ZAGREB, Dec 22, 2020 – The Croatian Employment Service (HZZ) has adopted new terms, conditions, and methods for the use of funds set aside for the government’s active employment policy measures, the biggest novelty being that the upper limit for self-employment grants is raised to HRK 130,000.
The HZZ reported on Tuesday that the maximum aid for the expansion of business activities was also raised, to HRK 100,000.
According to the HZZ’s press release, the active employment policy measures are designed to boost innovation and encourage businesses in the green and digital transition through the establishment of new criteria.
Applications for the use of funds from active employment schemes can be sent from 1 January to 30 November 2021, whereas applications for self-employment grants and grants for the expansion of business can be submitted until 31 October 2021. Applications can also be forwarded online.