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EU – EC proposes a directive on restructuring and the ETUC welcomes it

December 12, 2016 No Comments

According to the IR Share Notes 65, from December 7, ‘The European Commission on 22 November presented a proposal for a directive on preventive restructuring frameworks, a second chance and measures to increase the efficiency of restructuring, insolvency and discharge procedures. The initiative was welcomed by the European Trade Union Confederation, albeit with a certain number of reservations. The proposal must now be adopted by the Council and the Parliament.’


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UK – the British Insolvency Enquiry Line experiences difficulties

December 12, 2016 No Comments

Technical problems have been reported to the Insolvency Service of the British Government concerning the Insolvency Enquiry Line. Alternative means of communication can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/technical-problems-with-our-enquiry-line


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UK – the Insolvency Service launched the Civil Service People Survey 2016

December 12, 2016 No Comments

The Insolvency Service of the British Government published the 8th annual Civil Service People conducted across 98 organisations. Data from this survey can be accessed here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/574419/The_Insolvency_Service_People_Survey_Results.pdf


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EU – Eurofound launches ERM Quarterly

November 14, 2016 No Comments

New data on restructurings and job loss and creation for the period between 1 July and 30 September 2016 was launched. This document can be accessed here: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/sites/default/files/ef_publication/field_ef_document/ef1651en.pdf


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UK – Insolvency stats and new rules

November 14, 2016 No Comments

The British Government official site on insolvencies provides new data on insolvencies from July to September 2016, as well as the amendments of the 1986 Insolvency Rules that will come into force in April 2017. To access to this website, please go here: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/insolvency-service


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Sweden – Conference on HRM welcomes sessions on restructuring

November 14, 2016 No Comments

The INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON HRM will be held on the 23-25 March 2017 at the University of Gothenbur. The call for papers is open until the 1 December 2016.  One of the topics of interest to submit a paper is «restructuring and change». Further information can be found here: http://cghrm.gu.se/conference2017


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Europe – ETUI launches book on workers’ rights during company takeover

October 11, 2016 No Comments

The main conclusion of the recent book edited by Jan Cremers and Sigurt Vitols, «Takeovers with or without worker voice», is that the EU Takeover Bids Directive needs to be revised, as it does not provide an adequate level of workers’ rights in its current form. The book can be accessed here, for free: http://www.etui.org/Publications2/Books/Takeovers-with-or-without-worker-voice-workers-rights-under-the-EU-Takeover-Bids-Directive


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USA – Data on reemployment released

October 11, 2016 No Comments

The Bureau of Labor Statistics from the United States Department of Labor has released data on reemployment per sector. These data can be found here: http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/two-thirds-of-workers-displaced-from-2013-to-2015-were-reemployed-in-january-2016.htm


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UK – Official statistics of insolvency now published in the UK

September 13, 2016 No Comments

The British Insolvency Service produces a range of statistics relating to: company and individual insolvency, and enforcement outcomes. These data can be accessed here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/insolvency-service-official-statistics


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UK – The British Insolvency Service has launched the Summer Newsletter

September 13, 2016 No Comments

The quarterly stakeholder newsletter is available since 11 August 2016 in the site of the British Insolvency Service. You can also subscribe future editions as well as consult previous ones there: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/the-insolvency-service-newsletter-summer-2016.