‘Working anytime, anywhere: The effects on the world of work’ - new report highlights opportunities and challenges of expanding telework
Press Releases • Feb 15, 2017 12:10 GMT
The expanding use of digital technologies such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers for work for home and elsewhere is rapidly transforming the traditional model of work. It can improve work-life balance, reduce commuting time, and boost productivity, but it can also potentially result in longer working hours, higher work intensity and work-home interference.
News • Feb 10, 2017 14:55 GMT
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Blog posts • Feb 02, 2017 12:04 GMT
Dr Erika Mezger, Eurofound's Deputy Director, outlines that European Working Conditions Survey EWCS says about working conditions among German workers and how they compare to those of the rest of Europe.
News • Jan 27, 2017 15:26 GMT
Our new publication Delivering hospital services: A greater role for the private sector? examines the role and contribution of the private provision of hospital services in the European Union. The report maps the extent of private provision across Europe, examines the drivers for increased private provision, describes how it takes place and presents the views of different stakeholders.
News • Jan 24, 2017 11:28 GMT
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News • Jan 17, 2017 11:30 GMT
New programme seeks to respond to diverse social, employment and work-related challenges facing EU policymakers
Press Releases • Jan 16, 2017 12:03 GMT
Eurofound has launched its new work programme for 2017 to 2020. This document sets out the activities the Agency plans to undertake in the next four years to support European decision-makers in formulating effective policies for the improvement of quality of life and work in a fair and competitive Europe during this challenging period.
Blog posts • Dec 16, 2016 11:32 GMT
Making work sustainable is not simply a challenge for politicians and policymakers in the European Union: it is a fundamental issue that underpins the future of the world of work in Europe. It goes beyond the mantra of raising employment rates and deals with productivity and innovation – and the everyday lives of workers throughout the EU.
News • Dec 14, 2016 14:23 GMT
Two new studies highlight the significant contribution of EU Agencies to citizens and administrations
News • Dec 06, 2016 15:06 GMT
Two new studies presented today during the EU Agencies Forum at the European Parliament highlight the vast contribution of the 45 EU Agencies and Joint Undertakings to the economic and political development of the European Union