European Commission welcomes the entry into force of new rules to prevent tax evasion and money laundering. As of 1 January 2018, national tax authorities will have direct access to information on the beneficial owners of companies, trusts and other entities, as well as customer due diligence records of companies. The new arrangements should give a major boost to tax authorities in the fight against money laundering in the EU.
65% of the SMEs that Enterprise Europe Network support expect to increase their turnover in the next 12 months. What's happening on the ground?
Enterprise Europe Network adviser Rebecca van Leeuwen shares her top five upcoming opportunities for transport sector entrepreneurs to make an impact.
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Over the last few years, the share of people ordering goods or services online increased steadily. Businesses selling their goods or services via the internet can potentially reach a large number of online customers and complement their traditional sales channels.
Events to look out for
Europe Day, 9 May - Europe. To celebrate Europe Day, the European Union institutions will open their doors to the public in Brussels (6 May), Luxembourg (13 May) and Strasbourg (14 May). National and local EU offices in Europe and all over the world will also organise a variety of activities and events for all ages. Find out what's happening in your country.
The tourism industry is of great socio-economic importance for the European Union, accounting for 10% of EU GDP and employing about 12 million people (Eurostat, 2015). According to the latest report by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNTWO), a market share of 40.3% of the global international tourist arrivals are directed to the EU-28, making Europe the most sought-after destination in the world.
Call to an unmissable opportunity to every actor in the cultural and creative sector whose interested in Internationalization.
The Netherlands Chamber of Commerce announces a new open innovation platform (AddVentured) in which large companies can pitch their innovation challenges, and sme’s can interact directly with them to get business out of solving that challenge.
The Commission has today issued guidelines to help national market surveillance authorities better control products sold online. In 2017, 55% of Europeans buy online (2017 Consumer Scoreboard) and get products shipped directly to their door, escaping the authorities' traditional controls. Some of these products might be dangerous and not in line with EU product safety laws, for instance toys containing substances banned in the EU.
Business, partner search, internationality – the promising beginning of cooperations between Bosnian, Croatian and Hungarian companies
The „International Partnership and its supporting institutions” event organised by the CCI of Pécs-Baranya, Hungarian-Croation Section and Enterprise Europe Network ended promising for all participants from Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia and Hungary.
In 2011 French fund manager Jean-Baptiste Segard was working in Switzerland and thinking about buying an electric car. He loved the idea of clean mobility, but was discouraged by the fact that the vehicles couldn’t travel long distances.