Automotive suppliers urged to drive further growth in the ‘new European Hub of Automotive’ – Slovakia

Report from Automotive Purchasing on the Automotive Supply Chain Roadshow in March in Birmingham. Click here to read the report | Source: Automotive Purchasing (pictured left to right above: Christopher Plant, The Voice of Slovak Business; Dominique Bernard, Tatra banka; David Hillan, Grant Thornton; His Excellency Lubomir Rehak, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the UK; Zuzana Kostialova, Tatra banka; Wilfried Serles, Grant Thornton Slovakia; Adela Kovarova, The Voice of Slovak Business; Milan Gavlak, SARIO)

Nessians at the Automotive Supply Chain Roadshow

Nessians at the conference Automotive Supply Chain Roadshow in Birmingham The presentation was held on March 20 – 21 under the wings of organization The Voice of Slovak Business. Its main goal was to promote and enhance business relations and initiatives between Slovakia and Great Britain. The conference was attended by renowned logos such as Jaguar/Land Rover, Grant Thorton, Gefco, SARIO, Tatrabanka, CEIT. Ness led by Pete Rogers, (General Manager Europe, Ness Digital Engineering), Tomáš Futáš (Program Director, Ness KDC) and Rudolf Slávka (Senior Development Manager, Ness KDC) presented the newest software trends and solutions from the automotive area focusing on digital maps, autonomous driving and telematics. Rudolf Slávka, Senior Development […]

Automotive Supply Chain Roadshow, DAY TWO / 21 March 2017

The Voice of Slovak Business proudly presents the Automotive Supply Chain Roadshow 2017 in Birmingham, March 20th-21st After a very nice breakfast provided again by our Headline Partner Grant Thornton we were ready to begin, Day 2 would be a very relaxed affair with audience participation and a very open set of discussions. PART 6: THE SLOVAK AUTOMOTIVE MARKET – Automotive Forum on Slovakia Mr Plant again opened the day’s proceedings and talked a little about the activities that The Voice of Slovak Business was able to provide and a little more about our Headline and Strategic partners and recapped Day 1. First up was the open discussion based on State […]

Automotive Supply Chain Roadshow, DAY ONE / 20 March 2017

The Voice of Slovak Business proudly presents the Automotive Supply Chain Roadshow 2017 in Birmingham, March 20th-21st Day one: March 20th This eagerly anticipated event had been in the making since the end of 2016, following on from many back to back successful events in the Slovak Republic on the Automotive Sector that The Voice of Slovak Business and Managing Director Mr Christopher Plant had been involved in. Mr Plant and the team enlisted key speakers from Jaguar Land Rover, Mr Graham Thompsett and Mr Les Ratcliffe and a plethora of Headline and Strategic Partners. There was a very strong delegation from the Slovak Republic including Headline Partner Grant Thornton […]

Slovakia is the CEE leader in labor productivity and investment freedom

The attraction of Slovak investment environment is proved by constantly raising number of foreign investors and volume of foreign direct investment in the country. When looking at any investment the ease of implementation and the security of the investment are key factors to consider. The World Bank Ease of Doing Business Rankings and the Property Rights Index show Slovakia scores highest on both fronts when compared to other CEE countries. Slovakia is an ideal investment destination because of its political economic stability strengthened by the common European currency Euro, competitive taxation system tax, and availability of highly skilled and educated workforce offering the highest labour productivity in the CEE region […]

Slovakia is one of the top spots for doing business in the region

Introducing Mr Wilfried Serles, Managing Partner of Grant Thornton Slovakia, expert on tax issues and Central and Eastern Europe and great advocate of Slovakia. “The Voice of Slovak Business is a unique cooperation between the Slovak Embassy in London and SARIO, which shall facilitate starting of new business in Slovakia. As this will be a perfect source of information for British businesses investing in Slovakia, this valuable initiative is kindly endorsed by Grant Thornton. Mr Wilfried Serles, representing Grant Thornton, the advisory firm with a strong base in Central and Eastern Europe, I confirm that Slovakia is one of the top spots for doing business in the region. Our clients are highly satisfied […]

Slovakia’s strong IT sector offers a complete range of services

Slovak companies provide a full range of IT services from value added innovative tailor made products to basic customer support and maintenance. Slovakia offers many business advantages, such as relatively low wage costs for talented, adaptable and educated work force, foreign languages spoken at rather high level (English and German in particular), business friendly environment, rising labour productivity and educational institutions of high quality in the field of ICT. Similarly important is the focus on connection between research and practical problems that is manifest in the activities of IT Association of Slovakia (ITAS), ICT clusters in Žilina and Košice, as well as the Central European Institute of Technology (CEIT) in […]