In 2020, healthcare systems around the world were heavily tested, with governments increasing their spending to provide the best services possible. As we enter 2021, many of us will be conscious about our health. Lenstore’s research reveals which countries are spending the most on their healthcare per capita but one question remains – how much does your government care about you?
Graduates are facing a dearth of opportunities in the labour market, as jobs aimed at university leavers have plunged by almost a quarter compared to pre-pandemic levels, while paid internships have declined by 41%1. England’s universities are due to reopen for face-to-face learning next week, but final year students entering the home straight of their courses are set to graduate into a decidedly chilly jobs market. An analysis of vacancies aimed at new graduates on Indeed shows postings are down almost a quarter (24%) compared to this time in 2019, and 13% down on 2020. Meanwhile, postings for paid internship roles have fallen by 41% compared to 2019, and remain 35% down on last year.
The European country with the fifth highest average salary for Paralegal is Germany, at €57,337. The European country fifth from the bottom for the average yearly salary is Portugal, with a yearly average salary of 26,842 euros. Fourth from the bottom is the Czech Republic (€22,643) and third from the bottom is Poland (€19,572). The second-lowest paid country for Paralegal jobs is Romania, with an average yearly salary of €12,369, whilst the lowest paid country for Paralegal jobs is Russia, at only €7,984 as an average yearly salary.
Coding is the fastest growing profession in the UK by numbers of employees, and there are now more than 600,000 developers working in the private sector, according to research by developer recruitment platform CodinGame. Analysis of the most up-to-date ONS business population data1 reveals that the number of computer programmers working for private companies has increased by 74,000 in the past three years, from 536,000 to 610,000. A third (196,000) of those developers are employed by large companies. However, just under 300,000 programmers are working in micro and small businesses.
When it comes to gender equality in the workplace, Scandinavian countries have traditionally led the charge on progressive policies. However, a new study conducted by for International Women’s Day has unearthed some surprising new findings! By evaluating a variety of factors that contribute to women’s success in the workforce, Reboot Online created a points-based index that determined which European countries offer the best prospects for female professionals. Which country in Europe is the best for women to work in?
The pandemic has made clear how important are elderly people in our society. Not just their knowledge and experience are what counts, but also their courage and mindfulness have been a reference for us. In countries like Spain old people participate in social life, independent from the pandemic. In Madrid, they go to the theatre and restaurants, many times hand in hand with their couple.