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'Why re-invent the wheel?' ParcelCompare questions EU decision to set up a parcel price comparison site 14 March 2018, 22:55 CET
Under new international rules on e-commerce announced yesterday the European Commission will create a website to compare parcel delivery prices across EU borders. ParcelCompare says it’s a great idea… so great ParcelCompare already does it!

How to Know When to Expand Your Workforce 14 March 2018, 15:40 CET
Workforce management is one of a business owner's most important tasks, as it determines productivity, morale, and profitability. If your business is starting to grow, you might suddenly be sensing that the time has come to hire new employees. However, this is no easy task. Here's how to know when to expand your workforce.

Managing Projects with Proper Templates 14 March 2018, 14:13 CET
Where do you start when it comes to monitoring project output and deadlines? You could start from scratch and create a custom set of fields and formulas, but if time is of the essence then using a template might be the easiest way to get your project off the ground.

Top Reasons for the Increasing Demand of Coupon Business In The UK Market 13 March 2018, 13:41 CET
Digital coupons have slowly and steadily seen an upsurge in the UK market over the years. The main reason behind the changing trend in the market completely depends on the savings such coupons offers to the consumers and businesses alike. Year after year the demand is increasing and the rise of coupon business is like never before now.

European spirits sector commits to provision of nutrition and ingredient information 12 March 2018, 18:00 CET
Nutrition information and ingredients listing will be made available to consumers for all EU spirits, either on or off-label. spiritsEUROPE will support its members in their efforts to provide this information and will regularly assess, and report on, the use of both options over the next four years.

How to Improve Customer Experience for Your Online E-Commerce Shoppers 12 March 2018, 17:54 CET
Excellent customer experience is crucial to ensure your e-commerce store is a success. Without it, your site will fail quickly, and your competitors will take advantage of your customers. It should be at the top of your list of priorities to improve customer experience as regularly as possible. If you’re unsure of where to start, consider implementing some of the below tips before it’s too late.

3 Tips for Catering to an International Clientele 11 March 2018, 16:27 CET
The world as a whole is incredibly connected, which means that businesses are more likely than ever to sell their products to international clients. Many entrepreneurs create their new businesses solely online, allowing customers from all over the world to view and purchase their products. And while having a worldwide clientele is incredibly beneficial, it also comes with its own set of unique challenges.

5 Effective Ways to Improve Your Business's Customer Service 10 March 2018, 18:58 CET
There are quite a few different ways to go about improving customer service for your business, and making certain changes can mean making your business more profitable as a whole. The better a business’s customer service is, the easier it usually is for when you want people to keep returning for their products or services. No matter what your business happens to sell, you will need to make a point of looking into some of the best ways to improve your customer service overall.

How European Business Can Expand in the Face of an Uncertain Future 10 March 2018, 18:51 CET
Expanding in difficult economies or uncertain times is emotionally challenging. Most companies find it difficult to push ahead when so much is unclear about the future, yet leaders forget that the future is never going to be certain. In struggling economies, the companies that succeed are the ones that trim costs, so they can expand their marketing to take extra market share as other companies reduce their marketing spend. Fortune favours the brave.

Latest data reveal drug-taking habits in close to 60 European cities 08 March 2018, 23:49 CET
The latest findings from the largest European project in the emerging science of wastewater analysis are presented today by the Europe-wide SCORE group, in association with the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA).

Council of Europe takes world-leading step towards protecting online rights 08 March 2018, 23:42 CET
On 7 March 2018, the Council of Europe (CoE), Europe's leading human rights organisation, adopted a Recommendation on the roles and responsibilities of internet intermediaries that will have a global impact.

Sustainable finance plan needs to be practical and flexible, says Invest Europe 08 March 2018, 23:27 CET
Private equity is well-placed to support the European Commission’s sustainable finance plan announced today, but any further measures need to take into account the diversity of the industry, says Invest Europe.

How Tourism is Helping Both UK and European Economies 07 March 2018, 18:17 CET
In today's economic climate, there has been a lot of talk about how industry and trade will react when laws and regulations start to change over the next few years. One industry that may see huge benefits to the changing economic playing fields is tourism.

How Will Britain's Departure From The EU Affect European Travel? 07 March 2018, 18:06 CET
Since the vote to leave the EU in June 2016, the UK has been flustered about just how large the impact will be on the country. Almost 2 years later, many things still seem uncertain, however when it comes to European travel, there are many things that we seem to be pretty sure about. Before making the decision to depart from the EU, European travel has usually been a very stress-free process for British holiday-makers, but will it keep its simplicity or instead prove to become much more complex? Find out below.

Caught between myths and truths: IT companies 06 March 2018, 14:04 CET

Connect with Your Customers: Effective SMS Marketing Solutions 05 March 2018, 18:00 CET
Do you know what separates a successful business from its competitors in the industry? A presence on the market. The number of people who know you're there, matters. Without using mass marketing tactics in the 21st century your business is doomed to fail. Old-fashioned forms of advertising don't work anymore. You need something modern, creative, fast, simple, and global. To make a long story short, you need something mobile. You need an effective SMS marketing strategy.

What Is Live Casino Online? 05 March 2018, 18:00 CET
The gambling industry diversifies its products and services continuously. Online gambling is one of the industries that develops very quickly. The players are offered new customized products.

EuroCommerce: don’t disrupt trade across the Atlantic - or the Channel 05 March 2018, 12:46 CET
EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren has warned of the severe consequences of any trade war arising from US President Donald Trump’s announcement that he was minded to impose significant tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.

EU Frameworks: An Overview of 3 Policies in Different Phases of Consolidation 04 March 2018, 20:52 CET
One of the most ambitious trade and subsequently political projects of its kind, the EU has brought together disparate, diverse economies, and progressively introduced measures over the years to bring markets closer together.

EU Commission's Recommendation: Let's put internet giants in charge of censoring Europe 02 March 2018, 00:01 CET
Today, on 1 March 2018, the European Commission proposed a "Recommendation" on the surveillance and filtering of the internet by online companies.

Examining the Effects of Brexit on British Businesses 01 March 2018, 13:18 CET
Brexit has Britain in an uproar. Even though the controversial vote to leave the European Union took place some time ago, we haven't seen much in the way of big changes. However, the deadline for trade renegotiations is fast approaching, and officials are scrambling to make deals. It's likely that changes will happen before 2020. So, what exactly does this mean for Britain's businesses?

ACE welcomes the Public Procurement Package and reiterates its recommendations for quality-based public procurement 27 February 2018, 23:19 CET
While the European Parliament is currently preparing an own-initiative report on the Public Procurement Strategy package that the Commission adopted in October 2017, the Architects' Council of Europe (ACE) reiterates its recommendations for quality-based public procurement.

Hints at a Longer Brexit Transition Being Met with Optimism for E-commerce 26 February 2018, 22:48 CET
Officially, Brexit is scheduled for late March 2019, but there are some factions within the government that are holding out for a lengthier leaving. As well, many UK businesses reliant on trade with the EU are hopeful that a longer departure will be agreed.

Car Buyers in the UK Optimistic after Latest News from the ONS 26 February 2018, 18:16 CET
Although the news on the economy in the UK isn’t all good, it isn’t all bad either. On 21 February, the Office for National Statistics released the latest data on the state of the economy in the UK and while three key areas are seeing improvement, there is still one area of slight concern.

What to Do if You Are Facing d3dx9_43.dll Missing Error? 26 February 2018, 13:49 CET
During program launch associated with 3D graphics (games, graphics editors, etc.), a user may encounter a message that notifies the absence of the d3dx9_43.dll file on the computer and, as a result, programs cannot be started.

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