Poland's estimated registered unemployment in July was at 5.2 percent and fell by 0.1 ppt against June, Family and Labour Minister Bozena Borys-Szopa said on Wednesday, adding that since 1991, the July unemployment rate has never been so low.
Over 30 enterprises and public institutions took part in the Polish Job Fair in London on Sunday. Poles living in the UK were presented with concrete job offers both in the private sector and in State Treasury companies and public administration.
The event was organised by the Labour Mobility Initiative Association, a Kraków-based NGO, which seeks to promote service mobility on the EU’s internal market by organising workshops, conducting research, informing the public and intervening when necessary.
Research shows that the inflow of Ukrainians onto the labour market has stabilised and a reduction in national insurance payers.
The index, which takes in to account such things as gender pay gap and employment rates, means Poland’s improvement is second only to Luxembourg. The leaders of the ranking are Iceland, Sweden and New Zealand.
Despite announcements of a possible slowdown in the global economy, Polish companies are optimistic about the future.
TFN’s editor-in-chief Dagmara Leszkowicz looks ahead to what 2019 holds in store for Poland’s economy.
The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development raises its GDP estimates but adds labour market faces major changes.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development raised Poland's GDP growth forecast for 2018 to 4.7 pct year on year, and to 3.6 pct year on year for 2019, up by 0.7 and 0.3 pct respectively, compared to May's forecasts, the bank said in a recent report.
The event will focus on economic topics, from transforming the EU labour market, as Poland and its neighbours seek to maintain competitiveness in the age of innovation, to the future of investment in Central and Eastern Europe, as the EU’s post-2020 multiannual financial framework limits how much funding member states will receive.