First half of this year was marked by rising interest rates and trade wars: The source of increased volatility on the global equity markets was the US. Starting with speculations about rising interest rates and ending with protracted disputes of trade policies between the US and the rest of the world.
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.
The conference Social responsibility and quality in public procurement will be held on September 20, 2018, 9 AM - 17 PM, at the Congress Centre of the Czech National Bank, Senovážné náměstí 30, Prague 1, and is organized by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic.
B.Smith, President Microsoft: Facial recognition technology: The need for public regulation and corporate responsibility
All tools can be used for good or ill. Even a broom can be used to sweep the floor or hit someone over the head. The more powerful the tool, the greater the benefit or damage it can cause. The last few months have brought this into stark relief when it comes to computer-assisted facial recognition – the ability of a computer to recognize people’s faces from a photo or through a camera. This technology can catalog your photos, help reunite families or potentially be misused and abused by private companies and public authorities alike, Brad Smith, President, Microsoft writes.
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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