Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Lithuania, Bohumil introduces the speakers  at the EBN HR presentation Photo © Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune

Lithuania’s shrinking working population and the war for talent

When it comes to the labour market in Lithuania, now the employees are calling the shots, while most employers need to compete to attract and retain talent. In the sellers’ market, employers should not approach hiring like courting – instead of trying to find Mr or Ms Perfect, they should settle with an acceptable candidate and then invest into developing them into a perfect fit for the company, is the advise offered by recruiting specialists from Lithuania’s biggest recruitment and HR agency at their monthly EBN business breakfast. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis and Saulius Skvernelis

ELECTIONS. Three key ‘Peasants’ economics proposals. Analysis

One of the winners of the Seimas elections, the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) stresses its support of a social market economy. Their programme contains a number of proposals that can be seen as […]


‘Eastern European business more efficient than in Western Europe’ – German economists

The European Union‘s internal market offers the best business opportunities for Lithuanian exporters, said Dr. Marius Jung, economist at Coface, at the annual Business Risk Conference. “While growth in the region is slow and there […]


Five taxing questions on Lithuania’s proposed VAT cuts

With about six months left to the next general election, cutting taxes is all the rage in the Lithuanian parliament. MPs have submitted several bills suggesting cutting value-added tax (VAT). Some proposals have been discussed more extensively than others, but there is still no clear agreement on a number of points concerning the cuts. […]