HP Indigo Rehovot  / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes HP-Indigo to force employees on extended Passover leave

The company is also likely to cancel its holiday gifts to its employees.

Airport workers in masks against coronavirus  / Photo: Reuters Coronavirus could cut Israel's annual growth by 1%

The Bank of Israel has already cut Israel's growth forecast for 2020 to 2.9%.

Josef (Yossi) Maiman Yossi Maiman pays NIS 117m tax on EMG sale

The long-running saga of Maiman's tax liability on the realization of his stake in East Mediterranean Gas has finally been concluded.

Prof. Amir Yaron Despite slowdown concerns, Bol keeps rate unchanged

Bank of Israel: It will be necessary to leave the interest rate at its current level for a prolonged period or to reduce it.

unemployment  photo: Ariel Yarozlimksy Unemployment in Israel remains at low-point

Unemployment among the population aged 15 and up in January remained at its lowest point of 3.6%, unchanged from December, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.

El Al cargo plane  / Photo: Michal Raz-Chaimovich, Globes El Al hikes cargo prices

El Al: Prices are affected by foreign airlines on which we transship.

Coronavirus in Japan  / Photo: Reuters Gov't has spent NIS 100m to keep virus out of Israel

The Israeli economy will be hit hard by the growing effects of the coronavirus, even if the illness is successfully kept out of the country, economists warn.

Actiview Israeli HR tech co Actiview raises $10m

Actiview today announced the completion of a Series A financing round led by Teddy Sagi Group.

Shai Babad and Moshe Kahlon  / Photo: Lior Mizrachi Israel's growth is not as good as it seems

Prof. Omer Moav argues that it's per capita growth that counts, and the 1.3% average annual rise in Moshe Kahlon's tenure as finance minister is below the OECD average.

Dollars Photo: Shutterstock Grant Thornton Israel: Record foreign investment deals in 2019

There were 261 major investment deals in Israel in 2019 compared with 252 in 2018, reports Grant Thornton Israel (Fahn Kanne).

rental housing  photo: Shlomi Yosef Residential rent trends mixed in 2019

Figures newly published by the Central Bureau of Statistics show wide variations between different cities in Israel and different apartment types.

Eran Yaacov Tax Authority plans real-time reporting of invoices

The measure will apply to all business-to-business transactions over NIS 5,000, as part of the war on fictitious invoices.

Growth Photo: Shutterstock Israel's 2019 growth revised upwards

Israel's economy grew at 4.6% in the fourth quarter, higher than expected, because imports of hybrid cars were brought forward ahead of a 2020 tax hike.

price gun  photo: Tamar Matzafi CPI falls more than expected

Israel's Consumer Price Index fell by 0.4% in January. Home prices have also fallen slightly.

HR forum meeting HR seeks new role in a changing workplace

A forum of Human Resources professionals discusses the challenges posed by the way we work now.

Employment market Not all workers are employees

Labor laws and employment safety nets must be redefined for the gig economy.

Prof. Uri Sivan Technion president: Tech giants eroding our status

Prof. Uri Sivan says that inadequate government budgets, the research needs of the tech giants and the Internet have undermined the position of universities.

David Schenker / Photo: Shlomi Yosef , Globes "China trade is a national security issue"

US Assistant Secretary of Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker slams Israel's laxity over China, but still calls Israeli-US relations "amazing".

Working at home See you in the virtual office

What will happen to work when reality is no longer real, asks Nirit Cohen.

London  photo: Reuters New tax treaty seen boosting UK-Israel trade

The revised Israel-UK Protocol now in force has been warmly welcomed.

Robotics exhibition in Switzerland Switzerland and Israel: An entrepreneurial win-win

A new Swiss initiative will enable startups from the two countries to learn from each other's strengths.

Haredim and Arabs   photo: Reuters Poverty report: Lies and manipulation

The poverty report is about inequality, not children without food. The report's authors and media ignore this and make demagogic statements, says Dr. Michael Sarel.

Shir Elmaliach in Tourism Ministry campaign What could derail Israel's tourism boom?

It isn't Hamas rockets - the answer lies closer to home.

Leviathan gas reservoir / Photo: Albatros Leviathan gas: The good, bad, and downright confusing

The gas from Leviathan came ashore on time, exports look set, but Israeli factories still await hook-up, and no-one even knows who should decide on conflicts with Tamar.

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