The EU Commission issues a communication on criteria for the compatibility analysis of training State aid cases subject to individual notification

"State aid for training: criteria for compatibility analysis in notifiable cases"*I. Background Training usually has a positive impact on society as a whole because it increases the pool of skilled workers from which firms can draw. So it improves the competitiveness of the economy and promotes a knowledge society capable of embracing more innovative developments. However, employees are free to change employers. A company’s training efforts may then end up benefiting one of its rivals. This is particularly true of training in skills that are transferable between firms. Employers may therefore be reluctant to provide the socially desirable level of training. State aid may step in here and help to create additional incentives for employers to provide training. The Commission is

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  • European Commission Representation in Spain

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Juergen Foecking, The EU Commission issues a communication on criteria for the compatibility analysis of training State aid cases subject to individual notification, 11 August 2009, e-Competitions August 2009, Art. N° 35013

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