Tag Archives: Europe

ERM Report 2018: Impact of Restructuring on Working Conditions

Using data from the sixth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), carried out in 2015, the ERM report 2018 examines how workplace factors may influence the relationship between restructuring (with job losses) and the outcomes for employees. It also reviews policy and academic research on good practice in restructuring. The findings are then distilled into a …
Continue reading

Employment Effects of Innovation Support

Government-backed initiatives to support innovation in business are widespread across the EU. These support measures, if designed and implemented correctly, have the potential to also create jobs – better-quality jobs – to upskill the labour force, to improve job quality and to boost the employment of disadvantaged groups. However, this potential is often not recognised …
Continue reading

All You Need to Know About the Global Hot Drinks

MarketLine has published the report “Global Hot Drinks”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2013 and 2017, as well as forecasts to 2022. 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 …
Continue reading

All You Need to Know About the Global Residential Construction

MarketLine has published the report “Global Residential Construction”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2013 and 2017, as well as forecasts to 2022. 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 …
Continue reading

Women in Management: Underrepresented and Overstretched?

Despite years of gender equality legislation, men outnumber women in management positions by two to one. While structural barriers continue to impede women’s career advancement, women themselves may be deterred from becoming managers if they perceive that it would have a negative impact on their working and personal lives. What is the experience of women …
Continue reading

All You Need to Know About the Global Soft Drinks

MarketLine has just published the report “Global Soft Drinks”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2013 and 2017, as well as forecasts to 2022. 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 …
Continue reading

Critical Connections: Promoting Economic Growth and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia

The World Bank has recently published the report “Critical Connections: Promoting Economic Growth and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia”. The report examines how trade, investment, migration, and other linkages among countries drive economic growth in the Europe and Central Asia region. The study breaks new ground by using a multidimensional approach that recognizes how …
Continue reading

New Tasks in Old Jobs: Drivers of Change and Implications for Job Quality

The overview report “New tasks in old jobs: Drivers of change and implications for job quality” summarises the findings of 20 case studies looking at recent changes in the task content of five manufacturing occupations (car assemblers, meat processing workers, hand-packers, chemical products plant and machine operators and inspection engineers) as a result of factors …
Continue reading

All You Need to Know About the Global Tobacco

MarketLine has published the report “Global Tobacco”, which provides data on the global sector’s size, value and volume between 2013 and 2017, as well as forecasts to 2022. 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 …
Continue reading

Overview of New Forms of Employment – 2018 Update

Across Europe, new forms of employment are emerging that differ significantly from traditional employment. Some of these forms of employment transform the relationship between employer and employee while others change work organisation and work patterns. They often involve locations other than the usual employer’s premises, and or extensive use of information and communications technology. This …
Continue reading