BCC says critical questions remain for businesses wanting to reopen

The BCC is urging the government to give businesses much greater clarity on its roadmap out of lockdown as firms continue to suffer.  The business organisation, which represents tens of thousands of companies of all shapes and sizes across the UK, has written to the government seeking updates on a number of vital issues.  In particular, it says firms need to know how the government is assessing…

BCC reacts to latest GDP and trade figures  

Commenting on GDP figures for January 2021 published today by the ONS, BCC Head of Economics, Suren Thiru, said:   “The latest data confirms a better than expected start to the year for the UK economy as the third lockdown and post-Brexit border disruption combined to trigger only a relatively modest decline in economic activity in January.    “The vaccine rollout and budget stimulus will boost output as restrictions…

The Slovak government has imposed restrictions on public life to counter the spread of COVID-19

There are nationwide restrictions on movement outside the home. The measures and restrictions in a given district may change according to the local epidemiological situation, as set out in a framework announced by the Slovak government known as the ‘Covid Automat’. Details can be found on the Slovak government website (in Slovak only). The Slovak government has…

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Priority of the Coming Days is Safe Production

Innovations from CEIT in Žilina accelerate the post-crisis restart of companies. Slovak industry is one of the sectors most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Today, companies are primarily focused on maintaining production processes even in conditions of stricter hygiene and preventive measures. That is why we at CEIT have developed a number of original solutions…

Investing in RT-PCR testing

We are now facing an extraordinary situation, where the world has virtually been stopped by the COVID-19 virus. As you have already been informed, we decided that we are going to help to win the fight and we allocated 500 000 euros to the initiative MiddleCap Help. We have chosen wisely where the money will be spent…