Small businesses ‘just trying to stay afloat’

| 11/02/2014

(CNS Business): The cost of doing business is the main issue for small business owners and most are just trying to stay afloat until things get better, according to Joel Scott, the president of the Small Business Association, in this week’s video interviews for CNS Business. A new government has brought renewed hope but issues such as immigration, especially work permits, and the high cost of electricity remain problematic. Though there are some businesses that "don’t do the right thing" in terms of hiring locals, he said, “We try to focus on Caymanians where possible but at the end of the day, without a doubt, there is still a need for work permits.” Read more and comment on CNS Business

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