AmCham Slovakia

News and Updates

EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement Analysis: January 2021

On 24 December 2020, the UK and EU negotiators reached an “agreement in principle” on the text of a new trade and cooperation agreement to govern their relations now that the UK has left the EU. The provisional application of this agreement went live on 1 January 2021 following the ratification of this agreement by both the EU and UK. 

Report on the New US Administration: How will Joe Biden influence the global economy?

The actions of the US government continue to have a major impact on business globally. Business strategists therefore need a clear indicator of what economic policy Joe Biden intends to pursue, the quality of the people he will appoint to implement it, and his chances of success in negotiations with the US Congress.

Details of employee COVID-19 testing in companies

Testing of employees and their family members directly in companies is recommended by the Ministry of Economy (MH) of the Slovak Republic, especially in operations where there are more than 250 employees at the workplace. 

Annual Charity Fundraising Drive 2020 – Thank you!

Dear AmCham members, as every year, we took the opportunity to organize the Annual Thanksgiving Charity Drive to share with those who need it the most in our community. 

Cisco to acquire Slido

Tech giant Cisco has announced its intent to acquire one of Slovakia’s top technology companies Slido, a provider of audience interaction technology for meetings. Slido experienced a rise of interest in its technology in 2020 as a consequence of the changes to working caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Preventive Covid-19 testing - exclusive offer

Dear members and friends, please be aware there is an exclusive offer for preventive Covid-19 testing for businesses, with conditions  to AmCham Slovakia members only (21,90€ / test) provided by Vacuumlabs.

Report on the New US Administration: How will Joe Biden influence the global economy?

The actions of the US government continue to have a major impact on business globally. Business strategists therefore need a clear indicator of what economic policy Joe Biden intends to pursue, the quality of the people he will appoint to implement it, and his chances of success in negotiations with the US Congress.

Details of employee COVID-19 testing in companies

Testing of employees and their family members directly in companies is recommended by the Ministry of Economy (MH) of the Slovak Republic, especially in operations where there are more than 250 employees at the workplace. 

Annual Charity Fundraising Drive 2020 – Thank you!

Dear AmCham members, as every year, we took the opportunity to organize the Annual Thanksgiving Charity Drive to share with those who need it the most in our community. 

Merry Christmas from AmCham Slovakia!

As the message above says, the AmCham office wishes all members and friends a very pleasant Christmas season! 

Compulsory Covid testing at companies with 500+ employees – aborted

Dear members, we are happy to provide you with heads-up information regarding the proposed idea of the Slovak Government to conduct compulsory Covid testing at companies with 500 and more employees across the country. This idea was originally presented following the meeting of the governmental General Crisis Management Team on December 9.

Rule of Law Initiative calls on legislative predictability

13 business associations and chambers of commerce united in the Rule of Law Initiative are deeply concerned with frequent recent breaches of standard legislative procedures.

EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement Analysis: January 2021

On 24 December 2020, the UK and EU negotiators reached an “agreement in principle” on the text of a new trade and cooperation agreement to govern their relations now that the UK has left the EU. The provisional application of this agreement went live on 1 January 2021 following the ratification of this agreement by both the EU and UK. 

Cisco to acquire Slido

Tech giant Cisco has announced its intent to acquire one of Slovakia’s top technology companies Slido, a provider of audience interaction technology for meetings. Slido experienced a rise of interest in its technology in 2020 as a consequence of the changes to working caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Preventive Covid-19 testing - exclusive offer

Dear members and friends, please be aware there is an exclusive offer for preventive Covid-19 testing for businesses, with conditions  to AmCham Slovakia members only (21,90€ / test) provided by Vacuumlabs.

Survey on public sector decentralization

We encourage you to fill out a survey on public sector decentralization. Initially prepared by the Business Alliance of Slovakia (PAS) in cooperation with INEKO Institute, it will serve as a valuable input for an in-depth analysis, scheduled for public presentation in spring 2021. 

Virtual Open Day at The British International School Bratislava

Are you looking for new school for your child(ren)? Register for our Virtual Open Day to find out why BISB is the best choice for your child. We would always prefer to meet you in person, but if that is not possible due to school closures and travel restrictions, join us virtually and we will do our best to bring our school to you!

Covid-19 and labor law in Slovakia

Webinar organized by the Slovak-Austrian Chamber of Commerce.