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  • A question about warranty

    Q: Ten months ago I bought a tablet from a retail shop with a one-year commercial guarantee. A few weeks ago, I took it back to the seller as  it was not working. After some hassle, the seller finally agreed to replace the defective tablet with a...

  • Who is responsible for damages suffered?

    Q: I bought a product manufactured in a EU country but imported and distributed by a local firm. Who is responsible if I am injured due to a defect in the product? Can the local seller or manufacturer waive their liability if a waiver form is...

  • An overview of IT outsourcing strategies, challenges in 2017

    An overview of IT outsourcing strategies, challenges in 2017

    Over the past three years, the IT environment has seen an increase in popularity for Cloud and enterprise systems, such as Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). These systems have paved the way for new outsourcing...

  • $95bn global sales volume for SIR in 2016

    The Sotheby’s International Realty brand reported that in 2016 its affiliated brokers and sales professionals achieved approximately $95 billion in global sales volume, the highest annual sales volume performance in the history of the brand. This...

  • Tax expert joins Deloitte Malta as principal

    Tax expert joins Deloitte Malta as principal

    Chris Borg has joined Deloitte as principal, with effect from January this year. This represents a key appointment within the company’s tax practice department. Mr Borg previously held the position of managing director at Boston Multi Family...

  • Chestertons’ Polo in the Park

    Chestertons’ Polo in the Park

    While Chestertons is a growing name within the real estate market in Malta, the company was founded back in 1805 in London and is one of the biggest networks of branches in London, as well as around the globe, covering Europe and reaching as far...

  • A record year of service

    A record year of service

    Over 170 staff members from Frank Salt’s 18 offices gathered for their AGM at the Corinthia San Gorg. Performance statistics for 2016 were presented, as well as a review of what made 2016 a successful year. Chairman Frank Salt highlighted the fact...

  • CSB attends 25th Dubai International Boat Show

    CSB attends 25th Dubai International Boat Show

    CSB Group exhibited at the Dubai International Boat Show which took place at the Dubai International Marina Club. CSB Group representatives welcomed guests and visitors to its stand located in the Marine Lifestyle and Luxury Pavilion. The Dubai...

  • Resort to hold recruitment day

    Resort to hold recruitment day

    For those interested in following or moving forward in their hospitality career, the Ramla Bay Resort is hosting a recruitment open day. New supervisory and general staff roles have been identified, as part of the resort’s ongoing business...

  • Local sustainable development firm is appointed representative

    Maltese-based sustainable development company Aeris has been appointed European representative of Aeris Environmental Australia. Aeris Environmental is a world leader in the removal of, and protection from, microbial contamination and performance...

  • Safe and efficient car repairs

    Safe and efficient car repairs

    Mrs G had her car repaired by a repairer recommended to her by a friend, after the car’s rear body panel and door had been badly damaged in an accident. She had been assured by the repairer that the quality of the workmanship would be as good as...

  • HandsOn Systems lays groundwork to launch RFID technology in Malta

    HandsOn Systems lays groundwork to launch RFID technology in Malta

    After six years specialising in vehicle tracking and telematics, HandsOn Systems is preparing for the local launch of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. It has teamed up with two of the world leaders in the field, the US company...

  • New branding director for Logix Creative

    New branding director for Logix Creative

    Nadine Brincat has recently joined Logix Creative Ltd as branding director, a role she will be working in with various clients from different industries, providing consultation on effective ways to maximise their brand presence in their market...

  • EU plans measures to block foreign takeovers of strategic companies

    EU plans measures to block foreign takeovers of strategic companies

    The European Union plans measures to block “politically-motivated” foreign investment, after Germany, France and Italy asked it to act against takeovers in sectors that could harm Europe’s strategic interests. The proposal could give the EU –...

  • Oulala gets skills game licence

    Fantasy sports platform provider Oulala.com has been handed the first official controlled B2B skill games licence from the Malta Gaming Authority. The goal – to be regulated separately from other iGaming activities – was set four year ago. In...

  • Investors’ sentiment turns negative

    On Thursday, the president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, delivered a speech in which he stated that inflation in the eurozone has risen to just under two per cent for the first time in four years. Markets are now anticipating that...

  • Stocks rise as jobs data points to rate hike

    Crude oil resumed a downward drift and global equity markets rose yesterday after a robust US jobs report drove home the strength of the American economy and set the stage for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next week. US employment...

  • Donald Trump meets with community bankers, pledges to scale back regulations

    President Donald Trump promised in a meeting with community bankers last Thursday to strip away some Dodd-Frank financial regulations and ensure they can continue giving small businesses access to capital. Trump, joined by National Economic...

  • Company briefs

    Maltco Lotteries has launched a new corporate website at www.maltco.com. The website provides Maltco’s partners, agents, staff, players and visitors an easier way to learn about Maltco Lotteries responsible gaming information, obtain game details...

  • Daily currency report

    EUR The euro steadied despite another status quo message from the European Central Bank which reaffirmed that its low rate policies would remain intact for a while yet. Despite evidence of green shoots sprouting across the 19-nation economy, the...