EXPLAINED: Could people in Germany soon be working until the age of 68?

EXPLAINED: Could people in Germany soon be working until the age of 68?

A dramatic warning issued by an expert commission to the government has said that Germany faces a “financial shock” if it doesn’t raise its retirement age soon. So will we all have to work for longer in the near future?

Commuting: How many people in Germany travel to another federal state for work?

Commuting: How many people in Germany travel to another federal state for work?

Mental health: what are the warning signs international residents should look out for?
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Mental health: what are the warning signs international residents should look out for?

Will Germans get an extra public holiday as part of the Covid Easter shutdown?

Will Germans get an extra public holiday as part of the Covid Easter shutdown?

Why these European business owners are staying loyal to London
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Why these European business owners are staying loyal to London

German restaurant owner gives non-smoking employees extra holiday

German restaurant owner gives non-smoking employees extra holiday

Jobs: Germany poised to extend Kurzarbeit scheme

Jobs: Germany poised to extend Kurzarbeit scheme

Unemployment: Can Germany weather the coronavirus crisis without mass layoffs?

Unemployment: Can Germany weather the coronavirus crisis without mass layoffs?

More than three million people expected to be out of work in Germany this summer

More than three million people expected to be out of work in Germany this summer

German government set to introduce permanent ‘right to work from home’

German government set to introduce permanent ‘right to work from home’

Jobs: German unemployment falls in October

Jobs: German unemployment falls in October

How the commute to work in Germany is changing

How the commute to work in Germany is changing

‘Germany needs 500,000 new immigrants every year’

‘Germany needs 500,000 new immigrants every year’

How Germany is set to make it easier for non-EU skilled workers to enter the labour market
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How Germany is set to make it easier for non-EU skilled workers to enter the labour market

This is how much employees earn in Germany

This is how much employees earn in Germany

Do you really need to see a doctor to stay off work in Germany?
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Do you really need to see a doctor to stay off work in Germany?

Revealed: This is the extent of sexual harassment in Germany’s workplaces
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Revealed: This is the extent of sexual harassment in Germany’s workplaces

What you need to know about filing your tax return in Germany
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What you need to know about filing your tax return in Germany

The ‘compelling’ reason why Europe’s unicorns are choosing London
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The ‘compelling’ reason why Europe’s unicorns are choosing London

10 surprising things you never knew about FrankfurtRheinMain
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10 surprising things you never knew about FrankfurtRheinMain

These 10 facts prove London is still open for business
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These 10 facts prove London is still open for business

Estonia: As Nordic as the Nordics?
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Estonia: As Nordic as the Nordics?

Thousands more refugees are in jobs… because they’ve learned German

Thousands more refugees are in jobs… because they’ve learned German

What we could all learn from the German attitude to sickness
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What we could all learn from the German attitude to sickness

German Amazon employees strike for better pay, health conditions

German Amazon employees strike for better pay, health conditions

Working internationally? Share your experiences
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Working internationally? Share your experiences

German government predicts one million new jobs for next year

German government predicts one million new jobs for next year

Unemployment in Germany stays steady at historic low

Unemployment in Germany stays steady at historic low

Court rules that crunching another man’s nuts at work is sexual assault

Court rules that crunching another man’s nuts at work is sexual assault

Investment in Berlin startups jumped by €1 billion this year, study shows

Investment in Berlin startups jumped by €1 billion this year, study shows

Demand for employees in Germany reaches record high

Demand for employees in Germany reaches record high

These German cities offer the best work-life balance

These German cities offer the best work-life balance

Speak German? Want to work from home? Here’s a job for you
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Speak German? Want to work from home? Here’s a job for you

Social Democrats draft new ‘Canadian’ immigration law

Social Democrats draft new ‘Canadian’ immigration law

Germans least concerned about unemployment globally

Germans least concerned about unemployment globally

Immigrants create 1.3 million jobs in Germany: report

Immigrants create 1.3 million jobs in Germany: report

Six weird things I’ve learned working for Berlin startups

Six weird things I’ve learned working for Berlin startups

1 in 3 Germans doesn’t take holiday for fear of job loss

1 in 3 Germans doesn’t take holiday for fear of job loss

Why these women say wage transparency is not enough

Why these women say wage transparency is not enough

Germany ‘to block EU citizens from welfare for 5 years’

Germany ‘to block EU citizens from welfare for 5 years’

One in three firms plan to hire a refugee

One in three firms plan to hire a refugee

Is overtime robbing Germans of family, friends and rest?

