5 construction trade shows in Poland you can’t miss

I don’t know about you, but there is something about the middle of the winter that makes me interested in conferences. Maybe it’s the curiously cosy feeling of learning something new, and maybe it’s the need to spice up the wintry hibernation by meeting new people and familiarising myself with new solutions. Regardless of the reason, here I am –…

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How is Poland different: companies in Australia

If your business is in Australia (and you, yourself, live there) you probably know that the country boasts a sizeable Polish community, which still mostly uses Polish language at home. I’m also quite sure that you also thought about expansion to foreign markets, Poland included. I have provided basic information about Polish companies in this post, which you are strongly…

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5 reasons you should never read construction blogs

Lately, I've been reading a lot of construction blogs. It was brought on by a bout of winter madness and I think it’s high time I cheekily warned everyone off them – and give several, hopefully not than compelling, reasons below. A little disclaimer: I've written this article with Homer Simpson firmly in my mind, to be completely honest. I'd like to…

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How is Poland different: companies in the US

If you have a company based in the US, chances are that you have already thought about the benefits of carving a place for yourself on Polish markets. I have written about Polish companies at length in the previous part (you can read it here) so I’m just going to add to that information and focus on US companies and…

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Polish workers and your UK construction company: why they love you and why they don’t

So you have a construction company in the UK - that’s great! Due to promised boost to infrastructure spending and increase in commercial building in cities (you can download the full report here) 2016 is bound to be a good year for growth. This all might mean hiring more, and even if it doesn’t, it definitely means looking at existing…

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How is Poland different: companies in the UK

If you’re a UK-based businessman worth your salt, you did a thorough research on companies in the UK before you started to operate yours. The information is readily available on many portals and it boils down to two main types (not counting the sole traders) – companies and partnerships. Not so when you want to explore your opportunities in other…

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Polish logistics: how not to get very angry when travelling

This is for those, who’d like a good conversation opener with a Polish potential business partner: Polish people like to discuss Polish logistics, especially the state of their roads. You see, roads in Poland used to be abysmal (see here for proof), but over last 20 years there has been a definite effort towards improvement – and some people definitely think…

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