Business in time of Corona Crisis
The Second Wave – Important information for business:
- Compulsory Covid testing at companies with 500+ employees – aborted
- What measures are appropriate on the side of the employer? (Eversheds Sutherland)
The virus has mostly served to accelerate already existing trends. Slovakia clearly needs to change its unilateral focus on the automotive industry and focus its economy more on the Knowledge Economy.
Reliance on global supply chains probably will continue, but efforts to regionalize chains and reduce on specific regions or countries will increase. Europe is facing changes in supply chains, which can be an opportunity for local businesses and new innovative approaches.
You can watch the Webinar "Priorities to help reopen and reinvent your business" from the record.
The health and safety of all employees and partners of companies associated in AmCham Business Service Center Forum (BSCF) remains a top priority for all members these days. Since the breakout of the pandemic in the first half of March, more than 96% of employees working in the business services sector that employs almost 40 000 people in Slovakia have been working remotely from home. As both social and business communities in Slovakia continue to reopen in late May and early June, we have shared a set of guidelines BSCF members have been implementing on their way to the “new normal”
The shift to working outside of the office (mainly from home) will reduce the need for office space, and change how office space is utilized.
AmCham Slovakia prepared the series of interesting webinars on these topics: