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International Business Relations Are Constantly Evolving 01 August 2017, 12:31 CET
International business relationships are always evolving, but lately it seems as though the triangle of relationships between the EU and England, between the EU and the US and between the US and England are in more flux than normal.

UK Lending Hits New Highs 30 July 2017, 10:23 CET
The heady mix of low interest rates, high house prices and once in a lifetime deals being offered on new car purchases have got the British into a borrowing frenzy. Bank of England figures show record levels of consumer credit, with an astonishing rise of £1.7 billion (€1.9 billion) in the month of May.

Why a business loan is suitable for you in today's economic climates 29 July 2017, 22:13 CET
Owning a business is never an easy ride, though if executed properly then it’s an incredibly rewarding journey. In today's current economic climate, owning a business is becoming increasingly tough with mounting costs causing frustrating for both companies and customers. However, a business loan is the perfectly viable solution and business owners should consider this as a solution.

How Brexit will affect the UK gambling industry 29 July 2017, 12:02 CET
With Brexit in full swing, the UK gambling industry may set for a few changes.

EuroCommerce warns on rising tide of protectionism 25 July 2017, 18:24 CET
The IMF has issued its latest six-monthly World Economic Outlook, which again marked a continued shift towards protectionism in advanced economies.

Billion-dollar Unregulated Gaming Industry to Embrace Blockchain 25 July 2017, 17:49 CET
With the billion-dollar unregulated gaming industry to embrace Blockchain, things are going to change. Many people do not want the online casino gaming market to become hugely regulated in the first place. Blockchain should be better in terms of security than Bitcoin.

The Three Types of Recoverable VAT - A Guide 24 July 2017, 22:38 CET
Knowing what constitutes recoverable VAT is tough, made more complicated by the three different categories your VAT recovery can fall into.

Will the Euro Maintain a Strong Position Against the Pound and the Dollar? 24 July 2017, 12:50 CET
In a turbulent and unpredictable global economy, the euro is so far performing well when measured against the dollar and the pound, and is set to rise to 1.20 against the dollar and 1.0 against the pound.

Press release on the Interim Report of the European Commission's High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance 21 July 2017, 00:09 CET
The members of the Global Green Finance Council (GGFC) support the transition to a sustainable economy and, during a recent meeting, welcomed the interim report of the European Commission's High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on sustainable finance. The financial sector can indeed play a key role in this transition especially by enabling the mobilisation and allocation of the considerable capital that will be required to finance it.

Commission commits to create long-awaited social package in aviation with ETF and ECA 20 July 2017, 22:35 CET
The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and the European Cockpit Association (ECA) met with the Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc and the Employment Commissioner Marianne Thyssen for talks on the many and diverse social challenges facing the hundreds of thousands of aviation professionals they represent. Following those discussions, ETF and ECA warmly welcome the joint commitment made by the Commissioners to deliver a social package for aviation in 2018 and to bring the Juncker Commission’s social pillar to life in the aviation sector.

GlassFibreEurope calls on industry's value chain to support the continuation of duties against illegal Dumping of Open Mesh Fabric from China 20 July 2017, 15:26 CET
GlassFibreEurope, the European Glass Fibre Producers Association (APFE) and Tech-Fab Europe (TFE), have called on all actors in the glass fibre value chain to stand united in the fight against illegal trade practises by China.

Maintaining Supply Chain Efficiency After Layoffs 19 July 2017, 18:32 CET
Today's economy puts a great deal of strain on the average retailer, who now has to maintain stocked shelves while providing instant gratification for customers that may or may not come.

Top automation advantages which help your business stand out 19 July 2017, 17:32 CET
It's not easy to stand out in an industry that has a solid competitive nature, with multiple competent players sharing the market. However, there are things that can help with this such as automation.

Germany abstained in vote on import of new genetically engineered soybeans 17 July 2017, 13:01 CET
In the vote on import approval for a new variety of genetically engineered soybeans in Brussels on 12 July, Germany was the only country which abstained.

Heating oil tanks can damage your business - Here's how to get rid of one 17 July 2017, 12:55 CET
Having a heating oil tank underground, underneath your property or place of business can be a really bad thing for multiple reasons.

Copyright votes in CULT and ITRE: Filtering, blocking & half-baked compromises 14 July 2017, 12:05 CET
On 11 July, two Committees in the European Parliament voted on their Opinions on European Commission's proposal for a Copyright Directive: the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) and the Committee onIndustry, Research and Energy (ITRE).

EU Commission decides to take Poland to court for failing to protect Bialowieza Forest 13 July 2017, 23:57 CET
WWF applauds today's decision by the European Commission to take Poland to European Court of Justice because of the increased logging in the Bialowieza Forest in breach of EU law.

How Brexit Will Affect Your Financial Situation 12 July 2017, 12:32 CET
The recent decision to leave the European Union has caused a great deal of uncertainty. While the pound initially declined at an alarming rate, its value has since steadied although it is still changeable.

How do Investors Assess a Company's Market Value? 11 July 2017, 13:48 CET
We often encounter the term "market cap" when referring to the aggregate value of a company. While this tends to be one of the determining metrics involved during a purchase of shares, many investors and venture capitalists will perform other actions in order to get a better idea of where the firm may be headed in the future.

e-Estonia, the Eastern European country that's investing in blockchain technology 10 July 2017, 17:58 CET
You might expect it to be one of the main industrial nations of the world to be leading the way in the digital revolution but, in fact, it’s a tiny country to the east of Scandinavia with a population of just 1.33 million.

How you can cut down on smoking with some healthy alternatives 07 July 2017, 15:44 CET
Smoking is a vice that is not easily dropped. Many people swear that each cigarette they smoke is their last but it’s never that easy to just let it go. Some however manage to make small steps towards giving up or at least making it a less harmful activity for their body.

Copa and Cogeca, CELCAA and FoodDrinkEurope welcome political agreement on EU- Japan trade deal 06 July 2017, 21:48 CET
Copa and Cogeca, CELCAA and FoodDrinkEurope welcome the announcement made at today´s EU-Japan Summit on the 'in principle' agreement of an EU-Japan trade agreement, saying that an ambitious trade deal will have a significant positive impact on both economies.

MEPs call for EU strategy on Sustainable Development Goals 06 July 2017, 17:05 CET
The European Parliament today called on the Commission to produce an EU implementation strategy for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and to analyse the gaps in policies that could impact their achievement.

Lintech offers high security solutions for magnetic card and passport reading and scanning 06 July 2017, 15:39 CET
Technology has advanced at such a rate that today, every type of business is using some for of technology for some purpose or another.

Biggest EU investors are partly aligned with Paris Agreement, but more efforts needed 05 July 2017, 23:01 CET
The EU's biggest investors are partly aligned with the Paris agreement's climate target of keeping global warming well under 2°C but still invest too much in coal, the first ever such analysis, carried out by WWF, shows.

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