Monthly archives of “November 2015

Freelancing in Central Eastern Europe

Freelancing has strengthened its position in the US labour market. New research by freelancing platform Upwork and the Freelancers Union shows that 60% of full-time freelancers have deliberately chosen freelancing over a traditional job. It is a 7% increase since…

No Cash = No Privacy?

Sweden is about to become the first cashless society. It is estimated that this year 85 to 90% of all transactions will be made via cards, apps, wire transfers and other means of electronic transfer. Cashless payments are so common…

Waste = Profit and More

The European Commission has announced that it is going to prepare a sustainability strategy to coordinate waste management at the EU level. At the moment, the average EU recycling rate is about 40%. This means that it is still a…