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Leasing contracts increasing rapidly

According to the Association of Leasing Companies (ALS), the volume of leasing contracts in Slovakia increased from 3.5 billion Sk in 1994 to 16.7 billion Sk in 1996. Of the total investments into fixed assets, 6.5 percent in 1994 and 14.1 percent in 1996 were covered by leasing, the latter figure placing Slovakia on par with the European average.

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Slovak scientist in the US: Slovak science needs more than just money to thrive

It seems as if we do not want skilled scientists to return home, says Dominika Truban, who founded a platform connecting Slovak researchers abroad and at home.

Dominika Truban

The Education Ministry to restore the analytical institute

The institute that is part of the Value for Money initiative was merged with another body at the beginning of the year.

Education Minister Martina Lubyová

Blog: Helping others helps your company too

Tatiana Čaplová, Program Coordinator for CSR at the Pontis Foundation, offers a very interesting look behind the scenes of the most successful CSR event in Slovakia - Naše Mesto (Our City).

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