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Retailers seek certainty when implementing new rules for energy labels 23 March 2017, 20:29 CET
Retailers and wholesalers are pleased with the simplification of energy labelling rules agreed by the European Parliament and the Council, allowing consumers to make better purchasing choices. But they warned that inconsistent or too rigid application of the rules could cause confusion and uncertainty.

Why it's important to always check your payslip 23 March 2017, 18:30 CET
We all do it; look at the figure at the bottom of the payslip and ignore the rest of it. Some of us don't even go that far, and just wait for the money to go into our account.

Greece Ablaze with Protest against Austerity Procedures 23 March 2017, 15:42 CET
Greece is ablaze in protest against austerity measures imposed by the European Union.

How safe is Europe's 'ultra-safe' aviation industry? 23 March 2017, 13:35 CET
Under this – slightly provocative – question Members of the European Parliament, researchers and pilots gathered on 22 March for a breakfast debate in the Parliament. Hosted by MEPs Agnes Jongerius (S&D) and Georges Bach (EPP) – they examined the key findings of the recent 'Safety Culture in European Aviation' study by the London School of Economics (LSE) and EUROCONTROL.

Britain Ready to Move from the European Union This Month 22 March 2017, 20:25 CET
There has been a lot of talk regarding the fact that Britain wants to leave the European Union. This could be one of the most important negotiations to happen in decades and the process is reportedly going to start this month.

Nature secret weapon in fight for better health 22 March 2017, 00:30 CET
As the world marks the international day of forests, researchers find that failing to provide access to nature to deprived communities could entrench health inequality.

Some FAQs about SEO 20 March 2017, 14:10 CET
Search Engine Optimization is more and more important in terms of ranking and searches. Let’s see what it means, what role it does have in terms of optimization and why, if you are a small business owner you will also get profit from its advantages.

Business owners use influencer marketing to expand the company's reaches 20 March 2017, 13:39 CET
Business promotion and marketing play a big role in the development of a startup, all the way to enterprise level.

Getting Started With Public Relations is The First Step to Success 20 March 2017, 13:18 CET
Public relations can be defined as the process of combining both art and science in order to establish as well as promote favourable relations between a business and the public. Irrespective of the fact of a business promoting various products such as tech, lifestyle products or is just trying to jumpstart a product of service, public relations is the key to success when it comes to promoting efficiently.

Virtual Reality Casino Games - the last word in the gambling business 19 March 2017, 19:37 CET
Lots of people today are talking about Virtual Reality Casino Games - the last word in the gambling business. The entire industry is in the process of adding more virtual reality gaming options and giving people the opportunity to actually play their favorite casino games in a format that would have seemed impossible only a short time ago.

What Do B2B Customers Want in the Competitive Digital Age? 17 March 2017, 15:49 CET
To excel in the ever-changing digital age, a B2B organisation must move towards strong customer focus, service orientation and supply chain management, which will allow a business to maintain a competitive edge in their industry.

Tips for Start-ups Exporting Beyond the EU - Hidden Costs to Consider 17 March 2017, 15:07 CET
With all the talk of what will happen when the UK exits the EU, new companies are beginning to become concerned over whether or not a free trade agreement will enable them to continue cost effective trading between EU member states and the UK.

Call to stop patents on beer 16 March 2017, 19:05 CET
32 civil society organisations started Wednesday a public appeal to politicians and demand that effective prohibitions are put in place to stop the granting of patents on plants and animals derived from conventional breeding.

Online casino operators targeting Europe as a main market 14 March 2017, 15:41 CET
Europe is a very big continent with huge potential for online gaming. Because of this, internet casinos are somehow focused on this market to take advantage of the lucrative opportunities which it presents to them. In fact, many online casinos now operate from Europe with a lot of ease because laws on gambling are generally not restrictive like in the US.

China divides the EU and U.S. with visions of unlimited dumping possibilities 13 March 2017, 16:42 CET
Applying a "divide et impera" strategy, China yesterday notified the WTO of a panel request against the EU with the aim to be treated as a market economy in anti-dumping procedures, a treatment which would essentially render those measures useless to counteract dumped imports from China.

Gender equality boosts economic growth 09 March 2017, 23:52 CET
If the EU stepped up its efforts to improve gender equality, more jobs would be created, GDP per capita would increase and society would be able to adjust better to the challenges related to the ageing population. These are the main results of a new study by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), launched on the occasion of international women’s day on 8 March 2017.

EU-China trade deficit massively unbalanced: EUR 175 billion 09 March 2017, 23:47 CET
Final figures from Eurostat show that the 2016 EU trade deficit with China remains severely unbalanced at almost €175 billion Euros. The 2016 EU trade deficit with China is almost on par with the record high of 2015 which equates to around seven million containers that arrive fully loaded in Europe and go back to China empty.

ECB cash injections for polluters must stop, 70 NGOs demand 08 March 2017, 23:20 CET
Ahead of the European Central Bank's monthly monetary policy meeting, 70 European civil society organisations call on the bank to stop aggravating climate change through its opaque ‘quantitative easing’ investments in polluting industries.

EU renews its climate diplomacy push 08 March 2017, 00:27 CET
EU foreign affairs ministers agreed today to put climate objectives at heart of EU security and foreign policies. CAN Europe welcomes the initiative and calls on EU diplomats to lead the fight to achieve deeper emission cuts to limit warming to below 1.5°C in line with the Paris Agreement.

Creating a more satisfied workforce across the EU 07 March 2017, 15:46 CET
Whether you live in London and are subjected to those long, dreaded commutes, or if you reside in Italy, where your offices overlook the Colosseum, or vineyards and olive farms, employees are still subject to feeling those workplace blues.

How to Pay for an Unexpected Bill 07 March 2017, 15:41 CET
Unexpected bills can play havoc with your finances, as you may struggle to find the money you need to pay for a household repair, forgotten bill or financial obligation. We are therefore providing some helpful tips on how to pay for an unexpected bill.

How Brexit Has Affected UK Business Habits 03 March 2017, 22:23 CET
In June of last year, the outcome of the Brexit vote rocked the country and UK residents waited months as the government delayed triggering Article 50, despite much media interest and calls from pro-Brexit parties to begin the negotiations.

EU Industry Day: AEGIS Europe calls on policy-makers to stop further manufacturing job losses 01 March 2017, 19:59 CET
As the European Commission launches 'EU Industry Day' with an agenda focussed on supporting European industry, AEGIS Europe called on policy-makers to develop an action plan that delivers industrial jobs and growth.

Why UK Businesses Must Still Comply With EU Data Laws 01 March 2017, 18:11 CET
Even before negotiations with the EU have even begun, the spectre of a so-called 'hard Brexit' is impacting negatively on UK growth and the nations economic outlook.

EU countries propose limited reform of EU climate policy 28 February 2017, 23:57 CET
EU Environment Ministers meeting in Brussels today have reached an agreement on the revision of the Emission Trading System (ETS) for the next decade.

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