Spotlight issue

20th September 2023 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Amendment to the Labour Code finally approved with effect from 1 October 2023

As the amendment is effective as early as 1 October 2023, we provide below an overview of the main changes, indicating the necessary or recommended steps for employers to be taken:

19th September 2023 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

The construction of the Roztyly Plaza office building has progressed to the final stage. Its cladding, internal installations and modifications of the surroundings are being completed

The new Roztyly Plaza office building, which is going up in Prague 11 right next to the Roztyly metro station, has advanced to the final stage of construction. Work is now underway on the completion of the outer cladding and on the extensive glazing of the skylight, which will ensure the inner atrium will be illuminated with daylight. Technological equipment is being installed inside the building. Pavements were installed in the building's vicinity, systems were installed to collect rainwater and the existing asphalt was replaced with low-noise asphalt. There are also plans for new bus stops and, for example, with the planting of greenery on the rooftop terrace. Upon its completion at the beginning of next year, the building will add to the market 21,700 m² of latest-generation offices (almost half of which have already been rented) and 1600 m2 of retail units on the ground floor, with planned use for a grocery store, pharmacy or drug store, all supplemented with a modern cafeteria. The studio Aulík Fišer architekti is behind the architectural design of the building and the investor of the entire project is the Passerinvest Group.

11th September 2023 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Real Estate Accounting Guide 2023 - a practical guide through the current tax and accounting issues specific to the real estate sector

We are pleased to present the eighth edition of the publication examining the current tax and accounting regulations specific to the real estate market. The guide has been prepared by Deloitte’s experts for practitioners in charge of accounting and tax matters in real estate companies across the Central Europe.

5th September 2023 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Czech Republic opening up to digital nomads

On 1 July 2023, the government launched Digital Nomad, its new economic migration programme. The programme is intended to facilitate the stay of IT professionals and their family members from selected countries in the Czech Republic.

The programme targets highly qualified and top-class IT workers from Australia, Japan, Canada, Korea, New Zealand, Great Britain, the US, and Taiwan who plan to stay in the Czech Republic for the purpose of work for more than 90 days.

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.

Policy pipeline

In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.

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