Archive for September, 2013

UEFA Champions League Round UP

Lionel Messi stole Cristiano Ronaldo’s thunder again by plundering yet another hat-trick for Barcelona and Basel ruined Jose Mourinho’s Champions League return with a shock win at Chelsea on Wednesday.

Former champions Milan and Porto began the group phase with …

Cyprus jobless increase faster than anticipated, commission says

Cyprus’s unemployment increased at a faster pace than anticipated under its bailout program and constitutes a serious challenge for the future, the European Commission said in a report on Wednesday.

The jobless rate will increase to 19.5 percent in 2014 …

UK man arrested for immigration offences in northern Cyprus

John Anslow was being transported to Stafford Crown Court when he escaped from a van near HMP Hewell on January 23 last year.

Following a 13-month search for his whereabouts the 33-year-old was brought back to the UK after being …

Haringey Council and Enfield Council awarded £200,000 to help young entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs have the chance to pitch to a Dragon’s Den-style panel of experts for funding and support for their business ideas.

Haringey Borough Council, in partnership with Enfield Borough Council, has been awarded £200,000 by the City of London …

IMF: Cyprus to meet 2013 targets, but economic situation remains difficult

Cyprus is on track to meet its 2013 fiscal targets but debt sustainability remains highly vulnerable to shocks, a staff report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says.

The staff report was prepared after the IMF team’s visit to Cyprus …

EU Commission proposes additional €200 million for Cyprus

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday adjustments to its proposal for the EU budget, including an additional €200 million for Cyprus, of which €100 million in 2014.

EU budget Commissioner Janusz Lewandowski said he is “glad to express Europe’s solidarity …

Barroso: Commission encourages positive climate for Cyprus talks

President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso believes that there is now a genuine opportunity to solve the Cyprus problem, and calls on the sides in Cyprus to contribute to the creation of a positive climate.

On September 18, …

Employment Law update with Kyriacos Kyriacou


Strategic HR Solutions Limited is headed up by Kyriacos Kyriacou who is an employment law practitioner with over 30 years experience both in the private and public sector. As director, Kyriacos deals with employee relations matters and has a wealth …

Cyprus plans to lift restrictions on money movement by January

Cyprus plans to lift all restrictions on the movement of money in January, almost a year after becoming the first euro member to seize bank deposits and impose capital controls to avert a financial collapse.

President Nicos Anastasiades said in …

Gloucester family’s battle to see medical institutes brought to justice in Cyprus

THERE is no end in sight for a Gloucester family’s battle to see medical institutes brought to justice in Cyprus following the death of Kalisha Gordon.

The 21-year-old died in a Cypriot hospital in 2008 following complications caused by an …