Around 50 McDonald’s workers in Portugal who were recently dismissed from their positions for lacking customer service skills are contesting the decision as the fast-food chain is now looking to hire 70 new staff.
The European Central Bank has announced that four Portuguese banks - Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Millennium bcp, Banco Espírito Santo and Banco BPI - will be subject to an asset quality review and a fresh stress test over the next year, as banking supervision passes from national central banks to the ECB.
International shopping centre specialist Sonae Sierra, which manages several units in Portugal including AlgarveShopping in Guia, isn’t confident it will be able to resume construction of two commercial complexes in Greece.
The proposal by Colombian entrepreneur German Efromovich to buy TAP Portugal would have been “strategically good” for the airline, said its president. However, the Portuguese government rejected the deal in 2012 when privatisation of the airline was put on hold.
Telecommunications regulator Anacom is being sued for €42 million by consumer watchdog Deco over claims that the company failed to adequately manage the national switch to terrestrial digital television.