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The largest miners’ protests in years forced the government to back down from a proposal to dissolve four mines in the Silesia region. Both the trade union members and Prime Minister Kopacz announced the agreement as a grand success. But who really won?

The Demographic Situation A Challenge, Not a Disaster

 There is a full-blown alarm in the Polish media about the impending so-called “demographic disaster” which is, we are told, set to hit the coutnry in the coming years, due to a combination of the outflow of population through emigration to other EU countries, longer life expectancy and ...

The beauty industry shows its masculine side

During my lifelong experience as a manager of beauty salons, I’ve learned that the most important art in business is quick reaction to the changing tendencies of the market as well as the formation of attractive offers. Observing the latest trends and novelties is essential – the selection of techno...

Looking back to the future

It’s crystal ball gazing time again, when we reflect on the previous year and try to predict the trends that will shape the current new year. We spoke with Joanna Mroczek, the head of research consultancy and marketing at CBRE Poland

Shifting perspective

Poland’s investment volume reached €3.13 billion in 2014, more or less on par with the 2013 score, with a large chunk of all deals made in Q4 (€1.26 billion), according to Cushman & Wakefield. Poland is no longer the sole green island in Central and Eastern Europe. While the investment volume in...

When public turns to private

With EU funds designated for Poland likely to become scarcer, could Public Private Partnerships help bridge the investment gap?

Bear Necessities

Vintage cars, jazz concerts, camping under the stars, wild cuisine – that’s how beer is done in Poland’s Bieszczady mountains