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The law should apply to everyone equally; the insurance company disregards this rule in the case of State hospitals

Bratislava, November 20, 2020 - The Social Insurance Agency receives more funds from levies each year than flows into the State budget from VAT. However, the Government does not have information...

ECA: European Commission needs to scale up antitrust and merger

The European Commission, the enforcer of EU competition rules, has generally made good use of its powers in antitrust proceedings and merger control, and addressed competition concerns with its...

Interview for Právne noviny with the head of the SAO SR also about the detailed functioning of the Office and audits

Source:  Právne noviny Released on:  23/09/2020 In the course of August, Právne noviny had the opportunity to look into the functioning of an independent Slovak institution,...

The State budget responds to the challenges COVID-19 has brought to society

Bratislava, 13 November 2020 - The coronavirus and extraordinary security or economic measures taken at the national and international level are significantly reflected in the functioning of the...

ECA: The Capital Markets Union: slow progress

The free movement of capital is a key long-standing objective of the European Union. It is one of the pillars of the Single Market, along with the free movement of people, goods and services....

ECA: 2019 EU accounts: clean, but too many spending errors

In the European Court of Auditors’ annual report for the 2019 financial year, published today, the auditors sign off the EU accounts as giving “a true and fair view” of the EU’s financial...

Slovakia lacks carers and their financial evaluation is more than demotivating

Bratislava, November 6, 2020 - Those interested in care services in Slovakia are dependent on local governments and do not always receive adequate and quality service as confirmed in the SAO SR...

ECA: EU auditors to assess how the EU supports tourism

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is analysing whether EU funding for public investments in tourism was effective and provided suitable support for the sector prior to the pandemic, and what...

The citizens´ electronic communication encounters barriers with the local government

BRATISLAVA, October 30, 2020 - Removing bureaucratic obstacles in communication between the citizen and local government or State administration is one from the Government of the Slovak Republic...

ECA: EU is struggling with recruitment of officials

The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) should reconsider how it selects new recruits for the EU civil service, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) published...