Let us inform you about significant changes to VAT and cross-border EU-trade, known as quick fixes. In the Czech Republic, the effectiveness is expected from 1 April 2020.
Payroll, HR and Labour Law
As of 1st January 2020, the Czech Republic has adjusted the limits for the reimbursement of travel expenses. Learn more about the new rates of meal allowances and fuel refunds
Increased minimum wage for 2020 was set by the Regulation of the Slovak Government No. 324/2019 Coll. The minimum wage was increased by EUR 60 to EUR 120 per month, depending on the degree of work difficulty. An increase in the minimum wage in practice also means, for example, an increase in bonuses for night shifts or on-call duty.
Our study explores how local legislations treat general terms and regulations related to days off work, such as the entitlement to minimum paid annual leave, public holidays, parental and health-related absence as well as vacation allowances and compensation – including a comparison of 10 European countries.
Social networks affect our lives more and more and it is without any doubts that their significance and influence will further grow. Labour relations do not work in any vacuum and it is obvious that social networks gradually play an increasingly important role in relations between employees and employers.
In the Czech Republic, the minimum wage will increase from 1st January 2020. How will this increase affect so-called guaranteed minimum wage levels? Read more in our article.
1 January 2020 will bring almost revolutionary changes to the system of processing sick leaves and sickness benefits due to the digitalization of the reporting of employees’ sick leaves in the Czech Republic. The current paper-based sick note will be replaced by its electronic version, an “e-sick note”, which will move the sharing of data between doctors, employers and the Czech Social Security Administration online.
From 1 September 2019 a novelty being a part of anti-bureaucracy law and relating specifically to the provision focusing on reducing the red tape by the use of the public administration´s information systems (IS) assumes effect. In this case, the bodies of state power when fulfilling their official duties are liable and entitled to obtain and use data registered in the public administration´s IS and also to provide such data to one another in essential scope.
From July 2019, the first three days of sick leave will be reimbursed again in the Czech Republic. What impacts will have the abolition of the so-called “waiting period” on employers?
The child-raising allowance and the state allowance in Romania are granted only at the written request of the entitled person and may be requested by a single application, the way of submitting the documents being thus simplified.