Sweet River Abattoir to offer 46.6m shares in junior IPO

Westmoreland-based meat processing firm Sweet River Abattoir & Supplies Company Limited will go to the market next month with an initial public offering to raise $180 million of equity to assist the company in expanding its processing facility.

How to become an entrepreneur

I believe was born to do business. I recently finished six form and I'm planning to pursue a degree in entrepreneurship. Not only do I want to be an entrepreneur, I also want to train people in entrepreneurship like you. Do you think I can do well in this field?

Prepaid electricity service for Jamaicans by year-end

A new prepaid billing system for electricity service will be available in Jamaica by the end of the year.

Reinstate James as Access CEO, says court

Marcus James is to have his full powers restored as chief executive officer of Access Financial Services following a ruling by the Supreme Court on Friday.

Jamaica leads Caribbean in regional venture capital market

Jamaica is the first Caribbean country to develop a venture capital industry, says Therese Turner Jones, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Country Representative in Jamaica.

As it prepares for banking licence, JN optimistic of BOJ approval

General manager of the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), Earl Jarrett is optimistic that the institution's application for a banking licence will be granted by the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), placing it in a position to introduce a line of new financial products to its clients.

Making a financial plan

I am a young lady, 23, just entering the world of work - approximately one year, but I have not been successful in my finances. I plan to be, but my execution is faulty to say the least.

A conflict of interest motor accident case

I was recently in a motor vehicle accident. My insurer says that it will be settled on a contributory basis. Neither the other party in the crash nor I will accept full responsibility. My mechanic has estimated the cost of repairing my vehicle at $196,000.

Can the private sector generate regional growth?

When CARICOM Heads of Government met in Antigua earlier this month they had held a "frank and enthusiastic" exchange with selected leaders of industry and commerce.

Jamaica among Caribbean countries that benefited from FDI in 2013

Several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries recorded increases in foreign direct investments (FDI) last year, according to a senior official of the Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance (CCMF).

Foreign investment boost expected with Japan PM's visit

Trinidad and Tobago's Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran says the twin-island republic could benefit from significant foreign investment with the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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