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LEGAL ORDER FOR RENTING A MUNICIPAL PROPERTY
LEGAL ORDER FOR RENTING A MUNICIPAL PROPERTY Under the provisions of the Municipal Property Act free not residential estate - private municipal property, which are not necessary for the needs of the municipality or legal dependents of the municipal budget can be rented to third parties. The renting of the available not residential municipal properties is performed by the Mayor of the Municipality after a public auction. Based on the results of the auction a rental contract shall be concluded by the mayor or a person authorized by him. The deadline for renting municipal property is defined in the ordinance of the municipal council and can not be longer than 10 years. Portions of estates - public municipal property, except the ones, subject to the concession, may be leased by the mayor after a public auction for up to 5 years after the decision of the municipal council, in case that their renting does not interfere with the activities of those who govern them. The rental prices are determined by the municipal council. ...
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National Statistical Institute: The business climate improves in January
National Statistical Institute: The business climate improves in January According to national statistics, in January 2010 the total business climate indicator rose by 3.1 points compared to the previous month. The improvement is due to the more optimistic attitudes of managers from the construction and services sectors. Industry The composite business climate indicator in industry kept its level of December 2009. In January the estimates of present business situation of enterprises degraded, but for the next six months managers have more optimistic expectations for their business. In regards of the employment the companies provide staff reduction, but in slower pace. More pessimistic assessments of present business situation is accompained by lowered estimates for industrial activity, with the assurance contracts and competitive position of local firms and foreign market. In January, the companies indicate that fundamental problems for business development in the industry remain uncertain economic environment and poor demand from both the country and abroad. Average capacity utilization in industry in January remained unchanged compared with October last year. But compared with January 2009, there is a decrease from 6.1 percentage points. Construction In January, the composite business climate indicator in construction rose by 9.7 percentage points from the previous month mainly due to more optimistic expectations about business situation in  enterprises over the next six months /the BSI increased by 18.8 percentage points/. While projections for business over the next three months are also favorable /the BSI increased by 18.4 percentage points/, and the expectations for orders in the next six months are significantly improved. For the next three months, however, continues the expectations for further reduction of staff, but at a slower pace. The most serious factors limiting the activity of the companies are the financial problems and the uncertain economic environment, followed by the insufficient demand. Retail trade The composite business climate indicator in retail trade in January remained  approximately stable in compare with the previous month. The current business situation in the companies was evaluated by managers as little better than in December 2009, but their expectations for the next six months are more pessimistic. In the view of retail the sales over the last three months fell, as the expectations for sales and for orders to suppliers and staff are about to remain unchanged over the next three months. The uncertain economic environment, poor demand and competition in the industr continue to be the factors that hamper the activities of the firms - their influence in January was stronger than in December. Services In January, the composite business climate indicator in the service sector increased with 5.9 points compared to December last year due to better managers' assessment of present business situation of the companies and their optimistic expectations for the next six months. Over the past three months the demand for services and employment in the sector declined. The expectations for the next three months, however, reported some optimism in terms of demand, but the staff is not expected to decrease. The uncertain economic environment continues to be a factor that limits the activity of the companies in the service sector, followed by the competition in the industry. Through the newsletter of the BCCI ...
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Eurobarometer 72 about Bulgaria
Eurobarometer 72 about Bulgaria: The positive public attitudes are stabilized On January 26 were published the results for Bulgaria from Eurobarometer 72, standart edition of the Eurobarometer survey from autumn 2009. The data are kind of confirmation of the stabilization of public attitudes of the bulgarians, tha began in the spring of 2009. The bulgarian society maintains its traditional positive attitudes on issues related to the EU and its policies. The EU continues to serve as an example of Bulgaria for the high standart in regards of functioning of institutions, economic prosperity and standart of living. Eurobarometer results are available on the website of the European Commission, dedicated to the public opinion researches: ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/eb72, as well as on the website of the EC Representation in Bulgaria: www.ec.europa.eu/bulgaria Through the newsletter of the BCCI ...
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BCCI held a massive survey of the state of labor and social security relations in Bulgaria
The BCCI held a massive survey of the state of labor and social security relations in Bulgaria The BCCI through the united system of regional chambers of commerce and industry at the time scale inquiry carried out consultation on the project in the country under the OP "Human Resources", funded by the European Commission through the European Social Fund. The project "Improvement of public intolerance towards the informal economy in employment and ensurance relations and preventive actions to curb it" provides as Action 1 a large study of the level of awareness of employers and employees on national and regional level. The target group of this study was planned to include 4000 companies. About the half of the period is received a responce from 4170 respondents. According to the schedule of completion the deadline for the implementation of Action 1 is the end of March 2010, so the experts say that the BCCI success of the study may now be taken for granted. The study is directed towards the following sectors in each of the 28 regions in Bulgaria: the production of food products, beverages and tobacco, production of textiles and textile products, manifacture of clothing, insulation and civil construction, hotels and restaurants, transport, logistics and communications, real estate, renting and business services, educational and training services. Upon completion of Activity 1 on the draft Action 2 provided an analysis of the results on that basis determine the main themes for organizing and holding discussions and training. Next step is to develop methodological tool for teaching and training of employers and members of trade unions of companies /Activity 3/. The total project envisages implementation of 15 activities over 51 months- until 31.12.2013. Among the activities are organized on regional and sectoral workshops, training, creation of a discussion club for the exchange of information between employers and trade unionists, development of "Alert" mechanism for sending e-mails about the changes in the legislation, conducting trainings for corporate behavior, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, conflict management, mediation and mediation training and dissemination of printed materials and training materials, promotion of best practices, and others. Among the innovative solutions in the project is to develop an electronic platform with a web- based interactive information environment. Accordin to experts, the BCCI the strong implementation of inquiry provides a good start for other project activities and is a further guarantee for the positive effect that the project will have as a "lightening" of the bulgarian economy. The key to increasing the public intolerance of unfair practices is more awareness- bot employees and employers, and the ongoing investigation of the BCCI will give one of the most complete picture of attitudes and training in insurance and labor relations- a sphere of critical to the economic life of the country. More information about the project and participate in the survey can be found on the web- site of the Chamber, under "New products"- www.bcci.bg/bulgarian/projects/ophrd/index.html Through the newsletter of the BCCI ...
