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Scholars, entrepreneurs, athletes and the young learn to give – and give back

Applications for the 2017-2018 school year closed only last week for the National Council of Voluntary Organisations’ new $20,000 university scholarship, marking the newest “giving back” community effort by the venerable Cayman charity.

Preparing millennials to be leaders

It may not be a calamitous situation yet, says Andy Masters, but if it is not addressed it could turn into a full-fledged human resources crisis.

Ridley: Offshore centers must play long game

Offshore financial centers should focus on simplifying their business and having economic substance in their jurisdiction to thrive.

Monetary policy normalization: Are we there yet?

It now appears that the Federal Reserve will increase the Fed funds rate to 1.0 percent to 1.25 percent at the next meeting in June. The probability of this rate hike is firmly at 100 percent based on the most recent Fed forecasts.

Impact17 looks at human side of digital marketing

In an age dominated by digital devices, entrepreneurs at Cayman’s third annual Impact conference sought to take a step back from smartphones and reconnect with the human element of marketing.

Home-growing a compliance profession

You are only as good as your people. No matter the country or company, competent, diligent and happy people make for success. Compliance personnel are no exception.

RE/MAX Cayman Islands marks 25 years, and some ‘firsts’

When Kim Lund introduced RE/MAX to the Cayman Islands 25 years ago, the real estate company did not have a presence outside of North America.

Brexit: Article 50 triggers start of long, difficult journey

Financial markets are considered good discounting mechanisms, but they don’t always get the probabilities exactly right. One of these skewed probability moments is currently playing out in markets.

OECD tax chief: Cayman must get the narrative right to continue its success

Cayman will remain a successful offshore financial center if it changes the message it has sent out to the world over the past decades, according to Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the OECD.

Late May means anything is possible for HR professionals

When Chris Bailey’s “Anything is Possible” conference kicks off on May 26 at the Kimpton Seafire, a handful of speakers will pose some probing questions – and 200 listeners will weigh innovative answers.

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