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    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...

  • Misleading travel booking websites

    Misleading travel booking websites

    Complaints related to online travel services are now among the most common ones lodged with the European Consumer Centres. An increasing number of consumers are facing problems concerning misleading information when booking their holiday using an...

  • Consumer Claims Tribunal decisions – cruise complaint

    A consumer and her husband booked a 10-day summer cruise which cost over €2,000. The problem with the cruise was the cabin they were given. The consumer claimed that during the night she could not sleep because of the intolerable noises and...

  • Public warning statement issued by director general within the MCCA

    Josephine Borg, director general (consumer affairs) at the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority, has issued a public statement in accordance with Article 8 of the Consumer Affairs Act (Cap.378), in which she said that: Mr Franz ...

  • Trade protectionism threatens global economy’s broad-based upturn – Reuters poll

    Trade protectionism threatens global economy’s broad-based upturn – Reuters poll

    The global economy is in a broad-based upturn with core inflation at last on the rise, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters, but the worldwide gains remain under threat from trade protectionism. Those findings come as the...

  • Global Capital employee first in the world

    Global Capital employee first in the world

    Global Capital employee Marica Xuereb was presented with an award by Education Minister Evarist Bartolo for placing first worldwide in an Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) certificate. Ms Xuereb, who is Assistant Financial...

  • Company briefs

    Finance Malta hosted a half-day educational clinic at the MFSA conference facilities entitled ‘The Blockchain Disruption.’ The clinic was also intended to be an eye-opener into why Blockchain technologies cannot be ignored by industry...

  • Business conditions remain favourable

    Business conditions have remained favourable, according to the Central Bank of Malta’s latest Economic Update, with the bank’s Business Conditions Index (BCI) continuing to signal above normal activity levels in March. Economic sentiment decreased...

  • Shireburn wins top MCA award

    Shireburn wins top MCA award

    Shireburn Software scooped up the award for the Best Business to Business Application Award (B2B App) at the Malta Communications Authority eBusiness Awards. Shireburn’s Indigo Payroll software solution, the application for which Shireburn won the...

  • Insurance association to support University insurance studies

    The University of Malta’s Department of Insurance within the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy (FEMA) and the Malta Insurance Association (MIA) have signed an agreement which sees MIA supporting the department’s curricular...

  • 82 per cent say Brexit will lead to UK financial services subsidiaries in EU

    More than four out of five (82 per cent) of institutional investors believe the number of UK-based financial services firms seeking to establish subsidiaries in the European Union will increase over the next three years due to Brexit, new research...

  • Plaza Centres plc shares climb 7.3 per cent

    Plaza Centres plc shares climb 7.3 per cent

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index erased its previous week’s minimal gain as it declined by 0.05 per cent to close at 4,702.925 points, as property shares registered solid gains, with Bank of Valletta plc (BOV) following suit. A total of 16...

  • IMF raises global growth forecast but warns against protectionism

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised its 2017 global growth forecast citing improved manufacturing and trade gains in Europe, Japan and China. At the same time, the Fund cautioned that protectionism threatens a broad-based recovery. World...

  • Who wants to be rich like a sheikh?

    Long before the Russians blinded English society with their conspicuous wealth, it was the Arabs descending on Europe’s capitals in the 1970s who became proverbial for their prodigious wealth: “Rich like an oil sheikh,” said the gawping crowds as...

  • CSR communication in the digital era

    Corporate communication is dynamic on digital media as the global diffusion of social software like blogs, RSS feeds, wikis, electronic fora, webinars and social media networks have facilitated the organisations’ content marketing and engagement...

  • Your culture in your brand

    Your culture in your brand

    Personal development, recognition and stability top the list of values employees cherish in companies they work for, according to a recently conducted survey on employer branding by Misco. This, and more interesting findings, were announced during...

  • Mcast students produce infographic animations about real estate

    Mcast students produce infographic animations about real estate

    Students at Mcast’s main campus in Paola took on a challenge set by Frank Salt Real Estate during the Mcast Skills Challenge, which was held over three days. They created a set of infographic animations on four themes: recruitment – ‘Join the...

  • Marine firm supports Birżebbuġa Regatta Club

    Marine firm supports Birżebbuġa Regatta Club

    Honda Marine, through local automotive and marine company Gasan Zammit, sponsored the kits for Birżebbuġa’s Regatta Club, one of the participating clubs in this year’s traditional Regatta’s Freedom Day at the Grand Harbour. Seen here are, from...

  • Customers’ Friend award launched

    International organisation ICERTIAS has invited companies in Malta to apply for the ICERTIAS Customers’ Friend international business award. Maltese companies that consider themselves to have a high-quality and exemplary relationship with...

  • Free online revision sessions in mathematics

    Free online revision sessions in mathematics

    St Martin’s Institute of Higher Education, a higher education institution licensed by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education (Licence no. 196) and an affiliate institution of the University of London, has launched its Free Maths...