With the ongoing lock-down due to the Covid-19 situation, the IBF is keen to supply its members and friends with as much information and help as it can.   Any members that are producing newsletters, have suggestions for potential ‘online events, or even have requests for assistance, whether personally or with activities that they are involved in, are therefore welcome to send it to us for posting on this page.  We will try to keep whatever is posted relevant and useful.

October 21

Changes measures on the wearing of respirators, testing of residents and control of these test

September 6

Update of the list of countries according to infection risk

July 26

Changes in proving the undergoing of antigen testing

June 30

Prolongation of programme Antivirus A, judicial decision of Supreme Court for Administrative matters

June 22

Earlier relaxing of the coronavirus anti-measures

June 16

2nd Call of the COVID – Uncovered Costs programme

June 15

Relaxation of the emergency measures

June 11


June 8

Relaxation of safety measures for workplaces

May 28

Relexation of the emergency measures

May 27

News in the field of insolvency

May 25

Extension of the COVID PLUS guarantee programme

May 7

Extension of programmes COVID 2021 and Uncovered Costs

May 4

Relexation of the emergency measures

May 3

Mandatory Covid tests

April 29

Extension of the allowance for employees in quarantine

April 23

Supreme Administrative Court repealed emergency measure of Ministry of Health

April 13

New updates of the Government programmes

April 12

Rent discount for tenants of municipal buildings in Prague

April 8

News regarding Covid compensation programmes

April 7

Coronavirus measures change

April 6

New rules for returning to the Czech Republic

March 23

Extension of obligation to test employees with antigen tests

March 19

Prolongation of current measures

March 16

Extension of obligation to test employees with antigen tests

March 11

Allowance for employees in quarantine

March 9

Deadline for filing tax returns and information about new compensation programmes

March 2

Obligatory testing in companies

March 1

Extension of the state of emergency and new restrictions

February 15

State of emergency extended until 28th February 2021

February 12

End of the state of emergency

February 11

Restrictions on movement in certain regions of the Czech Republic

February 8


February 3

Increase of overall limit for Covid-related state aid

February 1

Amendment to travel restrictions

January 29

Changes in the provision of accommodation services and retail sales

January 25

COVID – Application deadlines

January 22

Extension of the state of emergency

January 21

Covid Rent II – Application deadline extended

January 19

Programme COVID – Accommodation II

January 18

New support programme for entrepreneurs

January 7

Extension of the anti-epidemic measures

January 6

EET suspended until the end of 2022

January 5

UPDATE: New support programme for entrepreneurs

January 4

New support programme for entrepreneurs

December 23

COVID-19: New measures

December 15

4th degree of the anti-epidemic system “PES”

December 10

Extension of the state of emergency

November 30

COVID-19 Easing of measures as of 3. 12. 2020

November 19

Extension of the state of the emergency

November 12

COVID – amended acts

November 4

COVID 19: rent program

October 27

New measures

October 21

A general ban on retail sales and the provision of services

October 20

Changes in the area of insolvency

October 13

Restrictive measures

September 30

State of emergency

September 8

Extension of the Antivirus employment support programme and the kurzarbeit

July 21

Support for accommodation facilities

June 22

Conditions of the COVID – “Nájemné” programme

June 18

„Antivirus C“ programme and tax package approved by the Chamber of Deputies

June 9

Support for entrepreneurs

May 25

Change of tax laws and extension of the Antivirus programme

May 21

Update to state support for entrepreneurs

May 18

COVID newsletter 18.05.2020

May 14

Deferral of social insurance payments

May 7

New Legislative Changes

May 5

COVID – Planned further economic aid

April 29

Prolongation of the emergency state and the anti-virus employment protection program

April 24

COVID alert 24.04.2020

April 23

Update concerning COVID III programme

April 22

Bill on the lease of business premises approved in the original version

April 21

Update concerning COVID Prag and COVID III programmes

April 20

Update concerning the support of self-employed persons and freelancers

April 17

COVID-19: New Legislative Changes

April 16

Update concerning the Covid Prague programme