Malta Chamber of SMEs and EWA starting a new pilot project to assist outlets in efficient use of energy and water
26 July 2021
The Malta Chamber of SMEs will assist a number of retail outlets in the food...
In a meeting hosted by MEUSAC, H.E. Artis Bertulis, Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia to Malta, presented developments on the priorities of the Latvian Presidency with government stakeholders and social partners. The priorities of the Latvian Presidency ending on 30th June focus on:
During this stakeholders’ meeting, GRTU commented on how security and migration issues may have over-shadowed the priorities of the Presidency with both matters effecting Malta directly. Security in Eastern Europe effected European energy policy and even closer to home, the instability in Libya effecting Maltese businesses directly. Migration is indisputedly high on Malta’s agenda, especially with recent human tragedies happening in our waters.
GRTU highlighted the importance of developments in the energy sector which effect Malta’s businesses in terms of price stability and stress on Maltese businesses. In terms of initiatives on a digital front, GRTU outlined the importance on a national level. E-commerce and digital marketing are key upgrades which Maltese businesses, particularly in retail, need to take. The infrastructure is solid but its usage is still weak. Business models need to adapt faster to the phenomenon of online business since customers are going this way. GRTU also queried about developments on the Juncker Plan which has brought a new goal to the European Union and its economy, which however now needs to be translated into effective initiatives which are watered down to the benefit of our small and medium enterprises.
The Malta Chamber of SMEs represents over 7,000 members from over 90 different sectors which in their majority are either small or medium sized companies, and such issues like the one we're experiencing right now, it's important to be united. Malta Chamber of SMEs offers a number of different services tailored to its members' individual requirements' and necessities. These range from general services offered to all members to more individual & bespoke services catered for specific requirements.
A membership with Malta Chamber of SMEs will guarantee that you are constantly updated and informed with different opportunities which will directly benefit your business and help you grow. It also entails you to a number of services which in their majority are free of charge and offered exclusively to its members (in their majority all free of charge).