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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.

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.

Matchbook secures Jockey Club multi-race title sponsorship 27 February 2017, 15:42 CET
Matchbook secures Jockey Club multi-race title sponsorship, and this says a lot about the balance of power within the racing community.

Playtech signs biggest ever branded slots deal for blockbuster DC films 27 February 2017, 15:42 CET
Playtech signs biggest ever branded slots deal for blockbuster DC films, which is good news for both comic fans and gaming fans.

ETS reform vote will boost cement sector subsidy to EUR 3.5 billion by 2030 23 February 2017, 23:23 CET
Wednesday's (15th Feb) plenary vote on EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) reform saw the ENVI Committee's report pass with significantly reduced ambition.

EU paves the way for Internet of Things (IoT) in the food & farming sector 23 February 2017, 23:11 CET
The Internet of Food & Farm 2020 (IoF2020), a EUR 30-million H2020 co-funded project by the European Commission, was officially launched in Amsterdam on the 21st and the 22nd of 2017.

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: a welcome boost for the World Economy 23 February 2017, 22:53 CET
EuroCommerce is very pleased that the number of ratifications needed for the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA) to enter into force was reached today. This is first multilateral deal concluded and to come into force since the WTO Doha Round in 2001.

AEGIS Europe supports Joint Declaration calling for an ambitious EU industrial strategy 17 February 2017, 17:59 CET
AEGIS Europe today added its support to the chorus of European industries, which have signed up to a “Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy,” sent to policy-makers across Europe.

Concerns raised over European Parliament robotics report 16 February 2017, 22:29 CET
Following the European Parliament’s plenary vote today to approve its legal affairs committee report on civil law rules on robotics, Nicolas Jeanmart, head of personal insurance, general insurance and macroeconomics at Insurance Europe, said:

European Parliament adopts proposals to strengthen EU 16 February 2017, 19:27 CET
The European Movement welcomes the adoption today of the report on 'Possible evolutions of and adjustments to the current institutional setup of the European Union', which responds to the pressing challenges facing the EU and its citizens in a decisive way.

EU carbon market reform fails to rescue EU's climate credibility 16 February 2017, 00:39 CET
The European Parliament voted today on the reform of the EU Emission Trading System for the 2021-2030 period. MEPs took some positive steps to strengthen the carbon price signal. However they shied away from turning the EU ETS into a real climate protection instrument that helps the EU reduce carbon pollution in line with the Paris Agreement.

European Parliament takes a step away from the Paris Agreement 16 February 2017, 00:35 CET
Today the European Parliament voted to stop the EU Emissions Trading System from providing adequate signals for the transition to a prosperous low-carbon economy.

CETA hands legislative reins to lobbyists, new report shows 09 February 2017, 13:28 CET
The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will further empower corporate lobbyists by providing them with early, exclusive access to the legislative process, a report co-published by Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) shows.

Regulators can play a key role in making Europe a leader in Tech again 08 February 2017, 23:42 CET
On 1 February 2017, BEREC held an expert workshop dedicated to the topic "Enabling the Internet of Things (IoT)" where approximately 100 experts and stakeholders discussed the regulatory implications and solutions that might be required to ensure a large-scale and sustainable IoT roll-out that delivers significant benefits to citizens and consumers across several industry sectors.

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