Press Releases

Celebrating 40 years of contributing to Social Europe

May 26, 2015 10:45 BST Eurofound This year marks 40 years for the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound), the Dublin-based EU Agency charged with providing knowledge in the area of social and work-related policies.

The official Oslo Pride 2015 anthem released

May 20, 2015 08:24 BST Oslo Pride Former eurovision star Tooji sings this year's official Oslo Pride anthem.

SexShooters and Duo RAW are ready for Oslo Pride

May 20, 2015 07:40 BST Oslo Pride Oslo Pride gives you a double dose of muscles and music when the DJ duo SexShooters and Duo RAW are unleashed at The Oslo Pride 2015 Closing Party Saturday 27 June 2015.

New report defines factors to unlock the potential of Europe’s young entrepreneurs

Apr 29, 2015 14:15 BST Eurofound Only a fraction of young Europeans interested in becoming entrepreneurs actually go on to do so, according to Eurofound’s new report ‘Youth entrepreneurship in Europe: Values, attitudes, policies’.

New report confirms people-centred workplace practices crucial for recovering Europe’s competitivenes

Mar 30, 2015 06:00 BST Eurofound Eurofound launches 3rd European Company Survey overview report at high-level EU Presidency conference ‘Workplace practices: creating win-win arrangements for companies and employees’

Mar 12, 2015 17:04 GMT Active8rlives Aseptika today releases the third generation of its Activ8rlives Health and Food Diary tracking App to support its Activ8rlives health and wellbeing solution. The user interface is brighter, cleaner and easier to navigate. Detailed help, instruction wizards and embedded instructions are available within the App on every screen.

What new steps can we take to tackle poverty in Wales?  /    Pa gamau newydd allwn ni eu cymryd i drechu tlodi yng Nghymru?

Jan 13, 2015 00:01 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre The Wales Co-operative Centre is launching its ‘Tackling Poverty Fortnight 2015’ campaign today. The campaign aims to unearth new approaches to tackling poverty and hopes to stimulate discussion on innovative approaches that could be implemented in Wales. The campaign will feature a series of blog posts from leading experts in poverty, older people, children, financial and digital inclusion.

​Eurofound’s 2015 Annual Work Programme

Jan 12, 2015 12:30 GMT Eurofound Eurofound’s 2015 work programme outlines a dual challenge for the European Union and the Member States: finding a way out of the crisis while pursuing the mid-term ambition of achieving progress towards a competitive and fair Europe. Although the financial situation in Europe seems to have stabilised, the recovery is still very modest and needs to be consolidated.

Crisis has affected supply and demand in healthcare

Nov 19, 2014 11:55 GMT Eurofound In the wake of the economic and financial crisis, many European governments have cut spending on healthcare services. A new report from Eurofound identifies the groups most likely to face barriers to healthcare as a consequence of the crisis, including a number of new groups that have been generally overlooked by policymakers.

Dine Out and Help the Homeless

Oct 31, 2014 15:07 GMT StreetSmart StreetSmart raises funds for the homeless by collecting £1 per table from diners at top restaurants during November & December. “StreetSmart is a fabulous charity that remembers the homeless at a time of year when we should be thinking of others” Marcus Wareing, Chef