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Over a fifth of Maltese SMEs linked to motor industry and retail

August 3, 2021
by Robert Fenech

Retail and motor industry includes highest share of both micro enterprises and SMEs

‘Protecting employees with life cover helps companies improve employee retention, recruitment & morale’

August 2, 2021
by Martina Said

CCO Boris Curmi shares how companies and their employees stand to gain from MAPFRE Middlesea’s new Group Life Lite Plan

What’s happening to Malta’s retail sector? July sees some ground regained after disappointing June

August 2, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

SME Chamber President Abigail Mamo provides her insights into the outlook of Malta's retail sector

ECB stress test shows euro banking system ‘resilient under challenging macroeconomic scenario’

August 2, 2021
by BN Writer

With no failing or passing grade, the stress test forms part of the ECB’s ongoing supervisory dialogue

Bayer adds €3.8bn to provision for glyphosate litigation

August 2, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The chemical present in Roundup is alleged to cause cancer

Bahrija property prices lead increases once again, reports Djar

August 2, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

Average prices in the locality rose by 1.58% compared to the quarter before

At only 37, Mvintage Founder Krystle Penza has spearheaded a revolution in the local jewellery sector

August 1, 2021
by Rebecca Anastasi

Ms Penza talks Business Now through her trials and tribulations and how 2021 is all about developing the Mvintage team

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Francois Grech

Bringing digital transformation to field service

June 7, 2021
by Francois Grech

How are forward-thinking companies trying to meet these emerging field service demands?

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Claire Marie Calleja Zammit

The long and short of it: Moneyval’s report on Malta

June 4, 2021
by Claire Marie Calleja Zammit

Moneyval has put Malta on enhanced follow-up which means Malta will report to it on further progress in two years’ ...

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‘We learnt that it paid to be fiscally prudent when the economy could afford it’ – Edward Scicluna

July 31, 2021
by Rebecca Anastasi

According to the Central Bank of Malta Governor, Malta’s economy is on the ‘verge of normalising’

Amazon slapped with record EU fine for breaching EU data privacy rules

July 30, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

Amazon denies wrongdoing and says it will appeal the fine

Malta Chamber calls for ‘objective assessment of failings’ in reaction to Caruana Galizia murder inquiry

July 30, 2021
by Robert Fenech

‘We must act now on what needs to be done without further procrastination’

MFSA mum on Jason Azzopardi ‘cost of corruption’ claims

July 30, 2021
by Robert Fenech

BusinessNow.mt takes a deeper look into the MP's claims

MFSA appoints Joseph Gavin as new Chief Executive Officer

July 30, 2021
by Helena Grech

He takes over from Christopher Buttigieg who had occupied the post ad interim

Risk of COVID transmission from handling cash ‘very low’, says ECB study

July 29, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

According to the 'catch me (if you can)' study, cash remains safe to use

Significant prolonging of Malta’s greylisting could have ‘important longer-term’ impacts on BOV

July 29, 2021
by Helena Grech

BOV’s international trading partners ‘factored in eventuality’ of Malta being greylisted

Vaccine certificates: How are they being implemented across Europe?

July 29, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

Malta was widely criticised for limiting unvaccinated travellers. Since then, several EU countries introduced 'COVID status' checks to enter establishments

Inquiry into journalist’s murder says steps should be taken to rein in politicians’ links with big business

July 29, 2021
by Helena Grech

The public inquiry says state must bear responsibility for murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

Pinterest introduces monetisation tools for influencers

July 29, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The image-sharing platform was the last major social network without compensation plans for content creators

Airport paints bleak picture as it expects Malta to be at a disadvantage due to strict travel restrictions

July 29, 2021
by Helena Grech

The MIA has released its approved interim financial results for H1 2021