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The Handbook of Solid Waste Management by Frank Kreith defines a sanitary landfill as, “An engineered method of disposing of solid waste on land in a manner that protects human health.”

With T&T’s landfills estimated to be at full capacity even as increasing amounts of litter continue to pollute our open spaces and water-courses, Public...

Thursday, December 14, 2017

As we move through December, it is a time when everyone starts anticipating the new year and what it might bring. There will be many 2018 outlooks and forecasts but before we get there I want to step back and look a bit further.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Whether it is a large corporation or even a start-up company, poor customer service can cost businesses thousands of dollars, sometimes even millions.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

For the first two and a half months into the new fiscal year crude prices have been stronger than what Finance Minister Colm Imbert budgeted. In October, Brent averaged US $54.92 a barrel, while last month that average price shot up to US $59.93.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

From scalding hot water in the bathrooms and bad food to poor customer service and over-priced hotels.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Handbook of Solid Waste Management by Frank Kreith defines a sanitary landfill as, “An engineered method of disposing of solid waste on land in a manner that protects human health.”

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The announcement last Friday of Jamaican financial services powerhouse NCB Financial Group’s desire to takeover iconic Trinidadian insurance juggernaut Guardian Holdings Ltd hit the local business circuit with a bang.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Being a successful investor oftentimes means finding good businesses capable of producing strong financial performances over time.

For most companies, this isn’t easy: solid long-term financial performance requires tremendous hard work.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Spanx founder Sara Blakely once said, “Embrace what you don’t know, especially in the beginning, because what you don’t know can become your greatest asset. It ensures that you will absolutely be doing things different from everybody else.”

Sunday, December 10, 2017

1 How many years have you been in business?

I have been in the business of fashion for 40 years.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

From “short-changing” the maxi taxi driver or the doubles vendor to companies not paying taxes to politicians using public office for private gain, there is the perception that dishonesty and corruption is a way of life in T&T.

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