Appendix to the Management Report
As an employer bound by collective wage agreements, NRW.BANK is obliged, under Section 22 of the German Equal Pay Act (Entgelttransparenzgesetz), to publish a report on equal treatment and equal pay every five years. The first report was published as part of the 2017 Financial Report. In accordance with the law, the next report will be published as part of the Financial Report for 2022.
Second wave dampens expectations
(04.11.2020) In view of the rising number of infections, companies in North Rhine-Westphalia are more sceptical about the future for the first time in five months. In October, however, they assessed their current situation as significantly better. As a result, the NRW.BANK.ifo Business Climate continued to improve overall, albeit not as dynamically as in the previous month.