News from BPCC Members

2021-02-12

Covid hurt bilateral UK-Polish trade more than Brexit in 2020

BPCC’s Chief Advisor comments on 2020 UK-Polish trade

More...
2021-02-11

Mazars’ good 2019/20 results confirm its strong position on the audit, tax and advisory market

•    Global fee income increases 7.8% to €1.9 billion in 2019/20
•    Looking ahead to next four-year strategy with a renewed, diverse governance
•    Reaffirming importance of shaping the transformation of the audit profession

More...
2021-02-10

Savills: Warsaw office market is changing

In 2020, office take-up hit its lowest level in ten years amid pandemic headwinds despite the largest-ever single lease contract signed to date and one of the highest volumes of new office space coming onto the Warsaw market on record, says real estate advisory firm Savills. Rents remained resilient and the overall vacancy rate is still below the levels last seen during the previous supply peak five years ago.

More...
2021-02-10

Dentons advises Qair on €105 million financing of the construction of a hybrid wind/solar portfolio

Dentons’ Banking and Finance practice team advised Qair Polska in connection with the financing of four wind and 29 photovoltaic power plants with a total capacity of 106 MW. The transaction constitutes one of the largest financings of multi-technology renewable energy portfolios in Poland. The financing was granted by Santander Bank Polska, BNP Paribas Bank Polska and PKO Bank Polski.

More...
2021-02-10

The aquaculture sector is becoming more and more popular – which floors will work in this business? Flowcrete experts’ advise

Aquaculture, i.e. rearing, breeding and cultivation of aquatic organisms (fish, crustaceans, aquatic plants), is currently one of the fastest-growing sectors of food production in Poland and the world. This type of activity accounts for around 20% of the fish supply in the European Union. It is a growing trend, mainly due to efficiency, fully controlled, top quality products and strict health and environmental standards.

More...
2021-02-10

The Bridge Wroclaw MGallery – we are open!

The Bridge Wroclaw with its lifestyle design is a true invitation to a contemplative break and it is now open for travellers as of 12th February without restrictions.

More...
2021-02-09

Poland only in 15th place in Europe in terms of friendliness of employment and wage regulations

Malta has the friendliest employment and wage regulations in Europe and Chile in the world. The most difficult regulations in this respect in the world have Belgium. Our country is in the middle of the pack - both in relation to Europe and globally. Poland is far behind its western neighbours, but it is easier to employ and settle employees in Poland than in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. These are the conclusions of the latest report prepared by TMF Group, a global company providing business services to companies operating locally and internationally.

More...
2021-02-05

Four BPCC member firms win across six sales-award categories

At the gala ceremony concluding the 12th Polish National Sales Awards competition – held online for the first time ever – Poland’s leaders in sales and customer service were recognised for their commitment, results and positive approach. Across 19 categories, 15 winners and 23 distinctions were selected, and representatives of BPCC member firms were visible on the podium.

More...
2021-02-05

Resilience despite Covid-19: New annual barometer from Mazars shows C-suite surprisingly optimistic about future

•    58% expected higher revenue in 2020 than in 2019 and nearly three quarters (71%) expect growth in 2021
•    Economic and tech trends most likely to impact business in next 3-5 years; businesses confident in their ability to respond
•    Shift towards longer-term investment suggests businesses are getting ready to reset

More...
2021-02-05

KPMG to remain at Gdański Business Center

KPMG has decided to renew its lease agreement at the Gdański Business Center complex in Warsaw, managed by Savills Investment Management, where it occupies approximately 12,000 sqm of space. Experts from JLL once again advised KPMG on the entire contract negotiation process. The complex offering 101,000 sq m of commercial space was acquired by Savills Investment Management on behalf of a global pension fund.

More...