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MEPs vote on EU-wide rules for sales of goods

MEPs vote on EU-wide rules for sales of goods

MEPs approved Thursday a single set of rules to ensure consumers buying online or face-to-face in a local shop obtain the remedies they are entitled to if they purchase a faulty product.

EU states agree to revise rules for funding political parties

EU ambassadors agreed Wednesday on revised rules for the funding of European political parties and foundations - enabling the Bulgarian presidency to begin negotiations with the European Parliament.

Firefighter's standby time is working time: EU Court

Stand-by time of a firefighter on call at home, who is obliged to respond to calls from an employer within a short period, must be regarded as ‘working time’, the EU's top Court ruled on Thursday.


Brexit comments

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

EU misses the mark with Geoblocking decision

The European Parliament has approved the agreement on the geo-blocking regulation. ESBA welcomes any initiatives that intends to simplify operating within the Single Market for businesses and citizens. Unfortunately, the decision has done the exact opposite for small businesses.

Senior Lobbyist / Policy - Copyright, EBU

The European Broadcasting Union has a vacancy for a Senior Lobbyist / Policy - Copyright. The Brussels-based EBU EU Policy Office aims to influence the development of EU policy in line with EBU interests.

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.
EU Alerts

EUbusiness Week no. 814
Weak consumer rights reform
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The Week Ahead no. 383
Foreign affairs Council - Brexit negotiations - waste package - rule of law in Poland - bees - tax avoidance

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