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Wanica Purkiss Heads Cayman Building Society

Earl Jarrett, Chairman of the National Building Society of Cayman (NBSC), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Wanica Purkiss to the position of General Manager.  Mrs. Purkiss brings a wealth of knowledge to the post, having served as … Continue reading

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Diaspora Vital Part of National Fabric

Members of the Jamaican Diaspora are steadily becoming a vital element in the economic framework of the country; and it is imperative that they increase their awareness of the financial bridges, which link them to future developments in their homeland. … Continue reading

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History of NBSC

Established in 1992, National Building Society operated under local management and control until the year 2002 when Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) assumed majority ownership.  JNBS is not only Jamaica’s largest building society, it is one of the largest and … Continue reading

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NBSC Hosts Forum

The National Building Society of Cayman (NBSC) will host an Investment Forum on Friday, October 4 to advise members and potential clients about new products and services of the Society. The forum will take place at the Ritz Carlton Hotel … Continue reading

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JN Awards 33 Five-year GSAT Scholarships

Thirty-three students, 18 boys and 15 girls, were formally recognised as JN Scholars by the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), at a reception held on September 8. The GSAT scholarship recipients, including 16 children of JN Group employees, are among … Continue reading

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JNBS Awards GSAT Scholarships to 16 Employees’ Children

Sixteen children of employees of Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) and its subsidiary companies in the JN Group were awarded Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) Scholarships, based on their performance of more than 85% in the examination. The students, whose … Continue reading

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Jamaica National Salutes Keith Stafford Francis, Former Chairman, 1997-2002

The late Keith Stafford Francis, a son of St. Thomas, Justice of the Peace, Agriculturist, and active community leader, who had the singular distinction, as Chairman of Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), to lead the organisation into the 21st Century, … Continue reading

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Women are the Main Beneficiaries of Microfinance

Frank Whylie, Consultant to the largest and most successful microfinance company in the English-speaking Caribbean, JN Small Business Loans Limited (JNSBL), says that easier access to microfinance has played a significant role in the development of women entrepreneurs in Jamaica … Continue reading

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Paul Bogle Vocational Training Institute Gets Support from JN Foundation

The Paul Bogle Vocational Training Institute in Lyssons, St. Thomas has benefited from well needed instructional equipment that will enhance the HEART Trust Vocational Programme offered at the school. The training equipment valued at $300,000, include desktop computers, projector and … Continue reading

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Jamaicans in the UK Diaspora Urged to Invest in Jamaica

Jamaicans in the United Kingdom Diaspora are being encouraged to invest in Jamaica and tap into the business opportunities that the country has to offer, at this time. The advice came from Earl Jarrett, General Manager of Jamaica National Building … Continue reading

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