Against the backdrop of the “fundamental transformation of the world of work”, Commissioner for Employment Marianne Thyssen is paying close attention to “free money” experiments ahead of a discussion next year with member states on how to improve social policies.
Recent studies of European start-ups have found companies thriving in an increasingly favourable business environment, distinguishing themselves from their American competitors. Our partner La Tribune reports.
Europe has failed to create the right "ecosystem" that would encourage the creation of new ICT companies and sub-sectors, holding back the continent's post-crisis recovery, says a new study from the Brussels-based think tank Bruegel.
Leading business executives meeting in Brussels yesterday (31 May) complained about the constant nagging over austerity and structural reforms and urged policymakers to focus on those areas that will boost Europe’s competitive advantage against the rest of the world – investment in people.