Donor: The British Embassy in Serbia
Beneficiaries: The Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Policy of the Republic of Serbia
Implementatio period: June 2021 – March 2022
"Counter Gray" is a direct response to the government's measures to expand the scope of the Law on Simplified Work Engagement on Seasonal Jobs by extending reforms in the tourism and hospitality sector, construction sector, auxiliary jobs and household services. As an added value, the project will provide review analysis of the situation in the creative industry sector, regarding the informal employment and shadow economy percentual share.
Goals and activities
The Project aims to support the Serbian Government i.e., the Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Policy, the Tax Administration as well as other relevant beneficiaries (respective ministries) in order to improve economic governance and support COVID-19 recovery in Serbia. То achieve this a flexible and simplified model of formal employment of workers will be developed in order to move them to the formal (legal) employment channels. With these measures the project will contribute to the suppression of shadow economy - bettering the overall business environment in Serbia.
In order to achieve the aforementioned goals, the project will implement the following activities: