Tue | Aug 21, 2018

Stories by Avia Collinder/ Business Reporter

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder/ Business Reporter

It's now 21 years since bailout agency Finsac was established to address problems of insolvency in the financial sector, but plans to wind up the company are hostage to unresolved court cases.The Ministry of Finance told the Financial Gleaner that...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder/ Business Reporter

New data indicate some measure of success in the rehabilitation of insolvent pension schemes.At the end of last year, insolvent schemes represented seven per cent of active pension plans, and accounted for 1.07 per cent of the pension assets under...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder/ Business Reporter

JN Life Insurance Company is now offering health insurance coverage for policyholders visiting the Caribbean and United States, under different arrangements.The plan will utilise the Aetna network for medical services for Jamaicans while in the...

Published:Wednesday | July 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder/ Business Reporter

A stipulation that firms must hire independent investigators to look into disputes to Jamaica's Labour Relations Code is in the cross hairs of business interests, who say the requirement creates a financial burden that falls disproportionately on...

Published:Wednesday | June 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder/ Business Reporter

Brenda-Lee Martin, the newly appointed CEO of Sagicor Estate X Fund Limited, says the company has exchanged all units held in the Sigma unit trust for shares in Playa Hotels...

Published:Wednesday | May 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder/ Business Reporter

Kingston Properties Limited, real estate investment trust which trades on the market as KPREIT, is eyeing more commercial properties in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, says CEO Kevin Richards said. Those acquisitions would be financed by loan proceeds...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder/ Business Reporter

The four-way merger to create a super training agency is well under way, but the promise of what the new entity can become is still a work in progress.Managing Director Dr Janet Dyer is overseeing the full integration of the National Youth Service,...

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