While European leaders continue to scratch their head over the policies needed to stimulate short-term economic growth, they are dreading the structural challenges for long-term growth that lie ahead – ageing population, the ‘pension gap’ and the need to increase infrastructure investments.
The European Commission has published plans to agree a harmonised definition of taxable profit across the EU by 2021. The controversial Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB) plan has a second and much more controversial ambition: to establish a system for redistributing corporate tax revenue amongst EU states.
A draft report which could have a significant impact on how the European sports sector governs itself in the future is in the final stages of adoption in the European Parliament.
United Nations leaders on Climate Change know that they have a big challenge on their hands.
In the aftermath of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, the only thing that can be said with any certainty is that the country faces a sustained period of uncertainty.
Brexit, in all foreseeable scenarios, will mean a departure from the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) subsidy and regulatory regime – a stark reality for the agriculture sector.
Restricting immigration was a key argument for the Brexiteers in the UK referendum on membership of the EU. The UK Government has repeatedly stated it will restrict immigration from the EU, and this has been met with strict opposition from EU leaders who state that there can be no access to the single market without free movement of labour.