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January 4th, 2019
Young entrepreneur launches SCB ‘Luxury Styles Car Wash’

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - It seems like one place on Tortola is attracting a lot of new businesses. Today, Friday, January 4, 2019, another new business has started in Sea Cows Bay, coming months after the Boys Service Station opened their doors in July of 2018.

December 24th, 2018
Premier tells entrepreneurs to expand beyond borders

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, Vl - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is appealing to local entrepreneurs to expand beyond the borders of the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 21st, 2018
Entrepreneurs warned of ‘time management’ as Trade Expo opens

WICKHAM'S CAY, Tortola, VI – Small Business owners were reminded that 'time is precious,' as the Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs Business Essentials Workshop and Small Business EXPO opened today, Friday, December 21, 2018, at the Moorings Marina Inn on Tortola.

December 18th, 2018
Trade Dept pushing “shop local” initiative for VI businesses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Business owners are being encouraged to participate in an upcoming workshop and trade show being organised by the Department of Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs to be held on Friday, December 21, 2018.

December 1st, 2018
Poor Governance and Jack the Investor

By Dickson C. Igwe

Investors place their nest egg where there is stability, safety, security, transparency, and predictability. Good governance is critical to Jack the Investor.

May 13th, 2018
Public servants are 'not doing the public a favour' - Hon Archibald C. Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "The way we treat people when they come into our ports of entry. The way we treat people when they go to the Labour and Immigration Departments to deal with their documentation; we have to fix those systems.”

March 28th, 2018
'Bad attitudes & over regulation make it difficult to do business in VI' - Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Deputy Governor, Mr David D. Archer announced plans to transform the public service sector, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Opposition Leader and First District Representative, expressed that the territory needs investors but pointed out that some of the public service workers and government policies are discouraging the investors from conducting business in the territory.

December 29th, 2017
This Week We Feature Young Professional Michael A. Smith

Though our young professional this week officially carries the legal name Michael A. Smith, most persons know him as ‘Sage’.

December 2nd, 2017
The Austerity Club

By Dickson Igwe

The floods and hurricanes of September 2017 were the worst disaster to visit the Virgin Islands since the 1800s. September 2017 was a crossroad for the Virgin Islands: an inflection point, and a time of great change.

April 29th, 2017
Ensure business profitability before corporate citizenship- Colin O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is often said that the business community needs to play a more important role in various aspects – social, economic, political- to the communities in which they operate, and to the country by extension.

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