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Ambassadors of EU Member States have accepted the compromise text of the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive 96/71 / EC (PWD) negotiated with the European Parliament.

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A webinar discussing how to restore fair taxation to avoid a global trade war.   Moderator: Andreas Hellmann, Americans for Tax Reform Foundation Opening Statement: Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform Foundation   We will feature speakers from the following countries and regions:     – European Union (Pieter Cleppe, PRA Non-Resident Fellow) – Spain (Javier Santacruz, CIVISMO) – Poland […]

Date: 2020-08-04

On behalf of MEP Ivan Stefanec Member President of SME Europe of the EPP, Board Member of SME Connect, SME Connect and SME Europe we cordially invite you to a webinar Covid-19: SME Policy Response with a Special Focus on CEE with Marcin Nowacki, Vice-president of Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers taking the floor on […]

Date: 2020-07-14
Location: ZOOM Webinar

SME Connect, Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers, as well as European Enterprise Alliance are organising a debate on Digital Services Act & SMEs. More information will follow in the coming weeks.

Date: 2020-09-23
Location: European Parliament or ZOOM Webinar

Regulatory Affairs

Overview of German Presidency Priorities.

General Product Safety Directive – review Cybersecurity – review of EU rules on the security of network and information systems Reducing packaging waste – review of rules Pharmaceuticals – safe and affordable medicines (new EU strategy) Single market – new tool to combat emerging risks to fair competition Digital Services Act: deepening the Internal Market […]

On July 23, the European Commission opened a public consultation allowing for feedback for the roadmap on the new guidelines for regional State aid.   

Position papers, presentation, declarations

Position of the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers on a fair minimum wage.

Programme of Webinar: “Covid-19: SME Policy Response with a Special Focus on CEE”

Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers Commentary to EESC proposals for post-COVID-19 crisis reconstruction and recovery: “The EU must be guided by the principle of being considered a community of common destiny.”


Monthly Overview of Key Discussion at EU level – July 2020 Edition.

‘Belgium shaken by prospect of coronavirus second wave’ by Helen Fressenden from Politico. 

‘Aiming at a common market, not redistribution’ from EPiCENTER.

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Head of the branch office of ZPP in the EU:
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Phone: + 32 476 590 602