Unemployment in Malta and Gozo falls to a new low

Unemployment in Malta and Gozo has plunged to a new low, according to official figures. The jobless total stood at 1,642 in December – a fall of 7 per cent compared to the same month in 2018. The figures were released by the state employment agency JobsPlus. Meanwhile, EU statistics showed that the Maltese unemployment […]

HSBC to axe eight bank branches across Malta

HSBC has announced it will axe eight branches in Malta with the loss of dozens of jobs. They will close next year as part of a major cost cutting drive of the bank’s operations across Europe. The Maltese branches affected are St Julian’s, St Paul’s Bay, Marsascala, Hamrun, Balzan, Birzebbugia, Cospicua and Fgura. They will […]

Unemployment in Malta falls by 9.1% in June

Unemployment in Malta and Gozo has dropped to a record low. The jobless total fell by 9.1 per cent in June, according to new figures from Malta’s national employment agency Jobsplus. It said the number of people out of work and claiming benefit stood at 1,616. Unemployment fell in all age groups, with the expectation […]

Malta’s biggest printer announces €7 million investment

Malta’s biggest printing firm has announced plans to expand its operations, creating dozens of new jobs. Gutenberg Press said it will invest €7 million in its two factories in Tarxien and Bulebel to meet soaring customer demand from the UK. The company, which opened in Malta in 1982, specialises in printing books, magazines, high quality […]