As the COVID-19 crisis deepens and brings our economy to a standstill, what should business owners be doing to best position themselves for the immediate challenges that confront them? Our teams have set out below some useful information for business owners to help navigate their way through this unprecedented crisis.
The Malta Start-up Residence Programme (the “Programme”) forms part of the local government initiative termed ‘Start in Malta’ and is in collaboration with Malta Enterprise and the Residency Malta Agency.
Double digit growth reflects strength, balance and sustainability of Mazars’ integrated business model and strategy
2 February 2022: Mazars, the international audit, tax and advisory firm, today announces fee income of €2.1bn in its 2020/2021 financial year (1 September 2020 – 31 August 2021), representing a 12.3% increase (excluding forex impact of -1.6%) compared to the previous financial year. The increase in fee income comprises strong organic growth (9.4%), complemented by external growth of 2.7%.
ENISA, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, and CERT-EU, the CERT of all the EU institutions, have recently issued a list of cybersecurity best practices, and are strongly encouraging all public and private sector companies in the EU to adopt them in order to safeguard themselves from the continuous threat level.
For the second year running, Mazars has joined forces with Tableau, UNICEF and EDHEC to create Europe's first data visualisation contest. This is a great opportunity for students to demonstrate data savviness, develop key skills for their future career and have fun!
Advice to Companies: Provision of an adequate Email address to the MBR
On the 6th July 2022, the Malta Business Registry (the “MBR”) has issued a new notice shedding light on the implementation of a new statutory requirement requiring companies to provide an adequate electronic mail address, which has been introduced by virtue of Act LX of 2021 and is enshrined in Article 69 (1) (d) of the Companies Act (Chapter 386 of the Laws of Malta).
Not if, but when. Strengthening the safety net to improve cyber resilience
Cyber threats are all around us. This is not paranoia, it’s an unfortunate reality: every day brings new hacks, new data leaks, new embarrassment – and new costs, both financial and commercial. Nobody is spared. The attacks target companies large and small, as well as public-sector institutions and individuals. How can organisations protect themselves?