Deutsche Bank is considering short-time working

“At the operational level, the bank is preparing for such scenarios.” As of today, however, there was no short-time working within the institute. Individual Volksbanks and Raiffeisenbanks are also considering registering short-time benefits. “Wherever it can not be avoided, cooperative banks take this step to preserve jobs,” said a spokeswoman for the Federal Association of […]

Home office is an insurance risk for employees

Frankfurt The pretty brick center of the Zurich Germany in Cologne-Deutz is largely orphaned. As of this week, practically the entire company with around 4600 employees has been working in the home office. The insurer is not an isolated case. Because of the corona virus, more and more German companies are sending their employees home […]

Up to 15,000 euros help for solo self-employed and small businesses

Self-employed In the corona crisis, the self-employed are also feeling the economic impact. (Photo: dpa) Berlin Small businesses and the self-employed are to receive emergency aid of up to 15,000 euros as a result of the corona crisis. This emerges from a draft law “Corona emergency aid for small businesses and the self-employed”, which is […]

Corona crisis. This is how four top hoteliers want to master the crisis

Dusseldorf Missing guests, empty beds and chairs, closed national borders: Small and medium-sized businesses in the catering and hotel industry, but also the luxury chains are currently in a financial coma, state the regional associations of the German Hotel and Restaurant Association (DEHOGA). Since the cancellation of the international tourism exchange at the beginning of […]

Corona virus: How home office can work

Dusseldorf In many offices, it is currently as empty as it is shortly after New Year: Numerous companies send employees to their home office for fear of the corona virus. So had SAP After an infection, a location in Saarland with 800 jobs was closed indefinitely. Axel too Springer tightened the precautionary measures on Thursday […]

How a health insurer helped Webasto fight the virus

Munich A few weeks apart, Oliver Schoeller speaks of a litmus test for his company. Occupational health management at Gothaer Krankenversicherung is seen as an important growth area in the future. However, there had never been a case like the one that suddenly hit the Cologne insurer on January 19. What happened? The first positive […]

Ex-developer of Google robot cars fined

Anthony Levandowski Uber, the agent in Uber’s self-driving car program, is said to have stolen Google’s business secrets. (Photo: AP) San Francisco One of the leading experts in the development of self-driving cars must be his former employer Google pay a fine of $ 179 million. That was decided by a court in San Francisco […]

Deutsche Bank: bonus disappointment for employees

Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing The top manager prepares his team for painful cuts in bonuses. (Photo: Bloomberg) Frankfurt For the employees of the German bank It is one of the most important days of the year: on Wednesday you will finally find out how high your bonuses are for the past year. “Letter Day” […]

Companies use employees as influencers

Dusseldorf More than 90,000 contributions in twelve years – Sascha Pallenberg is one of them Twitter almost to inventory. He posts, shares and likes in chords. His tweets are about sustainability, urban planning and new technology – not least since Pallenberg launched the blog in 2012 and expanded it to become a successful industry […]

Companies are preparing themselves for quarantine

Dusseldorf German companies are preparing for the further spread of the corona virus with great concern. After the management consultancy Ernest & Young initially sent 1,500 colleagues home after an employee was infected, the corporations on the Rhine and Ruhr in particular are arming themselves for quarantine measures in headquarters and business premises. Companies have […]