Hellenic Federation of Enterprises

Trade body planning business mission to Iraq

The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) is preparing a business mission to Iraq, from September 7 to 9.
The delegation, which will include companies from all sectors, will visit Baghdad and Erbil, in Iraqi Kurdistan.

The mission is sponsored by Greece's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Arab-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Development.

2 arrested over paint attack at employers' HQ

Two persons have been placed under arrest and another detained for questioning after an anarchist group vandalized the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises headquarters earlier Sunday.

Members of the self-described "anarchist collective" Rouvikonas threw paint at the building in central Athens and fled. They claimed the attack at a website shortly after.

Graduates fail to meet skill needs

Greek universities produce graduates in bulk, without them meeting the requirements of the local market, according to a survey conducted by the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV). The survey found that despite the huge number of unemployed people, Greek enterprises are often unable to fill vacancies with adequately skilled staff.