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

26th January 2023 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

Honeywell will be leading and coordinating two research projects for critical elements of future Hybrid Electric aircraft

"Happy to share that we just kicked off cutting-edge sustainability research projects that will play a key role in the future decarbonization of the aviation industry out of Honeywell Brno site. As part of the European Union’s Clean Aviation Programme, our teams will be leading & coordinating two research projects for critical elements of future Hybrid Electric aircraft, which together represent a public and private investment of almost €200M." Tomas Szaszi, Director, Strategy & Innovation, EMEA R&D at Honeywell  
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16th January 2023 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

What’s new in tax for employees in 2023?

With the new year come changes in employee taxation as well as social security and health insurance. The maximum assessment base for social security contributions has increased and the limit from which wages are taxed at 23% has been raised. Many employers will be keen on the possibility to apply a discount on insurance premiums for selected ‘vulnerable’ employees in part-time employment. And after almost twenty years, the income threshold for the obligation to file a personal income tax return has been significantly increased.
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12th January 2023 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

The top ten in-demand tech jobs to apply for in 2023

The importance of digital infrastructure has increased immensely in the last three years. What was already a priority for many organisations suddenly became a necessity. As a result, the number of tech jobs available rocketed. Now these organisations have had time to stabilise, reflect and assess their needs for the future. It’s no secret that digital skills are already imperative for many in the workforce and innovation means that these will continue to be in demand among employers.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic