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  • Is your tax and wealth management in shape?

    Is your tax and wealth management in shape?

    Do you have a strategic tax and wealth management plan in place? If so, is it up to date with all the latest developments locally and internationally that might affect you? If not, this is a good time to review your tax planning, investments and...

  • Celebrating 25 years of service in Gozo

    Celebrating 25 years of service in Gozo

    To mark the 25th anniversary of Frank Salt Real Estate’s flagship Gozo branch, the company hosted its key service providers and clients to a reception at Palazzo Palina at Ta’Ċenċ, Sannat. “I congratulate and thank the staff working at the branch,...

  • Alberta launches its own training academy

    Reflecting its strong commitment to people’s development and growth, as well as excellence in its business operations, Alberta has launched a technical training academy, allowing the organisation to address the growing and diverse needs of...

  • Lloyds Bank to pay first dividend since rescue

    Lloyds Banking Group is paying its first dividend in more than six years after reporting a rise in profit and improvements in its capital strength, a milestone in the bank’s recovery after it was bailed out during the financial crisis. The bank,...

  • How enterprise resource planning can affect businesses

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is the unification of various resour­ces in an organisation or business in a single computer system that meets the demands of the various departments. Its benefits include better interconnectivity and...

  • MOAS donates medical equipment to Mater Dei Hospital 

    MOAS donates medical equipment to Mater Dei Hospital 

    Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) has donated several items of new medical equipment to Mater Dei Hospital, praising hospital staff for the free healthcare shown towards refugees over the years. Parliamentary Secretary for Health Chris Fearne...

  • Google merges its European divisions

    Google has merged its two Euro­pean regional divisions as it seeks to meet the challenges of tougher regulation across the continent, a source close to the company said. The internet giant is merging its northern and western European division with...

  • 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...

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  • 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...

  • Problems: how to take action

    Problems: how to take action

    The first person consumers need to communicate with when there is a problem with the product or service purchased is the trader. Ideally, consumers should first speak directly to the owner of the business, but if the trader is a large company,...

  • 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...

  • Damaged during repair

    Q: What rights do we have when we return a product for repair under warranty and after repairs are carried out we notice that the product was further damaged during repair? Should a consumer ask for further repair or for replacement of the damaged...

  • 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,...

  • What is ‘reasonable time’?

    Q: I need to know what ‘reasonable time’ is for an electric kettle that is still under warranty to be checked for a fault and eventually repaired or replaced? The defective kettle was returned to the seller a week ago and the latter has not yet...