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How to travel solo? 01 June 2018, 16:41 CET
Travelling solo can be overwhelming as one will be tasked with handling a lot of things. But one needs to know that travelling alone can be fun if you know your strengths and weaknesses.

Why digitisation is a significant opportunity for Europe that marketers can't miss? 31 May 2018, 17:49 CET
The world of marketing has always been associated with an ever - growing number of tools, tips, and tricks to adapt to, but due to the rapidly developing tech scene, in recent years, it has been undergoing a real renaissance.

Use Country-Specific Recommendations to build growth in the EU 31 May 2018, 00:17 CET
Commenting on the country-specific recommendations (CSRs), issued last week by the European Commission as part of the European Semester process, EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren, said:

Legal and Practical Considerations for UK Startups 29 May 2018, 19:11 CET
Regardless of industry, niche, specialism or skill, at some point, most people will have had an outstanding idea for their very own business. However, the majority of these ideas go untouched and unfulfilled, with the dreamer believing creating and setting up a new, successful business to be a lot of hard work.

Retailers and wholesalers support action on plastics, but concerned over practicalities 28 May 2018, 23:17 CET
Following today's publication of the Commission proposal on single-use plastics, the retail and wholesale sector reiterated its commitment to promoting the circular economy and tackling plastic waste. The sector has already demonstrated its leadership in reducing packaging and single-use plastics, following a number of 3R (reduce, reuse, recycle) strategies, and made collective and individual commitments on doing so, including an 80% reduction in overall waste.

How to Get Out of a Credit Card Debt Quickly? 25 May 2018, 17:03 CET
Finding yourself in a credit card debt can turn into a nightmare real quick. But if you manage your finances and act responsible, you will get out of this nightmare quicker than you think. Therefore, following we are giving you some tips to start with.

Determining if Grad School is Right for You 25 May 2018, 13:44 CET
Whether you've just received your undergraduate degree or you’ve been in your career for a decade or more, you’ve probably entertained the idea of attending graduate school. But in most cases, the decision isn't always as straightforward as you’d like it to be. Do you know when it makes sense versus when it’s a waste of money?

How to Start a Small Business in Europe 24 May 2018, 18:20 CET
If you are an EU citizen, you can launch a new business in any country in Europe, which will provide access to a vast marketplace. Yet, you will need to have much more than a good idea to successfully launch a new business. It is crucial to avoid various pitfalls that could potentially close your company before it has officially launched. Find out how to start a small business in Europe.

Harassment at the workplace 24 May 2018, 15:36 CET
The year 2017 was a very interesting year in the business world. One of the major stories that rocked the entire planet was that of sexual harassment at the workplace.

U.S. and EU Retailers Release Industry Approach to New Data Protection Regulations to Meet Customer Expectations 24 May 2018, 13:32 CET
The National Retail Federation and EuroCommerce today released a paper that addresses operational challenges retailers in both the United States and the European Union face as they implement programs to comply with new EU data protection regulations while continuing to meet consumers’ expectations for customer service.

Europe must act on manufacturers' fragmentation of the single market 23 May 2018, 18:51 CET
Speaking to mark the launch of the Benelux study on territorial supply constraints, EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren argued for the EU to act on big brands' fragmentation of the European market:

Everything Your Webmaster Needs To Know About The GDPR Compliance Regulations 18 May 2018, 13:18 CET
Each time new industry regulations roll out, you’re responsible for maintaining compliance across all aspects of your business. This involves connecting with employees in each department to update policies and retrain where necessary. Compliance also applies to your business presence on the internet.

Know the different types of trading in Forex 18 May 2018, 13:12 CET
There are many traders in this industry and you will do a mistake if you try to follow their trading style. Every trader has their own trading style and if you are new to currency trading, you should know what the different trading types of this market are. This article will give you a brief idea of some of the popular trading styles.

Why Legacy Data Systems Are Inadequate Under GDPR 18 May 2018, 12:51 CET
Before the widespread adoption of cloud-based data management systems, most companies relied on in-house processes, either privately developed or using closed software. These systems were sufficient to the time, but for those businesses still relying on legacy data systems, the time has come to make a change.

Ways to Supplement a Single Income 17 May 2018, 18:33 CET
With interest rates at near record lows and the squeeze on consumer finances always posing a risk, more people than ever are looking for ways in which to supplement their income source(s). This may be necessary due to an expanding family, unexpected financial emergencies or just one’s wages not going quite far enough.

Potential post-Brexit implications for UK's waste policy 17 May 2018, 15:27 CET
The UK's decision to leave the EU has sparked not only a great deal of controversy, but also economic, political and social uncertainty with regard to the country’s post-Brexit policies. Sustainable waste management remains a crucial topic of discussion that officials have not addressed yet, but that could countermand 40 years of recycling efforts.

Committed to consumers leading a healthy life 16 May 2018, 20:43 CET
Unhealthy diets and lack of physical activity play a significant role in European consumers’ health and well-being. In 2014, half of EU adults (52 %) were considered overweight, and 1 in 6 clinically obese.

Brexit Causes Gold Sales To Boom In UK 15 May 2018, 15:30 CET
Sales of gold bars and coins are currently booming in the UK, as British investors look for traditionally safe forms of investment during an uncertain Brexit.

R&D Tax Incentive Continues to Encourage Innovation in the Business Sector 10 May 2018, 15:26 CET
Innovation in the business sector is further encouraged by the UK government's Research and Development tax relief schemes. It is widely inclusive and offers generous tax incentives to a big range of businesses. Research and development tax credits are no longer just for laboratories and scientists.

Innovation and trends in the online casino business 10 May 2018, 13:44 CET
The online gambling industry is always changing and evolving in order to best fit the needs of every online player. If you compare the early stages of Microgaming online casinos to some of the most reputable operators in the industry today you will see that they’ve come a long way.

Microfinance and Its Impact in the European Union 09 May 2018, 12:39 CET
The microfinance industry in Europe has been booming. There is a strong network of European microfinance institutions from various countries across the continent. The main purpose of microfinance is to help those who are currently struggling financially to keep up. Apart from having financial problems, these people also end up becoming excluded socially.

How to Keep Your Employees Happy 08 May 2018, 14:24 CET
During challenging political and economic periods, businesses come under severe pressure to maintain the status quo. They must learn to adapt to the shifting marketplace to meet customer and client’s expectations to ensure that they remain competitive within their industry, but they also need to pay attention to and value their human capital - their greatest assets.

Top European Domain Extensions (And Why Choosing the Right One Is So Important) 07 May 2018, 16:15 CET
When most people think of a website domain, their mind automatically goes to the .com extension. This only makes sense as this extension is the most popular top-level domain used around the world today.

The Crypto Market is Attracting Investment Banks 05 May 2018, 23:42 CET
Cryptocurrency prices have been trading under pressure as the volume that traders experienced at the end of 2017 has evaporated. The surge in Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple and Ethereum allowed volume to surge, but the consolidation and decline during the past 4-months has taken the volume out of the market.

Businesses Unable to Recruit as Visa Limit is Breached for Sixth Consecutive Month 04 May 2018, 20:54 CET
UK businesses who are attempting to recruit workers from overseas have found themselves struggling recently.

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