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  • KPMG International named Best Consulting Firm

    Insurance Risk magazine awarded its 2014 Insurance Risk Award for Best Consulting Firm on the member firms of KPMG International. “We are honoured to be recognised by Insurance Risk for the work KPMG firms have done to help insurance companies to...

  • The ECB and the Dead Horse Society

    The ECB and the Dead Horse Society

    The market reaction to the recent Asset Quality Review (AQR) and Stress Test (collectively referred to as the Comprehensive Assessment) was fairly sanguine in respect of the overall result. The AQR lowered end 2013 asset carrying values by €48...

  • Removing the government property valuation

    Removing the government property valuation

    With the launch of the new legislation, government architects will no longer be sent to verify the declared value of a purchased property, and instead government will accept valuations written by the client’s architects. Property appraisal or land...

  • MSE hits 3-month low

    MSE hits 3-month low

    Last week, the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index fell back into the red due to losses in banking and IT equities, and in Malta International Airport plc (MIA). By contrast, Simonds Far­sons Cisk plc (SFC), Medserv plc, Maltapost plc and Tigné Mall...

  • German investor confidence rises

    Germany’s ZEW index, which measures investor sentiment, rose for the first time in 11 months, underpinning hopes that Europe’s largest economy has averted a recession. The widely-watched index, which aims to predict economic developments six...

  • Pegasus launches Sunday lunches

    Pegasus launches Sunday lunches

    Pegasus, the restaurant at the Hotel Phoenicia, has launched its Sunday lunch menu, at €32 per person for a choice of four starters, four pastas, three main dishes including the carvery, and four sumptuous desserts. Last orders are at 3pm.

  • Company briefs

    Company briefs

    Diar il-Bniet is offering Christmas hampers providing traditional Maltese produce. The hampers are embellished with rustic packaging using materials such as jute, straw and natural leaves. Diar il-Bniet is an original agri-farm concept comprising...

  • Promoting an ageing workforce

    Promoting an ageing workforce

    Workplaces must be healthier and safer for better health and an increase in life expectancy. Occupational health and safety plays an important role in the promotion and sustainability of active ageing at the workplace. Each workplace is distinct...

  • UK truck driver shortage threatens Christmas logjam

    UK truck driver shortage threatens Christmas logjam

    A shortage of truckers on Britain’s roads could leave Christmas shoppers out in the cold as tough new rules for drivers kick in. Hauliers are getting creative – training warehouse staff to drive, hiring truckers from abroad, even turning to the...

  • France to open up Sunday shopping, takes first steps on deregulation

    France will let shops open more often on Sundays and look to resolve disputes over firings more rapidly in a reform drive intended to lift the flagging economy, according to a draft Bill seen by Reuters. The legislation, which includes plans to...

  • European car sales recovery ­vulnerable to slowing economy

    European car sales recovery ­vulnerable to slowing economy

    European new car sales rose 6.2 per cent in October, extending their recent recovery as demand in previously recession-hit southern countries was boosted by buying incentive schemes. Sales rose in all major markets except France, highlighting that...

  • Helping disabled people overcome barriers in the labour market

    Helping disabled people overcome barriers in the labour market

    There are an estimated 80 million people with disabilities in Europe. They are often excluded from the labour market and are at risk of poverty and suffer from social exclusion. Many are the barriers: environmental, professional and ­ethical. The...

  • UK estate agent warns on profit as London housing market cools

    UK estate agent warns on profit as London housing market cools

    British estate agent Foxtons warned profits would fall this year because of a marked slowdown in London’s previously runaway property market, sending its shares tumbling by a fifth. Foxtons, which has become a symbol of the British capital’s...

  • Caremalta celebrates active ageing

    Caremalta celebrates active ageing

    Caremalta, the operator of eight private homes for elderly people which currently house some 1,200 residents, is organising the first edition of Active Aging Week to promote active ageing as a way of living for the elderly. For the occasion the...

  • Free iPhone6, other high-end smartphones with Limitless plans

    Free iPhone6, other high-end smartphones with Limitless plans

    Go plc is offering a free iPhone 6 to all new Limitless 99 pay monthly mobile subscribers with Limitless Home Pack Gold Interactive from now until January 15. Similar benefits apply for customers subscribing to other Limitless Pay monthly mobile...

  • Lower fuel prices won’t raise holiday spending – US poll

    Almost two-thirds of adults in the US won’t spend more this holiday season despite lower fuel costs, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows, in a bad sign for retailers looking for an extra boost in gift buying from cheaper prices at the pump. The recent...

  • MSV Life renews public policy think-tank support

    As part of its corporate social responsibility programme, MSV Life has renewed its support to the Today Public Policy Institute. The aim of this independent think-tank is to conduct research and encourage a healthy discussion on public policy...

  • Century 21 continues global expansion

    Century 21 continues global expansion

    Century 21 Real Estate has said that its global footprint has expanded in Asia, Africa and South America with the recent opening of master franchise offices in Cambodia, India, Peru and Tunisia. The announcement was made during the company’s...

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  • GRTU PV award

    GRTU PV award

    CD Power Solutions has won a prestigious award from the GRTU – Malta Chamber of SMEs. The award was given through the Renewable Energy section of the GRTU and the awards were presented by GRTU president Paul Abela. Noel Gauci, president of the...