Spotlight issue

24th January 2024 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Exclusive survey of hoteliers done by JAN Hospitality - Hotel Experts

Hotel occupancy in the Czech Republic grew last year. Hotel bookings rose by more than 10% in some places.

Hotel sector is back after the coveted years on the rise. Czech hotels report higher occupancy rates and greater satisfaction with sales 
and profits. The biggest challenges are currently seen as staff shortages and high energy prices. This is according to an exclusive survey of hoteliers conducted by JAN Hospitality - Hotel Experts at the end of 2023. 

18th January 2024 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

Hays Czech Republic Salary Guide 2024

The Hays Salary Guide is an annual guide to remuneration and labour market trends, available to companies, hiring managers, employees and job seekers. As the world's leading specialist recruiter, we are uniquely positioned to provide you with information to help you manage your recruitment and career strategies. The 2024 Salary Survey includes:

10th January 2024 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

HR Legal Alert - January 2024

Legislative changes
  • Amendment to the Labour Code – liability in the construction industry
  • Amendment to the Labour Code - working hours in healthcare
  • Amendment to the Employment Act
  • Change of the definition of illegal work
  • Changes to agency employment
  • Amendment to the Labour Code – agency employment
  • Increase in the minimum wage and certain levels of the guaranteed wage
  • Domestic meal and travel allowances for 2024
  • Fixed amount of teleworking reimbursement for 2024


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

Legal Update - December 2023

Upcoming Legislation
  • The CSRD Directive
  • New act on cybersecurity

15th December 2023 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs

Labor Code Working Group discussed impacts of the most recent amendment

AmCham CZ Labor Code Working Group met last week to dive into the impacts of the most recent amendment on businesses, their operations, and competitiveness.

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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