What Every Jamaican Needs to Know

The banks and other financial institutions have had extensive discussions about the potential impact of the COVID-19 crisis on their Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) customers. SMEs should contact their financial institutions to ask about support during this difficult period, including:

  • Potential payment deferrals/moratoriums or extensions on business
  • loans, mortgages and car loans;

  • Accessing short term working capital support at reduced rates;
  • Early access to term deposits without penalty for breaking
  • Temporary fee waivers on various bank services.

Read full advisory below.



Make Your Mark Consultants presents our Instagram Leadership Conference Series

Make Your Mark Consultants presents our Instagram Leadership Conference Series, March 26-April 23, 2020. “Leading From a Distance”

Technology has given us the opportunity to continue operations during this time. Get tips on how to effectively lead your team from your flagship.

This Thursday at 6-6:30pm join our Managing Director Jackie Coke-Lloyd on Instagram to hear about opportunities for leading your remote teams while they prepare for bounce back. The interactive digital session will feature Dr. Noel Brown International Leadership and HR Consultant as they discuss “Setting the Tone and Expectations for Your Remote Team”

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Operators of gyms across the island are being warned to conform to the country’s public gathering protocol, which allows for no more than 10 persons to be in their facilities.

They are also being urged to ensure that they are observing the other measures, such as social distancing, regular washing of hands and sanitising, which are all aimed at controlling the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Read more here: https://jis.gov.jm/prime-minister-calls-on-gym-operators-to-conform-to-public-gathering-protocol/?utm_source=JIS+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=6d11d9b54e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_30_03_15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f407659beb-6d11d9b54e-224106569


PSJ Advisory: Medication Safety and Best Practices

The executive and membership of The Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica (PSJ) join with The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) and other Health Professional Organizations in asking for all citizens to take precautions given by the reputable authorities. The Government and Ministry of Health and Wellness are giving regular updates to assist in protecting you.

Information is also available from The World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other national associations. As stated in the publication of the International Pharmacy Association, Coronavirus infections can be prevented and an outbreak can be stopped through the active engagement of decision-makers, healthcare professionals, the media and the community, as demonstrated in previous coronavirus outbreaks such as in 2003 with SARS-CoV (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus) or in 2012 with MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus).

Read full advisory below.