State of the art of one-stop-shops in Poland. 11th December 2008. Registration process. The entire registration process, takes from 3 to 4 weeks and r equires a significant amount of time and effort. Company formation step by step:. Step 1. E ntry in the City Office Register
11th December 2008
The entire registration process,takes from 3 to 4 weeks and
requires a significant amount of time and effort.
Step 1. Entry in the City Office Register
Step 2. Registration with Poland's Central Statistical Office (GUS) and obtaining a statistical number (REGON)
Step 3. Registration with the Tax Office and obtaining a Taxpayer's Identification Number (NIP)
Step 4. Registration with the Social Security Office (ZUS) upon employment of the first employee
of the Bolkenstein directive
After implementation of the Bolkenstein directive It will be possible to start business even, when the company is not registeredyet.
It will be enough to fill in an application form.
will be possible through:
Points of single contact, so called „one window” - to set up a business it will be enough to apply in one place in every city office,
The one window will be transitional solution, in which companies and businesspeople will be prepared for the introduction of "zero window” principle.
„Zero window” is a system which will allow the completion of all administrative processes required in opening a business to be done on the Internet. The process of registration will be fast and simple (electronic signature will be required).
A Central Record and Information Data of Business Activity - public platform with information regarding Polish enterprises will be created.
Currently, the fee for the registration of a business is approximately 35 Euro. Following the implementation of this system, registration will be for free.
In accordance with the amendments to the “Freedom of Economic Activity Act”from 01.04.2009 a contact point for businesspeople will be established in all city offices. These will be financed by local governments.
The main tasks of this OSS will be:
The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PAED) is a governmental agency subordinated to the Minister of the Economy. Its task is the management of funds assigned from the State Budget and European Union for the support of entrepreneurship and the development of human resources, with particular consideration given to the needs of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
PAED is among the institutions responsible for the implementation of activities financed from the Structural Funds.
The objective of the Agency is the implementation of economy development programmes
KSU has been in operation since 1996 and is organisationally and essentially supported by Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PAED). After 12 years, it comprises over 180 cooperating offices in 190 localizations in Poland.
In Silesia thereare 28 offices. Business Incubator from Ruda Slaska is one of them.
Members of the National SME Services Network are independent and self-financing organisations, such as:
Currently all centres registered in the National SME Services Network have a quality management system, which guarantees work organisation, service provision and cooperation standards.
Each registered in the National SME Services Network centre provides at least one of the four categories of services small and medium sized businesses and/or business start-ups - i.e.:
General advisory services for SMEs, for example:
Consultation Centres (PK) function as first-contact institutions for small and medium-sized enterprises and business start - up’s. In 2007 around 190 were in service. Now it is 90 in all country. In Silesia there are12 PK.
PK provide free information services with respect to issues associated with entrepreneurial activities and enterprise management. The role of a PK advisor is to identify the available assistance programmes and to provide detailed information as to the conditions for the granting of assistance. They are co-financed from EU funds.
Priority II Development of Human Resources and adaptation potential of enterprises and improving the health condition of working persons
Main goal: Development and improvement of functioning of system support for adaptation abilities of employees and enterprises (2.2.1 OPHC):
These activities will be realized by PAED. Budget: 142433656 €.
Priority V -Good Governance
Main goal: Improvement of quality of the public policies and services related to enterprise creation and business operation:
These activities will be realized by public administration. Budget: 999096,10 €.
- within OP InnovativeEconomy
Priority VII Establishment and development of information society in Poland
Main goal: Improving the conditions of undertaking economic activity through the increase in accessibility of public administration information resources and public services in the digital form for citizens and enterprises:
These activities will be realized by public administration. Budget: 788235294,00 €.
OSS sustainability will be funded by local goverment.
SCE isprovincial self-governed organizational, whichtask is the management of European Union funds for the support of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)from Silesia.
SCE leans enterprises throughdisposal financial funds on followingoperation for: