Locked content GreenGoo launches carsharing of electric cars in Katowice

At the beginning of December, GreenGoo will launch a car-sharing system for electric cars in Katowice. In the first stage, 13 cars will be offered for rent mainly to students and employees of the University of Silesia. In the next months, the fleet may grow to more than 60 cars. At the same time, th...

Locked content Pengab banking sentiment grows in November

The Pengab Index, which measures conditions in the banking industry, grew by 2.9 points month-on-month to 28.9 points, according to the Monitor Bankowy report issued by Kantar TNS. Last year the indicator stood at 27.3 points. The current indicator grew by 5.2 points m/m to 26 points, while the fore...

Locked content UOKiK imposes fines on GetBack and Vex

Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) imposed fines on debt collectors GetBack and Vex for improper practices related to the recovery of debts. “The proceedings against GetBack debt collection practices began at the end of 2016. Ten practices related to debt collection caused U...

Locked content Idea Bank Q3 net result turns to loss of PLN 32.6 mln

Idea Bank reported Q3 net loss attributable to shareholders of PLN 32.6 million versus a profit of PLN 97.4 million y/y. Net interest income amounted to PLN 161.6 million, down 2.5 percent y/y. Net fee and commission income fell to PLN 2,000 from PLN 88.6 million in the same period last year. In the...

Locked content 87% of firms expect tax automation to reduce human errors

Almost half of companies operating in Poland believe that automation of tax processes will impact their work in the next years, according to KPMG report. Over 90 percent of respondents see tax automation as a tool to improve the reporting processes. 87 percent believe that automation will contribute...

Locked content Over 1.2 mln children face poverty risk in Poland

Over 1.2 million children in Poland are at risk of poverty or social exclusion, “Report on poverty” published by Noble Gift project stated. In every fifth family taking part in the project, monthly income does not exceed PLN 200 per person. More than half of the parents don’t find ...

Locked content Polish suborbital rocket makes first successful flight

The first suborbital flight of 15 km was carried out on the military range in Drawsko Pomorskie (Zachodniopomorskie), the Polish Space Agency announced on Tuesday. The BIGOS 4 rocket test went very smoothly, SpaceForest announced. The test was carried out on Sunday. Its aim was to verify the aerodyn...

Locked content Competition for development of Plac Defilad in Warsaw concluded

The winning design, called Central Square, for the renovation of Plac Defilad in central Warsaw, was presented on Tuesday. It was created by the AA Collective studio, it refers to the architecture of the capital before World War II. The Central Square project involves the complete elimination of par...

Locked content Former head of the KNF faces up to 10 years in prison

The former head of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, known as Marek Ch., who is accused of violation of rights by a public official in order to achieve personal gain could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted. Marek Ch. was detained on Tuesday by the Central Anticorruption Bureau and...

Locked content PAIH to open Foreign Trade Office in Seoul on November 28 

The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) will open a Foreign Trade Office (ZBH) in Seoul on Wednesday, November 28, the Agency informed. The PAIH sales office in Seoul joins the group of over a dozen PAIH agencies in Asia. The Republic of Korea is the 11th largest – and considered one of the mo...