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How long Europeans will need to work before they retire?

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How long Europeans will need to work before they retire? A 15-year-old can now expect to work for 36.2 years, on average, in the European Union That's 3.3 years longer than in 2000 - but not as long as Norwegians and Swiss people will be working Eurostat have released an interesting forecast

Work-Life balance: Denmark case

"Something is rotten in the state of Denmark", goes the line in Shakespeare's Hamlet. But four centuries after the play was written, the analysis couldn't be less accurate. According to the OECD Better Life report, Danes have a better work-life balance than any other country surveyed. nly 2% of employees regularly work very long

CETA – an EU free trade deal with Canada

he EU recently concluded a new free trade deal with Canada - the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA for short. The deal is possibly the most advanced of its kind to date. It will help to generate growth and jobs by boosting exports; lowering the cost of the imports

The EU economy spring 2013 forecast

ollowing the recession that marked 2012, the EU economy is expected to stabilise in the first half of 2013. GDP growth is projected to turn positive gradually in the second half of the year before gaining some traction in 2014. As domestic demand is still constrained by a number of