Spectator.sme.sk - The Slovak Spectatorhttps://spectator.sme.sk/rssSlovakia's English-language newspaper covering politics, business, culture, sport and opinion -- with real time news updates.rss_contact_emailskNon-governmental and non-profit organisations will get a new registerNGOs refuse accusations of non-transparent financing.Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:38:41 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22081050/non-governmental-and-non-profit-organisations-will-get-a-new-register.htmlRossignol to move part of its production from France to SlovakiaThe Slovak branch in Gajary is producing frames and frame parts for high-class bicycles.Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:40:05 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22080687/rossignol-gajary-production-bicycles.htmlJobs, phone calls and banks. What to prepare for after BrexitMobile operators and airports do not expect changes.Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:47:44 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22080608/brexit-banks-phones-internet-jobs-travel.htmlOnly one-third of companies in Slovakia described as innovativeEnvironmental innovation will be needed more than ever in the years to come.Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:19:33 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22080300/slovakia-share-of-innovative-companies-eurostat.htmlReopened Prievidza airport expected to attract tourists and investorsCompany Brose Prievidza invested millions into modernisation of the airport.Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:35:41 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22079840/prievidza-airport-brose-investment.htmlInvestment Advisory Guide for SlovakiaYour key to understanding the Slovak business environment.Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:42:36 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22041251/investment-advisory-guide-for-slovakia.htmlBlog: Organisations have difficulty finding qualified foreign language workersThe Elite Language Center recently conducted an online survey to learn more about foreign language use for business purposes in Slovakia.Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:52:40 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22077981/elite-language-center-business-english-slovakia.htmlWhy should companies and NGOs help schools?School graduates often do not meet the latest labour market requirements.Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:30:00 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22078377/why-should-companies-and-ngos-help-schools.htmlRyanair renews flights to EindhovenThey will operate on Mondays and Fridays.Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:47:32 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22078458/ryanair-endhoven-bratislava-airport.htmlHow much will people earn on bets in the presidential elections?More than 55 percent of bets submitted to the Niké betting shop were on Zuzana Čaputová.Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:39:56 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22078157/presidential-elections-bets-betting-office-bookmakers.htmlGansberg Koliba - Housing as a symbol of successThe apartments are designed to meet even the most demanding requirements.Mon, 18 Mar 2019 06:00:00 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22071856/gansberg-koliba-housing-as-a-symbol-of-success.htmlWhat does the biggest construction site in central Europe look like?Construction of central bus station Stanica Nivy in Bratislava continues.Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:07:47 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22075976/what-does-the-biggest-construction-site-in-central-europe-look-like.htmlPrice of goods increased more slowly than expectedVegetables are more expensive and fruit is cheaper in comparison with last year.Thu, 14 Mar 2019 23:08:40 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22075381/inflation-consumer-prices-february-2019.htmlMcDonald’s ends 24/7 operationOther fast food chains not planning on introducing the 24/7 concept either.Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:49:17 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22074765/fast-food-mcdonalds-nonstop.htmlDrone users do not need a security clearance after allThe National Security Authority (NBÚ) said in January that the clearance for drone users is not needed. The Defence Ministry ignored them until now.Wed, 13 Mar 2019 22:12:51 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22074502/defence-ministry-drones-do-not-need-security-clearance.htmlKažimír appointed as new governor of Slovakia's central bankPeter Kažimír must become an independent and impartial governor, President Kiska said.Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:44:02 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22074003/finance-minister-peter-kazimir-appointed-as-new-governor-national-bank-of-slovakia.htmlVišňové Tunnel: 2023 deadline seems unrealisticUnless the Višňové Tunnel is built by the new deadline, the EU will not pay for it. It is the state's fault, analysts claim.Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:29:47 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22071174/visnove-tunnel-2023-deadline-unachievable-deadline.htmlWhich products could Slovaks be short of in the case of a no-deal Brexit?The country cannot adopt measures to mitigate the effects of a hard Brexit on foreign trade in advance. It has to wait for Brussels to resolve the EU-UK divorce.Tue, 12 Mar 2019 21:57:55 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22073575/british-products-lack-slovakia-lack-hard-brexit.htmlThe number of British firms in Slovakia is record-high before BrexitNearly 500 companies were established only in the last four years.Tue, 12 Mar 2019 14:11:50 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22073128/british-firms-rise-slovakia-record-high-brexit.htmlWhich cities in Slovakia have the worst air quality?28 locations in Slovakia listed in the ranking. Many affected by heavy industries.Tue, 12 Mar 2019 13:53:50 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22073034/air-polution-10-most-polluted-cities-slovakia.htmlCarmakers were the most significant producers in JanuaryIf it were not for the automotive sector, Slovak industrial production would fall says analyst.Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:42:37 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22072396/carmakers-were-the-most-significant-producers-in-january.htmlIt’s confirmed: The average wage exceeded €1,000 last yearThe average wage was realised mostly by the capital and its surroundings.Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:55:25 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22072122/its-confirmed-the-average-wage-exceeded-1000-last-year.htmlIs cooperation with the self-employed illegal?There are no statistics on forced and unforced relationships with self-employed persons in Slovakia.Mon, 11 Mar 2019 11:00:00 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22071801/is-cooperation-with-the-self-employed-illegal.htmlMuseum AloneIt is an application that starts working as soon as you enter the premises of the museum.Mon, 11 Mar 2019 06:00:00 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22069168/museum-alone.htmlSlovak women are more disadvantaged in Slovakia than in other EU countriesSlovakia is also the only European country where the inequality has deepened.Fri, 08 Mar 2019 06:56:26 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22069801/slovak-women-are-more-disadvantaged-in-slovakia-than-in-other-eu-countries.htmlBratislava is not better off than Vienna even though statistics indicate thisDue to misleading statistics, the Bratislava region cannot draw EU funds in fullThu, 07 Mar 2019 17:55:59 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22069741/bratislava-is-not-better-off-than-vienna-even-though-statistics-indicates-this.htmlProducer of chips will receive a financial aidUS company Tachyum wants to develop a new processor in Slovakia.Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:20:42 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22069339/tachyum-financial-aid-Slovakia.htmlThree Slovaks listed among the world's billionairesAndrej Babiš, who serves as the Czech PM, placed 617th. Ivan Chrenko is 1,425th and Jaroslav Haščák is 2,057th.Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:48:03 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22068994/forbes-richest-slovaks-billionaires.htmlThe current constructor of the Višňové tunnel will not complete itThe Italian-Slovak consortium will have to leave the construction site, the government agreed.Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:42:15 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22068977/the-current-constructor-of-the-visnove-tunnel-will-not-complete-it.htmlSlovakia's economic freedom is the worst in central EuropeOverregulation is the biggest issue, entrepreneurs claim.Tue, 05 Mar 2019 21:35:40 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22067994/slovakia-economic-freedom-index-heritage-foundation-business.htmlApple is ready to launch its mobile payment service in SlovakiaSlovak banks are keen to introduce Apple Pay despite high costs.Tue, 05 Mar 2019 21:27:34 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22067936/apple-launch-apple-pay-mobile-payment-slovakia.htmlPenta financial group purchases pharmacies in RomaniaIt now dominates Romania's pharmaceutical market, with a share of 65 percent.Mon, 04 Mar 2019 21:45:51 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22067066/romania-penta-acquisition-pharmacies.htmlSlovaks help visualise a new centre for AmazonPoprad-based startup Cviker was established only two years ago, but already reports success.Mon, 04 Mar 2019 13:33:56 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22066611/slovaks-help-visualise-a-new-centre-for-amazon.htmlNew residential project will replace former parquet factoryThe developer wants to create an iconic building with solutions to climate change.Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:10:00 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22065042/new-residential-project-will-replace-former-parquet-factory.htmlThese were the trends on the Slovak labour marketWhat did 2018 bring in career and employment in Slovakia?Mon, 04 Mar 2019 06:30:00 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22064145/career-and-employment-highlights.htmlLet’s make a deal!In Slovakia, the legal system greatly strengthens employee rights, frequently to the detriment and consternation of management.Mon, 04 Mar 2019 06:00:00 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22063969/lets-make-a-deal.htmlHoliday vouchers - throwback to the past?This support for domestic tourism will be burden for bigger Slovak employers.Mon, 04 Mar 2019 06:00:00 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22064016/holiday-vouchers-throwback-to-the-past.htmlLOTN overhauls another Mi-17 helicopter for AfghanistanSlovakia based AIRCRAFT REPAIR COMPANY TRENCIN - LOTN provides a completed general overhaul of another Mi-17 helicopter.Mon, 04 Mar 2019 06:00:00 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22065061/aircraft-repair-company-trencin.htmlWhich company is Office of the Year 2018?A real estate consultancy agency assessed offices in Slovakia for the third time.Fri, 01 Mar 2019 11:48:42 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22064782/which-company-is-office-of-the-year-2018.htmlEC: Slovakia lags in several fieldsEC critical of regional differences, quality of public institutions, education, science and research.Thu, 28 Feb 2019 13:52:28 +0100https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22063957/ec-slovakia-lags-in-several-fields.html