Category: SMEs & Family Businesses

Running a business can be extremely rewarding but it’s not always easy! There are so many uncertainties that make doubts creep into your decision making. After all, you’re only human. It’s only natural to doubt yourself at times. With nobody to bounce ideas off and no idea who to ask for advice, it can be […]
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The article by Colin German of CMG Consulta was published on the BCS Portal (January 2022).  Click to read it. Technology has become a crucial factor that many businesses depend on in order to carry out their daily operations, to gain competitive advantage and to grow.  Through our work with businesses we encounter many situations where […]
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The Smart and Sustainable Investment Grant Scheme by Malta Enterprise focuses on helping enterprises transition to more digital and environmentally sustainable busness practices in order to grow, enhance competitiveness and improve sustainability of their activities. Eligibility Criteria Self-employed, partnerships and limited liability companies; The economic actiity operates from a licenced commercial property; This scheme falls […]
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The Change to Grow Scheme by Malta Enterprise “… supports businesses kick-start transformation processes that lead to growth, sustainability, and optimised performance.  The scope of this incentive is to support SMEs realign their business activity, restructure their employees, product and/or service portfolio, optimise the use of technology and embrace green technology and practices.”  The scheme works […]
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Malta Enterprise has launched the Investment Aid 2021 Scheme that aims “…to sustain the regional industrial and economic development of Malta. This measure facilitates initial investments by encouraging the setting up of new establishments as well as the expansion and development of existing businesses.”   Supported initiatives should lead to new opportunities, additional employment, increased […]
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Malta Enterprise has launched the Business Development 2021 Scheme that “facilitates value added projects, including new business initiatives, expansions and transformation activities that shall contribute to the regional development of Malta. The scheme may support various activities such as the initial development phase of undertakings establishing an operational base in Malta, expansion projects, consolidation of […]
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Many businesses and SMEs in Malta are family run. Along the years, several have grown from a simple one-person operation initially offering a trade or focused on selling products, to larger more complex group of company-style operation. For many years, these businesses survived applying business rules stemming from family tradition and loyalty. For the owners […]
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History shows us that any crisis presents us with an opportunity to change and to grow. Whether we see the opportunity in the first place and whether we then take advantage of it, is purely up to us. Our businesses are currently living through a Covid-induced crisis. They have been in this situation for over […]
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Businesses have faced and are still facing a lot of hardship due to the Covid 19 impacts. Malta Enterprise has launched the Business Re-engineering and Transformation Scheme to assist businesses to take a look at aspects of their structure and operation with a view to re-engineering or transforming aspects that will help them cope with […]
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