As part of its growth strategy, HSBC Bank Malta p.l.c. has launched a €250 million HSBC International Business Fund (HIBF) to support ambitious companies looking to steer their business to new horizons. A launch event was held at The Sheer Bastion reflecting the campaign's sea-faring theme as well as Malta's rich maritime trade history. It was led by HSBC Malta CEO Andrew Beane together with Executive Director and Head of Business Development Michel Cordina, and Head of Commercial Banking Joyce Grech. Michel Cordina said: "The €250m fund enables investors, traders and businesses to embark on new journeys by connecting them to international opportunities. With offices on the ground in 53 countries and territories, and more than 5,000 relationship managers operating worldwide, HSBC is in a unique position to connect potential customers in new markets, provide local insight through our people on the ground, and offer the financial support for businesses in Malta to expand … [Read more...] about HSBC Malta launches €250m International Business Fund
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Calamatta Cuschieri, one of Malta's largest financial services firms, announced the addition of Life Insurance to its range of financial services products. The move reaffirms the company's universal approach to financial services, with life insurance complementing its existing services such as investment advice, pension plans, savings plans, wealth management and live online trading, amongst others. "Calamatta Cuschieri is now offering a full range of life insurance products which are specifically designed to protect individuals, families and businesses. Life insurance is an important part of financial planning and together with our existing pension plans and investment advisory service offering, Calamatta Cuschieri is now proud to be providing a complete financial planning service to clients," said Alan Cuschieri co-CEO at Calamatta Cuschieri. The range of life insurance products that Calamatta Cuschieri is offering includes Protection Plans which provide individuals and their loved … [Read more...] about Calamatta Cuschieri adds Life Insurance to its suite of products
This month, 10 employees from MAPFRE Group sponsored a recently formed non-governmental organisation (NGO) known as 'Jays of Sunshine' as part of their commitment to corporate social responsibility. The initiative was carried out in support of children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with cancer. MAPFRE group sponsored a recently formed NGO which had been started up by two young ladies who both unfortunately lost their mothers to cancer. Notwithstanding this, they both wanted to give something back to people who are undergoing treatment by helping bring a little ray of sunshine to those who are going through a very cloudy time in their lives. The NGO was then named 'Jays of Sunshine', with their main aim being to help dreams come true for children and adolescents undergoing treatment in the Rainbow Ward at Malta's Mater Dei Hospital. As well as spending time, playing and making memories with patients and their families in the ward, the NGO 'Jays of Sunshine' also helps in … [Read more...] about Jays of Sunshine
Although retirement may seem a long way ahead for some, and a lot closer for others, maintaining the lifestyle that we are used to and living comfortably is certainly a common aspiration which, however, we sometimes do not really give importance to. Many people work for a huge part of their lives. As such, it is normal to aspire to maintain a certain lifestyle during retirement and, why not, to do those things you always wanted to do but did not have the time to experience! Maintaining your lifestyle when you retire could mean many different things to different people. Some examples that come to mind are: Vacation: We all have that special holiday that we have been longing to go on but never had the time for due to work commitments. Your retirement is the best excuse to enjoy your newly freed-up time to explore places that you have never been to. Family Time: Juggling between work and family commitments is hard but retirement gives you the time you need to dedicate … [Read more...] about How much do you need to save for retirement?
PUBLISHED: 09:15 19 April 2019 | UPDATED: 09:15 19 April 2019 Reece Hanson An alleged drug driver was arrested in a stolen car. PHOTO: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team Archant An alleged drug driver with a provisional licence was arrested in a stolen car during the night at the start of the Bank Holiday weekend. Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team took to Twitter following the arrest in Lowestoft, with the driver initially stopped for a defective light.Officers also allege the car was stolen and the driver had no insurance and was over the legal limit for cannabis.They tweeted: “Vehicle stopped in Lowestoft by the East Team for a defective light. Driver was a P/L holder, had no insurance, provided a positive Drug Wipe for cannabis. Vehicle was stolen and driver was also in possession of drugs. “#Arrested en route to custody. #CellForOne.”Officers also took to Twitter to warn drivers after being called to … [Read more...] about Alleged drug driver in stolen car arrested overnight