European Parliament approves new rules on posting of workers following tough negotiations and debate

16 Apr 2014
This week, the European Parliament approved a new Directive on the posting of workers, which distinguishes genuine posted workers from those looking to abuse the law. The approval of the Directive from the EP, which has already seen a formal agreement... Read more

“The EU protects fundamental rights of its citizens but the Troika does not” CESI speaks to…Antigoni Papadopoulou MEP

11 Apr 2014
With the European Parliament elections only 7 weeks away (22-25 May 2014), it is important that CESI’s affiliates are well informed about MEPs’ work. This week CESI speaks to…Antigoni Papadopoulou MEP, Cypriot MEP from the Socialists and Democrats.

After 60 years, what does the future hold for VAT in Europe?

10 Apr 2014, keywords : ,
60 years ago (10th April 1954) Maurice Lauré, Director of the French Tax Authority, the Direction Générale des Impôts, first introduced VAT. 60 years later and CESI takes a close look at what the future of VAT will look like. What will it mean for... Read more

New European Platform to coordinate fight against undeclared work

9 Apr 2014
Today (9th April) the European Commission has released proposals for a European Platform to enhance cooperation between enforcement bodies in the EU which tackle the issue of undeclared work.

EU Alliance for a Democratic, Social and Sustainable European Semester

9 Apr 2014, keywords :
A new Alliance for a democratic, social and sustainable European Semester, which sees environmental, social and equality NGOs and trade unions come together, was launched yesterday (7th April) in Brussels. The Alliance aims to refocus the process of the... Read more