GRTU President Paul Abela has called on the Minister for Finance to reduce electricity prices for SMEs by 30% in the next Budget. Mr Abela made his request directly to the Minister during a business breakfast held earlier this week.
Mr Abela started off by replying to the Minister’s comments during a Budget related public event where it was reported by the media that the Minister
GRTU President Paul Abela and Council Member Karmenu Vella have this week met with Maltese MEP, Roberta Metsola. During the meeting, GRTU and Dr Metsola discussed various concerns that are currently affecting local business and SMEs. These issues included matters of unequal terms that SMEs face due to unfair competition.
Paul Abela highlighted the importance of thinking small first and how policy-
GRTU representative Elaine Zammit has this week attended an information session focusing on the Interreg MED funding programme 2014-2020.
The Interreg MED funding programme is aimed to:
The GRTU has in recent weeks held a number of fruitful sessions attended by operators in the Passenger Transport Industry, consisting of (i) Providers of Chauffeur Driven Cars, (ii) Minibus Operators as well as (iii) Operators of Private Coaches.
The Passenger Transport Industry suffers huge drawbacks and inefficiencies
The GRTU Executive Council met today to agree on its flagship proposals for Budget 2016.
GRTU believes that this year’s Budget should give utmost priority to the issue of enterprise competitiveness and GRTU believes that the cost of electricity impinges heavily on our enterprises’ competitiveness.