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  • HSBC Contact Centre takes on apprentices

    HSBC Contact Centre takes on apprentices

    HSBC UK Contact Centre Malta (HBEU) will welcome students from the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) as apprentices. The 10 students selected will immerse themselves in the work environment for between three and 16 weeks. The...

  • Global trade and investment barriers persist – EU report

    Global trade and investment barriers persist – EU report

    The EU’s strategic economic partners – Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Japan, Russia and the US – maintain a variety of barriers that significantly hinder international trade and investment opportunities of EU companies. This is the conclusion of...

  • Go to launch 4G this year

    Go will be launching 4G this year, being provided through an agreement with Nokia Networks, which will include a major overhaul of Go’s national Radio Access Network. Kelvin Camenzuli, Go’s chief technical officer, said: “This substantial...

  • 53% rise in recycling

    In 2014, Greenpak collected 53 per cent more recyclable materials than in 2013. Local councils last year collected 48.2kg of recyclable materials per capita, compared to 39.8kg per capita in 2013. There was a 64 per cent rise in paper collections,...

  • Eurozone Forecast event to be held by EY Malta

    As part of its Eurozone Forecast initiative, EY Malta, supported by the Ministry for Finance and the University of Malta, is holding its second in a series of events related to the Maltese economy. The event will include a round-up of the latest...

  • Melita reconfirmed fastest internet provider

    Melita’s fibre power internet has again been confirmed as the fastest internet in Malta. According to the international independent website www.netindex.com, in February, subscribers of Melita’s fibre power internet were enjoying average download...

  • MSE index rises 13% year-to-date

    MSE index rises 13% year-to-date

    Last week, the Malta Stock Ex­change (MSE) index put together some solid gains, as shares of financial companies – particularly Bank of Valletta plc (BOV) and Middlesea Insurance plc (MSI) – soared in value. One other major contributor to the...

  • US Fed loses ‘patience’ over zero interest rate

    At the end of its monetary policy meeting last week, the Federal Reserve gave its first warning that it is going to start hiking interest rates – sometime. Living up to expectations, the Fed Open Market Committee dropped the word “patient” from...

  • Company briefs

    Software and design company Steampunk Wizards has launched its flagship gaming app, Bungee Mummy: King’s Escape. Bungee Mummy: King’s Escape combines risk taking, sharp reflexes and pure adventure but unlike any other mobile game, King Phero...

  • A recruitment agency can help with your job search

    A recruitment agency can help with your job search

    Private recruitment agencies started operating commercially in Malta in the 1980s, offering recruitment services of a general nature. In 1995, specific legislation was introduced to regulate the duties and obligations provided by such agencies (LN...

  • Harley-Davidson to plant 50 million trees worldwide by 2025

    Harley-Davidson to plant 50 million trees worldwide by 2025

    Harley-Davidson Malta and HOG Malta Chapter are partnering with Harley-Davidson in mobilising its community of riders to raise funds to plant 50 million trees worldwide by 2025 as part of the Renew the Ride initiative. Dedicated to the goal of...

  • Young architects launch monorail project online

    In December 2014, the monorail was touted as the ‘ultimate solution’ for urban mobility in a submission for an EU investment initiative. Although details of the proposed 79-km route quoted in the document has since been kept under wraps, the...

  • This is the perfect time to invest in Malta

    This is the perfect time to invest in Malta

    “There’s no time like the present.” This saying holds true for foreign buyers who are looking to invest in stable European property markets. The current exchange rates (sterling hitting £1.40 against the euro this month, and the dollar at...

  • Leading companies steer social change on CSR Day 2015

    Leading companies steer social change on CSR Day 2015

    Four leading organisations in Malta marked the 14th annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Day, with respective employees volunteering a day’s work at homes that help vulnerable people facing different social problems. CSR day is held...

  • Dhalia participates in international property exhibition in Sweden

    Dhalia participates in international property exhibition in Sweden

    Dhalia Real Estate services took part in the International Property Exhibition at the Golden Exhibition Centre in Stockholm, Sweden. Dhalia regularly participates in these exhibitions alongside their Swedish partners, Maltamaklarna real...

  • HSBC Contact Centre opens its doors to Mcast students

    The HSBC UK Contact Centre Malta will begin welcoming students from the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) on an apprenticeship basis until 2016. Groups of 10 students will im­merse themselves in the centre’s work environment...

  • Microsoft education vice-president to visit Malta

    Microsoft education vice-president to visit Malta

    Anthony Salcito, vice-president of education for Microsoft Corporation’s Worldwide Public Sector will visit Malta tomorrow. Besides meeting Microsoft Malta’s team and visiting the Microsoft Innovation Centre, Mr Salcito will also visit Stella...

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  • Family fun weekends return to Laguna Walk

    Following the success of the first Family Fun Weekends at Smart City Malta’s Laguna Walk last year, the event will be held again on Saturday from 3 to 8pm and next Sunday from 10am to 7pm. Activities will include a continuous fountain show, a...

  • Dry cleaning service – consumer rights and responsibilities

    Dry cleaning service – consumer rights and responsibilities

    Certain types of fabrics may require specialist cleaning as they can neither be washed in a washing machine nor hand washed. When this is the case, consumers may engage a cleaner or a dry cleaning company to have the garment or fabric properly...