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European Bicycle Manufacturers Association files EU anti-dumping complaint to stop the dumping of Chinese e-bikes 02 October 2017, 16:03 CET
Moreno Fioravanti, Secretary General at the European Bicycle Manufacturers Association (EBMA) announced: "Dumped Chinese e-bikes are flooding the EU market. European e-bikes are undercut and overwhelmed in their home market by heavily subsidised, illegally dumped Chinese e-bikes sold below their cost of production."

CIUS welcomes the End of the Sugar and Isoglucose Quota Regime as a step in the right direction 29 September 2017, 18:26 CET
CIUS, the European Sugar Users, welcomes the end to market-distorting sugar production quotas. They have for too long, hampered the competitiveness of the European sugar-using food and drink industries.

Will Brexit have an effect on importing goods? 29 September 2017, 17:31 CET
With Brexit negotiations underway, and the stalling process meaning trade negotiations are consistently being pushed back, many businesses and individuals are questioning whether or not Brexit is going to have a major impact on importing goods.

Going Global: The 4 Key Components of a Digital Marketing Strategy 29 September 2017, 13:25 CET
In the digital age, it has never been easier for your business to go global.

The Impact of Brexit on Foreign Property Markets 28 September 2017, 18:11 CET
While the majority of discussions over how Brexit is likely to affect Brits have been based around employment and the cost of living, there’s also been some concern over how it will affect those looking to invest in foreign property.

Commission's position on tackling illegal content online is contradictory and dangerous for free speech 28 September 2017, 15:39 CET
Today, on 28 September, the European Commission published its long-awaited Communication "Tackling Illegal Content Online". This follows a leaked copy we previously analysed.

NEW SURVEY: Nearly Two-Thirds of Brits Want to Keep EU Chemical Safety Standards After Brexit 28 September 2017, 15:34 CET
Nearly two-thirds (63%) of British citizens, including 62% of Leave voters - believe that there should be no reduction in regulatory standards that protect people and the environment from potentially harmful chemicals when the UK leaves the EU, according to a new poll conducted on behalf of SumOfUs and CHEM Trust by GQR Research.

How the gambling industry is creating more jobs 28 September 2017, 15:29 CET
The art of gambling is forever growing in popularity and more customers means not only more revenue but also more work for casino big wigs and more opportunities, hence, gambling really is big business.

Rule of law must not be sacrificed in fight against illegal content online 28 September 2017, 14:18 CET
EU lawmakers must not sacrifice the rule of law to advance the fight against illegal content online, EuroISPA warned today as the European Commission published its new guidelines on notice & action.

Staying Healthy While Travelling For Business 28 September 2017, 13:08 CET
For business purposes or not, travelling abroad is always exciting, especially when you’re travelling to places that you've never been to before. However, work is stressful, and if you’re away on business for a long time, it can be easy to slip into an unhealthy routine.

Wireless burst detection system creates cost savings 28 September 2017, 12:11 CET
Elfab, a leading manufacturer of bursting discs, has included the WirelessHART™ burst detection system into its innovative and expansive product range.

10 Marketing Strategies Which Will Transform Your Business 26 September 2017, 15:44 CET
There are myriad reasons for deciding to look at different marketing strategies. It might be that you're a big business trying to maintain stability, or you could be a growing business in search of customers and clients, or else you could be a small business or startup looking how to kick things off. You might not even have got that far yet – whatever your situation is, you should be learning everything you can about the inner workings of marketing.

Measuring the Importance of Data Analysis in Today's Business Climate 25 September 2017, 18:51 CET
There have been a lot of changes happening in the market this past couple of years. After Brexit and the current UK-EU negotiations, changes in the US foreign trade policies, and improvements to EU regulations, it is necessary for businesses across Europe to make adjustments in order to stay ahead of the market.

Eurelectric: Let's copy-paste Poland's coal strategy across Europe 25 September 2017, 17:02 CET
This morning, Eurelectric's long-awaited report was leaked to Politico. The report is written to fight against Commission proposals to restrict capacity payment subsidies to coal plants. This is not a surprise, it is Eurelectric's main sore point of the Commission’s whole Clean Energy Package. But report goes further: Eurelectric's vision of coal is so scary that it will surely give the Commission more confidence to progress with safeguards on capacity payments.

Three Reasons to Consider Moving Your MBA Studies to Europe 22 September 2017, 17:04 CET
Does your career plan include working your way up to the top and becoming a hugely effective and influential business leader, manager, or entrepreneur? If so, then studying for an MBA could be something that is on the cards for you in the future.

EC fintech consultation response: New technology, but same rules must apply 21 September 2017, 23:50 CET
Insurance Europe responded to the European Commission’s consultation on "Fintech: a more competitive and innovative European financial sector".

Online sellers should be legally required to take on the duties of "producer" under the WEEE directive 21 September 2017, 20:45 CET
On 13 September over 80 delegates from across 12 different countries met to discuss ways to tackle the growing number of online market places that fail to be WEEE compliant with the EEE regulations. This is referred to as freeriding. The introductory speaker Peter Börkey of the OECD presented initial findings suggesting that online freeriding could account for 5-10% of all sales.

4 Things To Know About UNESCO 21 September 2017, 11:17 CET
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, otherwise known as UNESCO, is a large organization that puts its best foot forward in order to serve the global community at large. However, despite the work that they do on a daily basis and the large impact they've had on many international communities, some people may not know what they're about or what they've been doing in order to achieve the goals they set.

EU lifts one key barrier for public investments in energy efficiency, easing adoption of ambitious 2030 targets and measures 20 September 2017, 17:58 CET
Yesterday, Eurostat published a guidance note on how to record Energy Performance Contracts in government accounts. The new guidance note clarifies and makes it easier for governments to invest in improving the energy efficiency of their buildings and infrastructure by using Energy Performance Contracts.

How will Brexit affect parcel delivery between the UK and Europe? 19 September 2017, 18:32 CET
Brexit will affect almost every business, including parcel delivery services. Sending a parcel between the UK and Europe will no longer be as simple as dropping it off at the post office for a small fee. In fact, shipping costs are estimated to rise by 30 per cent.

How Useful Is European Segmentation in iGaming Trends? 18 September 2017, 18:49 CET
The beauty of iGaming as an industry is the international appeal that can be created around almost any new site.

How Has Brexit Affected the Construction Industry? 14 September 2017, 12:59 CET
We're all aware of the outcome of the historic EU referendum, but what you might not know is the continuing effects of the Brexit result and the challenges that small businesses have gone on to face as a result.

Will Brexit have an effect on accident claims? 11 September 2017, 23:02 CET
With Brexit uncertainty, no wonder UK citizens are worried able the effect it could have on accident claims.

Funding Options for SMEs Post-Brexit 11 September 2017, 17:49 CET
 

How to Reduce Your Online Marketing Costs 09 September 2017, 19:01 CET
Do you want to make your marketing budget go further? Unfortunately, many businesses and individuals who have an online presence waste a lot of money on their online marketing activities. However, there are many ways you can address this issue, including the tips mentioned below.

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