EPR develops analysis and adovcacy on policy and initiatives at EU level that affect the social services sector. The social services sector as defined by the European Commission covers employment and training services, social housing, child care, long-term care and social assistance services.

EPR focuses on:

  • Job creation, recruitment and retention

:: Study co-commissioned with Social Services Europe members (2017)

:: Recommendations developed with Social Services Europe (2017)

  • Public procurement

:: Snapshot of the impact of public procurement on EPR members (2017)

  • Social investment in social services

:: Letter to the European Commission about the importance of social investment

EPR often works on these topics within the Social Services Europe network.