Here you can download reports, briefings and position papers by Social Services Europe.
2020: Third-Country Social and Care Service Professionals: Unlocking the job creation potential of Social Services
2018: Improving work-life balance: from social service provision to decent policies
2017: Recruitment & Retention in Social Services: Unlocking the Sector's Job Creation Potential
December 2022: SSE Letter to the EC on “Actions and investments needed to support social service providers to address the increased energy costs and the cost-of-living crisis”
March 2022: SSE Open Letter to EU Institutions on Situation in Ukraine
August 2020: Recommendations to EU institutions negotiations on the next MFF
October 2015: Recommendations to the Annual Growth Survey 2016
September 2015 Letter supporting Europe 2020 Strategy
May 2018: Briefing paper on the Communication from the Commission on enabling the digital transformation of health and care in the Digital Single Market
May 2018: Briefing paper on the report of the High-Level Task Force on Investing in Social Infrastructure in Europe
February 2018: Briefing paper on the Communication from the Commission on the Multiannual Financial Framework post-2020
November 2016: Role of social service providers in the integration of migrants
October 2016: What Opportunities for Social Services in the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF)
May 2014: Manifesto for the European Elections 2014
May 2014: Assessment of the new EU Directive on Public Procurement
July 2012: Social Innovation: The role of Social Service Providers
July 2012: Response to the EU Commission Public Consultation "Exploiting the employment potential of personal and household services"
April 2012: Job creation potential in the Health and Social Service Sector - 5 Million new jobs before 2017!
March 2012: On the proposal for a Directive on Public Procurement (COM)2011/896
Position Papers & Statements
April 2022: SSE Proposals for the Implementation of the Social Economy Action Plan - From Ambition to Implementation
February 2022: Social Services Europe Statement for the Informal Ministerial Meeting on Social Economy, 17 February 2022, Paris
February 2022: Social Services Europe Position and Briefing Note on a Statute for European Cross-Border Associations and Non-Profit Organisations
December 2021: Social Services Europe Statement on the Social Economy Action Plan
December 2021: Social Services Europe Statement on EC Guide "Buying Social"
May 2021: Social Services Europe issues Statement on the Porto Social Summit
May 2021: Social Services Europe issues Statement on European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan
June 2020: COVID-19 and Social Services: What role for the EU?
February 2019: Improving work-life balance. Policy recommendations.
April 2018: Towards the Implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights – the Role of Social Services.
March 2018: Enabling social services through the Multiannual Financial Framework post-2020: a European Imperative.
April 2013: Response to the Social Investment Package
April 2012: Initial Position on the proposal for a Directive on Public Procurement (COM)2011/896
October 2022: SSE Contribution to the EC call for evidence on an EC proposal for a legislative initiative on cross-border activities of associations
September 2022: SSE Contribution to the EC Call for Evicence for a Commission Proposal for a Council Recommendation on Social Economy Framework Conditions
July 2022: SSE Contribution to the EC Consultation on exemptions for small amounts of state aid (de minimis aid)
February 2022: SSE Contribution to EC Consultation on a Roadmap/Evidence Collection on European Care Strategy
April 2021: Social Services Europe's contribution to the EC consultation on the Roadmap for the Social Economy Action Plan
April 2021: Social Services Europe's contribution to the EC consultation on the Green Paper Ageing
December 2020: Social Services Europe's contribution to the EC consultation on the Action Plan for the European Pillar of Social Rights
February 2018: Social Service's Europe answers to the Public Consultation the scope and structure of a European Commission Guide on Socially Responsible Public Procurement.
November 2016: Social Services Europe's Contribution to the EC Consultation on the EU Pillar of Social Rights