The European Commission is asking the National co-ordinators for the SME Week to nominate an entrepreneur who will be included in the SME Week 2012 edition of the brochure "The Secret of Success". The Commission will use the brochure to highlight both the challenges and the excitement of entrepreneurship as a career choice and thus encourage the general public to consider being self-employed as a real and attractive career option.
Malta's 2012 Budget, recently announced by the Minister of Finance, launched a temporary VAT amnesty providing for a remission of interest and administrative penalties for registered persons who have an outstanding balance under the 1994 VAT Act, Customs and Excise Tax Act or the 1998 VAT Act. The arrangement is open to Malta VAT registered persons who have failed to submit the necessary VAT returns (or VAT declarations) falling due up to the 15 October 2011 and/or have balances due to the VAT Department under any of the abovementioned Acts as at 15 October 2011.
European leaders agree on immediate action to address market tensions - European leaders have agreed on immediate steps to forcefully address current market tensions. The European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) is to be leveraged and leaders agreed to accelerate deployment of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). The ESM treaty should now enter into force in July 2012. When the financial and economic sustainability of the euro area is threatened, an ESM emergency voting procedure will ensure swift decision-making. Furthermore, euro area and other Member States will decide within 10 days whether to provide additional resources for the IMF of up to EUR 200 billion (USD 270 billion), in the form of bilateral loans. As for private sector involvement, the EU will henceforth strictly adhere to well established IMF principles and practices.
Why did you become an entrepreneur? I had so many new ideas that the only way I could bring them to life was by setting up my own business.
How have you come to chose your line of business?Since childhood I wanted to somehow work in mass communications. I always felt I had a "special gift" for creativity and this line of work.
Objective: ICT-2011.1.2 Cloud Computing, Internet of Services and Advanced Software EngineeringProposal Name: Web of Services (WoS)
Challenge: Challenge 1: Pervasive and Trusted Network and Service Infrastructures
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