Home office inspections scheduled in 2022

The Bulgarian General Labour Inspectorate announced the start of a campaign aiming at inspection of the working conditions of the employees working from distance. A new methodology for monitoring legal compliance of the distance work practices in Bulgaria will be used allowing employers to electronically submit self-check questionnaires on the working conditions applied.

Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Competition has set its priorities for 2022

In light of the obligation of the Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Competition (“BCPC”) to determine annually its enforcement priorities during the respective calendar year, taking into account the current economic situation, the need to increase competition in certain markets or to improve the market conditions, BCPC with its Decision No. 80/27.01.2022 adopted its annual priorities for initiating antitrust proceedings, and proceedings concerning unfair competition and unfair commercial practices.