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Tag: Trade and Business Licensing

Employee’s status unexpectedly changed to contractor

Employee’s status unexpectedly changed to contractor

| 26/02/2017 | 7 Comments

Can an employer unilaterally change your contract from employee to that of an independent contractor? I work in the real estate business and my employer has just changed my contract stating that I am now an independent contractor, in essence making me a subcontractor. I have been informed that I [...]

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Use of fraudulent trade and business licence

Use of fraudulent trade and business licence

| 06/02/2017 | 2 Comments

I am currently building my house. It has come to light that the trade and business licence that the contractor provided is fraud. He changed the years on a previous licence and presented it to me. This matter is now being dealt with by Department of Commerce and Investment. Is there anything tha [...]

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Concerned that regulations hurt small businesses

Concerned that regulations hurt small businesses

| 20/10/2016 | 1 Comment

Can you tell me what government/immigration and the Trade and Business Licensing Department are trying to accomplish by changing the regulations in order to apply for a renewal or new Trade and Business Licence with all of the regulations they have now ie police record, bank statement? Do they re [...]

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Liability for using unlicensed company

Liability for using unlicensed company

| 15/09/2016 | 8 Comments

I use the services of a janitorial cleaning company. The persons they send to clean my home are not Caymanians and when I pay for these services the cheque is made to the janitorial cleaning company. I have not checked that the janitorial cleaning company has a trade and business licence nor have [...]

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