Most family businesses tend to be over-controlling of their destiny, which sometimes can limit their potential to grow and, in some cases, survival. Well-established Maltese family businesses would do well to consider going public to exploit new sources of capital. By doing so, they not only build long-lasting legacies but also manage to address and […]

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Human Resources departments are unfortunately often seen as neither human nor resourceful. They are frequently viewed as a department to protect the organisation rather than the employees and their wellbeing. Do you work in this sort of human resource department? Do you think your employees view your HR department as one that puts the organisational […]

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In uncertain times, all companies, no matter their size, face the same risks. However, the challenges SMEs tend to face turn out to be more significant because of limited resources and access to finance. They also tend to find themselves having to proceed with their business with little time to think about risk mitigation and […]

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A business relies on several critical resources, which if compromised can radically impact the business lifeline. IT systems including cloud services, communication systems, and buildings are but a few of such resources. The purpose of business continuity management is to reduce the operational, financial, legal, reputational and other material consequences arising from a disaster or […]

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A business should never stop reinventing itself in some form or another. Thus, it should also introduce fresh ideas, especially new blood that can bring new service lines, however, without losing the same culture and values on which that business has been built, if this was a successful one, says Mark Aquilina, founder and chief visionary […]

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