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Business Focus St. Lucia is a product of Advertising & Marketing Services (AMS). It is compiled by the professional team which also produces Paradise St. Lucia. Other publications throughout the region include Business Focus Antigua, Explore Guyana, Paradise Antigua. We hope you enjoy reading them!



Current Issue

Grant Thornton "An instinct for Growth"

Recent conversations across the local media seem focused on the current economic challenges facing the Government and People of St Lucia with the projections for very difficult times ahead. Challenging times call for bold decisions and we need to be motivated to want to not only survive but thrive in such situations. To achieve this we need to continuously revise our business strategies and remain focused on the issues we face. Being bold, being motivated, being focused will guarantee success. In this issue of Business Focus we highlight some members of our business community who have followed this approach and continue to make progress and enjoy success and recommend that you review and emulate some of their strategies. Grant Thornton has evolved after a year of transitioning from PriceWaterhouseCoopers with renewed energy driven by their corporate tagline “an instinct for growth”. Their motivated and focused leadership has created a team and culture which has generated growth and positioned them as the leading Accounting Firm in St Lucia and the region. They have also identified that growth can be achieved by expanding...

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 From Data to Dollars

From Data to Dollars

Data is more accessible today than anyone could have imagined only a few decades ago. From corporate databases to Internet connected repositories is the lifeblood of the digital economy. With growth projected at 40 per cent a year into the next decade, it is unleashing a new wave of innovative services and opportunities.

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Five Money  Mistakes  Caribbean  Entrepreneurs  are Making

Five Money Mistakes Caribbean Entrepreneurs are Making

It didn’t take me long to compile this list as they are mistakes I’ve made and some of them more than once. With the right systems and discipline you can change your money game in order for your business to stay afloat.

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Other Stories

 St Lucia’s Public Debt

St Lucia’s Public Debt

Public Debt is the debt owed by a Central Government to its creditors, both internal and external, and includes the debt of state corporations that is guaranteed by Central Government. It is one of the methods used by Government to finance its operations. Saint Lucia’s total public sector liabilities at the end of 2013 was EC$2,692.7 million, an increase of 5.2% over the corresponding figure for 2012.

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What I Learned in College

What I Learned in College

It almost feels like I’ve been caught in a time warp of sorts. Its like just yesterday I was 17 on a plane headed for boarding school. It’s now two weeks since my graduation and I’m now part of the working world.

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