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27 September 2018

Working in tourism: What’s in it for me?

(From ) Why tourism? Working in tourism offers exotic or beautiful locations, modern working spaces and a dynamic environment. Employees are often young, bringing an energy and sense of fun to teams and workplaces. There are plenty of chances for personal and career growth – and to make a difference. With work available on a permanent, part-time and seasonal basis, there are opportunities to suit everyone. What do tourism employers look for when they’re recruiting? According to research carried out as part of the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises’ ‘Blueprint...
25 September 2017

EU-backed loan helps Czech SME invest in green technologies

Published : Mon, 25 Sep 2017 Reducing pollution in Czech Republic’s Moravian-Silesian region is a key priority these days, and each small step towards improving environmental standards is more than welcome. Waste management company...
01 December 2016

Composition and drivers of energy prices and costs: case studies in selected energy-intensive industries

Published : Thu, 01 Dec 2016 This study provides data on the composition, evolution and drivers of energy retail prices and costs faced by industrial operators in 5 energy-intensive industry sectors over the period 2008-2015. It is based on...
27 May 2016

2nd meeting of the High Level Expert Group on Energy Intensive Industries to be held in June

Published : Fri, 27 May 2016 The High Level Expert Group on Energy Intensive Industries was created by the Commission decision on 26 October 2015. The second meeting of the group will be held on 20 June 2016 in Brussels.
06 January 2016

Conference on Energy-Intensive Industries - 15 February 2016

Published : Wed, 06 Jan 2016 European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen and Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska are hosting a conference on energy-intensive industries (EII).
25 November 2015

Confrontations Europe – Energy and digital mutations: the impact on employment and the role of economic and social actors in Europe

The conference, organised by Confrontations Europe in partnership with the European economic and social committee (EESC) and with the support of the Directorate-General for employment, social affairs and inclusion of the European Commission, will bring to...