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  • Ferratum lists a €20m bond on the EWSM

    Ferratum Bank plc, a Malta-based bank that provides consumer loans through a mobile phone platform, has listed a €20 million debt security on the European Wholesale Securities Market (EWSM). The notes, due January 21, 2017, and with a coupon rate...

  • MIA offers graduate programme

    Malta International Airport is launching a graduate management programme aimed at graduates who are interested in a career at an international airport. The programme is set to take place over a full year and the students will rotate between...

  • Nine-week streak halted by the MSE

    Nine-week streak halted by the MSE

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) Index snapped a nine-week winning streak, as losses across large capitalised shares more than offset solid single-digit gains of other equities which traded last week. Contributing to the index’s negative performance...

  • Greek Parliament approves bailout

    Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras contained a rebellion within his radical Syriza Party, winning parliamentary approval for the second set of reforms required to start talks with the Eurozone and the IMF on a financial rescue deal. A first...

  • Company briefs

    A 450-square metre gymnasium will be opening its doors on the ground floor of SCM02 in the last quarter of this year. The gym will be open Monday to Sunday at convenient times for the benefit of employees forming part of the SmartCity Malta...

  • YE team all for active lifestyle

    YE team all for active lifestyle

    Student company Bearn, winner of the Brilliant Young Entrepreneurs Award competition, run by Hyundai Europe with Junior Achievement Young Enterprise, have just returned from Lisbon, where they took part in the European Enterprise Challenge...

  • Prestigious award for BPC founder

    Prestigious award for BPC founder

    The late Joseph Brockdorff, founder of BPC International, has been posthumously given the Gold Award by the Institute of Maltese Journalists. This is the institute’s most prestigious honour, recognising those who have made significant...

  • Celebrating 100 awards

    Celebrating 100 awards

    Emmanuel Delicata, Malta’s fourth-generation, family-run winery has achieved a historic milestone by accomplishing the significant feat of being awarded over 100 international awards for its wines over 20 years. The awards include gold medals won...

  • New package for luxury properties

    Dhalia has launched a Luxury Living package, which offers marketing initiatives to owners of luxury properties listed with the company with a sole agency agreement. Utilising this package, luxury properties will be marketed extensively through...

  • Hassle-free student card

    A payment card is now available to students studying in Malta, offering a 24-hour concierge service and travel insurance. The Universe Student Card allows students visiting Malta to learn English the flexibility of a traditional credit card...

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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...

  • Insurer helps drug rehabilitation centre

    Insurer helps drug rehabilitation centre

    As part of its corporate social responsibility programme to help members of the community going through challenging situations, MSV Life has renewed its support to San Blas Therapeutic Community in Żebbuġ. The beneficial relationship between MSV...

  • Encountering delivery problems

    Encountering delivery problems

    Consumers may encounter various kinds of problems when ordering goods to have them delivered to their house. One of these problems could be that the goods delivered do not match what was ordered. By law, traders are obliged to deliver goods that...

  • A career in real estate

    Century 21 Zenith Realty is geared to support, encourage and motivate property consultants to maximise their productivity. The company offers the structures necessary to help its team successfully service a bigger market share that will contribute...

  • Need to cancel playpen order

    Need to cancel playpen order

    Q: A few days ago, I went to a baby shop to buy a playpen. The model I liked was out of stock but the salesperson said that new stock would arrive in two weeks. In order to avoid disappointment, I decided to place a €40 deposit to reserve one. The...

  • 18 property associates are Succeed certified

    18 property associates are Succeed certified

    Eighteen Re/Max associates have been Succeed certified during a presentation ceremony held at the Hilton Malta, St Julian’s, for a new group of sales associates. Re/Max Malta CEO Kevin Buttigieg said Succeed was a foundation training course...

  • Wine ordered unavailable

    Wine ordered unavailable

    Q: We ordered drinks for our wedding from a local wholesaler. About two weeks ago, we met with the trader and, after confirming the brand of wine we would be getting, we were told that the wine we chose was not available so we needed to choose...

  • Malta eSports Festival

    This year’s Malta eSports Festival 2015, an event powered by the Malta Tourism Authority, will be supported by recruitment agency Vacancy Centre. Described as one of the biggest gaming events in Malta, the festival will be held within a 700 square...

  • Weekly consumer advice

    • Traders are obliged to deliver goods that are as described and agreed to during the sale. • The trader must pay the transport costs of the wrong items. • When goods are delivered with missing items, the trader must be notified immediately. •...

  • Grexit struggle testing Germany’s power duo

    Grexit struggle testing Germany’s power duo

    On July 17th, her 61st birthday, Angela Merkel stepped to the podium in the Bundestag and urged German lawmakers to approve a new round of bailout negotiations with Greece, warning of “chaos and violence” if Athens were pushed out of the...