15 February 2017

First European microfinance institution certified under the European Code of Good Conduct

Qredits Microfinanciering Nederland has become the first European microcredit provider to be awarded the certificate for compliance with the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision. Other microcredit providers are expected to be certified...
13 February 2017

Business Planet: Europe's social and solidarity economy is huge with entrepreneurs

Published : Mon, 13 Feb 2017 Business Planet looks at the social and solidarity economy (SSE). Cooperatives employ about 4.5 million people. To better understand why an increasing number of entrepreneurs are using the SSE model, th...
07 February 2017

Employment and Social Development in Europe Quarterly Review – Winter 2016

In the year to the third quarter of 2016, the number of employees with permanent contracts grew by 1.8%. This represents an increase of 2.8 million employees, which is seven times more than the increase in temporary contracts of 420 thousand (1.6% growth)...