GRTU participates at the EuroCommerce Social Affairs Committee Meeting and Social Dialogue Meeting for the Commerce Sector
- Created on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 17:28
EuroCommerce held its Social Affairs Committee Meeting and a Social Dialogue Meeting for the Commerce Sector bringing together representatives of both employers and workers on the 12thand 13thMay, in Brussels.
EuroCommerce gave details about a number of projects it will be participating in the fields of social dialogue, retail and commerce. One of the projects is looking into healthy and safety at the place of work focusing on ergonomics, stress at work and psychosocial risks. The project will also produce a country fiche with elaboration on national case studies. Another project is focused on holding a detailed fact-based study on the current
Occupational Standards for the Motoring Industry
- Created on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 17:19
GRTU together with NCHFE and MCCAA has met representatives from sectors covering the wider picture of the Motoring Industry with the aim to develop the said standards by the third quarter of 2015.
A main feature of occupational standards is that they link qualifications to the requirements of the labour market. The rationale for developing occupational standards is the strong assumed link between employment requirements and education when qualifications are related to occupational standards.
GRTU President welcomes the Austrian candidate for the position of Honorary Consul
- Created on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 16:36
GRTU President Paul Abela has welcomed the candidate for the position of Honorary Consul Martin Ramusch from Austria. Mr Abela initiated the discussion by explaining how GRTU reaches out to its members to provide assistance and information on various issues that affect local business. As the Chamber for SMEs, GRTU has grown into a leading social partner represented on national fora such as the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development whilst maintaining a central role in EU policy through its active membership in UEAPME and EuroCommerce.
Removal of Eco Contribution on petroleum oils, tyres and ammunition by virtue of the Budget measures Implementation Act, 2015
- Created on Monday, 18 May 2015 09:00
Members are hereby informed that by virtue of the Budget Measures Implementation Act, 2015, enacted on the 30thApril 2015 but coming into force retroactively, importers of the relative HS Codes indicated hereunder are not to fill in and submit any Eco Contribution Returns to the VAT Department in relation to such products for goods imported after the 18th November 2014 that have now become liable to Excise Duty by virtue of the same Act.
- Legal and Commercial Guarantees Information Session held by GRTU with the participation of MEIB and MCCAA
- GRTU awarded Equality Mark from the National Council for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE)
- The 2015 Valletta Shops Scheme
- Facilitating health and safety through the use of Online Interactive Risk Assessment
- Tourism Ministry launches Report on Tourism Industry’s Contribution to the Maltese Economy in 2014