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  • ­­­Shipping movements

    The following ships are expected in Malta: The Saint Roch from Misurata, the Taurus J from Bejaia to Bejaia, the Satie from Aliaga to Tanger Med, the Oued Ziz from Skikda to Skikda (all Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd), the MV Eurocargo Napoli from Salerno...

  • 6PM ventures into the Australian market with Avantix appointment

    6PM ventures into the Australian market with Avantix appointment

    6PM, a leading IT and software solutions company, has announced the appointment of Avantix as its Australian-based reseller with a view that this will eventually lead to the setting up of 6PM Australia. The appointment forms a key element of 6PM’s...

  • Bay Street Hotel to undergo multi-million euro upgrade

    Bay Street Hotel is to undergo a major, multi-million euro upgrade in preparation for its ambitious business plan for 2015. Closing for a designer-led concept refurbishment and re-opening in March 2015, Bay Street will provide the industry with a...

  • Europe’s family businesses optimistic, but challenges on the horizon – survey

    Europe’s family businesses optimistic, but challenges on the horizon – survey

    The outlook for family business in Europe remains positive with confidence remaining stable at 70 per cent (compared with 71 per cent in June 2014), according to the third edition of the European Family Business Barometer. The survey, conducted by...

  • PwC welcomes Seed Investment Programme

    PwC has welcomed the launch of the Seed Investment Programme announced by the Minister of Finance in his 2015 Budget speech. Bonavent Gauci, PwC advisory services senior manager and coordinator of The PwC €1 million Start-up Fund said: “We are...

  • IHI diversifies its income streams

    International Hotel Investments has successfully continued to achieve the objectives of a business strategy aimed at reducing the company’s income dependency on any specific subsidiary business in any country where it owns hotel and property...

  • Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003: end of support means new opportunities

    Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003: end of support means new opportunities

    Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 is approaching its end-of-life and businesses currently running on this platform are being offered not just the option to upgrade but to actually look at this as an opportunity to bring a transformation of their...

  • Middlesea organises healthy living workshops

    As part of the ongoing healthy living campaign ‘Caqlaq’, Fundacion Mapfre along with Middlesea Insurance is organising healthy living workshops for parents. These workshops are provided for free with the aim of helping parents bring up their...

  • Mangion & Lightfoot win with iCaterer App

    Mangion & Lightfoot win with iCaterer App

    The MCA eBusiness Best App Award has been presented to Matthew Mangion and Mark Lightfoot from Mangion & Lightfoot along with Rachelle Tabone, representing Island Caterers. This second-in-a-row win for Mangion & Lightfoot further cements the...

  • Global Capital promotes life and health insurance

    Global Capital is running a limited time offer whereby all customers purchasing a new life or health insurance policy before the end of the year will be entitled to receive one of 500 free gifts that are up for grabs, including MacBook Airs,...

  • Creating sustainable pensions for women

    Creating sustainable pensions for women

    MSV Life and the National Council of Women played an active role in creating awareness on the need to think ahead and plan for the future in a seminar which was jointly organised, entitled Women and Pensions. The focus of the discussion was to...

  • MSE index registers its fourth weekly fall

    MSE index registers its fourth weekly fall

    Over the four-day trading week, the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index extended its losses by 0.19 per cent, marking its fourth weekly decline. The main laggards were the two largest banking equities by market value, Bank of Valletta plc (BOV) and...

  • Germany’s growth forecast slashed

    In its latest semi-annual forecast for the German economy, the Bundesbank, Germany’s central bank, sharply cut its estimate for Europe’s largest economy over the next two years, even as new data showed the all-important manufacturing sector...

  • Protests against canal project

    Protests against canal project

    Demonstrators hold placards as they protest against the construction of the Interoceanic Grand Canal in Managua, Nicaragua. People living in the affected municipalities are against the construction of the 278-kilometre-long mega project, of which...

  • Company briefs

    Company briefs

    CSB Advocates has contributed to the 4th Annual Maltese Wealth Management Conference that took place at the Hilton in St Julian’s. Organised by ESAFON, the event’s focus was on servicing and protecting family interests and wealth through...

  • Communicating strategically

    Communicating strategically

    No organisation can thrive if it does not communicate with its stakeholders, not only the internal ones but those outside, and these include clients, suppliers, partners, opinionists, policy makers, the media and the public at large. Many...

  • FHRD kicks off warrant process

    The Foundation for Human Resources Development (FHRD) met Education Minister Evarist Bartolo to present its vision on the introduction of a warrant for HR professionals. The minister was also presented with a gift commemorating the opening of the...

  • Tapping into Malta – a new luxury approach

    Tapping into Malta – a new luxury approach

    Renowned high-end hospitality and luxury expert Isabel Tapp will soon launch a website and blog that focuses on luxury lifestyle in Malta. Ms Tapp is returning to Malta, the country of her birth, after many years working overseas with some of the...

  • Sagaform winner

    Sagaform winner

    Nicole Zerafa is the winner of Debenhams Malta’s Sagaform Game on Facebook. Participants had to find the nine missing Sagaform items in the least time possible and the winner did this in 0.34 seconds. Nicole won bags full of Sagaform items, worth...

  • Day for NGOs in Gozo

    Microsoft hosted a second Connection Day, this time in Gozo, to address and discuss the specific needs of a number of voluntary organisations who operate on the sister island. Around 20 NGOs attended this event, during which those present had the...

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