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

2nd August 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs Expat Insider 2017: Czech Republic ranks first in Working Abroad Index

Expats working in the Czech Republic have everything they could ever want in terms of working abroad. The country comes 1st out of 65 destinations in the Working Abroad Index, and expats are particularly satisfied with their job and career, as well as work-life balance. An Australian working in the Czech Republic says: “My working conditions are excellent here. My employer offers me a lot of benefits, including more vacation days and good healthcare.”
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2nd August 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

Golden Age index: How well are the OECD economies harnessing the power of an older workforce?

This year's update of the Golden Age Index shows that the OECD has continued its gradual progress towards greater engagement of older people in the workforce. Iceland, New Zealand, Israel, Estonia and Sweden continue to lead the OECD, taking top positions on the index. We explore the potential boost to OECD GDP from raising employment rates of older workers to New Zealand levels, finding that the OECD could experience a long-term gain of around $3.5 trillion and the UK around £180 billion. View the key findings for highlights from our research and explore the results further using our interactive data tool. We provide more detailed analysis and commentary in the full report, which you can download below. 
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23rd July 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

The second year of the Aon Benefit Survey confirmed the growing importance of employee benefits

More than three hundred significant Czech and Slovak companies joined this year’s Aon Benefit Survey. The survey maps the current offer of benefits and employee benefits, and based on its results, the companies are able to compare their offer with the external market.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic