The End of the VAT exemption for goods up to €22 – No Transitional Period
22 June 2021
As from 1st July 2021, the European Union will introduce new VAT e-commerce rules to...
During the first council meeting following the Annual General Meeting Mr Abela thanked the Council for their support and showing him trust in leading the organisation for another year.
Paul Abela stated that ‘The Covid-19 pandemic has given businesses a very difficult 2020. 2021 has also not started on the right foot, yet the SME Chamber is well equipped to continue supporting its members in this unprecedented challenge’. Mr Abela also stated that during this coming year he will continue working on strengthening the organization and building on over 72 years of success that the Chamber of SMEs has achieved.
The SME Chamber today also welcomed two new Council members, one of whom a youth entrepreneur to continue building on the already diverse composition of the SME Chamber’s Council.
Malta Chamber of SMEs CEO Ms Abigail Mamo welcomed the Council for the year 2021-2022 and said that Covid and the way ahead provides for a very big challenge and there are many serious situations that our organisation will have to face and help businesses overcome until the recovery actually starts. The future is not a certain one and our role, in all its functions, has to be much bigger in these times.
5 officers were elected as Vice-Presidents: Philip Fenech as Vice President Policy and Strategy; Marcel Mizzi as Vice President Finance and Administration; Sergio Camilleri as Vice President Sectors; Michael Galea as Vice President Districts and Localities, Chris Vassallo as Vice President International Relations and Patrick Cutajar who was elected for the first time as Vice President Training and Development.
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).