https://spectator.sme.sk/r/21/business/atomSpectator.sme.sk - The Slovak Spectator5623-11-24T15:11:49ZSlovakia's English-language newspaper covering politics, business, culture, sport and opinion -- with real time news updates.Petit Press, a.s.rss_contact_emailhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20702773/firms-reject-higher-surcharges.htmlFirms reject higher surcharges2017-11-23T22:14:22ZPAS Survey: State will benefit the most from higher surchargeshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20702790/christmas-shopping-will-be-more-expensive-this-year.htmlChristmas shopping will be more expensive this year2017-11-23T21:59:37ZThe price of butter has increased by 56 percenthttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20702693/slovakia-threatened-with-returning-funds-for-dual-education.htmlSlovakia threatened with returning funds for dual education2017-11-23T19:00:00ZThe system is still not running as it should, and if the country fails to meet goals, it may be asked to pay back the money allocated from EU coffers.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20702689/job-ads-should-inform-about-basic-salary.htmlJob ads should inform about basic salary2017-11-23T17:02:04ZOne of the proposal’s authors from the Smer coalition voted in May against a similar proposal authored by opposition deputieshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20702331/people-can-follow-highway-construction-progress.htmlPeople can follow highway construction progress2017-11-23T13:42:06ZNon-governmental think-tank creates a map offering information about construction deadlines and current stages.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20702133/black-friday-increasingly-popular-in-slovakia.htmlBlack Friday increasingly popular in Slovakia2017-11-23T13:33:08ZSpending of Slovaks in shops is raisinghttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20702142/namestie-slobody-square-closer-to-facelift.htmlNámestie Slobody square closer to facelift2017-11-23T09:24:23ZThe Bratislava city council wants to revitalise the square by the end of 2018https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20702058/penta-wants-to-buy-private-broadcasters-with-the-chinese.htmlPenta wants to buy private broadcasters with the Chinese2017-11-22T23:03:14ZIf successful, the trade may create an indirect connection to all important media outlets in the country.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20701590/three-investors-will-create-347-new-jobs.htmlThree investors will create 347 new jobs2017-11-22T13:40:31ZHundreds of new jobs should be created in the foreseeable future in western Slovakia.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20701570/new-hospital-opened-in-michalovce-first-general-one-built-since-1989.htmlNew hospital opened in Michalovce2017-11-22T13:36:44ZThe “next generation” hospital network will provide acute medical care to the entire east of the country.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20701270/2017-summer-season-beat-last-year-by-number-of-tourists.html2017 summer season beat last year by number of tourists2017-11-22T01:02:39ZA total of 3.71 million guests were accommodated in Slovakia between January and August 2017.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20701122/trains-between-nitra-and-prague-will-be-quicker.htmlTrains between Nitra and Prague will be quicker2017-11-22T00:56:58ZThey will also carry more passengers.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20700731/experts-green-light-road-construction-under-the-danube-channel.htmlExperts green-light road construction under the Danube River2017-11-21T13:29:18ZVillages in the Žitný Ostrov area may find a transportation solution in a new road under the feed channel.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20700730/psa-will-produce-electric-motors-in-trnava.htmlPSA will produce electric motors in Trnava2017-11-21T13:21:06ZThe French carmaker re-evaluated original plans and announced it will produce electric motors in its Slovak plant.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20699410/new-legislation-protects-creditors-from-unfair-mergers.htmlNew legislation protects creditors from unfair mergers2017-11-21T10:39:38ZFraudulent mergers were a legal business model enabling unfair businesses to get rid of debtshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20700361/bratislava-will-get-new-routes-to-london-and-tbilisi.htmlBratislava will get new routes to London and Tbilisi2017-11-21T06:51:38ZThe new routes will be launched next yearhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20700384/unemployment-rate-in-slovakia-went-down-in-october.htmlUnemployment rate in Slovakia went down in October2017-11-21T06:42:43ZLabour market experts call for more attention to be paid to lack of qualified labourhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20699920/crucial-rail-terminal-needed-for-car-industry-will-not-be-built.htmlCrucial rail terminal needed for car industry will not be built2017-11-20T13:43:22ZState company revokes promise of container terminal near Nitra, much needed by car maker Jaguar Land Rover.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20697721/application-of-gdpr-with-respect-to-the-size-of-the-enterprise.htmlApplication of GDPR with respect to the size of the enterprise2017-11-20T09:00:09ZThe Regulation envisages that the right form of personal data protection is to be drawn primarily from the point of view of the data subject, and not from the point of protecting an enterprise, which can have a major impact on businesses.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20697691/modern-luxury-next-to-the-blue-church.htmlModern luxury next to the Blue Church2017-11-20T08:00:00ZAlthough modern in architecture, Bezručova Residence preserves Bratislava's rich history through luxurious and innovative living.