Tag Archives: Employment

Valio’s Restructuring Plan: Change Negotiations Impacting Key Functions and Jobs

(IN BRIEF) Valio, a Finnish dairy company, is initiating change negotiations affecting its Finnish headquarters functions and factory services. The negotiations involve around 1,170 employees and will address potential dismissals and material changes to employment terms, including job description and … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Industry Attracts New Participants: CDP Institute Report

(IN BRIEF) Despite challenging business conditions in the second half of 2023, the Customer Data Platform (CDP) industry saw continued growth, with ten new participants, mostly small firms established within the last five years, focused on profile building and analytics. … Read the full press release

Destatis: Germany’s Employment Sees Modest Uptick in November 2023, Reaching New High

(IN BRIEF) In November 2023, approximately 46.1 million persons residing in Germany were employed, marking a slight increase in employment. According to provisional calculations from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the seasonally adjusted number of persons in employment rose by … Read the full press release

Amey Marks 15 Years of Partnership with Royal British Legion Industries, Contributing Over £730k in Social Value

(IN BRIEF) Amey is celebrating 15 years of partnership with the Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI), a charity that supports veterans and individuals with disabilities through employment and training. Over this period, Amey has invested more than £4.3 million in … Read the full press release

Accenture and TD Bank Forge Coalition with Disability:IN to Drive Disability Inclusion in Marketing and Communications

(IN BRIEF) Accenture and TD Bank have partnered to establish a cross-industry coalition comprising Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) and Chief Communications Officers (CCOs) powered by Disability:IN. This coalition aims to accelerate disability inclusion in the marketing and communications professions by … Read the full press release

UK SMEs Report Modest Decline in Business Activity but Maintain Employment Growth in Q3 2023, NatWest SME PMI® Tracker

NatWest Survey: UK Regional Business Activity Slows in July 2023, Employment Holds Steady while Inflation Trends Vary

(IN BRIEF) The NatWest SME PMI® Tracker for Q3 2023 indicates a modest reduction in business activity among UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in September. Despite this decline, SMEs reported marginal employment gains, while large enterprises saw a renewed … Read the full press release

University of Dundee Hosts Inaugural Green Careers Event to Promote Sustainability in Employment

(IN BRIEF) The University of Dundee is organizing its first-ever Green Careers Event on October 9, aimed at allowing employers to showcase their commitment to environmental sustainability to students and graduates. The event is a response to student demands for … Read the full press release

NatWest Survey: UK Regional Business Activity Slows in July 2023, Employment Holds Steady while Inflation Trends Vary

NatWest Survey: UK Regional Business Activity Slows in July 2023, Employment Holds Steady while Inflation Trends Vary

(IN BRIEF) In July 2023, the NatWest Regional PMI® survey revealed a divergent landscape for UK regional business activity. While business growth across regions hit a six-month low due to reduced demand, employment remained relatively robust, with nine out of … Read the full press release

Bloomberg and Junior Achievement Europe mentor even more students in 2023 with EU Women in Finance initiative

(IN BRIEF) Bloomberg has expanded its EU Women in Finance initiative, which aims to inspire and empower young women to pursue careers in finance, following a successful first year. The initiative offers specialized training on capital markets and mentoring from … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Industry Grew Strongly in First Half of 2022: CDP Institute Report

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(PRESS RELEASE) MILFORD, CT, United States, 25-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The Customer Data Platform (CDP) industry had a strong first half in 2022 with 10% employment growth among existing vendors and eleven new companies added, according to the CDP Institute’s … Read the full press release

Iberdrola expanded its headcount with 5,600 people in 2021 despite health and economic turbulent times

36% of the jobs created are for people under 30 years of age With a presence in 40 countries, Iberdrola has a workforce of close to 40,000 professionals (PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 18-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola (BME: IBE), a Spanish … Read the full press release

BAE Systems plans to hire 900 apprentices and 750 graduates and undergraduates in 2022 across UK

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 29-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced a massive plan of hiring 900 apprentices and 750 graduates and undergraduates in 2022 across UK in what represents … Read the full press release

Aviva report on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on UK workers

Employee life satisfaction has dropped by 10 percentage points since the start of the pandemic almost three in five are neglecting their physical health due to work and half said they don’t know how much to save for retirement. However, … Read the full press release

Amey and Bell Group launch new academy to provide prisoners opportunity to gain vocational qualification

(PRESS RELEASE) OXFORD, 4-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey, leading provider of critical infrastructure for local and national Government announces partnership with Bell Group to create a series of academies within the prison environment to help transform lives and reduce reoffending. … Read the full press release

