from growing your business? The number one answer these days seems to be “the economy”. People have been asking me at networking events and get-togethers “How’s business?&#8221more..


HDC's $9.5b hole

FOR 13 years, since the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) was incorporated, the state agency has struggled to account for the billions passing through its hands. The financial accounts are being reviewed by auditing firm KPMG. HDC was forced to "re-cmore..


The Soong legacy

KIERAN ANDREW KHAN Soong’s Great Wall is an iconic landmark in the city of San Fernando. Founded by Maurice Soong in 1981, the restaurant is known for pioneering Chinese fine-dining way ahead of the times and has been the place for every celebration fromore..


Coosal's treats Madras Primary pupils

PUPILS of the Madras Government Primary School in Cunupia were treated to gifts meals and snacks from the management of the Coosal’s Group of Companies on Tuesday as long-time school benefactor Sieunarine Coosal rolled out his 13th annual Christmas more..


Can the Caribbean get on board?

MARIA SOOKDEO, ACCA Business Development Manager Humanity is facing massive environmental challenges. Our societies also face equally important social challenges, including enabling a growing population to develop to its full potential and find decent more..


More honey from Dinámicos

PARANG music has gotten a little bit sweeter with the latest release from the popular Los Dinámicos whose newest CD Mas Miel de Dinámicos translates "more honey from Dinámicos." Scores of patrons gathered at Privé nightclub and conference centre at Southmore..


Red Force coach wants fast start

TEENAGED wicketkeeper/batsman Joshua Da Silva is set to make his First-Class debut today when the Red Force and the Windward Islands Volcanoes square off in their second-round match, in the West Indies Championship. This game will take place at the Brianmore..