Jana Liptáková

Jana Liptáková

About author

Jana Liptáková has been with The Slovak Spectator since 2004. After three years of serving as a part-time contributor and freelancer for the culture section, Ms. Liptáková joined The Slovak Spectator full-time as a culture writer and photographer in April 2007. Before joining the Spectator, Ms. Liptáková worked with the TASR newswire and later Slovakia’s first private newswire, SITA, for more than 15 years. Ms. Liptakova covers culture and business and she is the newspaper’s photographer.Ms Liptáková graduated with a Masters of Sciences degree (awarded for extended study) from the Technical University in Trnava, majoring in materials science and technology.

List of authors articles

The novel virus has brought new solutions for customers as well as a switch to online communication

Companies will be able to assess the impacts of the pandemic only at the end of 2020.10. Aug 2020, at 9:00

chaeffler expects demand to increase again in the coming months.

Pandemic increased interest in Slovakia as a business destination

Drop in demand is a major challenge for German companies in Slovakia.6. Aug 2020, at 8:45

The range of car models produced in Bratislava may extend this summer.

The simplification of taxes in Slovakia is an imperative

The coronavirus crisis has hit all economic sectors, including tax, audit and consultancy3. Aug 2020, at 9:30

Tax returns, illustrative stock photo

A world of its own. Bratislava’s highest point is unique in every season

Devínska Kobyla is unparalleled in its botanical, entomological and paleontological value.31. Jul 2020, at 13:00

Resumed grazing on Devínska Kobyla

Turning kurzarbeit into a permanent labour market instrument

The short-time work scheme to help companies during next crises.27. Jul 2020, at 14:25

Kurzarbeit is meant to keep employment in struggling companies.

New Istropolis project in Bratislava raises mixed opinions

Architecture historians call for preservation of old Istropolis.26. Jul 2020, at 8:04


Having survived countless lightning strikes, Slavín gets a makeover

Largest war memorial in central Europe undergoing complex restoration.17. Jul 2020, at 8:45

Slavín, largest war memorial in central Europe undergoing complex restoration.

Offices no longer need to be boring

A real estate consultancy agency assessed offices in Slovakia for the fourth time.15. Jul 2020, at 8:45

The overall winner was the HB Reavis office in Twin City at Mlynské Nivy.

Coronavirus redesigns office space

The pandemic is bringing about fundamental changes in the way people work.14. Jul 2020, at 8:40

The office designed by IT company WebSupport won the Office as the DNA of the Company category.

Fall of the Iron Curtain opened new corridors for alien plants to Slovakia

No invasive plant has been eradicated from Slovakia so far.11. Jul 2020, at 8:31

Giant goldenrod and New York aster invading alluvial forest.

EU recovery plan opens a window of opportunity if Slovakia can use it well

Experts recommend spending billions of euros from the recovery fund on transforming Slovakia’s industry-driven economy.9. Jul 2020, at 13:23

COVID-19 temporarily slowed some real estate projects

Contrary to the previous crisis, the real estate market is healthy.8. Jul 2020, at 7:00

The virus has postponed the completion of Stanica Nivy – a bus terminal and shopping centre.

Coronavirus in real estate: Investors have opted for a wait-and-see tactic

Real estate market to handle slight decrease in activity.7. Jul 2020, at 6:50

The industrial and logistics sector has been hit the least by the corona crisis out of all real estate sectors.

Crisis shaves off wages

Pressure to increase wages has been reduced in the aftermath of anti-pandemic measures6. Jul 2020, at 10:15

Illustrative stock photo

Alien black pines give way to original nature at Bratislava’s Devínska Kobyla

Planting trees is not always a good idea, say nature conservationists.1. Jul 2020, at 17:17

The slope of Devínska Kobyla with removed black pines.

The government’s priority is to keep existing workplaces and create new ones

Employers call for a more flexible Labour Code.30. Jun 2020, at 10:49

The ruling coalition of OĽaNO, Sme Rodina, SaS and Za Ľudí

Findings in Bratislava surprised archeologists: Vydrica disclosed remains of Arsenal

The developer of the new city district is seeking ways to incorporate the basement of the historical structure into their project.27. Jun 2020, at 10:50

The excavated basement of the historical Arsenal.

Bratislava becomes home of European Labour Authority

ELA is meant to make Europe’s labour market fairer and enable citizen mobility.23. Jun 2020, at 13:00

Yellow, red or white bike? Bratislava has several sharing options

Another bikesharing project has started in Bratislava16. Jun 2020, at 16:34

Shared red bikes in Rača.

Bratislava’s Istrochem is a chemical time bomb

Declassified report shows that the environmental pollution on its premises is close to an ecological disaster.11. Jun 2020, at 18:24

Istrochem back in 2002