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1. FT: Unilever to cut 1/3 of office jobs in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ft-unilever-to-cut-1-3-of-its-office-jobs-in-europe

Unilever, one of the largest distributors of consumer goods such as Dove, and BEn & Jerry's, Lipton, Knorr, etc., has announced plans to eliminate a third of its office-based roles in Europe by the end of 2025, ...

2. Cyprus tourism faces €25 million Hit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-tourism-faces-€25-million-hit

The president of the Cyprus Hotel Association (PASYXE), Thanos Michaelides, has highlighted the urgent need to extend the tourist season and increase the number of year-round hotel operations. ...

3. Burberry announces hundreds of redundancies following share price drop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/burberry-announces-hundreds-of-redundancies-following-share-price-drop

British fashion house Burberry is set to make hundreds of redundancies after a significant drop in its share price. The layoffs will primarily affect employees in the UK, according to a report by the Telegraph....

4. Greece bucks trend with six-day work week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-bucks-trend-with-six-day-workweek

Greece has introduced a six-day working week for certain businesses in an effort to increase productivity and employment, according to a report by CNBC. ...

5. ICT sector powers Cyprus' economic growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ict-sector-powers-cyprus-economic-growth

Almost all of the productivity growth in Cyprus' economy over the past three years can be attributed to the Information and Communication Technology......

6. DSV and UNICEF announce partnership to increase access to essential supplies for children worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dsv-and-unicef-announce-partnership-to-increase-access-to-essential-supplies-for-children-worldwide

The new strategic partnership will provide rapid emergency responses while strengthening national supply chains....

7. Sklavenitis expands to 27 stores with Papantoniou deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sklavenitis-expands-to-27-stores-with-papantoniou-deal

Sklavenitis Cyprus has announced the integration of Papantoniou Supermarkets into its network....

8. CBC projects 3% GDP growth in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cbc-projects-3-gdp-growth-in-2024

The Central Bank of Cyprus has revised its 2024 forecast for GDP growth to 3%, from 2.8% that was expected last March, mainly due to the upward revision of domestic demand, while it maintained its forecast for growth in the years 2025 and 2026, at 3.1% and 3.2%, respectively....

9. Delivery services halted for 4 hours in extreme heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delivery-services-halted-for-4-hours-in-extreme-heat

In response to an orange warning for extremely high temperatures, the Department of Labor Inspection (tee) of the Ministry of Labor and Social Insurance has mandated a halt to all outdoor heavy and moderate work between 12:00 and 16:00....

10. Vafeades confirms Qatar’s interest in Larnaca Marina development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vafeades-confirms-qatar-s-interest-in-larnaca-marina-development

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades announced on Thursday that Qatar and other international investors have shown interest in the development of Larnaca Port and Marina. ...

11. Over 4,000 fewer unemployed in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/over-4-000-fewer-unemployed-in-cyprus

Cyprus is rejoicing as the latest figures from the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat) reveal a significant boost in its labor market, with the unemployment rate plummeting to a joyful 6% in the first quarter of 2024....

12. Government employment surges by 5.2% in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-employment-surges-by-5-2-in-2024

Government employment surged by 5.2% in the first four months of 2024, reaching a total of 54,837 individuals, according to data released Monday by the Statistical Service. By April 2024, the number climbed further to 55,253, revealing a breakdown of personnel across various sectors....

13. Global talent crisis: Desire for international experience skyrockets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/global-talent-crisis-desire-for-international-experience-skyrockets

EY survey shows 75% of employers do not have fully developed mobility functions vital for meeting modern business and talent demands....

14. Foreign students welcomed into labor market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/foreign-students-welcomed-into-labor-market

Labour Minister Yiannis Panagiotou announced on Tuesday the government's decision to enhance foreign students' access to the labor market, citing its significance in the country's development planning...

15. Cyprus welcomes foreign workers amidst hotel staffing crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-foreign-workers-amidst-hotel-staffing-crisis

The accord forged by the Ministry of Labour alongside employer and trade union representatives to tackle workforce shortages, especially prevalent......

