The Business Ombudsman Council to help the Government improve interaction with business through “Made in Ukraine” new economic platform
The Government, jointly with the Council for the Support of Entrepreneurship During Martial Law and the Business Ombudsman Council, launched a communication component of the "Made in Ukraine" platform, to help measure the satisfaction level of entrepreneurs with state institutions and services.
Victory needs support rather than business oppression
Business Ombudsman Council operational results in Q4 2023
Prosecutor’s Office and business: dialogue about legality. Results of the meeting of January 24, 2024
For the ninth year in a row, the Business Ombudsman Council has been acting as an independent mechanism for resolving complex issues in B2G relations. That is exactly the purpose for which on January 24, 2024, Andrii Kostin, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, with the support of the Business Ombudsman of Ukraine Roman Waschuk, met with business associations leaders to frankly talk about relevant business problems in interaction with law enforcement bodies.
Business Ombudsman Roman Waschuk met with journalists: results of 2023
Recently, Business Ombudsman of Ukraine Roman Waschuk met with media representatives in his office. Mr. Waschuk summarized the results of 2023 for the Ukrainian business climate and highlighted the problems entrepreneurs most often face in their relations with government agencies and turn to the Council for help.
Attention: Businesses survey on prosecutorial activity Standards effect in the investment protection area
Cooperation and coordination of efforts for Reconstruction: Ministry of Reconstruction and the Business Ombudsman Council sign a Memorandum of Cooperation
The Memorandum will strengthen partnership between the institutions in urgent issues of recovery and involvement of business in the reconstruction process. “During more than nine years of operations, the Business Ombudsman Council has proven itself as an effective institution for establishing an open and constructive dialogue between the state and business. The Ministry’s team creates conditions for involving business in the reconstruction of Ukraine, that is why we are joining our efforts with the Council’s team for open and constructive interaction,” said Oleksandr Kubrakov, the Deputy Prime Minister for the Reconstruction of Ukraine – Minister for Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development of Ukraine.
Key points of Tetyana Korotka at OECD high-level discussion on strengthening business integrity
The Business Ombudsman Council is a permanent panelist in the OECD high-level discussion on finding solutions to strengthen business integrity. Tetiana Korotka, the Deputy Business Ombudsman, presented the Council at the regular hybrid format meeting at OECD, dedicated to the development of the network and discussing Eastern Europe and Central Asia region gaps and needs with colleagues.
Key points of the Business Ombudsman at Rebuild Ukraine confereces in Warsaw and Toronto
Recovery was the major theme of large business conferences this fall, held in Warsaw, Poland and Toronto, Canada, and which were devoted to Ukraine, overcoming the consequences of a full-scale invasion of the russian federation, revitalizing business and rebuilding.
Less tax invoice suspensions, more inspections
Business Ombudsman Council's operational results in Q3 2023
Welcome to the new website of the Business Ombudsman Council
The Business Ombudsman Council is launching an updated website to get closer to entrepreneurs who need support in communicating with the state bodies and to provide services for the business rights protection.
Business Ombudsman Institution Status is Enshrined in the Law on Investment “Nannies” No.8138
The President of Ukraine signed the Draft Law No. 8138 on state support for investment projects with considerable investments in Ukraine. The provision on the Business Ombudsman as an advocate for the rights of entrepreneurs and a mediator in business disputes with the state has finally been integrated into the law.
Business Ombudsman on VAT: invoice suspensions stabilised but it has to be reduced by many times
On August 25, 2023, a meeting of the Business Ombudsman Council with the leadership team of the Ministry of Finance, State Tax Service and the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Finance, Tax and Customs Policy was held. In the spotlight of the meeting were VAT issues, BOC recommendations in this field, as well as upcoming amendments to the Decree No. 1165.
Meeting of Restoration Agency and Business Ombudsman Council with EBA member companies
Transparent conditions and rules of a reconstruction “game” and clear tender procedures with them are the basis for ensuring Ukraine's fastest possible reconstruction from the consequences of russian aggression. This issue, as well as practical aspects of construction and engineering companies participation, particularly with foreign investment, were discussed yesterday during the meeting of the Business Ombudsman Council, the Restoration Agency and the European Business Association member companies' representatives.
The wrong kind of restoration key painful problems for the Ukrainian business
The Business Ombudsman Council (BOC) is sharpening its work focus and continues to advocate for legality in the relationship of entrepreneurs with the state. It is proved by a gradual growth of business complaints to the institution. Meanwhile, the Council attributes such a trend to entrepreneurial activities revitalization, on the one hand, and state bodies’ efforts to impose one's will on the other.