INEVITABLE: Business community concerned taxes will be raised as govt spending increases

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) said yesterday that while the 2021/2022 budget contains some items that could positively impact the business community, it is concerned that government spending to continue COVID-related support and other initiatives will inevitably lead to an increase in taxation. In a statement yesterday, the […]

BCCEC releases position statement on digital economy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The country’s digital economy should be a “fair and equitable environment” enabled by payment infrastructure that makes online digital payment transactions equally accessible to SMEs and MSMEs without burdensome costs or implementation challenges, according to the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC). The private sector representative in its position paper […]

BCCEC to release digital economy position statement

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) is aiming to drive entrepreneurship in the digital economy and encourage innovative forms of foreign direct investment, having developed a position statement for the digital economy. The position statement to be released today was developed to be the framework by which the organization will support […]

Chamber appoints new board members

The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) appointed new board members recently. See full statement from the chamber below:                   The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) welcomed to its Board of Directors the following member professionals, whose appointments were effective as of […]

‘Smart is the new Sexy’ energy forum set for March 23

They’re dubbing it, ‘Smart is the new Sexy’ and, if officials of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation has anything to say about it, the event will leave its participants with the ability to enhance their way of living along with their bank accounts. Set for March 23, the Bahamas Energy Security Forum […]