FROM INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL NEWS
17th January 2017
Britain will leave both the European Union and the single market, UK Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed today.
FROM BUSINESS NEWS
16th January 2017
The National Capital Markets Strategic Plan, a structured approach geared towards modernising the Maltese capital markets in order to compete effectively with other European exchanges, has been officially launched.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to give the fullest insight yet into her Brexit plans in a major speech on Tuesday.
Martina Said – 15th January 2017
In view of a flourishing economy and positive outlook for 2017, Malta Chamber President Anton Borg says it’s no time to sit back and enjoy the ride. He discusses the 2017 Budget, the serious lack of available human resources on the island, as well as his priorities for his last few months as president.
Sarah Micallef – 14th January 2017
Malta-based start-up Hotjar has gone from strength to strength since its launch in September 2014, registering 200,000+ users in December 2016. Co-Founder and Director of Engineering Marc von Brockdorff spills the beans on how it’s all come about.
13th January 2017
Malta’s economic and social priorities during its EU presidency were perfectly aligned with those of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Bank’s director Johannes Seiringer said.
12th January 2017
Maltese software company 6PM’s main shareholders have already committed their shares ahead of the planned acquisition by British firm Idox, but the remaining shareholders have until 24 January to accept the deal.
Economist, European Commission Representation in Malta
I am a firm believer in the EU project. I feel that there is a lot more that one can gain from being a member of the Union than remaining out of it.
Whilst most businesses carry out a number of effective marketing initiatives, the mindset of business leaders is on how a product or service is going to be sold – but even here it is essential to be clear on what we are selling.
In my last contribution to this blog, I outlined the main characteristics of the Investment Plan for Europe – the EU's response to reverse the decline in investment in the aftermath of the economic crisis. A number of key developments are worth highlighting since then.
IT & iGaming Recruitment Manager, KONNEKT
Recruiters are ever on the lookout for innovative techniques to attract and assess quality talent. An example of this is gamification, the use of game mechanics to attract a larger audience – but this is just one small part of the revolution that is currently brewing in the world of candidate attraction. Artificial intelligence (AI) is another potent new ingredient.
Managing Partner, RSM Malta
Tech and finance have managed to combine seamlessly to give rise to FinTech. Financial Technology, also known as FinTech, is an industry composed of companies that use technology to provide financial services, enable provision of financial services (through utilisation of technology) or drive technological innovation in the provision of financial services.
Corporate Affairs Senior Executive, Vodafone Malta
Given that we’re moving into the year 2017, phenomena such as occupational sexism, wage discrimination and glass ceilings should, by now, have been firmly relegated to the history section of sociology books.
Malta is emerging as a likely possible location for a subsidiary of Lloyds of London after Brexit, as discussions between the insurance firm, the Malta Financial Services Authority, and a local law firm intensify.
11th January 2017
Marking a 10 per cent increase in traffic at the end of 2016 over the previous year, Malta International Airport has projected that it will register €73 million in revenue in 2017.
10th January 2017
Maltese retail outlets are now allowed to open on Sundays at no extra cost, as long as they remain closed on any another day.
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