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  • Financial modelling for investment decisions

    Many local businesses unfortunately fail to devote the right amount of time and effort to formalise their plans into quantitative assessments, financial models and an all-embracing business plan. Given the evolving nature of business and the...

  • Drove my Chevy to the levee

    Drove my Chevy to the levee

    We in Malta have an exceptional affinity to cars. They mean prestige, affluence and peculiarly, freedom, despite the fact that we cannot drive far or fast, as the ever growing traffic makes sure we will rarely have the opportunity to risk a...

  • Malta, blockchain and the prevention of money laundering

    Malta, blockchain and the prevention of money laundering

    This is a time of unprecedented reputational risk in financial markets. From a relatively niche activity, anti-money laundering has become a massive focal point throughout the financial system.  Malta is not alone in facing the issues of how to...

  • Breathe easy

    Breathe easy

    New studies show that poor air quality is upping respiratory complaints and shortening lives. How do we tackle the air pollution challenge, asks Jo Caruana. Air is an element that we take for granted – it is invisible to the eyes and breathing it...

  • A billion dollar investment for SsangYong

    A billion dollar investment for SsangYong

    Indian multi-national car manufacturing corporation Mahindra and Mahindra have announced their plans to invest around $1 billion into the South Korean utility vehicle specialists Ssang-Yong Motor Company.   Following the acquisition of a 74.65 per...

  • Yields in the local sovereign debt market close higher

    Yields in the local sovereign debt market close higher

    Yields in the sovereign debt market closed higher last week, as all of the 20 active Malta Government Stocks traded lower. In fact, the MSE MGS Total Return Index shed 0.34 per cent, down to 1,042.808 points. Turnover totalled €1.7 million over 80...

  • US manufacturing activity allays recession fears

    A gauge of US manufacturing activity rose in March, indicating that recession fears have been greatly overblown. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM)’s national factory activity index rose sharply to 55.3 in March from 54.2 in February, the...

  • Disclaimer - April 7, 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...

  • Consumer rights when buying locally and online

    Consumer rights when buying locally and online

    The European Parliament has approved the new Digital Content and Sale of Goods Directives that will boost consumer rights both online and offline. The new Digital Content Directive will provide consumers with stronger rights if the supplier of the...

  • Commercial warranty

    In May 2014 I bought two air-conditioners. Upon instal-lation the seller was supposed to provide me with a five-year commercial warranty but to date I have not received the warranty. Now both air-conditioners are not working properly and when I...

  • Problems with gas heater

    Two weeks ago I bought a gas heater from a local seller for €150. When I switch on this heater it produces fumes that are making me sick. At home I have other heaters that were purchased more than two years ago which do not produce the smell and...

  • Shireburn appoints new CEO

    Shireburn appoints new CEO

    Shireburn Software has ap­pointed Nathan Farrugia as its new CEO. John de Giorgio, the founder of Shireburn, will take on the role of chairman and will continue to hold a strategic and advisory position within the Group, while director Franco...

  • Toly achieves its €100 million milestone

    In 2018, the Toly Group surpassed its milestone of €100 million, achieving a sales figure of €104.3 million. The Toly Group remains privately owned and continues to focus on the beauty industry. “This is a fantastic result, two years ahead of our...

  • 15th year of successive growth for RE/MAX Malta

    15th year of successive growth for RE/MAX Malta

    The real estate giant recorded a 29 per cent increase on sales volume over the past year and presented 180 awards to team members over a two-day convention that featured three top international speakers. RE/MAX Malta chairman Kevin Buttigieg...

  • Further growth for QuickLets and Zanzi Homes

    Further growth for QuickLets and Zanzi Homes

    The administration team at the QuickLets and Zanzi Homes head offices received an injection of five new team members to add value to the business. Following a rapid expansion of its branch and property specialist network, the senior management...

  • SsangYong Tivoli up for grabs

    The Spring edition of the VIDA Magazine seeks to define the Maltese lifestyle through the eyes of local personalities, entrepreneurs, professionals, academics as well as traditional trades which take us back to the older days of the Maltese...

  • Vassallo Group employee wins two golds at Special Olympics

    A Vassallo Group employee who won two Special Olympics Gold medals, Jessica Farrugia, has been congratulated by Group CEO Pio Vassallo. Ms Farrugia, who works with Vassallo Builders, proudly spoke about her victory at the Special Olympics in Abu...

  • Unbreakable data security a step closer

    Unbreakable data security a step closer

    An international team of scientists from Malta, Austria, and Italy, demonstrated a new kind of telecommunications link that cannot be broken into. The team used entanglement, a property of quantum mechanics that Einstein called “spooky action at a...

  • Dhalia holds property talk

    Dhalia holds property talk

    Dhalia Real Estate Services held a property talk and networking event at the Radisson Blu, St Julian’s. During the event, Dhalia premiered a number of videos showcasing the people behind the Dhalia brand and their stories. The event was introduced...

  • Challenging gender balance in the workplace

    Deloitte Malta welcomed the finalists who engaged in the firm’s first edition of Leaders of Tomorrow challenge during an insightful evening addressing the theme of gender balance in the workplace. With 50 per cent of its workforce being women,...