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24-04-2013

EFSI welcomes 2 new members !

BHDU (Germany) and Sosiaalialan Työnantajat (Finland) became EFSI's Oberserver members.Read more...

22-03-2013

Commission urges Member States to ratify ILO Convention No 189 on domestic work

On the 21st of March 2013, the European Commission issued a proposal for a Council Decision authorizing Member States to ratify the ILO Convention on decent work for domestic workers. Read more...

13-02-2013

EFSI welcomes the EP call for the European Year for Reconciling Work and Family Life

As a member of the EY2014 Alliance, EFSI calls on the President of the European Commission to designate 2014 as the European Year for Reconciling Work and Family Life. Read more...

08-02-2013

Reduced VAT rates are an important tool to support the development of PHS

On the 6th of February, EFSI sent a letter to the European Commissioner for Taxation, Algirdas Šemeta, in order to emphasize the positive effect of reduced VAT rates on growth and jobs in the personal and household services sector. Read more...

30-01-2013

An unemployed person costs between €18,008 and €33,443 a year, a new report reveals

To face this rising unemployment, the European Commission identified personal and household services as a promising sector. Read more...

22-01-2013

Personal and household services at the forefront !

A European Conference on personal and household services will be held in Brussels on the 30th and 31th of January. Read more...

26-11-2012

France : housework and care account for 33% of GDP

INSEE published a report measuring and evaluating the value of domestic production. Read more...