Spotlight issue

21st February 2024 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

ESG legislation: The key to a sustainable future and its implementation in the Czech Republic

In today’s business world, where environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors play an increasingly important role, it is essential that companies understand the relevant legislation, fully engage in its compliance and adopt its principles. Sustainability, the proper care of people and honest management should be an integral part of every company’s business. The subsequently acquired transparency that the implementation of these factors brings can be an important feature of the company on the market. ESG is now one of the biggest challenges in the business world. 


21st February 2024 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Top 10 resolutions for wealth and asset management success in 2024

Firms should aim to be “the best versions of themselves” in what promises to be another challenging year.

In brief

  • The start of the year is often a time for economic, market or technology forecasts — and for personal resolutions.
  • We combined both elements in this countdown of the top 10 resolutions for WAM leaders to make in 2024.
  • Faced with continuing market uncertainty and growing earnings pressure, resolving to "get in shape" has never been more important. 

21st February 2024 / Competitiveness / Health Care

Top challenges of digital transformation in healthcare and how to overcome them

Tech is moving at the speed of light, and with the AI revolution happening in recent years, it seems like it's going into high gear. However, it seems that digital technology has some catching up to do in healthcare. Because of strict legislation and abundant work, healthcare professionals often struggle to keep up with digital technologies.

21st February 2024 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Tax labyrinth of employee benefits - most discussed topics

Below, we summarise the problematic areas discussed during our January seminar focused on employee benefits and meals from 1 January 2024. Most questions were related to topics causing difficulties for employers in practice.

16th February 2024 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Dealmaking in CEE held up strongly in 2023 – a testament to the region’s maturity as an attractive M&A destination

  • Against a backdrop of falling global M&A activity, dealmaking in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) held up relatively well
  • The number of transactions in the region in 2023 equals 1,097
  • The total value of M&A activity reaches €37.3bn


Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy

  1. Transition to High-Tech Manufacturing and Exports
  2. The City Campus as Idea Factory
  3. Government Programs and Processes That Drive Innovation
  4. Government as a Competitive Advantage, including Digitization

Advocacy Priorities for 2023 
Technology, People, Infrastructure


Actions Recommended in Areas:

1. Establishing Policy Objectives for Research.

2. Research Investment and Cooperation. Big Bets (Key Technology Projects).

3. Establishing Databases for Tracking Public Policy Outcomes.

4. Public Procurement as an Innovation Tool.

5. Immigration of STEM Talents.

6. Digitization of Immigration. 

7. Adult Reskilling and Upskilling.

8. Digitization of Land Use.

9. Infrastructure Development, including Technology Parks.



Read the documents in English and Czech.

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