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Back to the future: Policy Pointers from Platform Work Scenarios

Platform work – the matching of supply and demand for paid labour through an online platform – is still small in scale but is expected to grow. Accordingly, it is important to anticipate the opportunities and risks related to this business model and employment form. This report explores potential scenarios for two selected types of …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Non-Residential Construction

MarketLine has published the report “Global Non-Residential Construction”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2015 and 2019, as well as forecasts to 2024. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also contains descriptions of …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Bakery and Cereals

MarketLine has published the report “Global Bakery and Cereals”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2015 and 2019, as well as forecasts to 2024. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also contains descriptions …
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At Your Service: Working Conditions of Interactive Service Workers

Around three-quarters of the EU workforce is employed in the service sector, and a sizeable portion of service workers interact directly with the recipients of the services they provide, such as clients, patients, pupils and so on. This can be demanding work as it routinely places emotional demands on these workers and can have an …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Savory Snacks

MarketLine has published the report “Global Savory Snacks”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2015 and 2019, as well as forecasts to 2024. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also contains descriptions of …
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How Does Employee Involvement in Decision-Making Benefit Organisations?

How do organisations get the best out of their employees? Research on human resource management has found that a key practice is employee involvement: enabling employees to make decisions on their own work and to contribute to organisational decision-making. A high degree of employee involvement creates work environments that are highly motivational and that emphasise …
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Regulations to Address Work–life Balance in Digital Flexible Working Arrangements

Developments in information and communication technology (ICT) have been among the key drivers of change in working life over the past two decades. Specifically, telework and ICT-based mobile work (TICTM) exemplifies how digital technology has led to more flexible workplace and working time practices. However, the ability to work anywhere and at any time can …
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COVID-19: Policy Responses Across Europe

The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the lives of individuals and societies, including on the economy and labour markets, is unprecedented. The impact of the global health emergency has placed a growing number of businesses under threat, putting the jobs of more and more workers at risk and impacting the livelihoods of many citizens. …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Suncare

MarketLine has published the report “Global Suncare”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2015 and 2019, as well as forecasts to 2024. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also contains descriptions of the …
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Social Dialogue and HR Practices in European Global Companies

This study examines the interaction between social dialogue practices and human resources management (HRM) policies in European multinational companies (MNCs). It looks at the changing role of HRM and its interaction with European Works Councils (EWCs), which can act as a link between different levels of social dialogue. Read the full Eurofound report: Social Dialogue …
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