Whether the chemical company Bayer or Volkswagen – several German companies were or are confronted with expensive class actions in the USA. But that’s not the only liability risk for companies. According to an analysis by Allianz, companies are confronted with increasing liability risks – particularly through class actions and recalls. InContinue Reading

Good news for short-time workers: the state is increasing payments and allowing more additional earnings. And those who do well can get even more out of it. The most important tips and tricks. Due to the Corona crisis, the number of short-time working in Germany is reaching unprecedented levels. According to calculations byContinue Reading

A scientific experiment on unconditional basic income is starting in Germany. How does the project differ from previous ones – and what insights can it bring? The concept of an unconditional basic income is hotly debated. Proponents praise it as a humane alternative to Hartz IV that makes us all freer and happier. Critics seeContinue Reading

Even the largest burger empires in the world started out small. The podcast “Battle of the Companies” tells of the rapid rise and tough competition from McDonald’s and Burger King. You can find a McDonald’s shop almost anywhere in the world today. But the fast food revolution, about which the new season of the podcast “BattleContinue Reading

Berlin Working in Germany has become more expensive in the second quarter than it has been in at least 24 years. The labor costs per hour worked between April and June were 5.1 percent higher than a year earlier, as the Federal Statistical Office announced on Tuesday. “This is the highest year-on-year increase that hasContinue Reading