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Barbados Best into 4th round


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Following several weeks’ assessment, ten finalists in the Barbados’ Best Employers Awards have been announced and have entered the fourth round of the inaugural competition.
Hensley Sobers, a member of the review panel, told the MIDWEEK NATIOn the panel was currently assessing the best practices of each company in an effort to determine the winners.
He said the process has gone “very well” so far and had benefited from a high participation rate among companies.
Sobers said the panel was “fascinated by the level of interest shown by employers”.
Banking and finance companies, which accounted for 30 per cent of the applicants, also dominated the final ten, which included Scotiabank, Royal Bank of Canada, Cidel Bank & Trust, Globe Finance, Summit Bank & Trust, and Caribbean Money Market Brokers (Barbados) Ltd.
Made list
Banks Holdings Limited, Purity Bakeries, Little Switzerland and FedEx Express also made the list.
The programme was organised by Catalyst Caribbean Inc. in partnership with the BARBADOS BUSINESS AUTHORITY and the Nation Publishing Company.
It was open to public and private sector organisations of all sizes.
The winners in three categories will be announced during an awards luncheon at Hilton Barbados on September 30 at 12 p.m.
Awards will be presented to employers in the small, medium and large category.
Steve Houchin, managing partner and co-owner of International Leadership Associates, will be the featured speaker. (NB)


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