Peter Adamovsky

Peter Adamovsky

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New vouchers re-spark red tape controversy

The cost of recreational vouchers and other new duties may emerge as a problem in times of recession.14. Feb 2019, at 13:16

Businesses are complaining about more red tape.

New alliance will catch the fast-moving battery wave

The country has to foster robust partnerships among researchers, academia and the industrial and public sectors, says EC’s Vice President Maroš Šefčovič.14. Jan 2019, at 6:30

Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič would like to see battery production in Slovakia.

New support for e-cars to reduce pollution

Action plan will support buyers and infrastructure and allow the use of special registration plates, lanes, zones and parking lots.7. Jan 2019, at 13:25

Some leave the car to charge and go shopping.

In search of people for logistics

Slovak hauliers can employ more than 2,500 new drivers now.17. Dec 2018, at 6:30

Truck drivers in Slovakia earn less than those working in Germany or the Czech Republic.

Technology does not force people out of logistics

People still play an important role in logistics.10. Dec 2018, at 16:00

Warehouses are starting to implement new technology.

The rise of clean technologies in Slovakia

Some startups are interested in innovations that reduce negative impacts on the environment.26. Nov 2018, at 6:30

Bike-sharing in Bratislava

E-cars are waiting for the right moment

There are about 800 electric vehicles in Slovakia.26. Nov 2018, at 6:30

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.