STA, 8 August 2018 - Trade unions and employers in the hospitality sector signed a new collective bargaining agreement on Wednesday. The deal, which has averted a strike at the peak of the tourist season, secures a yearly holiday bonus of EUR 1,000 for workers and tackles overtime.
STA, 7 August 2018 - TECOS, the Slovenian Tool and Die Development Centre, has partnered with five companies from four EU countries for a EUR 1.8m project to make new materials out of plastic packaging waste and waste newspaper.
STA, 7 August 2018 - The European Commission approved the acquisition of Slovenian household manufacturer Gorenje by China's Hisense Group on Tuesday, finding the takeover would raise no competition concerns.
STA, 6 August 2018 - Slovenia's second city will soon end up without the sole scheduled air link after the Belgian carrier VLM Airlines decided to scrap flights to Munich due to insufficient demand.
STA, 5 August 2018 - The Slovenian Sovereign Holding (SSH) and Bank Assets Management Company (BAMC) own significant tourism assets between them. Several proposals have been floated regarding the management of these assets and it appears that at least for now, all options remain on the table.
STA, 2 August 2018 - Last year was a record year for the Slovenian real estate market, with some 36,000 deals being made, according to a report by the Surveying and Mapping Authority. Sales reached EUR 2.3bn in total, matching the record amount from 2007.
STA, 2 August 2018 - The French-owned financial company SKB Group started the year on a positive note, generating EUR 24.4m in net profit in the first six months of the year, which is 9.3% more than in the same period of 2017. Net revenue of the banking group was up 3.2% to EUR 55.7m.
STA, 1 August - Dnevnik and Večer, Slovenia's leading newspaper publishers, announced a merger on Wednesday, after they have applied for regulatory approvals from the Culture Ministry and the Competition Protection Agency.
STA, 30 July 2018 - The government has given consent to Luka Koper, the operator of Slovenia's sole maritime port Koper, to build a new mooring for vessels designed to carry wheeled cargo, also called RORO (roll-on/roll-off) ships. The EUR 8.83m investment is expected to be completed in 2021.