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 And while Poles wait for the heating system subsidies to roll out, millions of outdated, fuming furnaces will ...

State-of-the-art residential space

Art exhibitions are these days no longer confined to museums and art galleries, with shows of paintings and sculptures now being increasingly often organized in modern residential, office and retail buildings, as well as in the public areas around them. One such event is currently on at the Cosmopol...

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...

Building a new platform

Griffin Real Estate, one of the biggest investment managers in Poland, will soon enter the logistics property market. WBJ sat down with managing partner Nebil Senman to talk about this and the company’s other plans for the near future

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...