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Significant increase in the number of part-time workers

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The number of people working short hours in Germany has risen sharply amid the new Corona wave. It increased to 879,000...

Corona drops rents in retail

The Corona pandemic has caused rents in the German retail sector to collapse for new leases. Especially in the expensive...

Inflation in Germany rises to 4.5 percent

There is no end to the rise in consumer prices in Germany. Above all, the price rally for gasoline and diesel has...

China's economy grows only slowly

The upturn in the Chinese economy lost considerable momentum in the third quarter. According to the Beijing statistics...

Financial assets rise to 200 trillion euros

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The stock market boom and slump in consumption have made many people richer in the Corona crisis year 2020. According to...

More price transparency at the gas station

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Anyone who regularly takes their car to the gas station is familiar with this: the spontaneous glance at the signs when...

Brandenburg to fund battery factory with 120 million euros

The government in Brandenburg, led by Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke (SPD), wants to give the green light for a state...

Home office is a culture change that cannot be ignored

Are all workers back at work this Monday? Certainly not. But the obligation imposed on companies by lawmakers to allow...

CDU wants to ease the tax burden on businesses

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In the days when the CDU/CSU is fine-tuning its election program, business representatives are closely following every...

Museum association fears cost-cutting measures due to pandemic

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The Corona pandemic has torn a deep hole in the finances of Germany's more than 6,600 museums. "Regardless of whether a...

Apple presents the Turbo iPad

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One can only speculate what would have happened if the already easily inflamed fanboys and fangirls had been able to...

Lufthansa expects a challenging summer

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The Lufthansa Group is relying on the desire to travel after months in lockdown for the first step out of the crisis. The...

German companies lagging digital peers

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It's hard to imagine a typical workday in Germany without digital technologies from abroad. Video chats via Microsoft...

Berlin remains top business location despite pandemic

The pandemic has Berlin in its grip - but the city remains an important part of German life. Last year, the state-owned...

Immediate financial aid for small businesses

The Bavarian State Government has set up an emergency aid program aimed at businesses and freelancers who have been faced...

How office furniture can increase productivity in the workplace

Increasing the productivity of your workplace can be challenging for several reasons, whether this is the average...

Bauma rules the building world

Bauma 2019 is the world's leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining equipment,...

BMW and Daimler team up

BMW and Daimler have just recently merged their mobility services. The next step is now the future cooperation between the...

German Engineering Recruitment Fair

The VDI Nachrichten recruiting day in Munich is aimed at all job-seeking engineers and IT specialists, whether young...

Accelerate your goals for 2018

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Workshop Sunday March 4th 2018 from 9:30 to 17:30 Why it's important for your success to align your personal development...

Global defense industry increases sales despite pandemic

The world's leading defense companies increased their sales last year despite the Corona pandemic. The 100 largest...

Beijing wants to force tech companies to withdraw from stock market

This would be the heaviest blow yet in the Chinese government's campaign against the domestic Internet industry, which has...

BER Airport expects 350 million euros in losses

The capital's airport BER will be dependent on money from its state owners for even longer and is also in the red this...
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What the pension increase means for intergenerational equity

After a zero increase for pensioners this year, the consequences of the Corona crisis will now ensure a sharp rise in...

Google parent Alphabet increases sales by 41 percent

Google parent Alphabet continues to benefit enormously from the digitalization of life in the Corona pandemic. In the past...

Companies demand immigration, 1.2 million workers wanted

According to a new study, the shortage of skilled workers is greatest in the field of social pedagogy. According to data...

Green electricity levy falls to 3.7 cents per kilowatt hour

The surcharge on the price of electricity to promote green power will be significantly reduced for consumers next year....
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Leading economists significantly lower economic forecast for 2021

Strong growth, falling unemployment, lower government deficit: According to the leading economic institutes, the future...

What was behind the Facebook outage

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp were offline for more than six hours on Monday evening. In the meantime, the services are...
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Many banks charge negative interest even on medium balances

Lower allowances and higher penalty interest rates on call money or checking accounts: According to the comparison portal...
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Berlin Airport may run out of money in 2022

BER Airport in Schönefeld will soon need the next financial aid from the state owners. The liquidity is still secured...
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Evergrande announces millions in on-time interest payment

Heavily indebted Chinese real estate group Evergrande has promised to pay millions in interest on time, betting it will...

