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News

23.09.2021, Company: EY

Businesses suffering ‘commitment issues’ on flexible working

79% of companies intend to make moderate to extensive hybrid work changes, but only 40% have communicated their plans to workforce Lack of clarity has created disconnect with employees who want flexible working arrangements 90% of employees want flexibility, but 35% of employers want a full return to office post-pandemic 

Tags: Human Resources |

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23.09.2021, Company: Anglo-American University

AAU Announces Afghan Refugee Scholarship

Our University has decided to create two full scholarship opportunities for Afghan refugees who were evacuated from Afghanistan and settled in the Czech Republic this August. The scholarships will cover the tuition and fees for an entire degree program at AAU as well as other potential expenses. The estimated value of these two up-to-3-year scholarships is 1.2 million Czech crowns. 

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23.09.2021, Company: PASSERINVEST GROUP, a.s.

PASSERINVEST GROUP has invested more than a quarter of a billion crowns in the development of the public space and the pleasant transformation of BB Centrum

PASSERINVEST GROUP, the investment company and Czech builder behind the creation of BB Centrum (Brumlovka) in Prague 4, invested more than a quarter billion crowns in the modification and construction of the public space in 2020 and the first half of 2021. The amount of CZK 275 million crowns, without any state or other subsidies, was used for, among other things, repairs to Želetavska Street, the construction of the new Náměstí Ellen G. Whiteové, the installation of the moving sculpture “Brouk” (Beetle) and the reconstruction of Balance Club Brumlovka. In this way, the company is fulfilling its philosophy to build a sustainable, and environmentally- and user-friendly environment, which has been part of the company’s DNA from the very beginning.

Tags: Real Estate | Finance |

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23.09.2021, Company: AstraZeneca Czech Republic s.r.o.

AstraZeneca to discover and develop self-amplifying RNA therapeutics in new collaboration with VaxEquity

AstraZeneca will invest in VaxEquity, an Imperial College spin-off  AstraZeneca has reached an agreement to collaborate with VaxEquity for the discovery, development and commercialisastion of the proprietary self-amplifying RNA (saRNA) therapeutics platform developed at Imperial College London.

Tags: Health | Business Development |

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23.09.2021, Company: Pfizer, spol. s r.o.

Pfizer and BioNTech Announce Positive Topline Results From Pivotal Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine in Children 5 to 11 Years

Results are the first from a pivotal trial of any COVID-19 vaccine in children under 12 years of age In participants 5 to 11 years of age, the vaccine was safe, well tolerated and showed robust neutralizing antibody responses Companies plan to submit these data to the FDA, EMA and other regulatory agencies around the world as soon as possible Results in children under 5 years of age are expected as soon as later this year

23.09.2021, Company: Avast Software s.r.o.

Meet the “Modern CTO” Michal Pechoucek

Part 1 of our “Modern CTO” series features Michal’s journey to Avast This week Avast CTO Michal Pechoucek dropped in to talk with Alteryx CTO Derek Knudsen on the  “Modern CTO” podcast. Throughout the 55-minute episode, Derek and Michal discuss the proper role of AI in cybersecurity, the way to decrease the cost of online freedom for all, and why it’s important to keep users invested in their cybersecurity health. But to begin, Derek asks Michal to talk about his start in the field.

Event calendar

Member event

Seminar CRR 2/CRD 5 and Other News in Banking Regulation [in Czech]

5.10.2021 , ON-LINE

Advanced Risk Management, s.r.o. organizes a seminar entitled "CRR 2/CRD 5 and Other News in Banking Regulation".

Member event

Leading and coaching across cultures

6.10.2021 , Praha

Intensive & Experiential Advanced Workshop
For Leaders, HR professionals, Coaches, Trainers, Consultants and Interculturalists

Member event

Seminar Enterprise Risk Management [in Czech]

19.10.2021 , ON-LINE

Advanced Risk Management, s.r.o. organizes a seminar entitled "Enterprise Risk Management".

Feast sharing menu

23.09.2021, Zátiší Group, V Zátiší Restaurant, Liliová 1, Praha

WE SERVE TASTING SIZE PORTIONS IN THE MIDDLE OF YOUR TABLE. HOMEMADE INDIAN BREADS FROM OUR TANDOOR DURING THE WHOLE FEAST WE WILL FINE-TUNE YOUR TASTE BUDS Tomato-lentil soup, coconut milk Smoked label rouge salmon, dill velouté, pickled shiitake Dry-aged beef tartare, truffle mayonnaise, mustard seeds, toast A REFRESHING AND EXCITING EXPERIENCE AWAITS YOU Tandoori prawns with coriander-mint chutney, Paratha Beef tenderloin Wellington, Schwarzwald ham, baked potato purée, baby spinach, shallot, chanterelle, truffle sauce Farmers Tandoori chicken tikka masala, Basmati rice Fresh fish of the day, potatoes, corn, lardo, mussels, tarragon   SWEET FINALE Marzipan foam, pears, yuzu Chocolate cremeaux    CZK 1,395 PER PERSON / menu including water and coffee + CZK 795 PER PERSON /unlimited consumption of Prosecco, wine, beer and soft drinks. All-inclusive menu is available only for the whole table.   More information here

