Many active and committed volunteers are given too little direction. This is not only a problem for the organizations they work for but also for the volunteers themselves, said Dr Karin Kreutzer, Professor of Social Business at EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht. On Volunteer Day on Thursday, 5 December she is speaking out in favour of a more professional approach: "Although volunteers give their spare time, the work they do should not be confused with spare time."
Thanks to the press coverage surrounding Uli Hoeness, tax evasion is a hotly debated issue. The energy turnaround played a key role in the coalition negotiations between the CDU and SPD, and in the light of the NSA scandal consumers are asking themselves: Is mobile payment really safe. The contribution legal practitioners can make to this and other current discussions were the topic of the 2nd Symposium "Perspectives of Business Law" that took place mid-November on EBS Law School campus.