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  • City & Guilds qualifications for Caremalta carers

    City & Guilds qualifications for Caremalta carers

    Seventy-four Caremalta employees were presented with City & Guilds certificates after successfully completing courses leading to the diploma and specialist diploma. Certificates were distributed to the participants by Parliamentary Secretary for...

  • Do you think I’m text-y?

    Do you think I’m text-y?

    Is that your phone beeping again? Who has messaged you now? Can’t we have a conversation for at least an hour without picking up your phone? I bet you have either said one (or more) of these to someone or you have heard them yourself. Whether...

  • Nestlé and partners to create 100,000+ opportunities for youths in Europe

    Around 200 companies have joined forces under Nestlé’s Alliance for Youth to tackle the youth unemployment crisis in Europe, pledging to create more than 100,000 opportunities for young people in the coming years. This was announced by Nestlé...

  • Preparing your kids for the real future

    Following the success of the Kids@PwC programme – an IT programme launched this summer and run by PwC’s training arm, PwC’s Academy – PwC is committed to continue investing in the education of tomorrow’s leaders creatively. The Kids@PwC summer...

  • New dog food ingredient developed by Mosta firm

    New dog food ingredient developed by Mosta firm

    The ‘Fisherman’s Daughter’, Jill Angell, visited a veterinary hospital and several pet shops around Malta to answer questions about her new brand of dry dog food. While it is manufactured in the UK, the unique connection with Malta is the dog...

  • Disclaimer

    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...

  • Delivering customer relationship management solutions

    Delivering customer relationship management solutions

    Exigy continued building on its successes with Microsoft solutions through the recent appointment as Key Solutions Provider for Microsoft Dynamics CRM solutions in Malta. Such a status is a direct recognition of Exigy’s knowledge and experience...

  • International real estate buyers eye Punta del Este

    International real estate buyers eye Punta del Este

    Prices per square metre of up to €3,000 in prime ­locations in Uruguay International demand for second homes in Punta del Este in southern Uruguay is on the rise, in particular by European clients. “In popular locations in Punta del Este we’re...

  • Contracts and consumer rights

    Contracts and consumer rights

    Most of the purchases made between consumers and traders are finalised with a contract featuring a list of terms and conditions that must be adhered to by both parties. To avoid nasty surprises, prior to signing such contracts, it is imperative...

  • Take note

    Take note

    The Samsung Galaxy Note range has been locked in solid rivalry with the iPhone since its launch in 2011. Now, three years later and four models in, is it still keeping Apple on its toes? Details about the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 were released a few...

  • Four Maltese bankers gain coveted status through Chartered Banker Institute

    Four Maltese bankers gain coveted status through Chartered Banker Institute

    Four committee members of the Institute of Financial Services – Malta (IFS-Malta) have achieved the pioneering distinction of carrying a dual award of a top MBA in Banking and Finance and the coveted Chartered Banker status from the Chartered...

  • Damaged aquarium

    Damaged aquarium

    Q: A year and four months ago we purchased a wall-mounted aquarium from a local seller. We paid €500. A few days ago, we returned home and the aquarium was broken, with glass and water all over the house. We informed the seller about the incident...

  • In the round

    In the round

    The Moto 360 is a new smartwatch from Motorola. It’s also the first device to feature a round face and is available now for purchase. If you’re in the market for a smartwatch and don’t like the chunky options currently on offer by other companies,...

  • Science at General Soft Drinks

    Science at General Soft Drinks

    General Soft Drinks Co. Ltd (GSD), responsible for bottling and distributing a wide range of soft drinks, was part of Science in the City. GSD set up an exhibition stand, whereby the Open Happiness Truck was converted into a laboratory. Thousands...

  • Charged extra for paying by credit card

    Q: After paying a deposit on a pushchair, I went to the shop to pay for the rest of the item and collect it. The shop owner would not accept a cheque. Since the outstanding balance was a substantial amount, I did not have enough cash on me, so I...

  • It’s real

    It’s real

    Virtual reality is being touted as the next big thing, especially after the failure of 3D TV. Manufacturers across the world are building VR headsets to capture the market as it emerges and now Samsung want in on that action with their Samsung VR...

  • Innovative online solution for eCommerce service providers

    The Malta Communications Authority (MCA) has set up an online directory branded Blink – the first of a host of initiatives stemming out of the National eCommerce Strategy covering a seven-year period (2014-2020). Blink is a practical resource that...

  • Weekly advice

    • Sales contracts have terms and conditions that must be adhered to by consumers and traders. • Consumers have the responsibility to read the terms and conditions of a contract before signing it. • Sales contracts should include all the conditions...

  • Rolls-Royce says profit will not rise next year

    Rolls-Royce says profit will not rise next year

    British engineer Rolls-Royce yesterday warned that deteriorating economic conditions meant its profit would not rise next year as previously forecast, sending its shares plunging as much as 16 per cent. Rolls-Royce said the market for its main...

  • Cautious welcome for Apple devices

    Cautious welcome for Apple devices

    Apple has, for the second time in a month, introduced new hardware to the world. The new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 refresh the technology giant’s tablet range, while their desktop computer, the iMac, has been given a new 5K display to mark its...