STA, 19 April 2018 – The National Assembly has passed legislative amendments that ease procedures for the employment of foreigners on behalf of innovative companies and companies that generate high added value.
The National Assembly will be voting again today on legislative amendments liberalising sports betting following a veto by the upper chamber. MPs are also expected to raise the basic welfare allowance and appoint three members of the judicial council.
Ljubljana's shopping and commercial district BTC City launched a test phase of a blockchain-based payment system on Wednesday with the first cryptocurrency payment in the physical world.
GKN Driveline, a British-owned car industry supplier, significantly scaled up its production last year, improving sales by around EUR 7m to almost EUR 84m. Profit also increased from the EUR 7.5m in 2016, but the Zreče-based company would not unveil the figure just yet.
Slovenia's largest banking group NLB doubled its net profit last year to a record EUR 225.1m owing to profitable operations by the parent bank and all strategic banking subsidiaries.