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  • Helping businesses to recruit personnel

    Helping businesses to recruit personnel

    As part of its efforts to mitigate the growing labour shortages and skills gap being experienced in the Maltese economy, the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, in collaboration with Mcast Gateway to Industry organised an...

  • Explore the world with Emirates’ special fares

    Explore the world with Emirates’ special fares

    Start the New Year with a new adventure with Emirates’ special fares to popular destinations, including Dubai, Bangkok, Melbourne, Manila, Maldives and many other exciting destinations. One can explore new cultures, relax on the beach or enjoy a...

  • Panta Lesco launches new Hisense VRF range

    Panta Lesco launches new Hisense VRF range

    Panta Lesco launched the new Hisense VRF range during a well-attended event over two days. Local brand manager Ian Demicoli opening the event said: “Panta Lesco is proud to have founded this new partnership with Hisense VRF systems. With this new...

  • Gifts for the kids

    Over 100 gifts were collected from the participants of The Times of Malta Treasure Hunt Christmas edition held earlier this month. Presents consisted of toys, educational games, books, clothing and were presented to the nuns of Angela house, for...

  • Support for Movember campaigns

    Support for Movember campaigns

    GasanMamo Insurance and VJ Salomone Marketing Limited teamed up to support Movember; an annual global campaign that was launched in 2014. Men are encouraged to grow a moustache in the month of November to raise awareness and funds for the biggest...

  • Ocean Basket client wins South Africa trip

    Ocean Basket client wins South Africa trip

    Ocean Basket client Carmen Borg is the lucky winner of a 10-day trip for two to South Africa. The competition, organised by Ocean Basket, in collaboration with Emirates Airlines, ran throughout October and November and attracted the participation...

  • Freeport team-building out of the box

    Malta Freeport Terminals held a motivational team-building activity in the run-up to the festive period aimed at taking its management team out of the office and fostering better communication through a series of activities. Freeport CEO Alex...

  • A Christmas celebration

    A Christmas celebration

    Chetcuti Cauchi showed their appreciation to staff by organising the annual Christmas party at the MFCC on December 15.  The elegance- and vintage-themed party celebrated the present growth of the company and the success of the past year’s...

  • Disclaimer - December 23, 2018

    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...

  • Holiday problems? These are your rights

    Holiday problems? These are your rights

    Holidays are meant to be relaxing and enjoyable. The last thing we want to have during holidays are problems concerning, for instance, hotel accommodation, car rental or excursions purchased. Unfortunately, sometimes we have to face such problems...

  • L-Għażla magazine published

    The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA) has recently published the 10th issue of L-Għażla magazine. The main purpose of the magazine is to provide the public with information on MCCAA’s latest work and achievements, as well as...

  • Weekly Consumer Tips - December 23, 2018

    • If during a holiday something goes wrong, the organiser is responsible to provide you with a remedy or compensation. • When complaining, the contract of sale of the package holiday should be submitted as proof of the shortcomings encountered. •...

  • Economic growth for social results

    Economic growth for social results

    The European Commission’s recent Autumn Semester Report endorses Malta’s economic and social policies and highlights the country’s achievements in these two areas. It confirms that the twin-pronged strategy of high economic growth coupled with...

  • Famalco’s end-of-year celebration

    Famalco’s end-of-year celebration

    Famalco Group recently organised its annual staff cocktail reception party at Heart Club in Uno Village, Ta’ Qali, where employees from the group’s various divisions were treated to a wide range of refreshments and finger food, complemented by...

  • Domino’s ‘puts family values ahead of profits’

    Domino’s Malta stores in Birkirkara and Qawra will be opening on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day from 5pm onwards, as opposed to the regular 10am opening, so as to give its employees of the chance to spend these special days with their loved...

  • Investing in international bonds

    In line with expectations, the US Federal Reserve (FED) raised its short-term rates by a further 25 basis points this week. This was the fourth interest rate hike this year and the ninth since December 2015. Despite the pressures from Trump for...

  • Global stock indexes slide as US government shutdown looms

    World stock markets continued a week-long sell-off yesterday as the threat of a US government shutdown and further hikes in US borrowing costs compounded investor anxiety that global economic growth is slowing. MSCI’s index of global equities fell...

  • Online clothing retailers hunt for better fit to cut costly returns

    Online clothing retailers hunt for better fit to cut costly returns

    Models testing fashion brands like Adidas, Benetton and Gap are finding that almost a third of the shoes and clothes they try on are bigger or smaller than the size on the label indicates, explaining why many clothes bought online are sent...

  • Three out of every four people of working age have jobs

    Three out of every four people of working age have jobs

    On average, 73 of every 100 persons aged between 15 to 64 years are working, according to the National Statistics Office’s labour force survey, which said that total employment stood at 239,544 in the third quarter of the year. This represents an...

  • A torrid year for markets

    A torrid year for markets

    We are approaching year-end, and to say that 2018 was a difficult year for markets is an understatement. Indeed, 2018 will be marked as one of the most volatile years over the past 10 years with investors’ nerves being continuously tested due to...