Business demography characteristics- Almost 1 in 10 enterprises in the EU recognised as high-growth companies- Highest shares in services European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 26 October 2016 In 2014, around 145 000 companies, or almost a tenth (9.2%) of all active enterprises with at least ten employees in the business economy in the European Union (EU) were recognized as high-growth enterprises, providing work for over 12 million employees.
Statement by Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Oettinger welcoming the adoption of the first EU-wide rules to make public sector websites and apps more accessible European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Strasbourg, 26 October 2016 European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip, responsible for the Digital Single Market, and Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger, in charge of the Digital Economy and Society, welcome the decision by the European Parliament to formally approve the Directive on the accessibility of...
Antitrust: Commission opens formal investigation into mobile telephone network sharing in Czech Republic European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 October 2016 The European Commission has opened an investigation into a network sharing agreement between two Czech operators of mobile telephony, O2 CZ / CETIN and T-Mobile CZ.
The EU has announced new actions to respond to the El Niño and food security crisis in the Horn of Africa European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 October 2016 Four new actions worth €66.5 million will be funded under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to address the destructive impacts of the El Niño phenomenon in the Horn of Africa region, such as floods and droughts.
EU demonstrates commitment to developing countries by stepping up climate finance to €17.6 billion European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 October 2016 The Commission welcomes the European Union's strong commitment to scale-up financing for climate action in developing countries, which showed a significant increase in 2015.
EU announces new support to tackle root causes of migration in Senegal European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 October 2016 Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, and the President of Senegal, Macky Sall, have today signed two projects worth € 60 million.
Commission recommends extending temporary internal border controls for a limited period of three months European - Press release Commission Strasbourg, 25 October 2016 Commission recommends extending temporary internal border controls for a limited period of three months The European Commission has today proposed a Recommendation, to be adopted by the Council, to prolong proportionate controls at certain internal Schengen borders in Austria, Germany, Denmark,...
Juncker Commission presents third annual Work Programme: Delivering a Europe that protects, empowers and defends European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 25 October 2016 The Commission Work Programme for the coming year focuses squarely on delivery of the 10 priorities outlined in the Political Guidelines in order to address the biggest challenges which Europe faces today.
Commission proposes major corporate tax reform for the EU European - Press release Commission Strasbourg, 25 October 2016 The Commission has today announced plans to overhaul the way in which companies are taxed in the Single Market, delivering a growth-friendly and fair corporate tax system.
Questions & Answers: A coordinated EU approach for temporary internal border controls European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 25 October 2016 What has the Commission adopted today? The Commission has today proposed a Recommendation, to be adopted by the Council, to prolong for another three months proportionate controls at certain internal Schengen borders, namely at the internal borders in Austria, Germany, Denmark,...