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Employers, EBRD launch paid student training project

The Croatian Employers' Association (HUP) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Friday presented the Private Sector Youth Initiative project which would give ...

HUP concerned about possible political trading in positions in state companies

The Croatian Employers' Association (HUP) on Thursday expressed concern about reports of possible political trading in positions in state-owned companies, saying that such companies needed to be...

Two political camps announce key moves in tax system

Officials of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and the Social Democratic Party (SDP)-led People's Coalition said on Thursday that they would continue fiscal consolidation and reduce the tax...

HDZ, SDP agree stabilisation of public finance crucial for higher credit rating

Representatives of the two biggest parties on Thursday took part in the first of several round tables which the Croatian Employers Association (HUP) is organising ahead of the September 11 early...

HUP seeks answers to 7 priority issues from political parties

The Croatian Employers' Association (HUP) wants political parties, with whose representatives it will organise a series of round table meetings, to provide concrete answers to seven problems...

Exporters expect a competent and courageous government

Croatian exporters expect a competent and courageous government that will build a system to stimulate exports and facilitate their penetration onto new markets, it was said on Tuesday at a...

HUP president says Croatia needs stable government

Croatia needs a stable reform-minded government that will step up the country's overall development, Croatian Employers' Association president Gordana Deranja said on Tuesday.

Unions, employers accuse govt of being apathetic about social dialogue

Having in mind that responsibility toward social partners is a reflection of responsibility toward citizens and their future, SSSH and HUP appeal for a more responsible and constructive approach...

Public sector should be example of corporate social responsibility, says president

"It is the public sector's duty not just to encourage but also to be an example of corporate social responsibility," Grabar-Kitarovic said.

HUP sees latest downgrade as warning that reforms are necessary

The Croatian Employers' Association (HUP) said that Croatia's downgraded economic growth forecast was the confirmation but also a warning that reforms were necessary and that time was running out...

Horvat: Reforms will remove barriers to doing business

The Minister of Entrepreneurship and Crafts, Darko Horvat, announced on Tuesday that this week the government would unveil a reform package aimed at creating a legislative framework to remove...

HUP, HGK urge immediate action to remove macroeconomic imbalances

The HUP official said that the figures showed that some headway had been made last year regarding the reduction of the budget deficit, but not regarding the public debt.

HUP calls for reduction of parafiscal charges

The Croatian Employers' Association (HUP) urged the government on Wednesday to analyse the existing parafiscal charges, listing 10 charges that put a considerable burden on enterprises and 11 "...

HGK, HUPsays projected GDP growth biggest risk for budget

The Croatian government adopted the draft 2016 budget at its meeting on Thursday, projecting revenues at HRK 114.9 billion, expenditures at HRK 122.4 billion and a deficit of HRK 7.5 billion or 2....

Infrastructure projects way to revive construction sector

HUP, a press statement notes, underscored the need to include associations in the early phases of decision-making, considering that this would improve the quality and implementation of regulations...