Poland's labour productivity in industry fell by 2.7 percent year on year in the first eight months of 2020, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Wednesday.
The number of new job offers went down by 21.8 percent year on year and by 3.5 percent month on month in Poland in August 2020, Grant Thornton has written in a report.
The employment situation is improving with one in five small companies in Poland (over 17 pct) planning to take on staff, according to the August edition of the 'CoronaBalance SME' survey. In the previous edition, such declarations were made by 14.8 pct of SMEs.
The Polish family and labour minister has told PAP that "state intervention as part of the anti-crisis and financial shields has been effective." She added that the aid, which exceeded PLN 130 bln (EUR 29.5 bln), has helped the economy and saved over 5 mln jobs.
As many as 83 percent of Polish companies plan for employment to remain unchanged despite the coronavirus epidemic, according to the latest research by the state-owned Polish Development Fund (PFR) and the government advisory body, the Polish Economic Institute (PIE).
The number of new job offers went down by 16 percent year on year and grew by 26 percent month on month in Poland in June 2020, Grand Thornton has written in a report.
Seventy-nine percent of companies in Poland plan to keep jobs, whereas 18 percent mainly small firms found difficulties with covering liabilities, according to July's study by the Polish Development Fund (PFR) and Polish Economic Institute (PIE).
There are over 1,500 businesses in Poland with American capital, which employ 267,000 people, says a report by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Poland and KPMG in Poland.
Employment in Poland's shipbuilding industry has risen by nearly 8,000 since 2015, the Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Waterways announced on Thursday.
Poland's labour productivity in industry increased by 0.5 percent year on year in January 2020, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Tuesday.