16. Agreement reached on foreign worker policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agreement-reached-on-foreign-worker-policy

In a significant development, all social partners have come to an agreement regarding the participation of foreign workers in Cyprus' labor market. Labour and Social Partners Minister Yannis Panagiotou announced the breakthrough, highlighting the importance of cooperation among stakeholders in addressing challenges facing the job market....

17. WHO introduces SARAH

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-introduces-sarah

The World Health Organization (WHO) is venturing into the realm of artificial intelligence (AI) to disseminate health information worldwide through a human-like avatar....

18. Workplace harassment hits 1 in 3, EU report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workplace-harassment-hits-1-in-3-eu-report-finds

A third of sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said at an event organised by Cyprus Workers......

19. 2,540 Ukrainian refugees denied protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-540-ukrainian-refugees-denied-protection

About 2,540 Ukrainian refugees have been suspended from temporary protection in the Netherlands since March 4, 2024. They are now forced to seek safety in the country or leave. ...

20. Can high-speed trains boost birth rates in South Korea?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-high-speed-trains-boost-birth-rates-in-south-korea

In a bold move to combat its plummeting birth rates, South Korea has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative: the Great Train eXpress (GTX)....

21. Tractors block streets with beets and manure in EU protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tractors-block-streets-with-beets-and-manure-in-eu-protest

Farmers threw beets, sprayed manure at police and set hay alight on Tuesday as hundreds of tractors again sealed off streets close to the European Union headquarters, where agriculture ministers sought to ease a crisis that has led to months of protests across the 27-member bloc....

22. Cabinet allocates €11.7M for training and job opportunities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-allocates-€11-7m-for-training-and-job-opportunities

The cabinet greenlit two initiatives on Wednesday aimed at bolstering employment and training opportunities for 1,265 individuals who are currently unemployed....

23. Eurobank expands to India via Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurobank-expands-to-india-via-cyprus

Eurobank, a leading Greek financial institution, is poised to establish a representative office in Mumbai, India's bustling financial hub, signaling its strategic foray into the Indian market. ...

24. CyStat: Gender disparities persist in workforce

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cystat-gender-disparities-persist-in-workforce

Although women make up the majority of the workforce in Cyprus, they are still paid significantly less than men, according to data published in a Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat) infographic on the occasion of International Women's Day....

25. The €623 million windfall from Cyprus' shipping industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-€623-million-windfall-from-cyprus-shipping-industry

Kathimerini reporter Andreas Karamitas dives into the heartbeat of Cyprus' economy - the shipping industry. In a revealing exploration, discover how this vital sector pumped a staggering €623 million into the real economy solely through ship management in 2023. ...

26. Deloitte reveals the top human capital trends and challenges for 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/deloitte-reveals-the-top-human-capital-trends-and-challenges-for-2024

Deloitte’s annual ''Global Human Capital Trends'' report identifies the most pressing issues for organisations, leaders and workers....

27. Employers face legal action if menopausal women's needs ignored

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/employers-face-legal-action-if-menopausal-women-s-needs-ignored

In a bid to address workplace challenges faced by menopausal women, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has issued guidance asserting that employers may face legal consequences if they fail to make ''reasonable adjustments.''...

28. SAFE BULKERS Inc launches deck officer training scholarship program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/safe-bulkers-inc-launches-deck-officer-training-scholarship-program

In a bid to foster interest in maritime professions among young individuals and align with environmental, social, and corporate governance goals, Polly Hatzioannou's company, SAFE BULKERS Inc., has announced the initiation of the Deck Officer Training Scholarship program....

29. New award recognizes leaders advancing gender equality in maritime sector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-award-recognizes-leaders-advancing-gender-equality-in-maritime-sector

The Council of Ministers, responding to a proposal by Deputy Minister of Shipping Marina Hadjimanolis, established an award today to recognize industry executives whose actions fortify efforts to advance gender equality within the shipping sector. ...

30. Growth in women's roles in science and engineering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/growth-in-women-s-roles-in-science-and-engineering

Women made up 44% of the science and engineering workforce in Cyprus in 2022, a trend that aligns with the EU average of 41%, according to Eurostat data released on the UN's International Day of Women and Girls in Science....

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