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EU before Brexit – looking underneath the headlines


Data from eurostat puts the number of unemployment in the Euro area at 16 million in 2016, close to 10% of its population aged between 18 and 74 years of age. This is equivalent to the entire population of the Netherlands or 8 times the population of Paris. Clearly, the number of Europeans struggling on a daily basis is much higher than the official figure coming from the eurostat. This is because any person that works at least one hour per week is considered to be employed. The failure to consistently reduce… Read more

Management and Marketing Consulting Market Faces Competition From In-house Specialists


  Despite continuing financial and economic uncertainty impacting the global economy, management & marketing consulting continues to grow in 2011, with only Japan declining of the major markets. The global market expanded by 6.2% in 2011, to reach a value of $301.1 billion, indicating a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.6% in the period 2007-2011. Growth in this period was primarily driven by the Americas and the Middle East and Africa, who achieved the largest CAGRs in 2007-2011. The Americas contains the single largest consulting market, the United States,… Read more