rss_title SNS seeks mandatory 13th salaryThe business sector claims that such a step would lead to speculation and slow the growth of wages.Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:48:57 +0200é-based company faces bankruptcyThe restructuring process is complicated by one of the creditors.Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:26:09 +0200 discipline in Slovakia improvesThe improvement in the services sector may bring several positive impacts.Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:04:24 +0200 travel to Košice via south to returnThe Transport Ministry will restore the operation of fast trains on the southern route as of June.Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:52:15 +0200 turn down complaint against UberTaxi drivers plan a protest drive in Bratislava on April 26.Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:49:19 +0200 will protest against new rules for hiring foreignersThey claim that foreign workers do not have the same conditions as their Slovak colleagues.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:44:20 +0200 AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its flying carThe company is losing a key figure – inventor Štefan Klein.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:14:38 +0200 continues consolidation of public financesThe general government deficit of Slovakia dropped below 1.7 percent last year.Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:23:31 +0200 in Bratislava should prepare for worse trafficDissatisfied taxi drivers will go on a protest ride from Petržalka to Lamač on Wednesday.Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:09:48 +0200 More than 200 % companies vanished since start of crisisThe year 2016 was second worst in numbers of Slovak companies that ceased to exist since the beginning of the financial crisis, an analysis found.Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:43:53 +0200 firms vie for former hospital groundsSoftware company Eset is eyeing the premises for its new R&D centre.Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:53:34 +0200 complain about quality of business environmentRÚZ has begun to believe that discussing the minimum wage is a waste of time.Fri, 21 Apr 2017 03:46:08 +0200 growers generate fog, light candles to save cropsSlovak fruit growers are in for two sleepless nights, as they are set to pull out all the stops in an effort to save their crops from freezing at the end of this week.Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:37:56 +0200 and Rocky Mountains to continue their twinning cooperationSlovak, Polish and US national parks have signed an agreement of cooperation for five more years.Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:06:29 +0200 Slovak GDP to rise to 3.3 percentConsumer prices will rise, while the jobless rate will continue dropping, the latest prognosis shows.Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:38:56 +0200 in Upper Nitra begin producing food pasteThe newly launched paste production is related to the breeding of African sharptooth catfish and the cultivation of oyster mushrooms.Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:58:57 +0200 of digitally skilled applicants droppedThe most significant drop was seen in the engineering and technical positions which currently struggle the most to find appropriate staffers.Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:30:00 +0200 Steel may not lose its premisesLawyers say the US shell company may not easily become owner of the plots under the steelworks.Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:22:28 +0200 Amazon centre near Sereď nears completionThe construction works are expected to be finished in September 2017.Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:32:36 +0200 unions at Volkswagen Slovakia threaten general strikeThe preparations may start after the April 20 meeting.Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:24:30 +0200 for U.S. Steel Košice going into sale. A shell company is making a grab for its premisesThe Košice Regional Court retained two thirds of the U.S. Steel premises in Košice-Šaca in favour of a shell company. The steelworks do not comment on lawsuits.Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:30:00 +0200 of Things is mainly for firms for nowConnecting objects to the Internet of Things can improve quality and production costs across industries .Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:30:00 +0200 unions propose to hike minimum wage to €492Employers call for a formula with pre-set indicators for calculating an annual increase of the minimum wage.Mon, 17 Apr 2017 21:33:29 +0200 forces Slovak internetOne of the latest threats was a fake clone of the Financial Administration’s website.Mon, 17 Apr 2017 06:30:00 +0200 state bonus: How the young can cut their living costsBanks granted more mortgages in 2016, including mortgages with bonus for young home-buyers.Mon, 17 Apr 2017 06:20:00 +0200 fear losing privacyThe respondents in most of the countries agreed that the control of their privacy is more important than potential advantages of sharing personal details.Sun, 16 Apr 2017 09:00:00 +0200 app to help online addictionThe active time of using the mobile phone, which is represented mostly by using the internet and mobile applications, is measured anonymously.Sat, 15 Apr 2017 09:00:00 +0200 is more digitally competitiveSlovakia has been advancing significantly in most areas apart from internet connections and the integration of digital technologies.Sat, 15 Apr 2017 09:00:00 +0200 use of e-letterboxes still minimalCompanies are obliged to start e-communication as of July, though state authorities are not even fully prepared.Fri, 14 Apr 2017 12:00:00 +0200 invented keyboard for virtual realityPunchKeyboard is a virtual keyboard on which users can write thanks to virtual reality drivers without leaving the simulated environment.Fri, 14 Apr 2017 06:30:00 +0200 firm constructing roller coasters for Disney aims highStakotra Manufacturing constructs new plant in Pieštany.Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:33:35 +0200 thrives in BratislavaThe German carmaker has invested €1.9 billion in Bratislava over the last five years.Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:16:07 +0200 minister silently replaces Bratislava airport directorThe ministry explained the change as a natural exchange of managerial posts.Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:09:18 +0200 saves more than €194 million overallThe Electronic Contracting System is proven to save money - by €194 million so far.Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:06:52 +0200 law would reform utility regulatorBut critics fear it’s cover for political interference, and EC hints law may break European rules.Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:59:14 +0200 taxi drivers envisage more protests unless authorities actAlternative taxi services such as Uber, cost taxi drivers 30-40 percent of their fares in Bratislava last year.Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:25:35 +0200 rankings offer necessary feedbackPatients’ satisfaction levels indicate the quality of health care, but data may be distorted by the number of respondents.Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:20:31 +0200 wages increased in February, mostly in the gastronomic industriesIn February, nominal wages increased year-on-year in most branches of business and industry, with the biggest difference in restaurants and pubs. There were some exceptions, though.Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:41:33 +0200 sector output keeps fallingBut growth may continue later this year.Wed, 12 Apr 2017 22:38:52 +0200 is less wealthy than statistics showThe region of the Slovak capital improves its position, but a closer look at the statistics paints a different picture.Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:29:27 +0200 uncovered 2,924 illegal workersSome illegal workers were foreigners with and without residence permits.Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:11:56 +0200 and Eustream sign deal on gas transportsGas transits are now secured until 2050.Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:55:28 +0200 Compliance Forum – Holding the Helm of the Company is Getting HarderFollowing the recently amended law on criminal liability of legal persons, the issue of cost-effectiveness of prevention emerges more and more.Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:40:00 +0200 buy more before EasterPurchases are one-third higher than during an average week.Wed, 12 Apr 2017 05:51:23 +0200 wants to substitute state trainsTransport Ministry says the carrier will not provide adequate service.Wed, 12 Apr 2017 05:32:19 +0200 SUV Audi Q8 to be produced only in BratislavaBratislava plant is being considered as VW's showcase.Wed, 12 Apr 2017 05:14:10 +0200 company Eset gets a chance to buy land for its future R&D CampusThe Interior Ministry will hold an auction for premises of the former military hospital in Patrónka.Tue, 11 Apr 2017 12:17:54 +0200’s Investor service upgrades outlook on Slovakia’s sovereign rating to positiveSlovak Finance Ministry understands this as a praise from the rating agency.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 20:41:50 +0200 low-cost airline wants to launch domestic flightsFirst flights are already planned for early May.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 20:34:46 +0200 to help UkraineUkrainian gas companies signed memorandum of understanding with Slovak Eustream and Italian Snam.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 20:28:37 +0200 signed for construction of highway near PrešovA very complicated stretch of highway finally gets a contract acceptable to all involved parties.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:01:35 +0200 are the workers?, investors askForeign chambers of commerce conducted a regular survey among investors.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 07:00:00 +0200 of the week“Imagine a situation when the ÚRSO head is seriously ill or hit by a car. It would be the end of the regulatory office.”Fri, 07 Apr 2017 06:30:00 +0200 confirm raid on several Slovak firmsAllegedly, Thursday's raids were due to grave economic crimes.Thu, 06 Apr 2017 22:58:02 +0200 investor for AeromobilThe new investor entering the project, the hybrid car-plane, AeroMobil, can make a global change in passenger transport in a few years.Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:43:54 +0200 company Eset wants a Silicon Valley in BratislavaThe Interior Ministry's stance that it's all about the money seems strange compared to the value they want to provide, says Eset.Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:22:15 +0200 to invest millions of euros into overhaulThe Bratislava-based oil refinery plans an investment, citing a general overhaul of production technologies as the main goal.Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:06:06 +0200 hospital in Bratislava to have two buildingsHealth Minister Tomáš Drucker wants to announce the competition to find new private manager of the hospital this year.Wed, 05 Apr 2017 22:31:29 +0200 foreigners can test their IT skillsSchools and the wider public can test their skills through the end of June.Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:39:27 +0200 competence centre in Žilina recruits new employeesIncreased automation in rail and underground transport systems around the world means that within three years the facility should double their employees.Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:38:04 +0200 halts plan for pre-arranged appointmentsHealth Minister Tomáš Drucker will not push through the change, pointing to the failed agreement with doctors.Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:32:37 +0200 should study transportThe event in Vrútky focused on motivating children choose vocational schools focusing on transport occupations.Wed, 05 Apr 2017 06:30:00 +0200 asks Slovak government for stimulusTrnava-based PSA Peugeot Citroen applies for a tax holiday amounting to €18.6 million.Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:27:28 +0200 chamber criticises new hospital projectThe chamber dislikes several plans concerning the construction of the facility.Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:12:30 +0200 Our goal is to be a responsible member of the communityCarmaker Kia Motors Slovakia wins the main award, Via Bona, for a responsible large corporation.Tue, 04 Apr 2017 22:05:54 +0200 awarded for inspirational projectsThe Pontis Foundation rewarded the companies whose activities are aimed at changing the society for the better for the 17th time.Tue, 04 Apr 2017 22:02:07 +0200 project tagged best of CEE regionThe investment, which will be realised close to Nitra, beat an opponent from Poland for the award.Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:53:03 +0200 can now use new €50 banknotesThe older series of banknotes will still remain in circulation.Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:46:46 +0200 to join forces in water transportBy 2030, as much as 30 percent of road transport in the European Union should be diversified to include alternative transport possibilities, including waterways.Tue, 04 Apr 2017 06:30:00 +0200 potential of regional airportsRegional airports rely on charter flights and tourism but regular connections are lacking.Tue, 04 Apr 2017 06:30:00 +0200 opens new pressing plant in NitraThe new plant will also supply products to Land Rover.Mon, 03 Apr 2017 21:35:27 +0200šice airport now offers direct flights to CologneHungarian Wizz Air will launch the route on June 25.Mon, 03 Apr 2017 21:05:02 +0200 find salmonella-tainted Brazilian meat in SlovakiaDuring a recent world-wide scandal, Slovak veterinary inspectors found Brazilian meat tainted with salmonella in Bratislava, but without any of the chemical substances that were allegedly used in Brazil to disguise rotten meat.Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:33:38 +0200 works limit highway near SenecConstruction works to extend a road close to Bratislava started on April 1, to last for eight months, and limiting the number of lanes available on the highway.Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:16:43 +0200 puts more trains on Košice-Prague lineThe step follows the carrier's decision to leave the main route between Bratislava and Košice.Mon, 03 Apr 2017 06:30:00 +0200 railways, reduce air pollutionIf state authorities want to shift people from cars to trains, they must dispatch more trains and improve services, experts say.Mon, 03 Apr 2017 06:30:00 +0200 and Russians to make dronesSlovak company Litech plans to focus on the development and production of energy sources based on hydrogen-air fuel cells for the air industry and chemical hydrogen production.Sun, 02 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0200 to be displayed in ŽilinaThe plane will soon be put out of service as part of the modernisation process.Sat, 01 Apr 2017 09:00:00 +0200 get used to integrated transportMost passengers praise travelling across Bratislava Region on one ticket, but experts still point to some deficiencies.Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0200 Slovak still opens doors to many jobs for foreignersEmployers most frequently fill the more qualified and top positions with people from countries that perform better economically than Slovakia, while less qualified employees come from countries with lower GDP.Fri, 31 Mar 2017 06:30:00 +0200 Foreign investors most upbeat about economy in eight yearsLack of qualified labour increases wage costs.Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:56:48 +0200’s borough of Rača opposes Bratislava airport’s development plansThe main runway at Bratislava airport needs a complex reconstruction; the airport would like to build a new runway on this occasion.Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:51:58 +0200 inspectors found thousands of illegal workers last yearLabour inspectors and controllers of labour offices uncovered a total of 2,924 illegally employed people last year.Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:33:29 +0200 amends the regulation actThe amendment boosting the position of the government in the activities and control of the regulatory authority, with good prospects of being passed soon in parliament.Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:19:38 +0200Žilina airport head quits his positionShortly after Slovak media slammed violation of airport rules by the CEO of Žilina airport, he resigned.Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:15:34 +0200šice will be linked to Tel AvivThe flights will be operated twice a week.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:43:15 +0200 tag for the new nuclear power plant will be higherAlso the new deadlines for the third and fourth block of Mochovce were re-set, to 2018 and 2019, respectively.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:35:23 +0200 to the USA by plane is extremely cheapThe low prices are impacted mostly by cheap oil and big competition in the market.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:20:23 +0200 Groupe in Trnava to start recruitingThey will work on new engines whose production is scheduled to start in 2019.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:11:32 +0200 firm’s owner can impede generational successionSeven key ways to deal with transition of a family business.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:30:00 +0200 will be closed on all national holidaysThe list of days when shops are closed has been expanded to 15-and-a-half days, including Good Friday and Easter Monday.Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:59:09 +0200 bank: Economy to rise by 3.2 percentThe automotive industry should contribute to the economy’s growth.Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:21:59 +0200 to open labour market to foreignersThe current rules for employing non-EU nationals will change in April.Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:24:33 +0200 considers selling Czech and Slovak divisionsThe bank has not yet confirmed the rumours.Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:18:45 +0200 know basics about productsMore than one-third of Slovaks fully rely on their knowledge about current and savings accounts, insurances, loans and investments.Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:30:00 +0200 opens e-payment market to IT giantsPeople should benefit from stronger competition, faster and cheaper payments and higher security.Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:30:00 +0200 Brazilian meat found in SlovakiaAuthorities call on consumers to check origin of meat.Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:46:57 +0200 unionists and management of Kia carmaker agree on higher wagesThey will sign the document on Tuesday, March 28.Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:41:16 +0200 – the main motivation for employees?The benefits offered may help to attract and retain them, but do not guarantee they will stay in the job.Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0200 checked non-banking firmsSome 300 violations of the new rules, which also include the duty for non-banking firms to have licence for their business, have been revealed since 2015.Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:30:00 +0200