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EU targets tech giants with 'fair' digital tax

EU targets tech giants with 'fair' digital tax

New rules to tax tech giants such as Facebook and Amazon in a 'fair and growth-friendly way' would make the EU a global leader in designing tax laws for the digital economy, says the EU Commission.

EU slaps EUR 254m fines on Japanese capacitor makers

The Commission fined eight Japanese producers of capacitors a total of EUR 254 million Wednesday for participating in a cartel for the supply of aluminium and tantalum electrolytic capacitors.

EU financial interests can limit double jeopardy principle

The 'double jeopardy' principle may be limited to protect the financial interests of the EU and financial markets, but only in so far as necessary to meet their objectives, the EU court ruled Wednesday.


Brexit comments

UKComments of business people and politicians on Britain's decision to withdraw from membership of the European Union.

EFSA confirms pesticides danger to bees

Three widely used neonicotinoid pesticides are a danger to bees, according to a report released on 28 February by the European Food Safety Authority.

Grants Officer, European Endowment for Democracy

The European Endowment for Democracy is looking for a committed and experienced Grants Officer to join its Secretariat as a senior member of its team in June/July 2018.

Digital Skills for Everyone

'Digital Skills for Everyone: Accelerating Europe's Competitiveness and Inclusive Growth' takes place at the Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre, Brussels on Thursday 5th April 2018.

VAT for small businesses and setting VAT rates

The European Commission has proposed new rules to give EU Member States more flexibility to set Value Added Tax (VAT) rates and to create a better tax environment to help SMEs flourish.

How To Stop Brexit (And Make Britain Great Again) - by Nick Clegg

How To Stop Brexit (And Make Britain Great Again)Nick Clegg categorically debunks the various myths that have been used to force Brexit on Britain, not by 'the people' but by a small, extremely rich, self-serving elite, and explains precisely how this historic mistake can be reversed – and what you can do to make sure that it is.
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