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News

12.11.2018, Company: TaylorWessing e|n|w|c advokáti v.o.s.

Taylor Wessing reopens branch in Brno, welcomes two new lawyers

The international law firm Taylor Wessing has reopened its branch in the Moravian city of Brno, in order to meet the growing demands of clients and local demand for legal services. The new office space is officially opened since November and are located in the Jalta Palace at Dominican Square 2, 602 00 Brno. The branch has been significantly bolstered with the addition of two new experienced lawyers with local knowledge, Adam Dvořáček (40) and Lukáš Míša (38).

9.11.2018, Company: CBRE s.r.o.

Miroslava Misíková Has Become the New Head of Marketing

CBRE, the world leader in commercial real estate services, has announced that Miroslava Misíková was chosen as CBRE’s new Head of Marketing. Miroslava Misíková’s last employer was the telecommunications company Vodafone.

Tags: Movers & Shakers | Real Estate |

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9.11.2018, Company: ING Bank N.V., organizační složka

Czech inflation slows down to 2.2% due to food prices

Inflation further slowed down to 2.2% in October after 2.3% in September and ended below the market and the central bank forecast. But we don't think this is a game changer for the central bank

Tags: Finance | Economics |

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9.11.2018, Company: Vodafone Czech Republic a.s.

Vodafone relies on IBM Watson Assistant to Speed Up Customer Service

IBM chatbot allows telco company customers solve simple problems immediately without call centre agent assistance, eliminating thousands of calls each month, speeding up the service and improving customer satisfaction.

Tags: IT | New Products & Services | Business Development |

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8.11.2018, Company: T-Mobile Czech Republic a.s.

Operators finish coverage of the pilot section of Prague’s underground

 Mobile services available in the entire Muzeum – Roztyly section  Another 21 stations in the central part of Prague will be covered next year

Tags: IT | New Products & Services | Business Development |

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8.11.2018, Company: Deloitte

Almost third of the companies in the Czech Republic invest more than 10% of their revenue into R&D

Investments of Czech companies into research and development (R&D) grow. Almost one-third (31%) spent more than 10% of their revenues in R&D last year. This is one percentage point more than in the previous year. Only 2% of the companies did not invest at all (11% in 2016). These are the findings of the annual survey of Deloitte and the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic entitled Tax and Subsidy Support for R&D Activities.

Tags: R&D | Business Development | Finance |

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Event calendar

Member event

Planned amendment 2019 and news in the field of VAT in 2018 - Praha

20.11.2018 , Hvězdova, 1734/2c

For more details, please refer to the attached file.

Member event

100 Years of U.S.-Czech Economic Relations: Speech by the U.S. Ambassador Stephen King

20.11.2018 , Politických věznů 7, Praha 1,111 21

100 Years of U.S.-Czech Economic Relations: Speech by the U.S. Ambassador Stephen King

Member event

Operitiv 20 with Lucie Brešová and Tomáš Šebek

20.11.2018 , Salvátorská 8, Praha 1

Opero invite you to next series of talk show Operitiv with business, culture and science personalities, moderated by Veronika Sedláčková and Ondřej Cihlář.

Midday Taste Menu and A La Carte

12.11.2018, Augustine, a Luxury Colletion Hotel, Prague, Letenská 12/33

Come and enjoy our Midday Taste lunch menu and a la carte offer! Served daily from 12:00 until 15:00 in our historic Refectory, prepared by celebrity chef Marek Fichtner.   

Public Affairs Manager

12.11.2018, Novartis s.r.o., Praha

Do you want to work for a Global Pharmaceutical company where you will be recognized for your contribution and commitment? Look no further, apply today for Public Affairs Manager. ### Job Purpose  The purpose of the Public Affairs Manager role is to engage with the socio-economic and political environment in Czech Republic (CZ) in a way that maximizes Novartis opportunities by preparing PA strategy plan in collaboration with MAx&PA Head within new operating model (part of country PA plan), monitoring CZ political environment and providing ad-vice on its impact and opportunities for treatment availability, seeking to ensure a positive perception of pharma industry and fostering trust-based working relationships with key national regulatory stake-holders, policymakers, understanding their priorities & level of influence. Key Responsibilities Analyze all political and regulatory issues which might have impact on Novartis business as usual Prepare analyses and PA background papers to help frame internal alignment within the Novartis Group Identify policy trends in the market place, provide strategic guidance to the company leadership on such trends and possible business response for the entire Novartis portfolio Foster trust-based working relationships with key national regulatory stakeholders Apply the effect of CZ/EU public policy changes on treatment availability Initiate and participate in PA projects which focus on industry trust reinforcement and treatment availability Ensure Collaboration within NVS new operating model (ONCO, Pharma, Sandoz and Alcon) Develop and maintain network of CZ stakeholders/partners Represent Novartis in the Industry Union, the Chamber of Commerce and AIFP working groups Identify and predict the key issues to explore new opportunities or anticipate potential threats Focus on PA projects within cluster and region, cooperate with PA team in Basel Find relevant partner amongst various stakeholders, institutions for a continuous open and constructive dialogue Ensure good collaboration cross-functionally and crossdivisionally Responsible for improving outcomes of PA activities and initiatives. Development of systems, tools and training to optimize the possible impact of Novartis on public policy. Development of methods to measure outcomes of PA related activities, always seeking new ways to improve and challenge implementation of agreed actions. Responsible for Novartis CSR initiatives in collaboration with Country PA Head Primary source of political intelligence Responsible and accountable as primary source of politi-cal intelligence for the company and the different functions when developing business strategies. Minimum Requirements Minimum requirements University degree in Economics, Political Sciences, Law or related field Czech language - excellent written and spoken English – fluent written and spoken, compulsory, other languages a benefit Min. 3 years in local pharma public affairs environment Well developed understanding of regulatory and local environments You'll receive  Competitive salary with Q bonuses Strong work/life balance, flexible working hours Pension/risk life insurance scheme 5 weeks paid holiday Cafeteria employee benefit program Company car for personal usage Plus Additional Benefits Why Novartis  927 million. The number of lives we touched in 2017. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives. We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks. And where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.  Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. Division Oncology Business Unit ONCOLOGY Country Czech Republic Work Location Prague Company/Legal Entity NOV CZE Functional Area Communications & Public Affairs Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular

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