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Peter Adamovsky

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How does Slovakia support innovations?

Companies operating in Slovakia can benefit from state subsidies, EU resources and venture capital funds.15. Nov 2018, at 7:20

Science in Slovakia is underfunded, lagging behind other European countries.

Slovak glass scientist succeeded in EU schemes

No one invested a cent in scientific infrastructure between 1989 and when EU funds arrived, says Dušan Galusek.2. Nov 2018, at 12:30

Illustrative stock photo

Slovaks experience boom in income

Low-income households gets the opportunity for a better life.3. Oct 2018, at 6:30

Employees of the Sereď-based returns centre of Amazon recently received salary increases.

Government raises salaries within its reach

Lowest wage impacts the population and firms differently.26. Sep 2018, at 6:30

Minimum wage also impacts surcharges for night and weekend work.

US companies bear added value

Opportunities for further development are in the sectors such as automotive and strategic shared services centres.28. Aug 2018, at 6:35

Adient operates throughout the country.

Trump’s tariffs have little impact on investments in Slovakia

Americans still perceive Slovakia as a successful reform and integration story.28. Aug 2018, at 6:30

Volkswagen Slovakia exports every fifth car it produces to America.

German market welcomes Slovaks with their businesses

Companies do not need to establish a local company to expand in Germany.6. Aug 2018, at 6:30

Poprad-based Tatravagónka is one of the companies with a branch in Germany.

Companies ride on a successful wave in Germany

Several firms anchored their place in the German market.6. Aug 2018, at 6:30

Smoke remains in lungs of Slovaks

But smokers are not changing tobacco for new, healthier nicotine products yet.4. Jul 2018, at 15:20

Vaping is one of the new forms of inhaling nicotine.

Distrainment amnesty stays in plans

The number of new distrainment proceedings keeps falling.14. Jun 2018, at 6:30

The planned legislative change aims to stop proceedings with unenforceable claims.

Shell companies underlie monitoring for over a year

Two registers of beneficial owners create unnecessary administrative burden in Slovakia, lawyers think.11. Jun 2018, at 6:30

Cyprus is considered a major hub for shell companies.

Slovaks have learned how to combat malware

Slovakia took the top position in a global ranking on cyber security.6. May 2018, at 6:30

Slovak users are prone to internet scams, such as phishing through emails.

Online attack forms are changing

At the beginning of 2017, the number of recorded and blocked crypto-mining and crypto-jacking attacks equalled hundreds of attempts per day, but today there are thousands.6. May 2018, at 6:30

One of the main targets in 2018 are cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin.

Is Slovakia still in the bosom of corruption?

Official statistics show less corruption cases are being solved.26. Mar 2018, at 6:30

Anti-corruption laws are toothless

Anti-corruption measures did not have a strong influence.26. Mar 2018, at 6:30

Pavol Szalai and Zuzana Hlávková reported on dubious practices during Slovakia’s EU Council Presidency.

Government accelerates hiring from abroad

The Labour Ministry introduced a list of job positions in short supply which should become subject to a shorter recruitment process: from six to three months.19. Mar 2018, at 6:30

Labour Minister Ján Richter

Mikloš: Flat tax was a great marketing tool

Former finance ministers Ivan Mikloš and Brigita Schmögnerová look back at the history of tax systems in Slovakia over the past 25 years.26. Feb 2018, at 6:30

Ivan Mikloš (r) has adopted several important tax changes in the Mikuláš Dzurinda (l) cabinet.

Populists are more creative than liberals

The essence of creativity and good governance is about finding a coherent story. When every city gets smart, being a stupid city will be an advantage, says a strategic management expert.22. Feb 2018, at 8:30

Maciej Kisilowski

Centres of excellence are now a trendPhoto

BSCs sector increases its innovation potential.8. Feb 2018, at 12:30

In centres of excellence, a group of skilled workers is using brand new technologies.

Automation infiltrates shared servicesPhoto

Innovations in business service centres include robotic process automation, applied biometrics and blockchain technologies, digital signage and leisure rooms.5. Feb 2018, at 6:30

The processes in business service centres are gradually changing.