Essential Business



Portugal seizes the opportunity

Margarida Caldeira is Director and EMEA chair at Broadway Malyan The world is discovering Portugal. Last year, the number of foreign visitors rose by 13%, making a major contribution to Portugal’s strongest economic performance for almost two decades. The country’s beautiful Algarve coastline has long been a favourite destination for holidaymakers, but this is a […]


Don’t bank on Mrs May

Everyone agrees that after her failure to win a more substantial majority in her surprise general election last year, Theresa May has no future as prime minister, but no one has any prospect of getting rid of her, at least not before Brexit Day on March 29 next year. The Conservative party is hopelessly split […]


Q&A: Fred Phillips

Fred Phillips came to Portugal in the early seventies, initially taking a job in the Algarve’s first foreign-language publication, The Algarve News, launched in 1977 (today known as The Portugal News). He later started his own communication design practice, Atelier do Sul, based in Boliqueime, fulfilling his passion for design. Today, the company is one […]