Government Recovery Plan – COVID-19

Government Recovery Plan – COVID-19

The Mal­tese Gov­ern­ment has announced a €900 mil­lion recov­ery plan in view of the Covid-19 impact, a plan which is aimed at restor­ing the Mal­tese econ­o­my through a reduc­tion of expens­es for busi­ness­es, the issu­ing of more financ­ing pack­ages, boost­ing domes­tic demand and pro­vid­ing direct sup­port to indus­tries whilst also...

Is it legal to record a conversation?

Is it legal to record a conversation?

Is my Com­pa­ny allowed to record a con­ver­sa­tion? Like any lawyer would say, it depends! The answer is YES; how­ev­er, it depends. As a Data con­troller, a com­pa­ny must take into con­sid­er­a­tion the law­ful­ness of record­ings and how this can be achieved and pro­tect­ed with strong cyber­se­cu­ri­ty mech­a­nisms. It is...

FAQs pertaining Employment and Industrial Relations in light of COVID-19

FAQs pertaining Employment and Industrial Relations in light of COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 sit­u­a­tion, sev­er­al modes of oper­a­tions had to be adjust­ed to ensure busi­ness con­ti­nu­ity. Com­pa­nies had to resort to tem­po­rary mea­sures to con­tin­ue with their oper­a­tions. These excep­tion­al cir­cum­stances raise many ques­tions amongst the employ­ers and their employ­ees. For this rea­son, we, at DWP Dr Wern­er and...

New Public Health Announcements in light of the outbreak of Coronavirus

New Public Health Announcements in light of the outbreak of Coronavirus

Dur­ing a press con­fer­ence held yes­ter­day, the Min­is­ter for Health, Dr. Chris Fearne, togeth­er with the Super­in­ten­dent of Pub­lic Health Profs. Char­maine Gau­ci, announced new pub­lic health mea­sures which will come into force on Sat­ur­day 28th March 2020. In an effort to con­trol the out­break of the Coro­n­avirus and pro­tect...

Government Aid in relation to Covid-19 — Malta

Government Aid in relation to Covid-19 — Malta

The Prime Min­is­ter of Mal­ta just addressed a Press Con­fer­ence in which he announced a new finan­cial aid pack­age for those sec­tors hit by the Coro­n­avirus out­break. These mea­sures shall be added to the pre­vi­ous mea­sures announced by the Gov­ern­ment. Watch the video, in which I explain the gov­ern­ment aid...

COVID-19: Adopting Remote Working Measures

COVID-19: Adopting Remote Working Measures

Introduction COVID-19 (the coro­n­avirus) con­tin­ues to impact the glob­al and local com­mu­ni­ty, all the staff of Dr Wern­er and Part­ner have been mon­i­tor­ing the sit­u­a­tion of the COVID-19 and imple­ment­ing dif­fer­ent mea­sures to make sure that we are all stay­ing safe. As a Com­pa­ny, the main goal is to pro­tect...

Why Malta is the perfect place to reside in — even in times of ‘Corona’.

Why Malta is the perfect place to reside in — even in times of ‘Corona’.

Com­ment by Philipp Sauer­born: Cur­rent­ly, there is no oth­er top­ic that dom­i­nates the media more than the coro­n­avirus or Covid-19, a virus that is spread­ing rapid­ly and ter­ri­fy­ing the pop­u­la­tion and the econ­o­my. It is pre­cise­ly at such times that gov­ern­ments are more than ever in demand to prove them­selves...

Surveys: Compliance with the GDPR!

Surveys: Compliance with the GDPR!

Surveys need to adhere to the GDPR? Hint — Just like any lawyer would tell you… it depends. How­ev­er, if per­son­al data is being col­lect­ed, han­dled and/or processed, then GDPR needs to be adhered to. If you are con­duct­ing a sur­vey where­by per­son­al data is involved, then GDPR applies. How­ev­er,...