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Compensation under Article 331 and compensation for retirement
COMPENSATION UNDER ARTICLE 331 AND COMPENSATION FOR RETIREMENT The contract of employment with the employee may be terminated under Article 331 of the Labor Code, by mutual agreement of the parties with a benefit. The law defines the minimum amount of compensation, which can not be less than four monthly wages. In the collective or in the individual employment contract or under the employer's decision the amount of thi benefit may be set higher. There are no restrictions on the maximum size of the benefit, it may be ten or even more wages. The negotiation on smaller size of the benefit is unallowed. When the employment contract is terminated on the basis of Article 331 with a benefit and in the time of the contract termination that worker has become entitled to retirement pension, he is entitled  to compensation under Paragraph 3 of Article 222 of the Labor Code in the amount of two or six monthly salaries depending on whether he worked for the employer at least ten years. If the employer refuses payment of the compensation for vested pension rights, it can be claimed through the courts. ...
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Types of Sales representatives
TYPES OF SALES REPRESENTATIVES The volume of rights and obligations of sales representatives are: 1. Sales representative with full rights and duties- this is a cooperation, which appears in the form of mediation, direct representation or indirect representation; 2. Sales representative with incomplete volume of rights and obligations- for example this is a sales representative who can only mediates the transactions carried out by the dealer, without being empowered or a representative who can only carry out transactions on their own behalf and on behalf of the merchant; 3. Sales representative- delkredere- exept the typical cooperation under Article 32, paragraph 1 of the Commercial Code, this representativehave further assume an obligation to respond personally for the fulfillment of the obligations under the contracts concluded with their cooperation deals. With giving this coomitment the commercial agent is entitled to separate remuneration, agreed in writing, and the parties may not agree in advance to avoid this remuneration; 4. Exclusive sales representative- this is the commercial representative of a specific region or a range of customers to whom only he can cooperate with the dealer. In return he is entitled to remuneration even if the transactions are not done with his assistance, but were made with individuals from the same region or from the same clientele. ...
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The legal status of the Sales representative
THE LEGAL STATUS OF THE SALES REPRESENTATIVE The Sales representative is a merchant within the meaning of the Commerce Act. He mediates in the occupation of another trader in the course of its operations, in which he can be fitted with an authorization or he can act as an indirect representative. Legaly the sales representative is indipendent of the trader with whom he cooperates. The relations between them are governed by a contract for commercial representation. The contract must be concludet in writing. The written form is a requirement for validity of the contract, it does not only serves to prove the conclusion of the contract. With the contract is defined as the subject and the region of the sales representative, as well as the internal relations between him and the merchant. The sales representative is entitled to payment for all transactions made by him or with his collaboration with clients which he drew, for the type of the transactions and for the period of his contract with the trader. Remuneration shall be paid even for transactions that have been prepared by the representative, but not concluded, unless this is due to reasons that can not be attributed to the trader. The sales representative is free to cooperate with different vendors, but only on condition that they are not competing with each other. The sales representative can be agreed with the trader to be his only sales representative. In carrying out the cooperation, according to Art. 52 of the Commercial Code, the sales representative must keep the trade secrets and the commercial prestige of the trader.   ...
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Survey on the willingness of european companies to meet the challenges of global competition and the recession
SURVEY ON THE WILLINGNESS OF EUROPEAN COMPANIES TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF GLOBAL COMPETITION AND THE RECESSION Eurofound (www.eurofound.europa.eu), a European research agency, based in Dublin, surveyed 27 000 employers from the public and private sector in the 27 member states of the Union, Croatia, Turkey and Macedonia. The final results are expected in March. The first findings indicate that many companies are using flexible policies for hiring, pay and work to increase their ability to respond to the changes of business climate. The flexible labor market is an important element of the EU strategy for a more dynamic and competitive Europe. Approximately 2/3 of the companies use freelance workers or other temporary relief, but more than half of them employ at least one person on a fixed term contract. Widespread is the application of the part-time. 2/3 of the surveyed companies apply to part-time, but in positions requiringhigh qualifications it is still rare. Slightly more than 1/3 of employers offer pay linked to performance and only 14 % of surveyed private companies have schemes for sharing of profits. Flexibility is "double-edged sword". Around 56 % of European companies (as compared with 48 % five years ago) allow their employees to organize their working time in accordance with their personal commitments. The survey was carried out in 2009, when recession hit the labor market. Employers have reported a worsening of working conditions in some countries. Survey of european companies in 2009 - reviewing the results at: www.eurofound.europa.eu/surveys/companysurvey/2009/index.htm Through the newsletter of the BCCI ...
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