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  • Fill up on green

    Fill up on green

    Around 15 per cent of licenced cars on local roads are commercial vehicles. What is their burden on local roads, in terms of usage, pollution and congestion? Unfortunately there is no data or studies that have over the years computed the overall...

  • Mazars seminar focuses on key Solvency II issues

    Mazars seminar focuses on key Solvency II issues

    Mazars Malta, a member firm of the international auditing firm, recently organised a seminar titled Solvency II – A Practical Approach, which was attended by over 60 representatives from the insurance sector, which will be affected by Solvency II.

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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...

  • Growing global

    Growing global

    Fimbank recently inaugurated its branch in Greece. What services will the Athens branch be offering? Fimbank’s Athens branch will be providing a comprehensive range of trade finance, forfeiting, factoring and banking solutions, targeting corporate...

  • Re/Max & Friends adds its support for Pink October

    Re/Max & Friends adds its support for Pink October

    Re/Max & Friends Foundation, the charitable organisation recently founded by real estate company Re/Max Malta, is supporting Pink October, an endeavour in aid of breast cancer awareness throughout the month of October. As part of its corporate...

  • When goods bought are not as described by the trader

    When goods bought are not as described by the trader

    One of the legal obligations traders have is that the goods they sell to consumers must be as described in the contract of sale. Nearly every kind of product consumers buy involves a description of some kind. For instance, clothes usually have...

  • An online challenge

    An online challenge

    When buying online, Maltese prefer to buy from foreign merchants rather than Maltese ones. The Malta Communications Authority has launched the National eCommerce Strategy to support the take-up of eCommerce and the provision of eCommerce-related...

  • Friends of the Manoel have a new president

    Carmen Gatt Baldacchino was elected president of Friends of the Manoel, a non-profit association set up in 1986 with the aim of supporting the Manoel Theatre in building an audience and encouraging local talent in the pursuit of theatrical arts...

  • Faulty internet service

    Faulty internet service

    Q: I have a contract with a local telecommunications company for the provision of internet service. A few weeks ago I started experiencing some technical problems. I informed the company about these problems and technicians were sent a number of...

  • Coffee with the business ladies

    Coffee with the business ladies

    Sitting down for a cup of coffee and chatting to a friend seems quite the normal thing to do. However, during these chats, most women rarely steer the conversation towards business matters, seeming to prefer sharing information about their...

  • Oktoberfest trip reward for Middlesea best performers

    Oktoberfest trip reward for Middlesea best performers

    In keeping with its tradition, Middlesea Insurance awarded its best performers with a trip to the Oktoberfest in Munich. The participants were happy to be part of this event, which was attended by over six million people. “Such initiatives...

  • Laptop keyboard damaged by trader while being repaired

    Laptop keyboard damaged by trader while being repaired

    Q: I took a laptop to a local company to have it repaired. The repair was carried out well, but the trader, without me asking him to do so, decided to clean the laptop’s keyboard with a chemical product and this short-circuited the keyboard. So I...

  • The Maltese bank for SMEs

    The Maltese bank for SMEs

    Bank of Valletta has built a reputation for being the local bank close to the business community, striving not only to meet its customers’ expectations, but as much as possible to anticipate them. Flexibility underpinned by responsible and...

  • Express Trailers wins two Translog Awards

    Express Trailers wins two Translog Awards

    Express Trailers secured two awards – Best Freight Forwarder of the Year and Best Warehouse Facilities of the Year – at the first edition of the Translog Awards. Express Trailers was awarded the Best Freight Forwarder of the Year award for its...

  • Weekly consumer tips and advice

    • The goods traders sell must be as described in the contract of sale. • Ideally consumers should always have a written description of the goods they are buying. • When a buying decision is based on a sample, the delivered goods must match the...

  • Rapid UK recovery starts to slow

    Rapid UK recovery starts to slow

    Britain still looks on track to outpace other advanced economies this year after rapid growth eased only slightly in the three months to September, but a eurozone slowdown could hamper the recovery in the run-up to next May’s election. Official...

  • Microsoft sales beat hopes, cloud profits up

    Microsoft sales beat hopes, cloud profits up

    Microsoft Corp reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for companies, while keeping its profit margins largely intact. The results allayed fears of...

  • HSBC shares up by 3.6%

    The Malta Stock Exchange index added on to last week’s positive returns as it gained a further 0.85 per cent, closing at 3,370.919 points. Investors showed a bullish attitude towards local equities as, out of 13 equities active this week, five...

  • Shares rise, set for best week since July 2013

    Global equity markets rose yesterday as gains in Microsoft and Procter & Gamble buoyed US shares, even as news that a New York City doctor tested positive for the Ebola virus produced a modest safe-haven bid for US Treasuries. MSCI’s all-country...

  • Three nations do not show up as China launches World Bank rival

    Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank yesterday as the US said it had concerns about the new rival to Western-dominated multilateral lenders. China’s $50 billion Asian Infrastructure...