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2206, 2020

NORTH MACEDONIA: Protocol – on preventive measures for all workplaces


The Government has released the Protocol on preventive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, which should apply to all workplaces. The integral version of the Protocol is presented below. The general measures to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 to all workplaces and to all persons in the workplace, i.e. to employers, managers, workers, contractors, clients and visitors, include the following measures: Hand hygiene Regularly and thoroughly hand washing with soap [...]

1906, 2020

SLOVENIA: Tourist vouchers for every Slovenian resident for vacations in Slovenia


As of today, residents of Slovenia can cash in tourist vouchers when vacationing in their home country. Tourist vouchers are part of the state's third package of Anti-Covid-19 measures and were designed to help the tourism industry after accommodation facilities were closed for weeks due to pandemic, and even now, they will not be able to count on foreign guests. The voucher is awarded to every person who had permanent residence [...]

1505, 2020

SLOVENIA: End of COVID-19 epidemic


At yesterday's late night session, the Slovenian government announced the end of COVID-19 epidemic, which was declared on 12 March 2020. Thus, Slovenia becomes the first European nation to declare an end to its Coronavirus epidemic. State’s Anti-Covid-19 measures to curb the epidemic and mitigate its consequences for citizens and the economy will only be valid until the end of May 2020, unless one of the measures is exceptionally extended. In [...]

1105, 2020

SERBIA: How to establish a limited liability company


Limited Liability Company (hereinafter: “LLC”) is established by legal or natural persons. Establishing is made by investing monetary and non-monetary assets in order to perform joint activities and to make profit. As any other legal form, LLC too has its advantages and disadvantages, as well as its own process of establishment.   Advantages and Disadvantages of LLC. Some of the benefits of forming a limited liability company are: Limited liability for [...]

805, 2020

CROATIA: Update about salary execution in a crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic


The Execution Act regulates the procedure in which courts and notaries public conduct involuntary collection of claims on the basis of enforcement title documents and trustworthy documents (execution procedure) and the procedure in which courts and notaries public conduct the securing of claims (security procedure). The exception to this Act (since 1st of January 2011) is when the execution creditor submits an application for direct collection based on Writ of execution [...]

705, 2020

BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA: Freelancing – rights and obligations


Freelancing could be translated into our language as an adjunct job, and a freelancer as an independent worker. These are temporary jobs, most often projects for non-residents of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), where the freelancer is not bounded by a contract of employment or a place of work. Therefore, from a tax point of view, this type of work is considered as an independent activity, where all obligations fall [...]

2403, 2020

CROATIA: How to do business amid the spread of COVID-19 in Croatia?


During the new situation regarding the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), changes, additions and emergency measures are introduced on a daily basis for all companies. What are the employers options in case of altered circumstances due to an epidemic? In situations of disruption to the employer's business activities caused by the epidemic, the employer would, in order to preserve employment and jobs and to implement virus protection measures, in accordance with Labor law [...]

1803, 2020

SLOVENIA: What are the possible solutions for Slovenian employers during the pandemic of Corona Virus?


In light of the current situation associated with reducing the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, employers may order the absence of workers from work by: ordering work from home due to exceptional circumstances, the use of annual leave by the worker and collective leave, waiting for work at home - in cases of reduced workload, absence from work to care for children due to the closure of kindergartens and schools, performance of [...]

1203, 2020

IMPORTANT announcement for our clients and partners


Dear customers and partners, In light of the recent aggravated public health situation in the country due to the new corona virus (SARS-CoV -2), more clients are turning to us with questions regarding our ability to provide services. We would like to emphasize that we have taken all the necessary protocols and percussions that will enable us to seamlessly provide all our services, regardless of the general situation in the country. [...]

603, 2020

SLOVENIA: Raising the minimum wage in Slovenia and the EU


On 1 January 2020, the statutory gross minimum wage rose again in our country. However, this rise did not happen only in Slovenia. In fact, 16 EU Member States have raised the minimum wage in addition to us. For 6 countries, however, Eurostat does not have the data, as they do not have a statutory minimum wage. Source: Eurostat *This country does not have a statutory minimum wage.   In Slovenia, [...]