Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

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.

Spotlight issue

22nd February 2022 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

HN: The Labor Code is lagging behind the requirements of the labor market

The coronavirus pandemics has fully revealed the demand of employees for an increasingly higher degree of flexibility. On the one hand, employers have been facing the challenge of low number of candidates per vacancy. On the other hand, it is difficult for employers to meet the labor market requirements, or they have to adopt solutions with the risk of being punished by authorities. Labor Code should be blamed for this as it does not keep the pace with the reality.
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15th February 2023 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

Information card: employees and wages 2023 - Useful advice for employers

We present to you the publication "Information card: employees and wages", prepared by experts from the payroll accounting department, which focuses on the obligations of employers in the field of personnel and payroll in the Czech Republic.
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27th January 2023 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

AmCham insight into the current labor market trends

Prices have joined a tight labor market to create a highly volatile wage market. Will wage demands create a vicious cycle of price increases leading to salary increases leading to price increases?
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26th January 2023 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

Hays Czech Republic Salary Guide 2023

The labour market again saw a number of challenges last year. The relatively quick recovery of the world economy after the pandemic was sharply slowed down by the energy crisis and the war conflict in Ukraine. All this is reflected in the strategic decisions of companies and affects the planning of financial and human resources. Despite the difficult economic situation, companies' demand for qualified applicants remains strong. Sándor Bodnár, Managing Director, Hays Czech Republic  
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