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13 August 2020

Top priorities for employers in a post-COVID-19 world

(From ) Support flexible working In a post-COVID-19 world, it’s important for employers to continue to allow their staff to work from home, if possible. Many workers will probably choose to return to the office, but employees with weak immune systems and those living with at-risk people should have the option to work from the safety of their homes. Additionally, business owners should make sure their teleworkers have all the necessary tools and devices to do their jobs efficiently. Protect employee health Business owners should follow their national legislation and make sure...
21 January 2019

Skills for Jobs: How to get the most out of the OECD’s database

(From ) The world of work is changing amid technological developments and globalisation. For employees and employers, it’s important to know which skills are in demand – and in excess – in certain countries and occupations. This is where the Skills for Jobs database comes in. What is the Skills for Jobs database? Launched in 2017 by the OECD, Skills for Jobs provides information on skills shortages and surpluses in 40 countries, as well as occupational imbalances. It looks at cognitive, social and physical skills, and can help you understand which skills are hard to find and...
2016 Review of  Employment and Social Developments in Europe highlights more employment, less poverty and a changing world of work
20 December 2016

2016 Review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe highlights more employment, less poverty and a changing world of work

The latest annual review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) published today shows encouraging results. Around 3 million jobs have been created and employment has risen, pushing back poverty. However, unemployment remains high, with hug...
31 May 2016

The European Commission at the BIO International Convention, San Fransisco

Published : Tue, 31 May 2016 Event: 06/06 > 09/06/2016 @ North Exhibit Hall at Moscone Center Meet the European Commission at its 'Europe' pavilion at the world's larges biotech and pharma event: the BIO International Convention in San Fr...
09 February 2016

Study on the Competitiveness of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Industry

Published : Tue, 09 Feb 2016 The main objective of this study is to assess the EU’s competitiveness in the electrical and electronic industries compared to major competing economies of the developed and the emerging world.
30 November 2015

Copernicus: the EU programme contributing to climate change policies

Published : Mon, 30 Nov 2015 The EU’s efforts on climate change go beyond ambitious carbon reduction commitments. Through its innovative earth observation programme Copernicus, the EU is harnessing world leading science and technology to he...
06 May 2015

Call for proposals: Supporting the production of design-based consumer goods

Published : Wed, 06 May 2015 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 This Call, offering support to design-based consumer goods projects, aims to shorten the time-to-market of innovative solutions, remove obstacles to wider application of creative solutions, cre...