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Employees of Jaguar in Nitra will get higher salaries and bonuses

The carmaker made a deal with trade unions on improving working conditions.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Oct 2019, at 0:39

Parliament adopts changes to calculating minimum wage

If the tripartite partners fail to agree, the wage will have to equal 60 percent of the average pay.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Oct 2019, at 14:05

New EU labour authority officially launched

Slovakia’s labour minister says that the European Labour Authority can serve as a small European Commission.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Oct 2019, at 14:03

The European Labour Authority will reside on Landererova Street in Bratislava.

Bratislava's Petržalka to be extended

The new urban district of Nesto is projected to grow organically.Jana Liptáková, 17. Oct 2019, at 8:50

Visualisation of Nesto
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P3 will build its first logistics park in eastern Slovakia

1,500 workers are expected to find jobs in the new park.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Oct 2019, at 23:49

A visualition of the new industrial and logistics park in Nová Polhora, near Košice

Discrepancies found in the draft state budget

Minister Kamenický proposed the draft budget at the last minute. It is too optimistic.Marek Poracký16. Oct 2019, at 13:19

Finance Minister Ladislav Kamenický

Slovakia will introduce a new type of highway vignette

Drivers will be able to buy a 365-day e-sticker in 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Oct 2019, at 21:41

The Transport Ministry will introduce a 365-day motorway vignette in February 2020

The construction of Slovakia’s first skyscraper may start soon

Eurovea Tower, part of the Eurovea 2 project, will be 168 metres high.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Oct 2019, at 12:47

A visualisation of the Eurovea 2 project, including Slovakia's first skyscraper, Eurovea Tower
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Consumer prices up by almost 3 percent this year

Food and non-alcoholic beverages rose in price the most.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Oct 2019, at 23:56

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Bratislava wants more municipal rental apartments

The capital lacks 100,000-150,000 apartments with affordable rent.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Oct 2019, at 19:03

Which are the best hospitals in Slovakia?

The ranking was published by think tank INEKO.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Oct 2019, at 13:45

F.D. Roosevelt University Hospital in Banská Bystrica

Permanent residence business: 1,500 people registered at one flat

The practice may benefit clients after changes to parking policy in Bratislava.Jozef Tvardzík11. Oct 2019, at 11:48

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Slovakia shoulders a heavier tax-levy burden than most, experts opine

The Slovak tax system is more generous to families than to single persons.Peter Adamovsky, 11. Oct 2019, at 6:30

In the field of corporate taxation, Slovakia ranks among the most burdened of OECD countries.
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The biggest illegal factory in central Europe has caused millions in damages

47 people have been arrested. They can spend up to eight years in prison.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Oct 2019, at 23:15

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Ring road constructor will not remove materials containing asbestos

The opposition OĽaNO party claims that the contractor does what he pleases.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Oct 2019, at 13:40

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First-aid kits in cars will not have to be replaced after expiration

The expiration will not be checked anymore, the Transport Ministry has decided.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Oct 2019, at 13:35

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Porsche will get €2 million for its project in Slovakia

The German car producer will build a tech centre in Piešťany.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Oct 2019, at 19:36

Established in 1991, Volkswagen Slovakia has developed into the biggest private employer in Slovakia.

Simpler communication with tax offices. Did e-tax returns meet the goal?

Despite some improvements, the Financial Administration’s system still has shortcomings.Radka Minarechová, 9. Oct 2019, at 16:05

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Poor innovation and business environment problems hinder Slovakia’s growth

Slovakia worsened its position in the recent global competitiveness ranking.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Oct 2019, at 13:54

The level of labour skills and efficiency of the labour market have gone up in the 2019 WEF Global Competitiveness Index