News from the Turks and Caicos Islands:
May 18, 2013
On Monday, 6 May 2013, the Providenciales Chamber of Commerce at its annual general meeting (AGM) voted in a new board of directors. The new board members, who were voted in for a two-year term are: president, E. Jay Saunders (CEO, Digicel TCI); vice-president, Sean Astwood (CEO, Pelican...
May 11, 2013
The following persons have been elected board members of the Providenciales Chamber of Commerce for the 2013-2015 term. The incoming president, E. Jay Saunders, stated that he would like to see growth in the Chamber’s membership this year.
May 3, 2013
A number of Turks and Caicos news media outlets have apparently fallen by the wayside, with others seen as precariously placed, apparently as a result of the sharp economic decline of recent years. The weblog TCI Post has disappeared.
April 30, 2013
Small and medium businesses are being a targeted by hackers and intruders more often than ever before. This is mainly because big multinational companies usually employ full time IT professionals for protecting their network from hackers.
April 29, 2013
Depending upon the type, nature, and size of your business, your accounting and bookkeeping requirements may vary. As such, when outsourcing bookkeeping services, you need to choose a company depending upon your requirements.
April 27, 2013
Are you looking for a web development company in New York or Connecticut, but not sure what to check out before hiring a company? Since most of these companies claim to be the best, it may be confusing for you to decide on one.
April 15, 2013
The Revenue Control Unit, Ministry of Finance, Trade and Tourism is reminding owners, managers and operators of businesses registered in the Turks and Caicos Islands that those who fail to regularise their operations by month end will face penalties.
April 11, 2013
The First Annual TCI Women Entrepreneurs Conference will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, under the theme “Network, Empower, Succeed”. The conference will bring together women who will share their experiences, challenges and innovative...
October 8, 2012
A potential new $3 million world class visitor attraction investment has been granted a business licence by the Turks and Caicos Islands government it was announced last week. One of the Caribbean’s leading tourism brands, Dolphin Cove...
September 3, 2012
FortisTCI has acquired 100 percent of the shares of the Grand Turk-based electricity company, Turks & Caicos Utilities Limited (TCU). The purchase agreement was finalized last Thursday. TCU operates two diesel fired power plants.
August 4, 2012
Improvements that make government payment programs more efficient, safer and more transparent can cut related administrative costs by as much as 75 percent. As part of its commitment to helping governments modernize in this area...
June 28, 2012
A Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) awareness session organised by the Caribbean Association of Banks Inc. (CAB), in collaboration with PwC, was held on June 13 in Saint Lucia to highlight the Act’s implications for banks and...
June 12, 2012
The bank holding the mortgage on the Alexandria resort has placed the resort into receivership. Local sources have anticipated this move for some time, as the resort has a reputation for not being able to meet its expenses.