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  • €4m investment, 25% increase in workforce

    €4m investment, 25% increase in workforce

    OzoGroup of Qormi announced a €4 million investment in a new factory in Hal Far, enabling it to expand into new sectors, including manufacturing, and to increase its workforce by 25 per cent from 1,200 to 1,500, as it marked its 20th...

  • Helping businesses with protection against fraud

    Helping businesses with protection against fraud

    Fraud is a significant problem which undermines the quality and strength of retailers. The latest global research on the financial cost of fraud indicates that losses to fraud and error currently average 5.6 per cent of expenditure. Fraud is an...

  • Property auctions launched

    Property auctions launched

    Remax Malta held its first auction at the Hilton Malta, which saw 14 properties being sold under the hammer. This new service will be offered to all Remax Malta customers seeking to sell their property at a fair and realistic market price. The...

  • EU funding to introduce children to sports

    The Foundation for Promotion of Social Inclusion in Malta is participating in the ‘On the move’ project funded by the European Commission under the Erasmus+ Sport call. The project targets children aged four to seven with a low level of physical...

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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...

  • Estate agents on team-building Sicily trip

    Estate agents on team-building Sicily trip

    The Fgura team at Frank Salt Real Estate has returned from a trip to Sicily, where property consultants celebrated the success they achieved as a result of great team effort. This incentive weekend was organised in recognition of their efforts and...

  • Avoiding furniture complaints

    Avoiding furniture complaints

    Consumers may encounter various problems when buying a new piece of furniture. The most common ones usually concern deposits, delivery and problems related to missing parts and/or damaged furniture. While some problems that occur are unavoidable,...

  • HSBC campaign to teach students to save

    HSBC Bank Malta launched a new Yes 4 Students campaign, asking “What can you do?” All students who set up a new account with Yes 4 Students until the end of October will receive a one-off €50 credit as a gift. The campaign is intended to capture...

  • Commercial guarantee on second hand vehicles

    Q: Are dealers obliged to give a guarantee on the vehicles they sell? If so, for how long should they give it? A: Car dealers are not legally obliged to give a commercial guarantee on the vehicles they sell, as this type of guarantee is given out...

  • Air Malta to fly to Palermo

    Air Malta to fly to Palermo

    Air Malta inaugurated a twice weekly scheduled service to Sicily’s capital and political centre, Palermo. The service will be operated in addition to the 15 weekly flights to Catania. “This is more good news for our Maltese and Sicilian...

  • Weekly consumer advice

    • Consumers should shop around to compare prices and conditions of sale. • Consumers may propose an amount of deposit they are willing to pay. • It is in the consumer’s best interest to pay the least possible amount of deposit. • Payment terms...

  • Mentor support for staff members

    Mentor support for staff members

    The HSBC UK Contact Centre Malta has launched a new programme through which mentors will help staff learn and develop. Through the programme, full-time mentors will provide friendly, unbiased support and guidance to employees. The mentors at the...

  • ETC rebrands to Jobsplus

    Following an intensive legislative process, the Employment and Training Corporation has been officially rebranded to Jobsplus. As part of the rebranding, it has launched a new website, www.jobsplus. gov.mt. The generic e-mail has also changed to...

  • Melita Data Centre doubles in a year

    Melita Data Centre doubles in a year

    Melita Business is registering exponential growth in hosting of business clients at its Data Centre in Madliena. When compared to June 2015, the number of client data racks hosted at the purposely- built, state-of-the-art facility has increased by...

  • Lufthansa extends internet services

    Lufthansa extends internet services

    In October of this year, the first Lufthansa short- and medium-haul aircraft will take off with broadband internet on board. Lufthansa’s entire A320 family fleet is expected to have the innovative technology installed by mid-2018. Other airlines...

  • Bid to boost trade relations between Austria and Malta

    A “wide range of opportunities and interesting prospects of cooperation” were open to entrepreneurs from both Malta and Austria, participants at a business forum were told. Michael Berger, commercial consul of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce,...

  • Farsons looks eastwards

    Farsons is running a pilot project with one of China’s established national beer importers and, if successful, the plan is to roll out the company’s flagship brand Cisk to a number of national retail chains during the next 12 months. Farsons...

  • Banks decrease across EU

    The number of credit institutions headquartered in the EU continued to decrease from 3,419 in 2014 to 3,278 in 2015. Total assets of these credit institutions also decreased in the last year from € 34,491 billion to €33,798 billionn. The decrease...

  • EC aiming to inspire local youths

    EC aiming to inspire local youths

    Maltese-owned company EC English Language Centres is bringing together 10 of the island’s leading visionaries and entrepreneurs to share their stories with ambitious 16- to 30-year-old Maltese residents aspiring to succeed on an international...

  • FIMBank plc shares maintain positive stance – up by 4.3%

    The Malta Stock Exchange index partially erased the previous week’s positive performance having declined by 0.23 per cent, to close at 4,568.285 points. Turnover amounted to €1.4 million spread across 13 equities of which six fell in value, three...