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Communications technology and the transformation of the workplace

Communications technology and the transformation of the workplace

With the emergence of cost-effective and easy-to-use communications technology, many companies are finding financial solutions in more flexible working arrangements, avoiding long-term real estate commitments. But what does this mean for property markets?

A region transformed

Pomerania: from Solidarity to shared services

The northern Polish region of Pomerania, which lies on the Baltic coast, has a long and proud history of shipbuilding. However, boosted by EU funding, the area is undergoing a rapid modernisation, with its infrastructure transformed and its industries venturing into various hi-tech sectors.

China overtakes Spain as top destination for retail FDI projects

In the first 11 months of 2011, China was the number one destination  country for FDI retail projects, following a significant 40% decrease in  the number of projects in Spain, the number one destination country for  retail in 2010.

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Poland on a winning streak

In the space of two decades, Poland has gone from being a country coming to terms with the collapse of the communist regime to having one of the best-performing economies in the world. This success story has not been lost on investors, who are increasingly basing their central and eastern European operations in the country.

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Polish cities lay out welcome mat for investors

While Warsaw is fast becoming a hub for foreign companies to locate their central and eastern European headquarters, Poland's other cities are also posting stellar FDI figures, thanks in no small part to the efforts of their local investment agencies.

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Poland rebrands to shake off outdated image

Poland's Ministry of Economy – keen to break down outdated international perceptions of the country – is carrying out a campaign aimed at showing off the country's many talents across an array of cutting-edge business sectors to the rest of the world. 

Poland's prime minister and president

Poland shifts to knowledge-based business landscape

Poland has been Europe's star performer in the post-crisis period, recording GDP growth while its neighbours struggle. One reason for this is the change in the country's investment landscape, which has gone from being dominated by labour-intensive industries to seeing knowledge-based businesses flock to its cities.

Poland, Warsaw Stock Exchange

Warsaw Stock Exchange looks to serve a new Europe

Offering a unique exchange for Europe, the Warsaw Stock Exchange is expanding its reach with a growing number of foreign companies listing. And in its 20th year, the bourse is reaping the benefits of adopting high standards from its very inception as it becomes the go-to location for companies wishing to list in central and eastern Europe.

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Polish companies push beyond their border

The laissez faire attitude towards outwards foreign direct investment is gradually changing in Poland.

Barbara Kudrycka

Polish science and education minister eyes research hub status

New legislation will make the country’s already intensive science and research activity more market oriented and business friendly, according to science and higher education minister Barbara Kudrycka

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