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D'Aguilar tells LDI Students Good Customer Service is Key
July 07, 2014
D'Aguilar tells LDI Students Good Customer Service is Key

Ninety-three young Bahamian men and women last week heard from Superwash President and CEO, Dionisio D’Aguilar who gave the students advice on how giving great customer service will be the success of Baha Mar...

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'Let rivals compete with sub-standard BTC service'
July 01, 2014
'Let rivals compete with sub-standard BTC service'

A LOCAL businessman yesterday criticised the Bahamas Telecommunications Company for its "sub-standard" service and made an impassioned appeal to the government to hasten its steps to introduce a competitor to the market...

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June 12, 2014
Businesses 'overwhelmed' with requests for help from impoverished

Prominent businessmen expressed concern yesterday about rising poverty levels in the country, claiming that they have never been inundated with so many pleas for financial assistance and urging the government to take bold policy steps to address the problem.
Commenting after a Department of Statistics survey revealed that poverty in the country has risen by 3.5 percent overall since 2001, with 43,...

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June 12, 2014
BTC 'annihilation' without service improvement

A leading businessman has argued that BTC will suffer a "gut wrenching annihilation" unless newly-appointed chief executive officer Leon Williams is able to improve its "downright awful" service levels.
Dionisio D'Aguilar, president of Superwash and former president of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, said service levels provided by the company are so bad that it has done a "disservice to privatiz...

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Govt called on to 'come clean' over tariff plans
August 30, 2013
Govt called on to 'come clean' over tariff plans

A leading businessman yesterday called for the government to "come clean" on what adjustments will or will not be made to import duties at the time when value-added tax (VAT) comes into effect, accusing the administration of being "dodgy and cagey" over the issue...

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July 09, 2009
Inconsistency at Customs hits energy efficient firms

BAHAMIAN suppliers of energy efficient equipment and technology are “finding it very difficult to function” because of the inconsistent treatment their imported products receive from the Customs Department, a former Chamber of Commerce president said yesterday, with some shipments allowed in duty-free and others charged the full 45 per cent.

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March 13, 2014
Wells: VAT needed to spur investor confidence

Proclaiming that the "journey of 1,000 miles begins with the first steps", a prominent businessman has urged Bahamians to "stop the negative talk" on value-added tax (VAT) and allow the government to swiftly move ahead with its implementation - a step he views as critical to building investor confidence in this country.
Former parliamentarian and businessman Tennyson Wells told Guardian Business t...

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February 17, 2014
Coalition: How are interest rates being determined

A greater focus should be placed on the potential for all economic "tools", both fiscal and monetary, as a means of stimulating the economy in order to help address the country's deficit and debt problem, according to members of the Coalition for Responsible Taxation.Arguing that it is not clear how the institution is determining rates, which impact both how much it costs the government to borrow,...

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February 05, 2014
Businesses upping pressure against VAT

With the implementation of value-added tax (VAT) just five months away, more businesses are joining the anti-VAT campaign and are petitioning their customers to do the same.
One business owner referred to VAT as "crazy", while another said the implementation of VAT could push poor people "over the edge".
Several business owners have erected posters throughout their stores, highlighting the impact ...

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January 08, 2013
Govt approves 22 for road works relief

With just 10 days left to apply, the Ministry of Finance has received 58 applications and approved 22 businesses under its road works relief plan.
The government held a press conference yesterday at the Prime Minister's Office to encourage more Bahamians to seek compensation. According to Michael Halkitis, the state minister of finance, approximately 800 businesses in the capital were negatively i...

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