Q2 2021: Higher employment rates for natives than foreigners in the EU

The employment rate in the EU among native-born people with a native background aged 20 to 64 years old was 75 % in Q2 2021. Interestingly, the rate was also 75 % for those who are native-born with a mixed background, while the rate was 71 % among those who are native-born with a foreign … More Q2 2021: Higher employment rates for natives than foreigners in the EU

EU Commission approves EUR 208 million German federal ‘umbrella’ scheme to compensate companies active in trade fairs and congress sector for damage suffered due to the coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a EUR 208 million German federal umbrella scheme to compensate companies active in the trade fairs and congress sector for damages suffered due to the coronavirus outbreak. It follows another similar German scheme that the Commission approved in January 2021 under Article 107(2)(b). The scheme … More EU Commission approves EUR 208 million German federal ‘umbrella’ scheme to compensate companies active in trade fairs and congress sector for damage suffered due to the coronavirus outbreak