The rise in energy prices and the war in Ukraine are among the main culprits for the rising cost of living throughout Europe. But unlike western countries that take a number of measures to limit the impact of the crisis on consumers, inflation in..
Premier Kiril Petkov has issued a decree to make the green certificate mandatory at the Council of Ministers. Kiril Petkov called on Bulgaria’s business to follow the example of the administration, which would increase vaccination rates in the country...
Bulgaria’s labor market has been changing very rapidly over the past two years and long-term plans and strategies can no longer be made. The business is struggling to find qualified staff with high potential for development. The severe..
In 2020, the European Union labor market was strongly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, indicates data of Eurostat. Between 2019 and 2020, employment rate in Spain fell 2.3% to 65.7%. Employment rate in Ireland decreased by 1.7% to 73.4% and..
160,000 young Bulgarians neither work nor study, this country’s Minister of Labor and Social Policy Denitsa Sacheva said at a forum aimed to promote employment among the Roma, organized by the Embassy of Switzerland in Bulgaria. “People with..
A month before the end of 2020, we can safely say that it has become a kind of watershed between the world before and the world after Covid-19. Transformation of entire industries around the world is already underway and this will..
Digitalization will radically change the world labor market, the president of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) Plamen Dimitrov said in the town of Pleven at a discussion named “The future of labor and the challenges..
The digital skills of all Bulgarians in the next 4 years must be drastically improved , the President of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria Plamen Dimitrov said at a forum dedicated to education. 3.2 million employed Bulgarians..
The Bulgarian employers are expecting a slow change of staffing levels between January and March 2019. The forecast is based on a research of a leading Bulgarian recruitment agency. 11% of the Bulgarian employers are expecting an increase of staffing..
Bulgaria ranks fourth in the world in population ageing, figures released by the United Nations suggest. The figures were presented at the round table “Improving the Demographic Situation in Bulgaria” held under the auspices of Deputy Prime..