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  • Finding the right location

    Finding the right location

    Economic competitiveness translates into the ability of a region or city to attract and retain businesses. When seeking inward investment, regions and cities compete aggressively to market and promote their competitive advantages. In a globalised...

  • Achieving a paperless office: reality or myth?

    Achieving a paperless office: reality or myth?

    We all know the potential benefits of a paperless office: it would make our business more efficient, we would not lose any data, we could analyse better the information that we collect, clear the shelves from excess filing, and maybe even reduce...

  • Holding a strong position

    Holding a strong position

    To maintain the growth in the financial services sector, we must continue to be innovative, says Joe Bannister, Malta Financial Services Authority chairman. How is the local financial services sector performing? The financial services sector in...

  • Cooperating with our clients

    Cooperating with our clients

    The market for office printers and multifunction products has been fiercely contested for years, especially because it is nowadays widely acknowledged that modern digital machines managed by complex yet easy-to-use software are a catalyst for any...

  • Winning solutions

    Winning solutions

    The eBusiness Awards are now in their fifth edition. What changes are you introducing this year? From one edition of the awards to the next, we try to keep tabs on the local ICT scene so as to ensure that the award categories chosen are relevant...

  • Always be prepared

    Always be prepared

    In business, you need to have vision and the courage to follow your instincts, says business advisor and multinational entrepreneur Reinhold Karner. As his plane approached Malta and started its descent, Reinhold Karner looked out of the window.

  • Effective management and succession planning

    Effective management and succession planning

    The strength of a successful first generation family business is often the vision, energy, tenacity and experience of the original, together with its ability to adapt since it does not have complex governance structures. However, as the family and...

  • New beginnings

    New beginnings

    On July 17-19, not-for-profit event Start-up Weekend, the Malta Communications Authority and the University of Malta Takeoff Business Incubator came together to organise the biggest start-up event to date. The event brought in mentors and speakers...

  • Testing one, two, three

    Testing one, two, three

    IT companies are increasingly looking for small communities, preferably slightly isolated but still technologically advanced and with a diverse population, to test their new technology and ensure that any research is conducted in a segregated...

  • Financing business in Malta

    Financing business in Malta

    Financing business projects has always been core to banking. How does Bank of Valletta look upon its’ role in this regard? The banking sector in Malta is one of the main contributors to Malta’s economic growth, seeking to support the country’s...

  • Finding the right match

    Finding the right match

    What business needs inspired the setting up of Konnekt? Konnekt grew out of a belief that recruitment should not be transaction focused but client focused. This led to the development of a business model which is very different to what you find in...

  • Leading to success

    The PwC €1 million Start-Up Fund is an initiative whereby PwC Malta assists start-ups with innovative business ideas by providing pro-bono advisory services. To date, PwC Malta received 87 applications. These applications are reviewed by a...

  • Core strength

    Core strength

    Kenneth Farrugia, FinanceMalta chairman, tells Veronica Stivala how the organisation is helping to establish Malta as a financial centre of repute. FinanceMalta was established in 2007 as a public-private partnership with a two-pronged remit: to...

  • It’s question time

    It’s question time

    During a job interview, it’s not just you who are being assessed – it’s also an opportunity to question whether this is the right job for you. So you’re sitting there, in front of an interviewing panel, heart thumping and trying your best to...

  • Where dream careers begin

    In today’s competitive job market, employers are looking for more than just an academic qualification. They want multi-skilled graduates with diverse interests and experiences that will enhance their professional work. That’s why at Middlesex...

  • Getting hooked

    Getting hooked

    Danielle Vella’s invention, Scooterpeg, is so innovative that she placed in the top 10 of Richard Branson’s business competition Pitch to Rich. She tells Veronica Stivala how she worked her way up. The best ideas are sometimes the simplest. This...

  • Executive business education

    Executive business education

    Following a successful October 2014 intake, Henley Malta is now accepting applications for the forthcoming October 2015 intake of the Flexible Executive Henley MBA. Henley Business School is a global leader in executive business education and...

  • A break from the work routine

    A break from the work routine

    It’s becoming increasingly accepted that team-building will always play an important part in the development of any organisation and its people. “It’s amazing sometimes how a simple exercise or group task can lead people to coordinate all efforts...

  • The rise of specialised recruitment

    The rise of specialised recruitment

    Direct recruitment can be a burden to businesses. What is the role of a recruitment company in helping organisations find the right staff for the right roles? Recruitment agencies have a multiple role to play in supporting organisations with their...

  • Personal and professional development

    Personal and professional development

    After the success of the past two intakes, Malta Business School is launching its third intake for the UK accredited part-time diplomas and full-time extended diploma in management (EQF Level 5). As from this coming intake, Malta Business School...

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