Accounting

16 October 2018

Social enterprise: Entrepreneurship with a social impact

(From ec.europa.eu ) As pointed out by the European Commission, entrepreneurship and self-employment help create jobs, develop skills and give unemployed and vulnerable people an opportunity to fully participate in society and the economy. Accounting for 14% of total employment, self-employed people play an important role in the EU economy. The latest Eurostat figures show that 30.6 million people aged 15-64 in the EU were self-employed in 2016. Considering that SMEs make up 99% of companies in the EU and account for two thirds of total employment, it’s clear why the Commission supports these...
13 May 2016

Commission proposes to protect workers better from cancer-causing chemicals

Cancer is the first cause of work-related deaths in the EU, accounting for 53% of the total. The number of deaths attributed to occupational cancer in the EU is reported to be around 102,000 per year.
09 March 2016

More flexibility for service contracts on health and social issues, and education

Published : Wed, 09 Mar 2016 Social, health and education services play an important role in social protection, health care and education, but different cultural traditions mean that such services are organised very differently from one cou...
09 March 2016

More flexibility for service contracts on health & social issues and education

Published : Wed, 09 Mar 2016 Social, health and education services play an important role in social protection, health care and education, but different cultural traditions mean that such services are organised very differently from one cou...
15 December 2015

BEREC and ERGP adopt a joint opinion on price transparency and regulatory oversight of cross-border parcel delivery

Published : Tue, 15 Dec 2015 A joint working group of BEREC and ERGP adopted on 3 and 10 December a joint opinion on price transparency and regulatory oversight of cross-border parcel delivery, taking into account possible regulatory insigh...
05 June 2015

Conference: "Making the EU services market an engine for growth"

Published : Fri, 05 Jun 2015 Event: 02/07 > 02/07/2015 @ Silken Berlaymont Hotel As part of the process to develop a new strategy for the internal market, the European Commission and the Bertelsmann Stiftung are organising a conference en...