We need to speak up about the success of BSCs

The sector has the potential for further growth. For instance, the consequences of the United Kingdom’s departure from the EU will occur in the near future.

A quarter of Slovak firms lags behind when it comes to paying their invoices on time.  A quarter of Slovak firms lags behind when it comes to paying their invoices on time. (Source: SME)

The success story of business service centres (BSCs) in Slovakia is not very well-known. Along with the dominant automotive and electrotechnical industries, BSCs make up a significant part of our economy, represented by 63 companies with over 37,000 employees. Continuous growth of the sector proves that foreign investors are satisfied with Slovakia. Moreover, centres provide young, smart people with the opportunity to build global careers at home, in Slovakia.

Over a decade ago, BSCs in Slovakia started with basic activities, such as processing invoices or handling client records. Gradually, they have grown into some of the most respected in the world, and corporate headquarters are assigning them more demanding tasks.

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