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  • The Palace and The Victoria employees awarded foroutstanding performance

    The Palace and The Victoria employees awarded foroutstanding performance

    Awards for outstanding performances by employees were presented at The Palace and The Victoria hotels in Sliema. The management teams from both hotels monitor and recognise exemplary professionalism and exceptional service carried out by...

  • Master’s in Education from University of Nottingham

    Clara Azzopardi has been conferred a Master’s in Education by the University of Notting­ham. She attended the two-year course on a part-time basis, as the University of Nottingham offers the facility of a summer school. This gives the...

  • Investing in people to promote excellence in business performance

    Famalco Group of Attard has partnered up with Ultimate Performance to design and develop a staff development programme for top business performance excellence. This approach is being driven by motivation and engagement rather than the more...

  • Misconception on exclusive agencies

    Misconception on exclusive agencies

    In the real estate business, it is standard procedure to ask homeowners who are about to list their property for sale whether they would like to sign an exclusive mandate agreement. In nine times out of 10, this offer is rejected as people are...

  • JUGS appoints new general manager

    JUGS appoints new general manager

    JUGS Malta, the company behind some of the most innovative and talked-about events and team-building activities in Malta, has appointed Bernard Micallef Cann as its new general manager, Company founders and directors Josef Gafà and Gianni Zammit...

  • Microsoft’s message on Data Privacy Day

    Microsoft marked Data Privacy Day with a video about the importance of protecting privacy and how important this is to Microsoft. The EU’s data protection authorities have found that Microsoft’s enterprise cloud contracts meet the high standards...

  • Fifth anniversary of Maltese-Serbian community

    Fifth anniversary of Maltese-Serbian community

    The Maltese-Serbian Community (MSC), a non-profit organisation, hosted a gathering to celebrate its fifth anniversary at Sliema Pitch. There was a considerable turn­out for the event, including foun­ders of the organisation, the Prime Minister’s...

  • Sales personnel automation for more efficiency

    For sales organisations, importers and distributors aiming to remain competitive in a dynamic environment, sales force automation (SFA) could be of help. Companies are seeking increased efficiencies that help the bottom line and improve their...

  • Intruder alarms most effective when they are monitored and responded to remotely

    Many people invest in security systems for their homes but are let down. This is not because the system is not technologically advanced enough but because it lacks a basic feature: not being monitored. Recent studies have found out that in Europe,...

  • Travelling to Disneyland

    ROCS Travel has launched a contest for clients travelling to Disneyland that offers the chance of winning a Renault Captur worth €20,000. Disneyland is a unique family product, where the young and not-so-young get to experience a magical world and...

  • KPMG staff on the run

    KPMG staff on the run

    In spite of the inclement weather, over 20 KPMG staff members stood at the start line of the Vodafone Malta Marathon to run or walk 21km for charity along with over 4,000 other participants who hailed not only from Malta but also other countries.

  • DFK Malta receives website of the year award

    DFK Malta receives website of the year award

    DFK Malta partner Joseph Camilleri (left) is seen receiving the DFK Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Website of the Year award 2015 from Mark Lamb, vice president DFK EMEA region. The award was presented at a conference for DFK member...

  • IAG outperforms continental rivals

    IAG outperforms continental rivals

    British Airways-owner International Airlines Group raised its 2015 profit forecast by more than 20 per cent, outperforming struggling continental rivals and sending its shares to an all-time high. IAG, which is trying to acquire Ireland’s Aer...

  • FT to change the way it charges for digital news

    The Financial Times is changing the way it charges readers for digital access, shaking up the metered model it pioneered almost eight years ago, its chief executive officer said. The newspaper, which is owned by Britain’s Pearson plc, is rolling...

  • HSBC shares drag index back in the red

    The Malta Stock Exchange index failed to maintain the past two weeks’ positive streak reflecting a hefty decline in the share price of HSBC Bank Malta plc following the announcement of a drop in profits in 2014. The decline in the index was,...

  • Global equities close mixed after revised US GDP

    US stocks were down slightly on the last trading day of February as mixed economic data made investors cautious, while European shares broke multi-year records ahead of the European Central Bank’s planned injection of €60 billion to spur...

  • Putin is a ‘naked king’ facing economic ruin – Khodorkovsky

    Former Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said last week Vladimir Putin was a “naked king” presiding over an economy that will weaken further, eventually provoking a battle between rival clans in Moscow. “Putin with bare chest isn’t a mighty...

  • Daily currency report

    A four month extension to the Greek bailout was agreed to this week after the Greek government introduced a new reform plan which was agreed to by European finance ministers. Concerns surrounding upcoming funding problems persist, however. A Greek...

  • HSBC recovers partially but closes week down 7%

    HSBC gained 2.8 per cent today to €1.87 partially recovering from the losses in each of the four sessions held earlier this week following the publication of the FY2014 financial results on Monday morning. The equity ended the week as the worst...

  • Living to fight another day

    Late last week and early this week we had the negotiations between Greece and the Eurogroup in relation to the extension of Greece’s financial rescue. Greece had initially asked for a six-month extension while the Eurogroup conceded four in...