Articles

  • Business entities facing the challenges of crisis – part I

    2013-03-18

    The year 2013 has been heralded a year of economic downturn for the Polish economy. A negative impact of its setting in is being prophesied all over the place. Businesses are taking action so as to protect themselves from the approaching crisis. Most frequently, this action is nothing but reduction of expenditure on day-to-day operation and development as well as cutting costs through redundancies.

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  • Polish renewable energy sources support system – a crisis or temporary trouble?

    2013-03-18

    Over the entire 2012 the Polish Power Exchange saw a gradual decrease in green certificate prices. Meanwhile, this fact became a considerable threat to the investments related to renewable sources of energy conducted in Poland as well as it led to stagnation in the development of new projects.

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  • The employer's relations with trade unions and the role of agreements between them

    2012-12-18

    The regulations legally binding in Poland on the relations between the trade union and the employer lead to the conclusion that it is of great importance that immediately after establishment of a trade union within a company, a proper agreement between the employer and the employees' organisation should be concluded in writing and put into force.

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  • Changes to VAT

    2012-12-18

    Some of the amended regulations on the value added tax are going to enter into force at the beginning of the new year. The in-depth draft of amendments to the VAT act developed by the Ministry of Finance entailed introduction of significant changes pertinent to the rules for invoicing, tax rates and tax obligation date, among others.

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  • Putting a price on a company – measuring facts or visions?

    2012-12-18

    In global and competitive business, management of economic entities' value is nowadays the main tool for investment-related decision making and then shaping the value in mind with attaining quickest possible capital returns. Theoretical and practical experience in this area is ample worldwide and already significant in Poland.

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  • Poland's climate for investment in the eyes of Japanese investors

    2012-12-18

    In late October 2012, at the conference held at the seat of the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency, the Shokokai Employers' Association, the Japan External Trade Organization JETRO and the Embassy of Japan presented the results of a survey concerning the Polish climate for foreign investment, conducted among over 50 Japanese companies operating in Poland.

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