BAE Systems is a global defence, aerospace and security company employing around 93,500 people worldwide. Our wide-ranging products and services cover air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology, and support services.
In twenty years, The British International School Bratislava has transformed itself from the smallest and newest international school in Bratislava in 1997 to the city\'s largest and, arguably, the most successful school, with a waiting list.
It is part of an international group of schools Nord Anglia Education, which gives it many advantages - not least the continued investment in the school site as well as technology and other school resources. It also invests heavily in its staff seeking to attract and retain the very best individuals by ensuring continued training and career progression. For its students it means a Virtual Learning Environment Global Campus - a unique online facility which links students and staff all over the world in educational activities, discussions and debate.
The British International School Bratislava aims for academic excellence alongside positive social development. The school offers a modern, inspirational educational environment in which children, aged from 2 to 18 years, can learn and thrive. The British International School Bratislava provides premium education based on an enhanced English National Curriculum, IGCSE – International General Certificate of Secondary Education and The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programe. It aims for all its students to become internationally-minded leaders of tomorrow.
We are a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. Our products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer.
We have three primary areas of business in pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. Our commercial success depends on creating innovative new products and making these accessible to as many people who need them as possible. By achieving this, we will be able to grow our business and provide benefits to patients, consumers, society, our employees and our shareholders.
With our headquarters in the UK, we have a wide geographical reach. We have offices in more than 115 countries, major research centres in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China and an extensive manufacturing network with around 70 sites globally.
Research is vitally important to the success of our business, and we spent just under £4 billion in 2011 in our search to develop new medicines, vaccines and innovating consumer products. We are one of the few healthcare companies researching medicines and vaccines for the World Health Organisation\\'s three priority diseases - HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
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STRABAG Pozemné a inžinierske staviteľstvo s.r.o. is leading construction company in Slovakia with over 50 years of tradition in the construction industry.
By privatization in April 1994 it became an owner of a part of the state–owned company “Závody inžinierskej a priemyslovej prefabrikácie” (Manufacturing enterprise for engineering and industrial precast constructions). The activities of the company STRABAG Pozemné a inžinierske staviteľstvo s.r.o. are focused mainly on:
turnkey construction, civil engineering, production and assembly of prefabricated structures usefully supplemented by monolithic or steel structures,reconstructions of historical and listed buildings.
The company performs optimal solutions and offers comprehensive services typical in this field. High quality, high performance, strict compliance with delivery dates and strongly dimensioned technical and production capacities have made STRABAG one of the strongest construction and production companies on the domestic market. It exports its products also to the markets in Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic.
Our Bratislava office forms part of a strong and long-established Central European practice, which includes offices in Budapest, Kyiv, Prague and Warsaw. Our offices regularly work together on cross-border, multijurisdictional transactions for multinational corporations and financial institutions.
We combine local knowledge with international expertise on complex national and international transactions, regulatory matters and disputes, and work closely on matters involving EU law with our Brussels and other Western European offices – in Berlin, Birmingham, Frankfurt, Leeds, London, Madrid, Manchester and Paris.
As an adviser to established and emerging Slovak Republic-based and global companies, our office is one of eminent all-around legal practices in Bratislava.
Established in 1991, as the first US-based practice in Slovakia, our Bratislava team has built a reputation for exceptional service and practical results, highlighted by the awards and recognition received from well-respected legal publications and peers alike. We are regularly recognized as a leader in our respective fields by bodies including The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and IFLR1000 for banking and finance, corporate/M&A and real estate advice. The team in Bratislava is made up of highly qualified professionals and has established relationships with a network of local law firms of Squire Patton Boggs throughout Central and Eastern Europe.
Tesco entered Slovakia in 1996 through the acquisition of K-Mart Department Stores, which we still operate under the MY brand name. Today we operate more than 130 multi format stores, including our unique department stores. About 2.2. million customers visits us every week.
We are the 2nd largest private employer in Slovakia, employing almost 10, 000 people directly. One third of our jobs are in regions with high unemployment. On average we create more than 500 new jobs every year and we support thousands of jobs in the supply chain and service sector.
We have a strong record of supporting Slovakian enterprise and source a significant number of products locally, including developing a unique range of traditional Slovak foods in store. In September 2011, we launched Supplier Academy to support and educate our suppliers and develop new partnerships.
Slovakia is also home to our Tesco International Clothing Business which buys non-food stock from around the world and sells it on to our Central and Eastern European businesses. Two distribution centres (one for hardline and the other for softline) serve this region.
Every year we organize Tesco ‘Run For Life\\' events to help people to live healthier life styles and generate money for the local community. In winter 2011, we organised a ‘Skate for Life\\' event for the first time, which proved very popular. We have also taken practical steps to reduce our carbon emissions by 50% by 2020. In 2009 we opened the first low energy store in Slovakia in Rajec.
VUB is the second-largest bank in Slovakia with nearly 1.8 million clients and a market share of approximately 18%. It has an extensive branch network across Slovakia with approximately 230 branches.
The bank was established in 1990, then in 2001 Banca Intesa (now Intesa Sanpaolo) acquired a 94.47% stake in VUB bank’s capital. Today Intesa Sanpaolo holds 97.02% of VUB’s registered share capital.
VUB is a modern, dynamic and customer-driven bank with many years of experience in corporate banking. The strengths of VUB’s corporate business are its team of professionals, network coverage and rapid credit decisions.
The bank offers a variety of banking products and services that respond to the needs and requirements of corporate customers, making it a preferred partner for small and medium-sized companies, as well as for large national and international companies active in the Czech and Slovak markets.