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  • Maltese entrepreneur among Australia’s Telstra Business Awards finalists

    Maltese entrepreneur among Australia’s Telstra Business Awards finalists

    Bright Conferences, based in Brisbane and founded by Nadine Zrinzo and Lisa Renneisen, has been selected as Queensland finalist for the 2017 Telstra Business Awards, running in the Micro Business of the Year category. They will be among the 28...

  • Move – a new culture of movement

    Move – a new culture of movement

    Non-profit organisation Move, set up in 2013 to promote innovation in sports and culture, is collaborating with the Valletta 2018 Foundation to produce a series of pop-up sports and culture events – to take place in various public spaces around...

  • Council places first in Green Awards

    Council places first  in Green Awards

    The Ta’ Xbiex local council collected approximately 160 tonnes of recyclable waste, which amounts to 89 kg per capita, throughout the past year.  This puts the council at the forefront of this initiative, placing them first in the Green Council...

  • Group branches out into commercial niche market

    Zanzi Luxury Homes and OfficeFinfer.com.mt are two new brands, newly launched by the QLZH Group. The first is an offshoot of Zanzi Homes and the former aims to provide a specialised service for the lease or sale of commercial offices. CEO and...

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  • Malta startup wins European challenge in Helsinki with Intact

    Malta startup wins European challenge in Helsinki with Intact

    This year’s edition of the JA European Enterprise Challenge gathered 19 startups from 15 countries in Helsinki. University students who took part in the ‘Start Up Programme’ were competing and presenting their start-ups to a selected jury. The...

  • Common problems when buying furniture

    Common problems when buying furniture

    Complaints related to the purchase of furniture rank among the top five most common complaints lodged with the Office for Consumer Affairs. Problems encountered by consumers usually concern non-honoured delivery dates, deposits and damaged or...

  • Spring cleaning waste the right way

    Spring cleaning waste the right way

    With summer kicking in, many are busy cleaning up their neglected gardens, yards and giving a lift to dark, shabby corners of their houses with a lick of paint and some DIY home works. The promise of summer seems to act like a sign to clean up...

  • Faulty diamond ring

    Q: Some time ago I bought a diamond ring. Recently I took it for cleaning at another jeweller who noticed that its diamond has a crack. I would like to know if I have the right to request the seller from whom I bought the diamond to replace it...

  • Managing director at CIC addresses innovation session

    Managing director at CIC addresses innovation session

    PKF hosted the first blueprint for innovation session, where two key note speakers flew over from Boston and California respectively to learn about the innovation ecosystem in Malta and to present their successful story in their respective fields.

  • Changes in holiday price

    Q: A few weeks ago we booked a holiday with a local travel agency and paid a deposit. This deposit confirmed our booking for two triple rooms and a single room. When we went to settle the rest of the payment, the agency informed us that the triple...

  • Marketing firm boosts design and web offering

    Marketing firm boosts design and web offering

    Marketing consultancy firm Concept Stadium has boosted its graphic design studio and web development capabilities with a new addition to the squad – Alessandro Caselli – who brings two service areas offered together. Following an 18-year tenure in...

  • Weekly consumer advice

    • Sellers are legally obliged to abide by the agreed delivery date. If not, consumers may opt to terminate the contract of sale. • Consumers should negotiate a reasonable deposit amount as usually the goods ordered are delivered weeks or months...

  • Phnom Penh becomes Emirates’ latest gateway

    Phnom Penh becomes Emirates’ latest gateway

    Emirates recently expanded its presence in southeast Asia with the launch of a new daily linked service from Dubai to Phnom Penh in Cambodia, via Yangon in Myanmar. This new service, oper-ated with a Boeing 777 aircraft, broadens the airline’s...

  • RS2 Software surges by 7.6%

    The MSE index maintained its positive stance as it extended its winning streak for the fifth consecutive week to close 0.56 per cent higher at 4,723.69 points. The week was dominated by this week’s top performer – RS2 Software plc, with the major...

  • UK starting salaries jump as Brexit vote hits staff supply

    UK starting salaries jump as Brexit vote hits staff supply

    Salaries for British workers starting in permanent jobs rose at the fastest pace since 2015 as businesses found it harder to hire staff, a problem exacerbated by Brexit, a survey of recruitment firms showed on Friday. The signs of pay pressure in...

  • Risky assets on pause as US jobs growth underpins hawkish Fed stance

    World stocks are poised to end the week at six-week lows in the face of oil weakness, a spike in bond yields and expected tighter monetary policy especially in the United States. US job growth surged more than expected in June and employers...

  • Strength in collaboration

    Strength in collaboration

    Grimaldi Group recently invited its business partners to come together and discuss the current business year at the First Grimaldi Lines Summer Reception, held at the new Giuseppi’s at the Salini Resort.  Guests had the opportunity to socialise...

  • Reckitt Benckiser cuts sales forecast after cyber attack

    Reckitt Benckiser cuts sales forecast after cyber attack

    British consumer goods maker Reckitt Benckiser trimmed its sales forecasts on Thursday, becoming one of the first companies to put a cost on a global cyber attack that disrupted its manufacturing and distribution. Several major companies, along...

  • Host Charles Payne suspended from Fox Business Network

    Host Charles Payne suspended from Fox Business Network

    Making Money host Charles Payne was suspended from Fox Business Network, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday. The spokeswoman said Payne had been “suspended pending further investigation” and rotating sub-hosts would fill in on the Twenty-First...