Welfare

08 June 2018

MobiliseSME: cross-border exchange platform benefits hundreds of small businesses and their employees

(From ec.europa.eu ) One project that has supported such cross-border exchanges is the EU-funded MobiliseSME project, a sort of “matchmaking platform” for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The premise of the project is simple: employees of SMEs take part in exchange placements to SMEs in other EU Member States. The aim is to expand their professional skill set, gain international experience and exchange best practices. Employers, meanwhile, are able to develop the skills of their staff and open up new opportunities with foreign partners, while learning from the outside perspectives...
01 June 2018

From Ireland to Croatia and back again: how EURES helps big businesses fill international roles

(From ec.europa.eu ) EURES and its advisers have come to play an important role in this recruitment process – particularly for the Marriott’s Customer Engagement Centre in Cork, Ireland. “We currently service nine different language markets,” Aoife Lyons, a Recruitment Specialist at the Centre, explains. “We do, at times, need assistance to ensure those markets are serviced, especially due to the economic growth that Cork City has been experiencing over the last few years.” “Our Reservations & Customer Specialist role is the one we primarily recruit externally for,” she adds. “It involves...
06 September 2017

Final report: In depth cost-effectiveness analysis of the identified measures and features regarding the way forward for EU vehicle safety

Published : Wed, 06 Sep 2017 In 2015, the European Commission published a report on technology and measures for road user safety. This report provided initial feasibility, cost and benefit information for over 50 candidate safety measures t...
02 May 2017

Study on information and assistance needs of businesses operating cross-border within the EU

Published : Tue, 02 May 2017 This study identifies businesses' expectations in terms of online information and personalised assistance in order to comply with regulations in other EU countries, assesses the gaps between identified needs and...

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