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Dienstag, 24. September 2013

irishexaminer.com: Financial strains - Employees are sick with worry - It may not surprise anyone who has experienced the cold wind of Ireland’s austerity regime that 91% of employees are stressed over the state of their finances and worry constantly about how to get by.

More than 40% of those surveyed admitted that they are not in control of their finances, with 67% unable to plan ahead or save for emergencies. This is a horrifying scenario and should inform the Government — and, in particular, Finance Minister Michael Noonan — when deciding the final shape of next month’s budget.

Mein Blog befasst sich in einem umfassenden Sinn mit dem Verhältnis von Wissen, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft. Ein besonderes Augenmerk richte ich dabei auf die Aktivitäten des Medien- und Dienstleistungskonzern Bertelsmann und der Bertelsmann Stiftung.