Trainings for 7,000 Unemployed Professions in Bulgaria

Nearly 7,000 unemployed with low or no qualifications from 115 cities will be able to benefit from trainings and internships in key competencies for the most sought-after occupations on the labor market.

They will be organized by business and trade unions and the projects will be financed with European funds, reported BNR.

Damage Caused by the Lockdown Worse than the Virus Itself?

London (CNN) - Is the damage caused by the lockdown worse than the virus itself? That's a question raised by some world leaders and commentators who claim that economic and social hardship caused by strict coronavirus restrictions places a heavier burden on society than the death rate caused by the disease.

ALDE's Tariceanu: Pension increase by 40pct could be key to economy's recovery

The Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu maintains that by increasing the pensions by 40pct, from 1 September, the Romanian economy could be relaunched because it would encourage the consumption of goods and services in order to create jobs.

Large and Medium Enterprises in Bulgaria have Resumed their Activities

Nearly 90 percent of large and medium-sized enterprises affected by the Covid-19 crisis have fully or partially resumed operations in the first week after the lifting of the state of emergency.

This is shown by the data from the CITUB monitoring of over 100 companies in the whole country, announced the national secretary of the union Todor Kapitanov.

Industrialists call for flexibility

Greece will have to restructure its production model after the coronavirus crisis has eased so that it does not depend on tourism and small and medium-sized enterprises to such a great extent, the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) argues in its monthly bulletin.

It adds that, in that regard, the government ought to proceed with reforms and reduce energy and non-salary costs.