Choose from daily menus of AmCham member restaurants - September 22

22.09.2021, Alcron Hotel Prague, Praha

Restaurant La Rotonde, Alcron Hotel Prague From Monday, May 31, you can enjoy our meals both in the restaurant and in the garden. Štěpánská 40,110 00 Praha 1 Please have a look at our TAKEAWAY MENU offers, and place your order directly at +420 724 364 348 or +420 222 820 000. Our TAKEAWAY service is available daily from 12 pm to 8.00 pm. There is a surcharge for food delivery. We charge 100CZK for delivery within Prague for the orders up to 3000CZK. The orders above 3000CZK will be delivered free of charge in Prague.  Delivery outside of Prague is possible only for orders of 4000CZK and above and is charged at 20CZK per km. The exact price of delivery will be confirmed by our operator according to the delivery address.  Please note that the only payment method we accept is by card. To place your order directly, please call us at +420 724 364 348 or +420 222 820 000  between 10.30pm and 8pm or place your order here online. Weekly menu 20. 9. - 24. 9. 2021 Starter Radicchio, blue cheese, caramelized walnuts Main courses Chicken supreme, brocolli, potatoe, thyme Dessert Caramelized apple, raisins, calvados, phyllo pastry ___________________________________________________   Two course menu ~ CZK 370  Three course menu ~ CZK 450  or you can order the above items a la carte: Radicchio, blue cheese, caramelized walnuts ~ CZK 150 Chicken supreme, brocolli, potatoe, thyme ~ CZK 250 Caramelized apple, raisins, calvados, phyllo pastry ~ CZK 120   or you can order from a la carte menu: Artichoke salad with smoked duck breast and bread sauce, walnuts ~ CZK 240   Green pea soup, potatoes, bacon, onion ~ CZK 160   Veal Schnitzel with potato purée and cucumber salad ~ CZK 380   Zátiší Group Děkujeme, že jste byli s námi a objednávali jídla z našeho eshopu! Po více než 5 měsících, jsme opět změnili Zátiší ze skladu, výdejního místa eshopu a call centra na restauraci.  Od pondělí do soboty (od 11 do 19 hod) rozvážíme po Praze a jejím širším okolí čerstvě uvařená jídla od šéfkuchařů restaurací Zátiší Group, z divize denního stravování Fresh&Tasty a Zátiší Cateringu. Všechny polévky i hlavní jídla jsou zchlazena, určena k ohřátí a mají trvanlivost 2-5 dní. SALAD Kuskus s kuřecím masem, rajčetem, okurkou, paprikou a koriandrem ~ CZK 119 SOUP Kulajda, 400 ml ~ CZK 160 MAIN COURSES Farmářské kuře tikka masala od šéfkuchaře V Zátiší ~ CZK 220 Pečená kachna s červeným zelím a bramborovými knedlíky  ~ CZK 169 Borůvkové knedlíky, tvaroh, máslo (VEG) ~ CZK 94 COMPLETE MENU HERE. Restaurant Esprit, Holiday Inn Hotel Na Pankráci 15/1684, 140 00 Praha 4 When buying a main course and soup, the price of the soup is only 45 CZK and in addition to the menu you will receive a sweet surprise as a gift from us. So do not hesitate and do not miss the excellent lunch menu from chef Jan Wiesner and his team. Stop by for a quick breakfast, a fast delicious lunch menu, fresh salad or excellent home made deserts at our Délicatesse Bistro with walk-up window. The meals are prepared daily by our chef Jan Wiesner and pastry chef Stanislav Rojt and their teams. Now you can enjoy also our delivery service. For more information please contact us at (+420) 739 539 304 or bistro@holidayinn.cz . SOUP  Chicken broth with fresh root vegetables, meat and noodles ~ CZK 50 MAIN COURSES Minced meat kebab with onions and mustard, mashed potatoes with chives ~ CZK 129 Roasted chicken breast with ham and cheese, French fries, tartar saucer ~ CZK 159 Vegetable couscous and tomatoes salsa and yoghurt ~ CZK 139 MORE INFORMATION HERE. Café de Paris, Hotel Paris Prague A la carte menu Quick lunch Soup and main course of the day 195  CZK SOUP Veal Consomné Sarah ~ CZK 120 SALAD Romaine lettuce, grilled chicken supreme, roasted bacon, garlic croutons, dressing with anchovies and parmesan shavings ~ CZK 280 MAIN COURSES Slowly braised lamb shank root vegetables and mashed potatoes ~ CZK 330 Grilled fillet of rainbow trout on cumin, chive potatoes, pea puree with mint ~ CZK 350 MORE INFORMATION HERE.  

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