Competitiveness / Business and Industry

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

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18th December 2017 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Czech Companies are more Afraid of Workforce Shortage than Cyber Attack or Damage to their Reputation

Czech companies see the most significant risk for their operations in workforce shortage. It is followed by an increase in administrative burden and dishonest behaviour of employees such as crime, theft or fraud. These are the results of the qualitative Corporate Risk Management Survey for 2017 that Aon conducted in the Czech Republic for the first time. The comparison with its Global Risk Management Study that Aon has prepared on a worldwide level for many years shows that Czech organisations significantly differ from companies operating in other parts of the world both in the perception of the significance of individual risks and the approach to their management. Only 1 out of 10 Czech companies have their own risk management department. 
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23rd September 2019 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Can the permitting nightmare end for developers in Prague?

The Czech Republic has one of the longest and most complicated building procedures in the world and is ranked 156 out of 190 countries observed by The World Bank. Fortunately for real estate developers, the situation is slowly changing. Erwin Hanslik MRICS, Partner and CEE Head of Real Estate at Taylor Wessing talked to us about the legal and regulatory challenges investors and developers need to face in the Czech Republic.
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13th September 2019 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Stefan de Goeij: Ecology is a major issue in logistics

Perfectly solved logistics and warehousing are not only a precondition for the success of companies, but also an important part of sustainability strategies and environmental impacts of their business. Interview with Stefan de Goeij, Head of Property Management at CTP, for Czech Magazine Byznys & Energie.
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29th August 2019 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


CTP Plans the Completion of the Largest Industrial Park in the Czech Republic

CTP announced that it will complete CTPark Bor in the next five years, creating the largest industrial park in the Czech Republic with an area of ​​600,000 m2.
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