The Business Corner
The co’vid-19 conversations continue…first with Ocey Phillips, the founder of Valur., and operations manager at Inifye, 2 technology companies. He says the pandemic underscores the need for a co-ordinated public-private sector digital strategy that improves customer experience, revises existing business models, and, with some employees allowed to work from home more, addresses security issues. The C.E.O. of the Exim Bank, Navin Dookeran, says the temporary disruption of supply chains could present opportunities for exporters to access new markets, and gives details of a new for(eign)ex(change) facility for companies dealing with ‘essential items’. And financial planner, Christopher Gouveia (agency manager and trainer at the insurance company, Sagicor), returns, after 8 months, with timely tips for managing money, and how to plan ahead for crisis situations.