Membership with the BEC comes with many benefits which include:
Influencing the creation of industrial relations laws and regulations. The BEC is recognised as the organisation most representative of employers within Barbados. In this position, the BEC is regularly consulted and invited to comment on proposed legislation and regulations that affect the labour market. Through the work of the BEC, supported by research and informed by the business community, the interests of employers are articulated to the decision makers and tangible results are realised. Additionally, as a key player in the Barbados Private Sector Association, the BEC plays a critical role in the Social Partnership for which Barbados is world renowned.
Being more effective through an organization than you would be as an individual. The BEC endeavours to address the issues of various industries and sectors in Barbados. As a result, our members are organised within Trade Groups where issues that affect your organisation and others within the same industry can be highlighted and solutions discussed. As a group, you will be more effective in advocating for benefits for your industry.
Discovering new opportunities for developing your employees. The staff of the BEC possess considerable expertise, and through our regional and international affiliations we are able to access considerable information about the development of the most critical business resource; the people that make up the organization. Our staff members are able to design and deliver customised solutions for staff development in several critical areas, including:
Should you need support in critical management areas there is also
assistance in the areas of Performance Management Systems, Trade Union
relations, adjusting to new legislative requirements and others.