EWC Bootcamp heralds a new era for European Works Councils
On December 14th, The Presence Academy celebrated another edition of its popular concept: The EWC Bootcamp. As always, the ambitious goal is to provide management involved in running EWCs with a 1-day comprehensive program covering the topics that contribute to EWCs succes.Read more
Translations: sourcing out or sourcing in?
Today, communicating multi-lingually is a basic ingredient for success - and successful companies know just how to ace the delicate balancing act of matching ambitions with substantial budgets.Read more
Can a finance training be fun?
Yes it can, according to financial trainer Hans, who agreed to meet with me for a quick chat.Read more
Unlock your power of persuasion
If you can’t persuade anyone you will get nowhere at all. Of the many skills you need in life, persuasion is surely the most important.Read more
Quality translations: a tale of devils and details
Delivering quality translations is a team effort. It is the result of a process that entails responsibilities for every party involved. This process is called the translation workflow, and we like to continuously finetune it to the advantage of our customers and translators.Read more
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
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
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
Great Britain: Central Arbritation Committee delivers a significant ruling on EWCs
On 19 January, the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC), a labour tribunal with responsibility for EWC issues, delivered its decision in a dispute between the employers’ representatives of the newly formed Emerson European Works Council (EEWC) (first meeting in December 2014) and Emerson management.Read more