Is the Europass format CV widely used and accepted?
The Europass CV is not normally recognised by British employers. Several websites give good advice on completing CVs for the British job market, including the National Careers Service, Prospects AC and Monster.
Is there a preference for handwritten applications?
No, handwritten applications should be avoided unless they are requested in the advertisement.
Is it standard to include a photo on the CV?
No, neither should your date of birth be included.