Leveraging know-how

A lot of change has come to the tech market over the course of 2018. PSD2 is supposed to open the e-commerce market to SMEs, GDPR made a lot of noise back in May, while blockchain is gaining both traction and notoriety at the same time. WBJ sat down with Martin Zalewski, expert on design thinking, b...

Failed recruitment – what then?

Real financial losses, project delays, a drop in efficiency and low morale – these are only some of the consequences companies have to face after a failed recruitment. What support can employers count on from a recruitment agency? How do you set the rules right?

A developed country, but how rich?

Starting in September 2018, Poland will become the first country from Central and Eastern Eu­rope to be included in the exclusive group of 25 developed markets, according to FTSE Russell. What does this mean for our economy and capital markets and should it change anything in the eyes of investors?

The biggest pension reform in years

A major pension overhaul is about to take place. Though still in preparation, its execution will likely be very swift. Will it indeed encourage Poles to save up for retirement? How much will labor costs increase and how will it impact the investment market? WBJ sat down with Piotr Kochański and Rafa...

Is PLN 103 bln enough to tackle smog in Poland?

Poland claims the unflattering title of the smoggiest country in Europe. While the Government has pledged serious money to fight it, coal standard regulations seem to be counter-productive. And while Poles wait for the heating system subsidies to roll out, millions of outdated, fuming furnaces will ...

The art in ‘apartment’

Suburbia is losing its attraction to the tantalizing appeal of living in the very heart of the bustling city center, and living outside the city is giving way to the idea of living above it

Jitters, toasts and the whole shebang

There are 190,000 weddings held each year in Poland. At PLN 25,000- PLN 100,000 a pop, that rounds up to a hefty sum for the wedding industry. Even though the number of ceremonies is dropping, they are becoming more lavish, spectacular – and expensive

Millennials vs. 50+

Employee shortage is making companies re-evaluate their HR policies. On the one hand, the Millennial generation is already the most numerous group in the workforce and companies have no choice than to cater to their needs. On the other hand, few firms take advantage of employees aged 50+, who have t...

Full speed ahead

Transport and logistics are facing a number of challenges: from the increasing pressure on cost optimization, labor market imbalance, legal uncertainties, through to the technological arms race and environmental awareness. WBJ met with Janusz Anioł, General Director of Raben Logistics Polska, to tal...

Logistics challenges ahead

All industries have to stay on their toes to keep up with the changing environment, but the transportation industry seems to be in a particularly difficult spot. Confronted with digital transformation, rising customer expectations, new competitors and their innovative business models, not to mention...