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  • Only 39% of local companies have talent strategy

    Only 39% of local companies have talent strategy

    Talent management has become Malta’s main HR challenge. The country’s economic growth and influx of foreign companies have led to an increase in the demand for workers and the creation of new job profiles, making the management of talent a...

  • Progressive brings property management system revolution to Malta

    Progressive is once again bringing world class business software solutions to Malta. Progressive provides software solutions for businesses which are accounting systems, property management systems and point of sale systems. “Mews is probably the...

  • CareMalta Academy launches new courses

    CareMalta Academy launches new courses

    The CareMalta Academy has just launched its new academic year offering a number of courses as well as a new brand identity and website. CareMalta has been offering healthcare-related courses since 2010; however, it formally established its own...

  • A frank reputation

    A recent Misco survey found that Frank Salt Real Estate’s strongest personality traits are its reputation and reliability, its wealth of knowledge and experience, its vast range of property types on offer and its team of friendly, professional...

  • Battle of the Brains – Round 4

    Battle of the Brains – Round 4

    Malta University Sports & Leisure has once again teamed up with the University of Malta Research, Innovation and Development Trust to help raise funds for research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  Since its setting up in 2011, the RIDT has...

  • Ethics in marketing

    Business Leaders Malta recently organised a business insight event at The Xara Lodge, limits of Rabat. The keynote was by Andrew Harvey, who stated that “it’s probably fair to say that many outside the profession wouldn’t put the words ‘marketing’...

  • Elaine Pavia chosen as Malta’s ambassador for European Vocational Skills Week

    Elaine Pavia chosen as Malta’s ambassador for European Vocational Skills Week

    Elaine Pavia, head of services, The Good Shepherd Sisters – Dar Merħba Bik Foundation, has been selected as Malta’s ambassador for the 2018 European Vocational Skills Week being held from November 5 to 9. Organised by the European Commission, the...

  • Trade wars: the rise of mercantilism 2.0

    Anyone who has sat through a basic economics class would know the notion that a trade between two or more separate entities is beneficial for both parties. This notion of Adam Smith takes cue from the fact that two or more entities regardless of...

  • US dollar and stocks gain, Italy budget woes hit Europe

    The US dollar and stocks gained yesterday, but Italy’s government bonds, European stock markets and the euro were all slammed by deepening worries about the Italian budget and its new higher-than-expected deficit target. Rome on Thursday targeted...

  • Investors dump Italian bonds after ministers agree 'budget for change'

    Investors dump Italian bonds after ministers agree 'budget for change'

    Italian government bonds were set for their worst day in over three months after key Italian government officials agreed a budget overnight that will see the country run a deficit in 2019 and beyond. Italy's government on Thursday targeted the...

  • Lessons to learn

    Lessons to learn

    This week tens of thousands of children have started their academic year. We can easily waste our time discussing silly issues such as school transport. However I do not feel that this is the crux of the matter. It may be an important issue for...

  • US regulator sues Tesla's Elon Musk for fraud

    US regulator sues Tesla's Elon Musk for fraud

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission accused Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Thursday of fraud and sought to remove him from his role in charge of the electric car company, saying he made a series of "false and misleading" tweets about...

  • Italy budget uncertainty returns to haunt Europe

    Europe’s share markets and the euro both took a tumble yesterday as reports that Italy’s long-awaited budget was facing a delay compounded an already groggy globalmood after the third US interest rate rise of the year. Italy’s main Milan bourse...

  • BOV share price retreats to its 6-year low

    BOV share price retreats to its 6-year low

    The MSE Equity Price Index eased by a minimal 0.06% to 4,325.413 points on Thursday, reflecting the declines in BOV and PG which outweighed the gains in MPC and MaltaPost. Trading volumes continued to improve and reached a six-week high of €0.66...

  • Italy budget tussle goes down to wire, upsets markets

    Italy budget tussle goes down to wire, upsets markets

    Italy's new government struggled to contain a fierce internal battle over fiscal policy on Thursday, hours before it was due to unveil its 2019 budget targets, sparking a sell-off of state bonds and reviving fears the economy minister could...

  • The status of the MGS market

    The status of the MGS market

    In 2017, the RF MGS Index dropped by three per cent, its first annual decline since 2011. Prices of Malta Government Stocks continued to trend lower since the start of the year albeit with a high degree of volatility from one week to the next. In...

  • Second consecutive award for best entertainment

    Second consecutive award for best entertainment

    Emirates clinched its second consecutive award for Best Entertainment at the 2019 Global Passenger Choice Awards held during the Apex Expo in Boston, US. The airline was also given a Five-Star Global Airline official airline rating, the highest...

  • China leads world stocks higher ahead of Fed rate decision

    An advance in Chinese equity markets set a modestly positive tone for world stocks yesterday, despite continued trade tensions with the United States, as investors awaited an expected interest rate increase by the US Federal Reserve. The US dollar...

  • Shipping movements - September 27, 2018

    The following ships are expected in Malta: The Ludwig Schulte from Aliaga, the CMA CGM Cassiopeia from Fos Sur Mer to Beirut (both CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd), the Maersk Lamanai from Malaga to Genoa (Thomas Smith & Co. Ltd), the MV Eurocargo...

  • Launch of stimulating events

    Launch of stimulating events

    Architecture Alive is a series of stimulating design talks by world-renowned architects that will be hosted every two to three months in Malta. The project is hosted by local architectural and urban design firm Studjurban and the Planning Authority.