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  • Financial results announcements push MSE Index higher

    Financial results announcements push MSE Index higher

    The MSE Equity Total Return Index posted a substantial gain of 2.08 per cent, to reach 9,681.119 points. Two of the main drivers of the positive performance were companies which published their financial statements last week, namely, International...

  • Eurozone GDP growth doubles in first quarter

    Eurozone economies are growing faster than expected, raising hopes that a global slump has been avoided. Preliminary flash data from statistics office Eurostat showed that the region’s GDP grew by 0.4 per cent in the first quarter of this year...

  • Disclaimer - May 5, 2019

    The information published in this page is intended for information purposes only. Any legal claim or action taken in the event of a dispute should be based solely on the legal texts concerned. For more information, call the Office for Consumer...

  • Air passenger rights when flights are delayed or cancelled

    Air passenger rights when flights are delayed or cancelled

    Experiencing flight delays or cancellations is not an uncommon scenario. While there are no precautions that air passengers can take to avoid these situations, they can acquire information about their legal rights, especially the compensation and...

  • Query on repair service

    Q: A few weeks ago I took my eight-year-old convertible car to the company where I purchased it from because its roof was not opening and closing. The company’s technicians investigated the fault and reported that the roof’s switch and cable...

  • Weekly advice - May 5, 2019

    • When a delay exceeds two hours, depending on the length of the delay, air passengers are entitled to free meals and refreshments. • Hotel accommodation and transport between airport and hotel must be provided to air passengers whose flight has...

  • Increase in regulated companies driving senior management salaries upwards

    Increase in regulated companies driving senior management salaries upwards

    Recent market developments in Malta have continued to bring about an increase in salaries for senior management in regulated and large companies, according to a Misco report. Senior management roles have expanded and become more complex due to the...

  • The EU Capital Markets Union’s action plan: a new frontier?

    When the European Commission’s Capital Markets Union (CMU) Action Plan was launched in 2015, the year 2019 was earmarked as a turning point for Europe’s, and our, capital markets. Five years down the line, is the CMU a market reality? A useful...

  • US unravelling Iran magic carpet

    US unravelling Iran magic carpet

    Isfahan is one of the true wonders of the world. Its golden palaces, elaborately tiled mosques and gracefully carved minarets are testimony to Iran’s ancient civilisation and its rich multi-ethnic heritage. Armenian and Jewish communities, which...

  • A changing approach to HR

    A changing approach to HR

    Being an enthusiastic and an authentic ‘people person’ is fundamental for success in the property sector. Boundless energy, together with drive, a winning personality and a good business mind, are certainly winning attributes. However, these...

  • Farsons continues to move forward with lean manufacturing and Kaizen

    Farsons continues to  move forward with lean manufacturing and Kaizen

    A team of key managers from Simonds Farsons Cisk plc recently visited a range of companies in Porto, Portugal to gain first-hand experience of lean manufacturing principles and practices in action. Led by Michael Farrugia, executive director for...

  • Surprisingly SsangYong – Musso Grand launch

    Surprisingly SsangYong – Musso Grand launch

    The Musso Grand , an upgrade of the Musso pick-up, has arrived in Malta. When revealed in Korea earlier in January, the vehicle was locally promoted as the Rexton Sports Khan, due to the name’s popularity within the Asian market. However, as the...

  • Lifestyle magazine’s first issue

    Lifestyle magazine’s first issue

    Famalco Group’s decision to implement a string of changes to lifestyle magazine VIDA has been vindicated following positive feedback to its first issue earlier this year. Published under Focused Knowledge Ltd (FKL), the creative and communications...

  • Zanzi Luxury Homes expands operations 

    Zanzi Luxury Homes expands operations 

    The QLZH Group of companies’ Zanzi Luxury Homes has expanded its operations with a new office in the heart of Balluta Bay. The brand’s first office was located close to the Zanzi Homes head office in Birkirkara Road, St Julian’s. The Zanzi Luxury...

  • 16-year-old wins HoQ Golf Tournament

    16-year-old wins HoQ Golf Tournament

    The seventh edition of the Homes of Quality Golf Tournament, organised in collaboration with the Royal Malta Golf Club, saw a record participation of over 100 players, with Finley Gratil securing the much-coveted overall winner placing. At just...

  • Alter Domus Malta strengthens leadership, senior management team

    Alter Domus Malta strengthens leadership, senior management team

    Alter Domus – a provider of fund and corporate services dedicated to international private equity and infrastructure houses, real estate firms, multinationals, private clients and private debt managers – has recruited Raffaella Busuttil as a...

  • SiGMA opens Manila offices

    SiGMA opens Manila offices

    As part of an ambitious expansion plan SiGMA is heading east and will open offices in Manila, the Philippines, this year, with further offices also on the books for Dubai and Hong Kong. As we move further into the second quarter of 2019, Group CEO...

  • The Budweiser ReCup Arena

    The Budweiser ReCup Arena

    Budweiser, an official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, has hit the back of the net by launching a unique football pitch created from its recycled plastic cups in Sochi, Russia. More than 50,000 cups collected at arenas and at the FIFA Fan...

  • Disaster recovery site solutions

    Disaster recovery site solutions

    A disaster recovery site is simply a back-up or recovery site where an organisation of any size can relocate to following a disaster situation at the main office. This forms part of an organisation’s business continuity plan. At BOSI (Business...

  • JAYE 30th anniversary celebrations culminate in annual finals and awards night

    JAYE 30th anniversary celebrations culminate in annual finals and awards night

    As celebrations of 30 years of its operations draw to a close, the JAYE Malta Foundation recently held its annual finals and awards night. This academic year saw the introduction of a joint finals and awards night where both company programme and...