6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 27, 2014


  1. MSME Tech Boost Needed – Firms Missing Out On ICT Opportunities, Study Shows. The incorporation of technology in business operations is “an area of major need” for the country’s micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), a recent survey conducted among the players in the sector has found… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Iberostar, Rondell, Half Moon Top Hospitality Awards. Half Moon, Iberostar Grand, and Rondell Village had their penchant for excellence rewarded in fine style Saturday night when they emerged the toast of The Gleaner‘s Hospitality Jamaica10th anniversary awards, which unfolded at the Montego Bay Convention Centre… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Family Life Ministries To Launch Foster Care Programme. Barry Davidson, the chief executive officer of Family Life Ministries, wants to get the Church involved in providing foster care for children in residential care… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Jamaican Businesses Shun Standards – Hylton. Jamaica’s competitiveness on the global market is still being undermined by the failure to adhere to proper manufacturing and other standards, according to Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Anthony Hylton… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. HEART Controls In Need Of Strengthening. Internal Audits of the operations of the HEART Trust/NTA determined that the agency’s control environment requires strengthening through improved accountability, robust monitoring and compliance by management, as well as the introduction of updated best practices… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. ‘I Never Put Up My Hand’ Samuels Hits Back At Bravo; Says Decision To Pull Out Of India Tour Was Wrong. West Indies batsman, Marlon Samuels, has strongly denied several assertions made by West Indies one-day captain, Dwayne Bravo, in a letter issued to the media at the weekend… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com