Despite support from Mikhail Fridman's structures Viktor Baturin loses a case against his sister Elena Baturina in Austrian Court

In the city of Kitzbuhel, Austrian court has refused Victor Baturin the claim against his sister Elena Baturina, a...

 DKB charges negative interest above 50,000 euros

The Berlin direct bank DKB, actually popular with younger and thrifty customers because of low costs, is lowering its...

E-Commerce : cheap purchases from China is over

On July 1, the biggest EU-wide VAT reform since the creation of the Single Market in 1993 comes into force. The reform...
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Ein gesunder Lebensstil beinhaltet Achtsamkeit - diese Apps können bei der Stressreduktion helfen

Stress ist in der heutigen Zeit ein immer wieder auftretendes Problem. Arbeit, Familie und Freizeitleben ist nicht immer...

Corona ensures high unemployment despite growth

The effects of the Corona crisis have hit Berlin's economy particularly hard in a state comparison. The differences...
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Deutsche Bank in trouble again in US

Deutsche Bank just can't get a grip on its money laundering controls. Reports of a further rebuke from the U.S. Federal...
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Amazon wins tax dispute over EU Commission

The tax rules concluded by the Luxembourg state with the internet retailer Amazon do not violate EU state aid law. The EU...
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Amazon achieves record profit

Amazon.com continues its rapid growth. The online retailer significantly exceeded expectations with its figures for the...
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Netflix growth slows

Netflix was considered one of the big winners of the Corona crisis. In the midst of the pandemic, the video service gained...
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Paying with PayPal may cost extra

Companies are allowed to charge a surcharge for online purchases when customers pay with Paypal or Instant bank transfer....
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How Tiktok wants to better protect minors

The new year could have started better for Tiktok. At the end of January, a ten-year-old girl who had taken part in a...
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Facebook wants to lift block on media content

The Australian government has reached an agreement with Facebook in the dispute over media content on the platform. The...
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Bavaria's economy falls victim to Corona

The second Corona wave is slowing the Bavarian economy as the lockdown drags on. While there had been signs of a recovery...

German exports slump sharply

The Corona crisis tore deep holes in the German export balance last year. Exports of goods slumped by 9.3 percent compared...
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Billions for Europe's chip industry

The chip industry in Germany and Europe is apparently facing a wave of investment worth billions. After bottlenecks in the...
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German Pandemic response creates record public debt

The poor financial handling of the pandemic has caused German public debt to reach record levels, with the highest...

Green gifts for Black Friday

Nordgreen's rise in the field of sophisticated and stylish consumer watches has been breathtakingly meteoric, which is...

Three benefits of automation in manufacturing

There're numerous benefits to automation that greatly outweigh the drawbacks. This is especially true in Germany, whereby...

One of the most polluted cities turns green

Polar Norilsk has joined a Russian ecological marathon called "Zero Impact on the Environment", the main goal of which is...

Skilled labor shortage in Germany - new immigration law discussed in German Bundestag

A comprehensive new law should attract foreign skilled workers to Germany. The coalition defended the planned...

One Year of GDPR: How New EU Privacy Rules Have Changed the Landscape

One Year of GDPR: How New EU Privacy Rules Have Changed the LandscapeIt has been almost a year now since the new General...

German Federal Government launches sponsoring of games industry

The development of computer games from Germany will from now on be financially supported by the German federal...

Sevilla FC and Trusted Forex Broker EverFX Reach Agreement on Major Sponsorship

EverFX, a reliable and trusted forex broker has become an official sponsor and global partner for Sevilla FC. This...

Russian Corporate Governance Award granted to British Chairman

Roger Munnings, Chairman of the Norilsk Nickel Audit and Sustainable Development Committee won the 8th National Director...

Germany Seeks Software Engineers

The German Government has published a list of job vacancies aimed at non-EU citizens. Working in Europe is the dream of...

Guard Your Eyes Jealously

In August 2017, it happened that I met my pre-primary school teacher deep down in my cradle village in central Uganda....

SEO Tips 2018

Ranking high is very important in digital marketing. It allows you can stay relevant and gain competitive advantage. SEO...
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German Engineering Skill Shortage Hits Hard

Currently the situation on the German labor market is eminently good. The unemployment rate is dropping and the number of...