Business Business en-us Veteran Trew to retire as Princess manager Hotel veteran Allan Trew is to step down as hotel manager of the prestigious Hamilton Princess. But Mr Trew, who has spent 38 years in the industry, will not give up work entirely as he will stay on as part-time as director of community involvement for the hotel. Mr Trew, 66, said I really very much enjoy working with people and. .. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST Doubts over future of Apple service The company that carried out warranty and general repairs on Apple products in Bermuda under the Apple Service Depot programme, has said it is no longer doing so. Apple Service Depot is a central facility where repair work is carried out on Apple products, but not directly by Apple. In a statement, Hamilton-based Applied Computer. .. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST Chamber seminar on Pati business impact Private businesses could be affected by the Public Access to Information Act, designed to give rights of access to records held by government bodies. Now the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce is to hold a special seminar aimed at outlining how Pati could impact the private sector which could see commercial information released if they have. .. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST China boost for islands shipping registry Bermudas shipping register is set to get a boost after China agreed to give island-flagged ships most favoured status. Captain Pat Nawaratne, head of the Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority, set up last year, said the move would give the island a competitive edge in the registry business. He explained This will benefit us,. .. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:08:00 EST Ascendant leads BSX higher Ascendant Group Ltd rose by a double-digit percentage to help The Royal GazetteBSX Index climb last week. The owner of power utility Belco gained 75 cents, or 11. 1 per cent, to close the week on 7. 50 as 2,888 of its shares traded. Butterfield Bank also had a positive week, adding 70 cents, or 2. 2 per cent to close the week on. .. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST Firm offers practical help for time of grief A new business aims to help grieving relatives cope with the loss of a loved one. Joanne MacPhee has set up Sympathetic Solutions a company designed to give practical assistance to individuals and families who may find difficulty coping with paperwork after a bereavement. Ms MacPhee said When someone close to us dies, emotions. .. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST BSX unchanged The Royal GazetteBSX Index closed unchanged at 1,939. 88. The only trading of the day was in insurance firm BFampM, which was also unchanged at 20. 50 after 30 shares changed hands. The New York Stock Exchange was closed for Martin Luther King Day. The BSX Insurance Index ended the day up 4 points, or 0. 23 per cent, at. .. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:44:00 EST Bots helping people to save painlessly Late last year, just in time for Christmas shopping, Rachel Rhoads got a nice surprise. One of her secret savings accounts had grown to 900 behind her back. Rhoads, a 37-year-old Los Angeles-based sales director for a jewellery line, has an account with Digit, a financial technology company with an algorithm that tracks users income and. .. Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST Should we bail out my father? Dear Dave,My dad has been really bad with money his entire life. Anytime he would get into trouble, my grandparents would always bail him out. This time he came to my wife and I, asking for 350 to get out of overdraft at the bank. Were trying to live on a budget and get control of our finances, and 350 would make things kind of tight. .. Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST Third generation takes the helm at boatyard Businesswoman Debbie Rance has just become the third generation to take the helm at the boatyard that bears the family name. Ms Rance, the owner of toy and candy store Treats of Bermuda in Hamilton, has taken over the 70-year-old Rances Boat Yard after father Edward died in 2015. The yard was founded by Ms Rances grandfather. .. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST Son succeeds father at Bermuda Forwarders Longstanding president of Bermuda Forwarders Toby Kempe is standing down in favour of his son Nick after 35 years in the top job. Nick Kempe becomes the third generation of his family to head the 62-year-old island firm. But Toby Kempe said he would keep an interest in the business, with a focus on relocation and export, where he. .. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:29:00 EST Stallard to sell specialised travel belt Globetrotting photographer Scott Stallard has designed a new travel belt inspired by travel to some of worlds most remote regions. Mr Stallard, who has been on photoshoots ranging from the North Pole to Papua New Guinea in the south-western Pacific, drew on his years of experience to come up with a handy waist-worn holdall designed to. .. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST KeyTech slips a cent Telecoms firm KeyTech Ltd today dropped 1 cent to 2. 94 on The Royal GazetteBSX Index. The fall, equal to 0. 3 per cent, came after 2,000 shares traded. Insurance company BFampM Ltd was unchanged at 20. 50 as 99 shares were exchanged. On the New York Stock Exchange, the Bank of Butterfield went up 65 cents, or 2. 07 per cent,. .. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:09:00 EST McConachie to step down as Fidelis CFO Fidelis Insurance co-founder Neil McConachie is to step down from his role as group chief financial officer next year. But Mr McConachie, who is leaving for personal reasons, will stay on the board of Fidelis Insurance Holdings Ltd, the holding company, as a non-executive director. Mr McConachie re-partnered with Richard Brindle to. .. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST