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  • Because staffing is personal

    Because staffing is personal

      By making things more personal, you give them more meaning while gaining a deeper insight into the real essence of the object you are about to experience. Personalisation in business is about giving a soul, a tangible experience that the user...

  • Ready for launch

    Ready for launch

    Benjamin McClure Takeoff manager What are the main foundations of a knowledge-based economy? Knowledge-based economies are founded on ideas and innovations. I’m pleased to say that a new generation of bright, technically-skilled graduates here in...

  • Minding the gap

    Minding the gap

    In a country where we are often pushed to race from one exam to the next, taking a gap year in between studies it not common. Veronica Stivala speaks to two students and their parents about the ups and downs of having a break. Marta Vella No time...

  • Being different

    Being different

    In today’s world, Malta’s graduates need more than a degree. They need to connect with the world, gain real-life skills and come away with proof of their value to employers everywhere. Like it or not, we are living in a time when most graduates...

  • A genuine team effort

    A genuine team effort

    Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, serving some of the world’s most important and largest private organisations as well as public entities. We operate in 140 different countries with a staff of...

  • Developing the knowledge within the gaming industry

    Having been heavily involved for a number of years in the provision of employees to the online gaming industry both locally and worldwide, staff skills and experience have always been areas that have interested Pentasia. The provision of online...

  • This work is killing me

    This work is killing me

    Occupational stress can be caused by an excessive workload, added pressure and traumatic situations. How do we survive, asks registered psychotherapist Amanda Grech. The ability to deal with stress can be a determining factor between success and...

  • A new learning dimension

    A new learning dimension

    As from this September, Malta Business School will be launching a set of new professional short courses. These are designed for busy individuals who want to get an overview of different business areas without committing to studying a full-time...

  • Experiencing the Henley Royal Regatta

    Experiencing the Henley Royal Regatta

    In the beginning of July, Henley Business School programme members from Malta had the opportunity to attend a workshop in the Greenlands campus, UK. Due to a lucky coincidence, this intake had first-hand experience of the Henley Royal Regatta...

  • The way we learn now

    The way we learn now

    • E-learning isn’t some new fad. In fact, it has been around since the 1980s, when the Open University in the UK began using an internet-based conferencing system as a learning tool. Since 2000, an increasing number of schools and universities...

  • From arid to inspired

    From arid to inspired

    When it comes to fresh water, Malta admits that it is living off its savings, not its income. Malta can start implementing long-term natural techniques to store fresh rainwater in its soil, which can then be utilised in the dry season. Cecilia...

  • Investing in your future

    Investing in your future

    While Malta’s recent rise in employment may have many breathing a sigh of relief, others may still be at a crossroads. Whether you are starting your career, finishing exams or looking for a career change, it is important to know all of your...

  • Planning for change – through carrots and sticks

    Planning for change – through carrots and sticks

    Vince Cassar is no newcomer to the property sector, having spent some time as the president of the Chamber of Architects. When he took over as Mepa chairman just over a year ago, he was determined to set a new course for the authority, looking...

  • Tigne Point delays cost €10,000 a day

    Tigne Point delays cost €10,000 a day

    Luke Coppini joined Midi in September 2008 as chief financial officer, after 18 years with the Mizzi Organisation. In September 2012 he was appointed CEO and set about restructuring Midi. He spoke to Vanessa Macdonald about the impact of delays on...

  • In whose interest?

    In whose interest?

    Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry president David Curmi has been in the headlines several times over the past weeks, proclaiming the chamber’s stand on everything from illegal trade from Sicily to bank interest rates. But not...

  • Can old brooms still sweep clean?

    Can old brooms still sweep clean?

    Mario Vella is not exactly ‘new’ to Malta Enterprise. He had, after all, spent time as the chief executive officer of the Malta Development Corporation, which together with the Institute for the Promotion of Small Enterprise and the Malta External...

  • The dynamics of success

    The dynamics of success

    It’s 9.15am and Nectar’s warehouse manager Ronald Camilleri sits down with a cup of coffee. He’s smiling – and it is not because the coffee is particularly good. It’s because until recently, he would not have been able to take a break until around...

  • Next-generation payments: fighting financial crimes

    Next-generation payments: fighting financial crimes

    The flow of money is fundamental to modern-day commerce – businesses of all sizes, from local to global, rely on both cash and non-cash transactions. However, when the payment is made, we rarely stop to consider how funds are moved from one person...

  • Local businesses are increasingly going the M&A way – KPMG

    Local businesses are increasingly going the M&A way – KPMG

    Discussions on potential mergers or business transactions are increasingly making their way into corporate corridors. So what is spurring the concept? We believe it is a variety of factors. In the first instance, there are the dynamics of an ever...

  • 20 years of maritime law

    20 years of maritime law

    The Malta Maritime Law Association is 20 this year. It was set up to provide a forum for lawyers who specialised in maritime law or who were interested in maritime law. With the maritime sector picking up substantial momentum and in the knowledge...

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