Stamping out fraud in hiring practices across Europe
Research Manager Isabella Biletta looks at fraudulent practices in the contracting of work across the EU. The article is based on several years of Eurofound research on the subject.
Rethinking working time in Europe
Working time is more than just clocking in and clocking out. In this blog piece, originally published in Social Europe, Jorge Cabrita looks at three reasons why working time in Europe should follow a life course perspective.
The many faces of self-employment in Europe
In this new blog piece Mathijn Wilkens looks at the multi-faceted nature of self-employment in Europe – from the entrepreneurial independent self-employed, to those that find themselves in a more vulnerable position.
Europe en marche?
In the following blog piece, originally posted on Social Europe, Eurofound Head of Information and Communication Mary McCaughey takes a look at what it was like to live and work in Europe in 2016.
Europe’s slow-burning issue – making work sustainable
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.