White papers

Engaging, thoughtful and practical pieces produced by FedEE® staff covering issues of concern for multinational HR professionals. These papers are offered in addition to the guidance notes we provide in our member-only knowledgebase. We will also consider guest contributions.

FedEE Guidance on COVID-19: Key European Countries. Please return as updated daily. ***

FedEE Employer Q&A on COVID-19: Answers to the most common questions posed to us about the current pandemic.

FedEE Categories for viral risk: The inherent nature of jobs and their suitability to operating remotely.

Salary reduction clauses: Sample contractual clauses to facilitate salary reductions and/or temporary layoffs due to the COVID-19 related crisis.

HR Policy Checklist: Some useful tips on how to write an HR policy.

Dealing With Downturns: FedEE guide to living with recessions.

Data Retention in Personnel: A review of the data protection and other statutory limits in selected countries.

The Story of Four Weeks Leave: Why does the European Union require employees to be given a minimum of four weeks annual leave? 

Trades Union Across the World: The principal union organisations operating in different countries.

Belt and Road Guide to Western Management Methods (in Mandarin Chinese).

Wellness Policy: An illustration of a policy that incorporates a special section for HIV/AIDS.

How HR can stand up to the next downturn: Published in HR Magazine.