In these times of globalization and of the free movement of labor across the EU, more and more employees ask to receive their salary payments in foreign currency. The Czech law has only a few circumstantial things to say about this, but in practical terms, such requests pose a number of issues for employers...
According to the global PwC survey, three out of ten CEOs (29%) expect a slowdown in the world economy growth in 2019, which represents the highest level of skepticism since 2013. The decline in economic growth can lead to an increase in competitive environment and pressure on financial results of companies. Under pressure to achieve good financial results, the employees can use unfair business practices, such as corruption or bribery, or even commit frauds harming your company. The importance of effective prevention of misconduct and fraud is thus gaining an increasing importance, not only in relation to the criminal liability of legal entities.
When looking at ICT investment relative to GDP, the ratio is second highest for the Czech Republic, says ICT investments in OECD countries and partner economies report.
A few days ago, Estonia’s eGovernment Academy released a new National Cyber Security Index. It came as a surprise to many that the Czech Republic was in pole position. In a very short period of time, Czech legislators have been able to develop a highly professional cybersecurity body, represented by the National Cyber and Information Security Agency (NÚKIB), Jan Herec of Grayling Czech Republic writes.
Expert studies in this area did not reach consensus about the benefits of homeworks on pupils' education so far. And, no research has ever previously charted the homework load in the Czech Republic in comparison with other countries, nor what factors (schools, teachers, pupils) affect it, says the latest analysis published by the IDEA think-tank at CERGE-EI.
Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy
- 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
- 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
- 3) Health Care as an export industry
- 4) Government as a competitive advantage
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