Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Government changes rules for investment aid, again

Companies asking for state investment aid will have to prepare for new terms starting in April 2013. On Wednesday, January 9, the government approved the changes, as elaborated by the Economy Ministry.

Companies asking for state investment aid will have to prepare for new terms starting in April 2013. On Wednesday, January 9, the government approved the changes, as elaborated by the Economy Ministry.

According to the new rules, aid-seeking companies will have to guarantee the creation of at least 15 percent of new jobs from the average of the last 12 months, the TASR newswire wrote. However, the number of new employees shall not be smaller than 40, and they must be employed full-time for one year; while the part-time and seasonal jobs represent the shares of annual labour units. The jobs that ceased to exist during the last year must be deducted from the number of jobs created within that period.

If the company asks for help to expand production in an existing plant, it must guarantee a growth in production – at least by 15 percent in value or volume for the last three fiscal years preceding the application.

(Source: TASR)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Nová Cvernovka: Artists mortgaged their property, became managers Photo

Photographer Šymon Kliman comments on his cooperation with the self-governing region and what they have planned for the future.

Leading personalities of Nadácia Cvernovka foundation: account manager Braňo Čavoj, director Vilo Csino and photographer Šymon Kliman. Designer Boris Meluš is not in the photo.

Fifth carmaker in Slovakia?

Cabinet gave the industrial park in Haniska the statute of strategic investment

The developed rail infrastructure in Haniska has helped to the launch of the industrial park.

Slovakia to extradite Vadala to Italy for prosecution

Slovak court approves the change of custody from pre-trial to extradition for Italian businessman active in Slovakia, leading to his actual extradition.

Antonino Vadala at´the Košice court's session on Aprl 20, which decided on his extradition.

Train full of missiles photographed in Ostrava a hoax

It seems that wartime conflicts are almost always accompanied by hoaxes, recent stories show.

Photos from the set of the feature film Revolution Man were misused for propaganda.