Virgin Media and Scope #WorkWithMe community grows as more inclusive employers joins campaign to address UK’s disability employment crisis

100+ businesses have committed to becoming a more inclusive employer of disabled people including Deloitte, Ford and Unilever More businesses urged to join the #WorkWithMe forum to support disabled people More than a million disabled jobseekers have accessed key employment … Read the full press release

Destatis: in 2018 there were roughly 44.8 million persons in employment whose place of employment was in Germany

Number of persons in employment up 1.3% year on year (PRESS RELEASE) WIESBADEN, 02-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On an annual average in 2018, there were roughly 44.8 million persons in employment whose place of employment was in Germany. According to first … Read the full press release

Businesses followed the lead set by the Co-op and offer jobs to victims of modern slavery

MANCHESTER, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Firms in hospitality, hairdressing and social care were today (28 August) urged to offer jobs to the victims of modern slavery. Businesses across various sectors of the economy have followed the lead set by the Co-op and signed … Read the full press release

Euro Staff Solution: First 2 Employees are on Us

LONDON, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Are you not tired of receiving promotions only for usual, not-so-important things? How many tooth pastes or photo shoots does one need? Ever wonder why the important things in your professional life are not on offer? … Read the full press release

Welcome to Las Jobas®, the “only fabulous jobs” marketplace for european millennials

MILAN, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — It submits to young people unconventional and motivating professional experiences at the most popular companies: a “youth jobs Las Vegas”… In hard times for employment, a positive news finally emerges on the qualified youth work … Read the full press release

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) helped establish the first Tourism and Hospitality Sector Skills Organisation in Jordan

Skills Organisation launched in Amman First Tourism and Hospitality Sector Skills Organisation in Jordan to help improve standards Huge potential for tourism and hospitality growth in Jordan Sector Skills Organisation to help boost employment in the country LONDON, 07-May-2018 — … Read the full press release

Fincantieri, Friuli Venezia Giulia, trade unions Cgil, Cisl and Uil to encourage job placement processes and stimulate local employment in the region

Active policy protocol signed for employment TRIESTE, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri signed a cooperation protocol with the autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia and the trade unions Cgil, Cisl and Uil, aimed at carrying out a series of initiatives to … Read the full press release

SEAT VP Xavier Ros: SEAT is one of Spain’s largest employers; generates more than 100,000 jobs in Spain

The SEAT Group workforce has a total of 14,672 professionals From 2015 to 2017, the company recruited 470 new workers Yesterday 150 new employees joined the company with an open-ended contract Martorell, Spain, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — 2017 was a … Read the full press release

KBC, LBC-NVK and BBTK reach new collective labour agreement on employment until the end of 2017

BRUSSELS, 25-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 15 January 2016, KBC and the social partners LBC-NVK and BBTK reached a new collective labour agreement (CLA) on employment until the end of 2017. This CLA guarantees job security again in 2016 and 2017 … Read the full press release

First-ever EU-wide study of the impact of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on the European economy

Brussels, Belgium, 15-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission today welcomed the publication of the first-ever EU-wide study of the impact of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on the European economy in terms of GDP, employment, wages and trade. Carried out jointly by … Read the full press release

EU at G20 Summit: restore global confidence, sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and fight against tax avoidance worldwide

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Improving confidence in the global economy, making decisive progress on the way to sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and stepping up the fight against tax avoidance and evasion worldwide: these should be amongst the main results … Read the full press release

EC to fight unemployment by improving efficiency of public employment services

Brussels, 18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Employment: Commission proposes to help jobless by improving efficiency of public employment services Member States’ public employment services have a crucial role to play in helping the 26 million unemployed in Europe to get a job. This is … Read the full press release

László Andor speach at European Policy Centre: Single European Labour Market must be part of the EU’s recovery strategy

Final conference of the “Single European Labour Market” project European Policy Centre, Brussels, 29-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to open today’s conference and discuss the final report of the Single European Labour Market project. The … Read the full press release

Štefan Füle remarks on the EU-Turkey Association Council

Brussels, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ”We had a very good, open and interactive exchange of views on a whole range of issues with all of us aware of the importance of 2013 for strengthening the relationship between the EU and Turkey. I … Read the full press release

László ANDOR: Social dialogue – vital component of European social model, not a luxury

László ANDOR – European Commissioner responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Conference on Industrial Relations and Social Dialogue in Europe 2012/Budapest Budapest, 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen, It is my pleasure to welcome you to this conference on industrial relations … Read the full press release