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Denmark is the country with the greatest increase in patent applications in Europe, shows the European Patent Office’s new annual report. It is particularly companies in the health sector who do the heavy lifting – along with VESTAS.
What should companies do about employees who work across the Danish-British border? Get answers from the Confederation of Danish Industry’s legal services department.
Exports hit a record high already in the first month of the year after sluggish growth in 2018. However, slowing global growth may give Danish export companies a run for their money when it comes to securing new orders, says DI’s senior analyst.
We generally don’t care where our employees come from, as long as they want to work and show up on time, writes Mads Ploug, CEO at Allan Ploug A/S, in an opinion piece about the labour shortage in skilled trade businesses.
Bladt Industries is ready for an American offshore wind venture with inherent challenges. Watch a video about how they build their several-hundred-tonne foundations.
International unrest creates uncertainty, and this impacts both companies and Denmark as a whole, says DI’s senior economist, Morten Granzau.
“Denmark is the pioneer that experts look at, when it comes to breaking with social heritage,” says the OECD Director, Stefano Scarpetta.
Although more immigrants are finding work, the percentage is still lower than for people of Danish origin. We must act quickly and help them with both training and jobs. That is the opinion of Deputy Chief Executive, Steen Nielsen.
“If we are to achieve the goal of a sustainable world by 2030, we need a critical mass of companies to get involved. That is why we are making every effort to increase knowledge of the business opportunities implicit in the sustainability agenda,”…
Rikke Krause is Managing Director of the Coloplast innovation factory in Espergærde. She is 31 years old. That makes her one of the few younger leaders among countless older ones. This Managing Director has no problem about not being genned up…