Is overtime robbing Germans of family, friends and rest?

Germans prefer contentment to career and money

Germans prefer contentment to career and money

German jobless count falls below 2 million

German jobless count falls below 2 million

Refugees will struggle to find jobs, bank warns

Refugees will struggle to find jobs, bank warns

No end in sight to record low unemployment

No end in sight to record low unemployment

Delivery driver loses cool over sexy van ad

Delivery driver loses cool over sexy van ad

Unemployment level stays at record low

Unemployment level stays at record low

Fitting in with Germans key to finding work

Fitting in with Germans key to finding work

Technology clouds line between work and play

Technology clouds line between work and play

Unemployment hovers at historic low

Unemployment hovers at historic low

Industry bosses want to give refugees jobs

Industry bosses want to give refugees jobs

Germany falls behind neighbours in hourly pay

Germany falls behind neighbours in hourly pay

Church fires woman for secret porn career

Church fires woman for secret porn career

Getting the work-life balance right

Getting the work-life balance right

Merkel backs equal pay transparency law

Merkel backs equal pay transparency law

Employees feel workloads ‘out of control’

Employees feel workloads ‘out of control’

Bringing positivity to German workplaces

Bringing positivity to German workplaces

German women earn 21.6 percent less than men

German women earn 21.6 percent less than men

Doctors say you should write your own sick note

Doctors say you should write your own sick note

A portrait of Germany in ten statistics

A portrait of Germany in ten statistics

Who’s studying the most (and least) in Germany?

Who’s studying the most (and least) in Germany?

What you can get out of a German job expo

What you can get out of a German job expo

Germans work most overtime in Europe

Germans work most overtime in Europe

Few workers in on new visa rules

Few workers in on new visa rules

Labour minister calls for ‘anti-stress law’

Labour minister calls for ‘anti-stress law’

Can you start work later after World Cup games?

Can you start work later after World Cup games?

Elderly German workers just keep on going

Elderly German workers just keep on going

Ten things you should do in a German office

Ten things you should do in a German office

Berlin struggles to find successful migrants

Berlin struggles to find successful migrants

Half of Germans have ‘never pulled a sicky’

Half of Germans have ‘never pulled a sicky’

Poorer pensioners forced to work into 70’s

Poorer pensioners forced to work into 70’s

Part-time work ‘makes men ill’

Part-time work ‘makes men ill’

Job centre Facebook spying ‘is illegal’

Job centre Facebook spying ‘is illegal’

Eight things that make Germans happy

Eight things that make Germans happy

Working on the move increases malware risk

Working on the move increases malware risk

Study: half of overtime worked unpaid

Study: half of overtime worked unpaid

Most Germans would keep job after lotto win

Most Germans would keep job after lotto win

Court: speedy student must pay fees

Court: speedy student must pay fees

Bonking bankers get horny in the high-rise

Bonking bankers get horny in the high-rise

Work ciggie break ban idea hits opposition

Work ciggie break ban idea hits opposition

Germans work less than southern Europeans, study says

Germans work less than southern Europeans, study says

Firefighters most trusted profession, faith in priests slides

Firefighters most trusted profession, faith in priests slides

Finding company when you’re a freelancer

Finding company when you’re a freelancer

Southwestern workers take less sick leave

Southwestern workers take less sick leave

Künast calls inequality in top jobs unconstitutional

Künast calls inequality in top jobs unconstitutional

‘Mini-jobs’ work against families, study finds

‘Mini-jobs’ work against families, study finds

Workers need to unplug, survey finds

Workers need to unplug, survey finds

Women’s equality stronger in former east, study finds

Women’s equality stronger in former east, study finds

More German workers suffer burnout

More German workers suffer burnout

German unemployment increased in March

German unemployment increased in March

More Germans ‘doping’ to enhance workplace performance

More Germans ‘doping’ to enhance workplace performance

Frankfurt gets flexible over working hours

Frankfurt gets flexible over working hours

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German workers dream of career switch: study

Kurzarbeit: Germany extends reduced hours work scheme

Kurzarbeit: Germany extends reduced hours work scheme