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Established in 1896 by two brothers, Percy and Edward Simmons, Simmons and Simmons is a leading international law firm with close to 2,000 employees and boasting 20 offices located in major business and financial centres throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The company is headquartered...
The Spanish company Telefónica is one of the worldu0092s largest telecommunications companies with a strong presence in Europe, Africa and Latin America. In June 2006, it had around 220,000 employees, representing a growth of 23.5 per cent compared with the previous year. This growth was partly...
The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound), in cooperation with the Czech Presidency, organised a conference addressing the theme of working conditions and social dialogue in Prague on 22-23 June 2009. The conference aimed to present the findings of...
As European economies slide into recession, companies face increasing financial difficulties as sales decline and prospects for a quick recovery recede. Consequently, a growing number of businesses are coming under threat, putting the jobs of more workers at risk. Already across Europe many...
This report examines the responses, initiatives and activities undertaken by national governments and the social partners in the EU Member States plus Norway in working towards a greener economy and maximising the job creation potential of this new area. The report looks specifically at various...
This report aims to compare EGF experiences in two countries: Germany and Finland. In both countries, changes in market patterns have affected mobile phone and component manufacturers, with BenQ in Germany and Perlos in Finland shifting production from Europe to low-cost countries in Asia with...
BAWAG PSK is an Austrian banking group historically closely aligned with the trade union movement. The bank has faced numerous financial and political challenges in recent years, linked in a number of cases to unsound financial investments leading to significant exposure to failed or struggling...
The Bank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd. was founded in 1899 and is the holding company of the Bank of Cyprus Group. The Bank is the leading financial services organisation in Cyprus and operates 115 branches in Greece. It is also well established in the United Kingdom, where it operates six...
This is the annual activity report of the Authorising Officer for the year 2013. The report describes Eurofound's activities, particularly its research and information and communication programmes, in relation to the objectives set in the Work Programme 2013. See also the Yearbook 2013.
This policy brief highlights findings on a specific topic from Eurofound’s European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS) that is of particular interest from a policy perspective. It brings results of the analysis of these data together with evidence from other Eurofound projects to formulate a number...