All Member States have adopted measures to implement Directive 2008/104/EC on temporary agency work and have in general done so correctly and applied its provisions in practice. These are the main findings of a report just published by the European Commission.
As a contractor/consultant, it is important for you to determine whether you are considered an employee or self-employed in your working relationships from the perspective of the CRA. In each case, your entitlements are different. Review the CRA’s guide for determining Employee or Self-Employed?
This report profiles the labour market outlook for ICT Occupations, that is to say, occupations that specialize in developing or supporting information and communications technology (ICT) products and services.
Failure by many EU member states to implement the 2008 Agency Work Directive not only flouts EU regulation but is failing Europe’s unemployed, who stand to benefit from the opening up of labour markets, according to Denis Pennel the Managing Director of Eurociett.
The report “the role of temporary agency work and labour market transitions in Europe” is the result of research carried out by Wilke, Maack and Partner in cooperation with partners in France, Italy, the United Kingdom and Belgium1 in 2012 for Eurociett and UNI Europa, the two EU social partners in the temporary agency work sector.
There is concern in the recruitment industry that the Government may try to placate the Unions in the current fire dispute by diluting its opposition to the EU Agency Workers Directive. Association of Technology Staffing Companies (ATSCo) released the following news release on this topic.
The Directive on Temporary Agency Work (2008/104/EC) defines a general framework applicable to the working conditions of temporary workers in the European Union. The Directive aims to guarantee a minimum level of effective protection to temporary workers and to contribute to the development of the temporary work sector as a flexible option for employers and workers.
Canada´s small business bank – The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) plays a leadership role in delivering timely and relevant financial and management services, with a particular focus on the emerging and exporting sectors of the economy. The BDC´s services are available across Canada in both English and French through a network of more than 80 branches, and its head office in Montreal.
The Canadian Business Network’s goal is to provide your business with the resources it needs to grow and prosper, including a wide range of information on government services, programs and regulations. The Canada Business Network promotes entrepreneurship and innovation, and provides assistance through an organized network of service centres across Canada. There is a centre in each province and territory working with partners in many communities across their region, providing you with numerous service access points.
This site provides articles and resources to help Canadians grow their businesses. This site also features a directory of Canadian businesses with websites and you can add your own company´s name free of charge.