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MICHELLE MILLER MOTIVATIONALS: Are you making informed decisions?

There is making a decision, and then there is making what many call an informed decision. The question is, what is it that informs your decisions?

MARKETING REVOLUTION: Communication key to client retention

I remember when I was growing up that we had a set of Encyclopaedia Britannicas. This literally made me one of the smartest guys in my class, because I could research things on most topics. Information gave me an edge. Since I am an avid reader, and I had more information, most of the time my projects came out better than my classmates, who had to rely on the books at school.

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MICHELLE MILLER MOTIVATIONALS: How do you make an ‘informed’ decision?

There is making a decision and then there is making a so-called ‘informed’ decision. But what is really an ‘informed’ decision?

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MICHELLE MILLER MOTIVATIONALS: Are you making informed decisions?

There is making decisions and then there is what many call “informed” decisions.

Bahamas converts Finland taxation deal to automatic

THE Bahamas yesterday upgraded its tax information exchange agreement with Finland to the automatic variety, as it bids to meet global standards by September 2018.K P Turnquest, deputy prime minister, signed the Protocol to Amend the Tax Information

Commissioner concerned over clash between data protection and freedom of information

BALANCING the competing rights to privacy under the Data Protection Act presents a considerable challenge to Freedom of Information legislation, according to Data Protection Commissioner Sharmie Farrington-Austin.

Freedom of Information key to curing Gov’ts ‘ailments’

Key clauses in the Freedom of Information Bill need revamping, a non-profit group warning the legislation is vital to correcting “a massive number of serious government ailments”.

EDITORIAL: Four key points for true freedom of information

FIVE YEARS after we were promised that legislation would be enacted giving the Bahamian people the right to information about how our money was being spent, how contracts were being awarded, the status of our applications for Crown Land, we still have no Freedom of Information legislation.

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G-20 tax intent a 'serious threat' to financial sector

THE continued G-20/OECD push towards the automatic exchange of tax information poses "a serious threat" to the Bahamian financial services industry, a senior attorney urging this nation to "get ahead of the curve" in responding to their demands

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Full steam ahead for FOI act

THE Minnis administration has set its sight on the full implementation of the Freedom of Information Act within this upcoming budgetary year.

Freedom of Information Bill 'a good start'

Freedom of Information Bill 'a good start' By CELESTE NIXON Tribune Staff Reporter cnixon@tribunemedia.net INVESTIGATIVE reporters may not be able to make use of the Freedom of Information Act for some time, veteran journalist Patty Roker said. While

Warning from data commissioner

THE Office of the Data Commissioner has reminded the public that it is a criminal offence to access an individual’s personal information and disseminate it without proper authority.

Coalition applauds moves on Freedom of Information

CALLING the right of the public to access information about the business of the government “an essential and critical tool in a truly democratic society,” the Coalition to Protect Clifton Bay yesterday lauded the Christie administration’s announcement that it was close to enacting the Freedom of Information Act.

Bahamas slips in half OECD 'peer review' criteria

The Bahamas slipped slightly in its latest OECD “peer review”, although it maintained its “largely compliant” ranking amid beneficial ownership and tax information exchange concerns.The just-released full Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and De

Bahamian firms warned over EU data regulations

A Bahamian information manager has warned that local firms could be exposed to hefty financial penalties if they fail to comply with impending European data protection rules.Chris Sawyer, pictured, Sunryse Information Management’s president, warned t

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Baha Mar to give NIB details over job cuts

BAHA Mar officials plan to present the National Insurance Board with information that would assist the board’s investigation into recent layoffs of 190 workers from Crystal Palace “within time,” Robert Sands said yesterday.

'Questions unanswered over information bill'

'Questions unanswered over information bill' By PACO NUNEZ Tribune News Editor THE revised version of the Freedom of Information Bill leaves many questions still unanswered, opposition MP Ryan Pinder said. Speaking during the second House of Assembly d

'Questions unanswered over information bill'

'Questions unanswered over information bill' By PACO NUNEZ Tribune News Editor THE revised version of the Freedom of Information Bill leaves many questions still unanswered, opposition MP Ryan Pinder said. Speaking during the second House of Assembly d

One provider stalls 20% of beneficial owner requests

More than 20 per cent of beneficial ownership requests were not met by The Bahamas after a now-liquidated financial provider denied regulators access to the information.

Groups welcome Freedom of Information draft

TWO groups yesterday congratulated the government for releasing a draft Freedom of Information Bill this week, but urged the administration to keep politics out of the issue to ensure the integrity of the legislation.