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News

Doing business

Articles, interviews, research & studies, press releases from and about AmCham member companies related to the Czech business environment.

Managing business

Articles sharing best practices and knowledge of managing a business. Shared expertise and experiences of our community are available in this section to raise the standards of operational excellence.

New CTPark Service Centre

23.11.2017, Company: CTP Invest, spol. s r.o.

An extension benefitting our tenants and employees. CTPark Bor has grown yet again with its newest addition, a multi-functional service centre.

Tags: New Products & Services | Real Estate |
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Keeping track of the ultimate beneficiaries – who owns whom?

23.11.2017, Company: bnt attorneys-at-law s.r.o.

Rather soon, as of 1 January 2018, an amendment to the Act on Public Registers of Legal Entities and Natural Persons takes effect, implementing yet another part of what is known as the 4th AML Directive into Czech law, namely, the mandatory keeping of records with respect to the particulars of the true owners (ultimate beneficiaries) of legal entities.

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As Salaries Grow, Contributions Drop in the Czech Republic

23.11.2017, Company: Deloitte

The higher the salary a Czech employee earns, the lower the percentage of their salary that they contribute to social security*. Compared to other countries, the percentage of the minimal and average salaries the employee retains is one of the lowest in net terms. However, in comparing the net salary to the gross salary of EUR 100,000 a year (approximately CZK 217,000 a month), the Czech Republic rises in the ranking, having the ninth highest net salary in Europe. These are the results of the Social Security Survey (PDF) conducted by Deloitte, in which 30 European countries participated**. Furthermore, the survey showed that the Czech Republic has one of the lowest minimal and average gross salaries. In European terms, an increase in the minimal salary is visible.

Tags: Taxes & Accounting | Finance |
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Jakub Stanislav to head EY’s Real Estate & Hospitality team for the Czech Republic and Central Europe

22.11.2017, Company: EY

EY has appointed Jakub Stanislav new leader of the Real Estate & Hospitality team as of November. EY’s Central European Real Estate & Hospitality team focuses on Corporate Strategic Advisory, Capital Markets, Valuations, Commercial Due Diligence as well as Capital Raising combining traditional property services with business, financial and legal advisory.

Tags: Movers & Shakers | Real Estate | Finance |
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Prague Office Market in Q3 2017

22.11.2017, Company: JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)

The office property market in Q3 2017: Demand slightly decreased, Prague 8 the most attractive, Prague 4 leads in new construction, the vacancy is only 7.7 % and share of speculative construction decreased.

Tags: Business Development | Real Estate |
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New AmCham Members in October 2017

11.10.2017, Marketplace

It´s our pleasure to inform you about new companies which have decided to join AmCham: Enika in Manufacturing sector and I Like eBike in Travel and Leisure sector to join as a Small Business members.

GDPR discussion followed by IT committee_Sep19

20.09.2017, Amcham

AmCham IT committee members met after GDPR discussion (1st session) to agree on the following steps: 2 main topics for Fall/Winter – Data Protection/GDPR and related subtopics (Security, digitalization) and Internet of Things (IoT). Read more…

Video and photogallery of Pre-election Debate with Political Leaders on September 12

12.09.2017, Amcham

American Chamber of Commerce, British Chamber of Commerce, Chambre de commerce franco-tcheque and Nordic Chamber of Commerce organized a Pre-election Debate with Political Leaders on September 12, the video of the event is available.

New AmCham Members in September 2017

6.09.2017, Marketplace

It´s our pleasure to inform you about new companies which have decided to join AmCham: Entre to join as a Corporate member in Marketing and Public Relations sector and First Line Software to join as a Small Business member in Information Technology sector. 

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

eDohled = online monitoring & IT committee

20.06.2017, Amcham

Download the presentation about eDOHLED prepared by Jaroslav Mráček of Vodafone  and see upcoming activities below.

Investing into older office objects is not worth that anymore, we can expect conversions to their original use

20.06.2017, Marketplace

The Czech office property market, in particular the Prague market, has recorded an intensive construction of modern office buildings in past years. During a single year 2015,  the Prague market absorbed approximately 190,000 square meters of new office space, and also for this and the next year there is expectation of new development. Due to this situation, older office objects are becoming slowly uncompetitive. 

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