Business

The simplification of taxes in Slovakia is an imperative

The coronavirus crisis has hit all economic sectors, including tax, audit and consultancyJana Liptáková, 3. Aug 2020, at 9:30

Tax returns, illustrative stock photo

Regional energy distributors close the biggest energy deal since 2015

The state will earn €35 million for not exercising its preemptive right to acquire VSE Holding shares.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jul 2020, at 17:39

Economy Minister Richard Sulík explaining the deal.

COVID-19 pandemic hit the labour market similarly to 2009 crisis (graphs)

Slovak labour market mimics development abroad.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jul 2020, at 11:15

Illustratory stock photo

Slovaks are interested in Fairtrade products

More people in Africa, Asia or Latin America can be supported when people purchase products with the Fairtrade brand.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jul 2020, at 11:49

Illustrative stock photo

Coronavirus affects cross-border purchases

However, return to shopping abroad as soon as possible.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jul 2020, at 11:44

Illustrative stock photo

Bratislava airport dispatches first charter flights

The start of the season was postponed due to the coronavirus.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jul 2020, at 17:21

First charter flights left Bratislava.
Foto

Turning kurzarbeit into a permanent labour market instrument

The short-time work scheme to help companies during next crises.Jana Liptáková, 27. Jul 2020, at 14:25

Kurzarbeit is meant to keep employment in struggling companies.

Slovakia's economic outlook changed from stable to negative

The change reflects the current economic situation in the country, the Finance Ministry commented.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jul 2020, at 11:31

Finance Minister Eduar Heger (OĽaNO)

Government wants to save on IT by launching state software house

Its core labour force will consist of Wirecard specialists.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Jul 2020, at 11:15

Illustrative stock photo

Fewer foreigners working in Slovakia

Most foreign workers come from Ukraine.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Jul 2020, at 11:43

The pandemic reveals a surge in bike sales

With more people finding joy in cycling after coronavirus disrupts their plans for the summer, the supply of bikes is running out.Jozef Tvardzík23. Jul 2020, at 10:22

Cyclists ride bikes in the vineyards in Svätý Jur, Bratislava Region, on May 8, 2020.

An unflattering record: an average person in Slovakia produces 435 kg of waste

Most waste is produced in the Trnava Region, Bratislava Region and Nitra Region.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jul 2020, at 11:31

Slovakia has adopted new legislation to make landfilling more expensive

German business in Slovakia goes beyond automotive

German investors also have a significant presence in the energy and food-making sector, among others.Radka Minarechová, 21. Jul 2020, at 12:45

More than 600 companies in Slovakia have German shareholders
Foto

Jobless rate continues growing the sixth month in row

Labour offices report a slight increase in vacancies.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Jul 2020, at 17:43

The jobless rate in Vranov nad Topľou has reached record levels.

Part of the Bratislava ring road has opened

People coming to the capital from the south can use 30 kilometres of the new road.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Jul 2020, at 11:29

A 30-kilometre stretch of the Bratislava ring road opened on July 19, 2020.
Foto

BUSINESS FOCUS: Corona crisis bites real estate market, but it remains healthy

Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, rental housing and best offices of 2019 are among the highlights of the latest Business Focus.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Jul 2020, at 11:14

The virus has postponed the completion of Stanica Nivy – a bus terminal and shopping centre.
ADVERTORIAL

Modesta Real Estate advises Marlink on letting office space in Bratislava

The office space at Westend Plazza meets all the requirements.20. Jul 2020, at 11:00

Westend Plazza

Too early for rose-coloured glasses. Why Slovakia's industry dropped the most in Europe

The state supported the automotive industry the most.Jozef Tvardzík19. Jul 2020, at 19:16

The range of car models produced in Bratislava may extend this summer.

Coronavirus assistance did not go to the hardest hit sector of business

Support for businesses in the coronavirus-induced crisis unevenly distributed, analysis shows.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jul 2020, at 15:48

Illustratory stock photo.

Farmers turn to the Antimonopoly Office over higher land rentals

The Agriculture Ministry has defended the proposal of the Slovak Land Fund, filing a criminal complaint regarding past practices.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jul 2020, at 11:37

SPPK President Emil Macho holds a press briefing on July 15, 2020.