Tag "Commerce and Employment"

States has taken a leap backwards

PERHAPS it is only when you have your own business that you discover that while you might not be interested in politics, politics is interested in you. Certainly I don’t recall having written a politics-related letter to the Guernsey Press before Commerce and Employment first attacked my milk retailing business in 2005.

Build new boat locally

WITH reference to Commerce and Employment who are pushing for the new Leopardess to be built off-island, can anyone tell me who on that board has any connection with the sea or boating?

Dairy could deal directly with commercial businesses


SHOPS and supermarkets will be able to deal directly with Guernsey Dairy in the future, but Guernsey’s milkmen and women will receive no compensation under new proposals put forward by Commerce and Employment.

C&E to clamp down on broadband standards


EXTRA powers and legislation will be introduced if broadband providers in Guernsey fail to comply with voluntary standards, Commerce and Employment minister Kevin Stewart has said.

Tourism plan puts cart before horse

I AM appalled by so much nonsense written in the Press and, particularly, by Commerce and Employment with their ‘10-year plan for tourism’. As a travel agent, the article has prompted me to comment on their proposals. With respect to Messrs Hopkins and Wheadon, the jargon and hype apart, I suggest their plan is not only unrealistic but puts the cart before the horse for several reasons – a travel agent’s point of view.