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FGP Ranked Among Forbes Best Recruitment Firms for 2019

Friday, April 5th, 2019

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 4, 2019) – FGP, Find Great People announced today that it has been named as one of the best recruitment companies in the country by Forbes Magazine. FGP ranks #72 in the Best Recruiters, Professional Services category and #73 in the Best Recruiters, Executive Search category. “This is a great testament to […]

Brexit preparedness: EU completes preparations for possible “no-deal” scenario on 12 April

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

As it is increasingly likely that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union without a deal on 12 April, the European Commission has today completed its “no-deal” preparations. At the same time, it continues supporting administrations in their own preparations and urges all EU citizens and businesses to continue informing themselves about the consequences […]

Brexit pushes UK business confidence to its lowest level in nearly a decade

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

By Hadas Gold, CNN Business February 4, 2019 London (CNN Business)- Companies in the United Kingdom are spending less and scaling back plans because of Brexit fears that have pushed business confidence to its lowest level in a decade. The dire outlook was revealed Monday in surveys published by Deloitte and the Institute of Chartered […]

European Commission recommends to the European Council (Article 50) to find that decisive progress has been made in Brexit negotiations

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

European Commission – Press release Brussels, 14 November 2018 The negotiators of the European Commission and the United Kingdom have today reached a deal on the terms of the Article 50 Withdrawal Agreement. All aspects of the Withdrawal Agreement have now been finalised and agreed at negotiator level. This agreement marks a decisive moment in […]

EACCNY Executive Director Interview with EuroNewsTV

Friday, November 9th, 2018

EACCNY Executive Director, Yvonne Bendinger-Rothschild, speaks to @EuroNewsTV about possible consequences of the U.S. Midterm Elections Die Handelsgespräche mit der Europäischen Union über den “Abbau von Handelshemmnissen” werden nach den US-Zwischenwahlen Ende November wieder aufgenommen. Dann soll es einen Plan zur “endgültigen Festlegung der Ergebnisse in einer Reihe von Bereichen” geben. Ein Grund für die […]

State of the Union 2018: Making the EU a stronger global actor – European Commission proposes more efficient decision-making in Common Foreign and Security Policy

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

On 12 September 2018, on the occasion of his State of the Union Address, President Jean-Claude Juncker said:  “We must improve our ability to speak with one voice when it comes to our foreign policy. This is why today the Commission is proposing to move to qualified majority voting in specific areas of our external […]

Doing Business Globally – Employing in Multiple Locations

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Of all the decisions a developing business takes, expanding overseas can be one of the most important. Get it right and the rewards can be great. Get it wrong and it can prove to be a costly lesson in what to do differently next time. Employment issues often carry the highest risk both in terms […]

The EU’s position in world trade in figures (infographic)

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Find key figures about the EU’s trade with the world in our infographic: exports, imports, number of related jobs in the EU and more.    Exports and imports on a global scale The EU has always been about promoting trade: not only by removing barriers to trade between EU countries, but also by encouraging other countries to trade […]

Single digital gateway: a time saver for citizens and companies

Friday, August 10th, 2018

The single digital gateway will help citizens and firms to access information and administrative procedures online, e.g. to apply for study loans or register a car. A provisional deal struck with the Council on 24 May to set up a single digital gateway, to make it easier to find information, forms and assistance for people […]

Statement by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the joint press conference in the White House Rose Garden with Donald Trump, President of the United States

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Mister President, Ladies and gentlemen, When I was invited by the President to the White House, I had one intention: I had the intention to make a deal today. And we made a deal today. We have identified a number of areas on which to work together. Work towards zero tariffs on industrial goods – […]