A new approach to European Works Councils
A European Works Council can be a real opportunity for the employees and for the company, provided it becomes a unique platform, reflecting corporate culture.Read more
Consequences of a ‘hard Brexit’ for EWCs
In her speech at the Conservative Party conference the UK prime minister, Theresa May, seemed to clearly indicate that the UK was heading for a "hard Brexit".Read more
Towards more Transnational Company Agreements?
In 2005 the European Commission put forward the idea of implementing an optional legal framework in order to promote and achieve more TCAs, before finally leaving the issue aside. In a bid to relaunch and accelerate the issue, the ETUC has put a practical instrument together destined for the European legislators.Read more
Showcase: our translation services
Presence Translate & Interact has been offering language services for over 20 years, not only written translation but also other related services like: interpretation, translation project management, copywriting and transcreation.Read more
The Digiconomy: beginning of the end or end of the beginning?
We are at the outset of an exciting new era. It heralds unprecedented transformations that will revolutionise the way(s) in which we live, work and exist.Read more
The UK leaves the EU – impact on EWC Agreements
In our Newsflash last week, we asked questions regarding the impact of a possible Brexit on European Works Councils. The UK has now decided to leave the EU. This means that EWC Agreements covering UK employee representatives, and EWC Agreements operating under UK law must deal with this new reality.Read more
How would a Brexit affect my EWC?
If the UK votes to no longer remain part of the European Union, you may have to consider some or all of these questionsRead more
The value of language
We are living in the digital age and the ways people are doing business have been profoundly transformed . Whether one likes this development or not, one thing is for sure: it is here to stay!Read more
Latest communication tools help IFRC stay ahead of the Zika virus
Last Thursday, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) convened a global teleconference for its member National Societies to discuss the Zika virus outbreak. The rapid spread of the virus and the potential for health impacts makes this virus an urgent matter. The meeting was held in six languages to maximise the exchange of critical information.Read more
Deutsche Bahn EWC negotiates its first ‘European social plan’
Well-known German rail operator Deutsche Bahn is to divide its accounting businesses across three new centers. For Europe, the Global Accounting Shared Service Center Europe will no longer operate from Germany but instead will move to Romania’s capital city, Bucharest.Read more