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22 May 2014, 17:09 CET

Tax dodgers under fire

Posted by Nick Prag at 17 November 2017, 00:15 CET |
Filed under: Tax

Luxleaks, the Panama Papers, and now the Paradise Papers. Enough tax dodging to build quite a few hospitals, schools and other infrastructure. Yet the speed and enthusiasm with which EU governments have rushed to tackle tax evasion and avoidance underwhelmed MEPs this week.

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The EU's move against innovation

Posted by Philip Stevens at 14 November 2017, 15:00 CET |

As the European Commission prepares to publish its long-awaited review of pharmaceutical innovation incentives, two major factors must steer its future policy direction.

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Funding Options for SMEs Post-Brexit

Posted by EUbusiness at 11 September 2017, 16:50 CET |
Filed under: Brexit, SMEs, Britain, Finance

It's widely accepted that Brexit will have a major impact on the British economy but the slow progress of negotiations and lack of clarity is leading to growing frustrations across the business community.

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Expert comment on taking 217 years to close the gender pay gap

Posted by Warwick Business School at 02 November 2017, 14:15 CET |
Filed under: Women, Employment, Social

Expert comment on the World Economic Forum by Marianna Fotaki, of Warwick Business School, Professor of Business Ethics, who researches gender diversity issues.

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Expert comment on a 'no-deal' Brexit

Posted by Warwick Business School at 23 October 2017, 14:15 CET |
Filed under: Brexit, Britain, Trade

Expert comment on a 'no-deal' Brexit by Nigel Driffield, of Warwick Business School, Professor of International Business, who has researched the impact of Brexit on inward investment.

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Expert comment on Amazon being ordered to pay back taxes by the EU

Posted by Warwick Business School at 05 October 2017, 14:15 CET |
Filed under: Tax, Competition

Expert comment on Amazon being ordered to pay back taxes by the EU from Louise Gracia, of Warwick Business School, who researches tax regulation.

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The resilience of European tourism

Posted by Nick Prag at 29 September 2017, 00:17 CET |
Filed under: Tourism

World Tourism Day on 27th September exists to foster awareness internationally of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. The UN designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

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Expert comment on Google appealing its £2.2bn EU fine

Posted by Warwick Business School at 13 September 2017, 13:30 CET |
Filed under: Consumer, Competition, Internet

Zhewei Zhang, of Warwick Business School, Assistant Professor of Information Systems and researches digital innovation and design, comments on Google appealing its £2.2bn EU fine.

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Expert comment on inefficient vacuum cleaners being banned by the EU

Posted by Warwick Business School at 06 September 2017, 23:42 CET |
Filed under: Environment, Energy, Consumer

Frederik Dahlmann, of Warwick Business School, Assistant Professor of Global Energy, a researcher into the low carbon economy, comments on inefficient vacuum cleaners being banned by the EU.

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Will Brexit be the Last Straw for UK Engineering?

Posted by Tom Brown at 17 August 2017, 18:00 CET |
Filed under: Brexit, Britain, Finance

Brexit is a potential disaster for UK engineering. 85% of Engineering Employers Federation members believe we should be in Europe, the world’s largest developed market, which buys nearly half our exports, and which is the only one we can serve economically with ‘Just in Time’ (JIT) delivery which is essential for many products.

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Are the German and Swiss exits of nuclear power an example to follow in Europe?

Posted by Laurence Daziano at 28 June 2017, 14:00 CET |
Filed under: Energy

In a referendum held last month, the Swiss have approved a new energy law that aims to replace nuclear power with renewable energies. After Germany and Italy, a third European country, using nuclear energy, decides to embark on a nuclear energy policy.

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EU's priority is a positive agenda for the 27, not Brexit

Posted by Nick Prag at 18 May 2017, 23:00 CET |

There was much talk this week of the beginning of a fightback against the populists in Europe.

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Who was celebrating Europe Day this year?

Posted by Nick Prag at 11 May 2017, 23:20 CET |
Filed under: Institutions

In the UK the only official Europe Day event took place in Scotland, which voted overwhelmingly to remain in the EU in last year's Brexit referendum. And a large EU flag was hung from Maidenhead Bridge near here.

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French elections threat to Europe's future

Posted by Nick Prag at 05 May 2017, 00:00 CET |
Filed under: Culture, France

A new museum of European history opens to the public on 6 May, a day before Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron play their final duel in the second round of the French presidential election.

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Time to revaluate the EU's relationship with Turkey

Posted by Nick Prag at 28 April 2017, 00:35 CET |
Filed under: Turkey

With concerns mounting over the state of democracy in Turkey, the European Parliament this week debated options for future relations with the long-standing candidate for EU membership.

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Fake news wins elections

Posted by Nick Prag at 21 April 2017, 12:15 CET |
Filed under: Media

As elections take centre stage in Europe, the issue of fake news and the proliferation of deliberate misinformation on the Internet become a central issue.

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Troubled times incite intolerance

Posted by Nick Prag at 09 March 2017, 17:15 CET |

International Women's Day Wednesday was an occasion for the EU to reaffirm its strong commitment to gender equality.

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Nuclear industry and globalization

Posted by Laurence Daziano at 08 March 2017, 23:21 CET |
Filed under: nuclear, Energy

At a time when plans for the construction of new nuclear power plants are multiplying throughout the world - in Europe, Asia, Russia and the Middle East - the nuclear industry is evolving: French restructuring, Toshiba’s financial difficulties, Rosatom's international expansion, participation of the Chinese industry with the British EPRs in Hinkley Point. All this shows that the nuclear industry, although very specific due to a very high capital intensity and a long-term duration, is undergoing transformations linked to globalization and the emergence of new powers.

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The European Commission Has Failed in its Fight against Food Waste

Posted by Tomas Zdechovsky at 01 March 2017, 17:00 CET |
Filed under: Food & Drink

Every year The European Union invests hundreds of millions of euros in development aid, fight against hunger and fight for fair trade practices all over the world.

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Solutions for Europe's future that the public can understand

Solutions for Europe's future that the public can understand

Posted by Nick Prag at 16 February 2017, 23:25 CET |
Filed under: Institutions

The European Parliament responded to the pressing challenges facing the EU by approving three resolutions Thursday which explored the future development of the EU.

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