Locked content Lewiatan: 18% of firms plan more investments in 2019

Almost every fifth company in Poland (18 percent) plans higher investments in 2019 compared to the current year. Slightly less than a half – 44 percent expect the 2019 investments at the same level as in 2018, while 12 percent plan to cut investments next year. 27 percent of companies do not p...

Locked content 95% entrepreneurs are afraid of 2019 tax changes – Lewiatan

95 percent of entrepreneurs believe that in 2019 business activities will be most difficult by unclear tax regulations and the growing costs of hiring employees – this is the result of the Smartscope survey commissioned by the Lewiatan Confederation. Among the barriers that businesspeople are ...

Locked content Eurocash’ Partner takeover under UOKiK scrutiny

The antitrust watchdog UOKiK has sent the WSE-listed retailer Eurocash motion to takeover peer Partner to the second phase of the proceedings, reserved for more complicated cases. UOKiK wants to conduct, among others, market analysis. The watchdog plans to check whether the activities of individual ...

Locked content Eurocash to acquire 26 Lewiatan stores

WSE-listed retailer Eurocash filed a motion to antitrust watchdog UOKiK to takeover Partner, owner of 26 Lewiatan stores. “The challenge of family business succession concerns many entrepreneurs, owners of small and medium-sized stores in Poland. We show that as the Eurocash Group, we are ready not ...

Locked content Report: 54% of companies to increase CAPEX

As many as 54 percent of large companies and 41 percent of medium ones, plan to increase their investment spending this year, a report by the Lewiatan business organization showed. Small companies are less interested in increasing the CAPEX this year, only 33 percent of them plan on increase spendin...

Job turnover falls to 26% y/y in Q3

Turnover on the Polish labor market fell to 26 percent in Q3, compared to 29 percent in Q3, but unchanged from last year, according to the 25th annual “Labor Market Monitor”survey by the Randstad Research Institute. Poland had the highest job turnover rate after Britain out of the surveyed European ...

Locked content Opinions on Sunday ban sharply divided among retail workers

A survey conducted on Sunday trading finds that 49 percent of those questioned support a ban, but not much fewer oppose a ban, 42 percent, with 9 percent having no opinion on this. The survey is distinctive because it only includes those who actually work in the retail sector, the people who would b...

Locked content Nearly 33% of Polish employers are family businesses – report

Nearly one-third of micro, small and medium-sized employers (excluding those which do not have any employees) are family businesses, according to a survey by Polish Confederation Lewiatan. As much as 40 percent of them are micro enterprises, 46 percent – small businesses, and only 14 percent o...