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20690043/women-receive-lower-pensions.htmlWomen receive lower pensions2017-11-20T06:30:00ZBut the differences are still lower than in most EU countries.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20690030/valorisation-mechanism-changes.htmlValorisation mechanism changes2017-11-20T06:30:00ZBut not everybody is satisfied with some of the latest changes.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20698012/it-community-to-evaluate-state-projects.htmlIT community to evaluate state projects2017-11-16T21:23:29ZThe experts are ready to monitor projects linked to state IT from the very beginning.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20698014/slovakia-may-get-5g-network-between-2020-and-2022.htmlSlovakia may get 5G network between 2020 and 20222017-11-16T20:53:37ZOrange has already clinched strategic partnerships on collaboration with NOKIA and Ericssonhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20698054/employees-should-get-more-for-working-nights-holidays-and-weekends.htmlEmployees should get more for working nights, holidays and weekends2017-11-16T20:45:32ZParliament will discuss surcharges and other work-related measures from the social package at its next sessionhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20697485/budgetary-responsibility-council-slams-government-for-inadequate-consolidation.htmlBudgetary Responsibility Council slams government for inadequate consolidation2017-11-16T13:38:59ZExistuje milión spôsobov, ako napísať perex a toto je jeden z nich.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20697376/amazon-returns-centre-in-sered-already-in-operation.htmlAmazon returns centre in Sereď already in operation2017-11-16T07:59:45ZThe centre is the largest and one of Amazon’s most technologically advanced oneshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20697335/cabinet-green-lights-changes-to-investment-certificate-for-volkswagen-slovakia.htmlCabinet green-lights changes to investment certificate for Volkswagen Slovakia2017-11-16T05:32:34ZThe list of land plots with “significant investment” certificates for VW Slovakia has been expanded.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20696809/a-total-of-750-new-jobs-open-in-levice.htmlA total of 750 new jobs open in Levice2017-11-15T13:54:32ZAn expanding company, a producer for the automotive industry, invests €17 million in the Levice-Géňa industrial park while offering 750 jobs.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20696446/economic-growth-slows.htmlEconomic growth slows2017-11-15T00:22:17ZGrowth is expected to continue in following quarters.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20696392/national-it-academy-project-kicks-off.htmlNational IT Academy project kicks off2017-11-14T23:41:35ZThe project involving more than 36,000 students at 500 schools of all grades and levels started on November 13.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20695861/express-trains-from-bratislava-to-zilina-will-save-time.htmlExpress trains from Bratislava to Žilina will save time2017-11-14T13:25:57ZThanks to the modernisation of several more kilometres of railway track between Bratislava and Púchov, the ride from the capital all the way to Žilina will be shortened.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20695853/notices-may-threaten-operation-of-bohunice-nuclear-power-plant.htmlNotices may threaten operation of Bohunice nuclear power plant2017-11-14T13:22:33ZMass termination notices of expert staff in Jaslovské Bohunice nuclear power plant could threaten its operation starting next year, when the notice period expires.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20695576/first-trial-freight-train-from-china-arrives-in-bratislava.htmlFirst trial freight train from China arrives in Bratislava2017-11-13T21:51:59ZThe plan is to dispatch as many as 500 such trains next yearhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20695561/slovakia-in-the-running-for-fifth-car-manufacturer.htmlSlovakia in the running for fifth car manufacturer2017-11-13T21:34:46ZChinese producer of e-cars Zhi Dou is looking for a place to build a new planthttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20695041/a-total-of-450-new-jobs-will-be-available-in-trstena.htmlA total of 450 new jobs will be available in Panasonic in Trstená2017-11-13T13:43:21ZThe company Panasonic expands the production of parts for Daimler and BMW in northern Slovakia.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20694657/the-story-of-iconic-hand-cream-goes-on.htmlThe story of iconic hand-cream goes on2017-11-13T07:24:14ZIndulona was used as shoe polish or for frying, till today used as ointment for people suffering from skin problemshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20690007/unfair-practices-or-a-market-advantage.htmlUnfair practices or a market advantage?2017-11-13T06:30:00ZSlovak companies see lower local wages to be one of a few competitive advantages.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20693199/bus-station-mlynske-nivy-is-gradually-disappearing.htmlBus station Mlynské Nivy is gradually disappearing2017-11-10T08:18:27ZLots of material will be reusedhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20693113/foreign-trade-returns-to-surplus-in-september-turnover-remains-low.htmlForeign trade returns to surplus in September, turnover remains low2017-11-09T22:10:44ZAnalyst expects that after production is launched at Jaguar Land Rover in Nitra, Slovakia’s foreign trade surpluses should begin to be more pronounced again