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By |2020-07-01T20:23:36+00:00July 1st, 2020|Press Releases|

Page 1 of 2June 30, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RELEASE NCB FINANCIAL GROUP STREAMLINES INSURANCE PORTFOLIO In a bid to strengthen its Jamaican insurance portfolio and optimise its product and service offerings and customer experience, NCB Financial Group Limited (“NCBFG”) has begun the process of streamlining the insurance business currently offered by its competing subsidiaries [...]

New P45 Form now in Effect

By |2020-04-10T22:33:11+00:00April 10th, 2020|news, Press Releases|

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) wishes to advise employers that an enhanced Form P45 has been designed for them to electronically provide information on the particulars of employees laid off from their employment, via the TAJ website at www.jamaicatax.gov.jm. The form has been enhanced to support the validation process, which will be required for the Government [...]


By |2020-03-12T17:14:10+00:00March 12th, 2020|news, Press Releases|

Mr. Speaker, I begin by thanking Almighty God, from whom all blessings flow. Great is thy faithfulness. Great is thy mercy and thy loving kindness. Mr. Speaker this is a demanding job and one I could not do without the support of family, friends and colleagues. To the Councillors and Executive of the North Western [...]

NATIONAL STATEMENT: COVID-19 Delivered by Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton

By |2020-03-10T22:30:23+00:00March 10th, 2020|news, Press Releases|

Ladies and gentlemen of the press, Representatives of the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Other stakeholders. Good afternoon. Thank you for joining us this afternoon for what is an important development with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Jamaica today confirmed its first imported case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) here in Kingston. The patient is [...]

Property Insurance Rate Increase Pending

By |2020-02-06T22:02:51+00:00February 6th, 2020|news, Press Releases|

Property owners should prepare for an increase in insurance rates of 10 to 15 percent this year, states Insurance Association of Jamaica (IAJ) executive director, Orville Johnson. Mr. Johnson says that this pending rise in property insurance premiums is due to increasingly destructive Atlantic hurricane seasons in recent years. He explains that insurers pool insurance [...]

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