Who has an increased risk for depression and loneliness during the pandemic?

May 2021

EMCS has contributed to a new SHARE COVID-19 study that examines depression and loneliness of retired individuals aged 60 plus after the first wave of COVID-19

The survey shows a country comparative perspective on depression and loneliness during the pandemic

A new study will be published on the coming weeks. 

People loose confidence in the Government's handling of Covid-19  

August 24, 2020

The survey shows that those having a positive view of the way the government is handling the health situation caused by COVID-19 in Malta, has halved since the last survey (83% in May, 40% now).

EMCS, conducted the 6th research study, for the Times of Malta.

Government Recovery Budget

June 9, 2020

We are happy to offer our assistance when applying for any scheme, as announced by the Prime Minster of Malta, to overcome Covid-19.

More people support relaxation measures (Covid-19)

June 1, 2020

Our market research unit at EMCS, has conducted a 5th research study for The Times of Malta, through telephone interviews on locals’ perceptions and attitudes towards COVID-19.

Government Interest Rate Subsidy 

April 21, 2020

During a press conference held on Thursday, 16 April by the Minister of Finance and the Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services and Digital Economy, a government interest rate subsidy of up to 2.5% on bank loans was announced.

Merchant Shipping Notice (Transport Malta)

April 6, 2020

On April 3, 2020 Transport Malta in its Merchant Shipping Notice 160 announced that the Merchant Shipping Directorate decided to defer the due payment date of the relevant Registration Fees and the Annual Tonnage Tax of merchant ships in cases when the anniversary date falls on or after 1 April 2020. The deferral period is of three months from the anniversary.

Commission guidelines to protect European assets and technology

April 1, 2020

The European Commission issued guidelines on 25 March to ensure a strong EU-wide approach to foreign investment screening in a time of public health crisis and related economic vulnerability.

EU Commission creates first ever rescEU stockpile of medical equipment

March 30, 2020

The European Commission has decided to create a strategic rescEU stockpile of medical equipment such as ventilators and protective masks to help EU countries in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Third Round of Government Aid Measures

March 25, 2020

The government will now be giving the employer €800 per month for every worker who works in one of the industries that have been hardest hit by the pandemic, including tourism-related businesses and those that suffered a complete suspension of operations.

Transport Malta introduces Extraordinary Measures

March 24, 2020

On March 17, the Merchant shipping Directorate of Transport Malta announced three extraordinary measures in view of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

MFSA - Timing of Regulatory Reporting  

March 23, 2020

MFSA will be accepting a delay from the reporting deadline for some of the submissions/publications falling due by March or April 2020.

Financial Aid Package for Business

March 19, 2020

EMCS can help you access the Government  aid package aimed at assisting businesses facing difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Government Grant for Teleworking

March 18, 2020

Due to the recent Coronavirus outbreak, Malta Enterprise introduced a new scheme supporting enterprises to invest in new teleworking arrangements.

Government Guaranteed Bank Loans

April 7, 2020

The Malta Development Bank has launched a Guarantee Scheme (CGS). This scheme aims to provide a €350 million fund to support all types of businesses in Malta to meet cashflow disruptions due to the effects of the Covid-19.

EU Funding for SMEs going Online

April 4, 2020

If Covid-19 has forced you to change your business strategy and you are now moving towards online sales we at EMCS can help you access EU funds.

Malta Enterprise extends deadlines Incentives and Measures

March 24, 2020

Malta Enterprise has responded to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 and introduced new measures and extended deadlines of incentives administered by Malta Enterprise. These came along with the measures that the Maltese government announced last week.