Attention is paid to selected types of facilities whose usefulness is analysed from the perspective of the general public. The article compares perceived benefits of infrastructure projects (like e.g. motorways), buildings where services for the public are provided (e.g. schools or hospitals) and private buildings that interact with the public environment (especially office buildings).
Educational projects geared towards the timely detection of skin cancer (in particular melanoma) are intended, among other goals, to make people sensitive enough to notice the symptoms of cancer and make them prevent the disease.
There are several principal factors related to an increased risk of developing skin cancer. First, there are hereditary factors and age, and second, there is lifestyle. Exposure to sunlight, in particular if it results in sunburns, is a strong risk factor.
As of late, further education has become an increasingly significant part of an individual’s career. Further education is a form of education for adults after they have entered the labor market, and retraining means the acquisition of new qualifications and improving, extending or deepening one’s qualifications hitherto.
Donations are relatively popular in the Czech Republic. Certain fundraising initiatives enjoy massive media support, and many are undertaken regularly in the streets or through charity events.
Article presents the main findings from the survey conducted within the project no. CZ.2.01.2011.221.001, entitled ?Perception of Czech inhabitants to fair trade?. The main topic of the article is the extent to which consumers are interested in the origins of the goods they purchase, which constitute one of the characteristics of Fair Trade products. The analysis identifies several respondent groups differing by the intensity of their interest in the origins of the Fair Trade products they purchase. Data published in this article is based on a sample of the Czech population that was selected by quota sampling; 1,188 face-to-face interviews were conducted.
One aspect in terms of care for the elderly and their ability to be socially included is the economic situation of their household. Financial means are a significant factor for their self-sufficiency and independence.
The Czech population is aging quickly, and therefore the employment of the elderly is an issue that will soon need to be dealt with more intensively. However, the position of these individuals on the labor market is problematic…
The employment of elderly individuals is becoming an increasingly relevant topic, as older individuals outweigh the young as the populace ages. Life expectancy is improving and retirement ages are increasing…
Employing persons older than 50 years is currently a hot topic. Employers’ requirements for employees are constantly increasing and keeping up with modern technologies and working methods is not always easy, especially for older employees…