Daily Archives: 11, March 2016

International Care adds GWS Safeture, Safeture Pro and Instant Security Overview (ISO) services to its product portfolio

STOCKHOLM, 11-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — GWS announces a partnership agreement with a multidisciplinary broker of global insurance, travel and risk management service provider: International Care. The agreement, which is based on a combination of revenue sharing and commission, will support GWS’ … Read the full press release

ENGIE now with 1,533 MW of installed capacity in France

With the acquisition of MAÏA EOLIS, ENGIE has strengthened its position as France’s Nº1 in wind power, with 1,533 MW of installed capacity. PARIS, 11-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE acquires the remaining 51% of MAÏA EOLIS, company specialized in the development, … Read the full press release

National Apprenticeship Week: 71% of parents find the £3.30 per hour apprentice minimum wage too low – Nationwide Building Society study

SWINDON, 11-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A study by Nationwide Building Society has found that two thirds of British parents would prefer their children to go to university despite debt concerns and the opportunities that apprenticeships can offer. Almost 70% associate apprenticeships … Read the full press release

Centrica plc: We have provided strong evidence to the CMA that the UK energy supply market is competitive and achieving positive outcomes for consumers

LONDON, 11-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica plc notes the publication today of the Provisional Decision on Remedies by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), in relation to its investigation into the UK energy market. Centrica has contributed constructively to what has … Read the full press release

Austrian Vice-Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner: Thanks to the Land of Founders strategy, Austria’s startup scene has become younger, more international and competitive

The startup strategy proves to be convincing in an international environment – Eight young international companies attracted by the business location in 2015 – Total investments of EUR 2.7 million VIENNA, 11-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Vienna, March 2016: As part of … Read the full press release

RWE Group: Net debt down almost one-fifth to €25.1 billion in FY 2015

Net debt down almost one fifth Result for Renewables Division more than doubles Conventional power generation still under pressure Lower result expected for 2016 Proposal to suspend dividend for holders of common shares a hard but necessary measure ESSEN, 11-Mar-2016 … Read the full press release

Sweden’s Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality Åsa Regnér: I share the criticism of UN CEDAW on Sweden’s gender equality

STOCKHOLM, 11-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 7 March, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) presented its overall observations on Sweden’s gender equality work. The Committee’s opinion was generally positive. However, it voiced criticism concerning the … Read the full press release

HDE-Hauptgeschäftsführer Stefan Genth: Umsatzsteuer auf Sachspenden abschaffen

BERLIN, 11-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In einem Schreiben an die Europäische Kommission und das Bundesfinanzministerium fordert der Handelsverband Deutschland (HDE) gemeinsam mit weiteren Wirtschaftsverbänden die Abschaffung der Umsatzsteuerpflicht für Sachspenden. „In der aktuellen Flüchtlingskrise spenden viele Handelsunternehmen Waren zur Notversorgung. Die … Read the full press release

Switzerland contributes research instrument and various other technologies to ESA’s missions to Mars

BERN, 11-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Space Agency (ESA) will be launching the first of its two missions to Mars on 14 March. The 2016 Mission’s primary scientific objective is to determine in detail the Martian atmosphere’s composition, in particular … Read the full press release

Switzerland President Johann N. Schneider-Ammann will open this year’s CeBIT

BERN, 11-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On Monday, President Johann N. Schneider-Ammann will open this year’s CeBIT – the world’s largest digital economy convention – in Hannover, together with Sigmar Gabriel, the German vice chancellor and minister for economic affairs and energy. … Read the full press release